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NBA FanDuel Picks for Thursday, December 22, 2016

Thursday, December 22, 2016 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

PG Chris Paul
PG Stephen Curry
SG Danny Green
SG Jamal Crawford
SF Kevin Durant
SF Luol Deng
PF David West
PF Kristaps Porzingis
C Hassan Whiteside
Salary $59,900
Expected Points 352.53

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chris Paul LAC $9,200 47.00 5.11
Stephen Curry GS $8,700 44.94 5.16
Goran Dragic MIA $7,400 37.91 5.12
Jeff Teague IND $7,700 36.95 4.80

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Curry GS $8,700 44.94 5.16
Goran Dragic MIA $7,400 37.91 5.12
Chris Paul LAC $9,200 47.00 5.11
Tyler Johnson MIA $5,700 27.89 4.89

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Klay Thompson GS $6,300 30.50 4.84
Lou Williams LAL $5,800 30.08 5.19
Evan Fournier ORL $6,000 29.45 4.91
Avery Bradley BOS $6,800 27.56 4.05

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lou Williams LAL $5,800 30.08 5.19
Evan Fournier ORL $6,000 29.45 4.91
Josh Richardson MIA $4,200 20.35 4.85
Klay Thompson GS $6,300 30.50 4.84

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant GS $9,600 47.45 4.94
Paul George IND $7,900 37.94 4.80
Carmelo Anthony NY $7,900 36.99 4.68
Kawhi Leonard SA $8,000 36.10 4.51

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luol Deng LAL $4,600 25.43 5.53
Brandon Ingram LAL $3,800 19.39 5.10
Justise Winslow MIA $4,700 23.42 4.98
Kevin Durant GS $9,600 47.45 4.94

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kristaps Porzingis NY $7,800 35.25 4.52
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $6,500 30.22 4.65
Serge Ibaka ORL $6,200 28.87 4.66
Thaddeus Young IND $5,000 24.98 5.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thaddeus Young IND $5,000 24.98 5.00
Serge Ibaka ORL $6,200 28.87 4.66
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $6,500 30.22 4.65
Kristaps Porzingis NY $7,800 35.25 4.52

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Hassan Whiteside MIA $9,300 47.21 5.08
Al Horford BOS $8,000 34.96 4.37
Myles Turner IND $6,700 33.97 5.07
Nikola Vucevic ORL $7,000 33.20 4.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Hassan Whiteside MIA $9,300 47.21 5.08
Myles Turner IND $6,700 33.97 5.07
Bismack Biyombo ORL $4,700 23.49 5.00
Kelly Olynyk BOS $3,700 17.62 4.76

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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