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NBA DraftKings Picks for Saturday, December 17, 2016

Saturday, December 17, 2016 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

PG Dennis Schroder
SG Lou Williams
SF Nicolas Batum
PF LeBron James
C Nikola Jokic
G J.R. Smith
F Andre Roberson
Flex Wilson Chandler
Salary $49,900
Expected Points 266.08

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook OKC $12,500 62.16 4.97
James Harden HOU $11,800 53.70 4.55
Damian Lillard POR $9,700 43.00 4.43
Stephen Curry GS $9,200 41.91 4.56

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kemba Walker CHA $7,400 38.36 5.18
Brandon Jennings NY $5,000 25.74 5.15
Reggie Jackson DET $5,600 28.47 5.08
Dennis Schroder ATL $7,000 35.45 5.06

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $11,800 53.70 4.55
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,300 35.13 4.81
Klay Thompson GS $6,600 33.90 5.14
Zach LaVine MIN $6,500 33.21 5.11

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andre Roberson OKC $3,800 20.80 5.47
Lou Williams LAL $5,700 30.24 5.30
Klay Thompson GS $6,600 33.90 5.14
Brandon Jennings NY $5,000 25.74 5.15

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James CLE $10,200 50.98 5.00
Kevin Durant GS $9,900 44.29 4.47
Carmelo Anthony NY $7,800 38.24 4.90
Paul George IND $8,000 36.85 4.61

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wilson Chandler DEN $6,000 32.70 5.45
Andre Roberson OKC $3,800 20.80 5.47
Luol Deng LAL $4,300 22.44 5.22
Thabo Sefolosha ATL $4,500 22.83 5.07

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James CLE $10,200 50.98 5.00
Kevin Durant GS $9,900 44.29 4.47
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $8,900 41.30 4.64
Kevin Love CLE $8,400 39.18 4.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kenneth Faried DEN $4,800 24.05 5.01
LeBron James CLE $10,200 50.98 5.00
Mike Muscala ATL $3,700 18.06 4.88
Thaddeus Young IND $4,700 22.75 4.84

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $8,900 41.30 4.64
Kevin Love CLE $8,400 39.18 4.66
Andre Drummond DET $8,100 36.88 4.55
Dwight Howard ATL $7,600 36.29 4.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $5,900 31.94 5.41
Tristan Thompson CLE $4,900 25.57 5.22
Kenneth Faried DEN $4,800 24.05 5.01
Mason Plumlee POR $6,300 30.46 4.83

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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