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NBA DraftKings Picks for Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

PG Ricky Rubio
SG Zach LaVine
SF Jabari Parker
PF LeBron James
C John Henson
G Wesley Matthews
F Kent Bazemore
Flex Dennis Schroder
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 263.88

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook OKC $12,500 61.90 4.95
James Harden HOU $12,000 54.95 4.58
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,200 49.64 4.87
John Wall WAS $9,700 44.55 4.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ricky Rubio MIN $5,600 29.46 5.26
Dennis Schroder ATL $7,000 35.70 5.10
Rajon Rondo CHI $6,000 30.06 5.01
Russell Westbrook OKC $12,500 61.90 4.95

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $12,000 54.95 4.58
Jimmy Butler CHI $8,400 41.16 4.90
Bradley Beal WAS $7,200 32.72 4.54
Zach LaVine MIN $6,500 32.07 4.93

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kent Bazemore ATL $4,400 23.95 5.44
Zach LaVine MIN $6,500 32.07 4.93
Wesley Matthews DAL $5,300 25.72 4.85
Jimmy Butler CHI $8,400 41.16 4.90

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James CLE $10,200 51.65 5.06
Jimmy Butler CHI $8,400 41.16 4.90
Gordon Hayward UTA $7,900 33.94 4.30
Jabari Parker MIL $6,400 33.20 5.19

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kent Bazemore ATL $4,400 23.95 5.44
Jabari Parker MIL $6,400 33.20 5.19
Andrew Wiggins MIN $6,400 33.16 5.18
LeBron James CLE $10,200 51.65 5.06

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NO $11,200 53.97 4.82
LeBron James CLE $10,200 51.65 5.06
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $10,800 48.18 4.46
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,000 43.98 4.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jabari Parker MIL $6,400 33.20 5.19
LeBron James CLE $10,200 51.65 5.06
Paul Millsap ATL $8,100 40.99 5.06
Ryan Anderson HOU $5,100 24.82 4.87

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NO $11,200 53.97 4.82
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $10,800 48.18 4.46
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,000 43.98 4.89
Marc Gasol MEM $8,100 36.13 4.46

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
John Henson MIL $4,600 23.17 5.04
Tristan Thompson CLE $4,800 23.91 4.98
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,000 43.98 4.89
Montrezl Harrell HOU $3,500 17.10 4.89

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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