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NBA FanDuel Picks for Friday, December 9, 2016

Friday, December 9, 2016 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

PG Russell Westbrook
PG Kyle Lowry
SG Tim Hardaway Jr.
SG Jodie Meeks
SF Carmelo Anthony
SF Trevor Ariza
PF Dwight Powell
PF Josh McRoberts
C DeMarcus Cousins
Salary $60,000
Expected Points 360.37

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook OKC $12,700 60.34 4.75
Kyle Lowry TOR $8,600 39.52 4.60
Kemba Walker CHA $8,400 38.04 4.53
Eric Bledsoe PHO $8,000 36.75 4.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler Johnson MIA $5,500 27.69 5.03
Goran Dragic MIA $7,300 36.44 4.99
Marcus Smart BOS $5,100 24.99 4.90
Patrick Beverley HOU $4,900 23.82 4.86

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $11,500 53.46 4.65
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,300 51.14 4.97
DeMar DeRozan TOR $8,700 38.23 4.39
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,100 33.13 4.67

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lou Williams LAL $6,000 31.84 5.31
Norman Powell TOR $3,500 18.35 5.24
Rodney McGruder MIA $4,000 19.93 4.98
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,300 51.14 4.97

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James CLE $9,800 45.54 4.65
Paul George IND $8,400 38.73 4.61
Carmelo Anthony NY $7,300 35.09 4.81
Rudy Gay SAC $7,200 33.01 4.58

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thabo Sefolosha ATL $4,200 21.55 5.13
Jae Crowder BOS $5,600 27.96 4.99
Andre Roberson OKC $3,900 19.30 4.95
Aaron Gordon ORL $4,000 19.69 4.92

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul Millsap ATL $8,000 40.97 5.12
Kristaps Porzingis NY $7,400 34.60 4.68
Julius Randle LAL $6,400 31.02 4.85
Jabari Parker MIL $6,400 30.48 4.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dwight Powell DAL $4,000 24.63 6.16
Josh McRoberts MIA $3,500 18.20 5.20
Paul Millsap ATL $8,000 40.97 5.12
Ryan Anderson HOU $4,500 21.92 4.87

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,200 56.13 5.01
Hassan Whiteside MIA $8,800 41.38 4.70
Andre Drummond DET $8,200 39.20 4.78
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,200 39.11 4.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bismack Biyombo ORL $4,400 22.42 5.09
John Henson MIL $4,700 23.59 5.02
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,200 56.13 5.01
Jonas Valanciunas TOR $5,100 25.33 4.97

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries Рthose are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides no warranty on these suggestions and readers should make picks at their own risk.

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