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NBA FanDuel Picks for Thursday, December 15, 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

PG Damian Lillard
PG Stephen Curry
SG Ian Clark
SG Justin Holiday
SF Jimmy Butler
SF Kawhi Leonard
PF Jabari Parker
PF Nikola Jokic
C John Henson
Salary $59,900
Expected Points 345.62

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Damian Lillard POR $9,500 44.17 4.65
Stephen Curry GS $9,100 42.21 4.64
Eric Bledsoe PHO $8,300 37.88 4.56
Jrue Holiday NO $7,100 34.73 4.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Jennings NY $4,800 25.19 5.25
Tony Parker SA $4,200 21.06 5.01
Jrue Holiday NO $7,100 34.73 4.89
Damian Lillard POR $9,500 44.17 4.65

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $9,900 45.33 4.58
Dwyane Wade CHI $7,300 33.88 4.64
C.J. McCollum POR $7,400 33.60 4.54
Klay Thompson GS $6,500 31.09 4.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Langston Galloway NO $4,100 20.99 5.12
Klay Thompson GS $6,500 31.09 4.78
Courtney Lee NY $4,100 19.11 4.66
Dwyane Wade CHI $7,300 33.88 4.64

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant GS $9,700 46.09 4.75
Jimmy Butler CHI $9,000 43.61 4.85
Kawhi Leonard SA $8,300 42.37 5.10
Paul George IND $8,300 37.21 4.48

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Maurice Harkless POR $4,900 24.97 5.10
Kawhi Leonard SA $8,300 42.37 5.10
Jimmy Butler CHI $9,000 43.61 4.85
Glenn Robinson III IND $4,400 21.10 4.80

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NO $12,000 53.47 4.46
Kristaps Porzingis NY $8,300 37.89 4.56
Draymond Green GS $8,100 37.00 4.57
Nikola Jokic DEN $6,000 33.10 5.52

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $6,000 33.10 5.52
Jabari Parker MIL $6,300 30.44 4.83
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $6,300 30.16 4.79
Taj Gibson CHI $5,300 24.37 4.60

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Myles Turner IND $6,200 30.90 4.98
Pau Gasol SA $6,000 28.52 4.75
Mason Plumlee POR $6,200 28.07 4.53
Tyson Chandler PHO $5,600 24.51 4.38

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Henson MIL $4,600 23.34 5.07
Myles Turner IND $6,200 30.90 4.98
Robin Lopez CHI $5,100 24.29 4.76
Pau Gasol SA $6,000 28.52 4.75

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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