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NBA FanDuel Picks for Friday, December 23, 2016

Friday, December 23, 2016 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

PG John Wall
PG Russell Westbrook
SG Jodie Meeks
SG Norman Powell
SF Robert Covington
SF Justise Winslow
PF Markieff Morris
PF Jabari Parker
C Andre Drummond
Salary $60,000
Expected Points 364.27

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook OKC $12,800 59.71 4.66
John Wall WAS $9,900 47.25 4.77
Isaiah Thomas BOS $8,200 40.79 4.97
Damian Lillard POR $9,000 40.71 4.52

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyrie Irving CLE $7,500 39.07 5.21
Rajon Rondo CHI $5,900 30.03 5.09
Tyler Johnson MIA $5,700 28.56 5.01
Isaiah Thomas BOS $8,200 40.79 4.97

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,400 51.43 4.94
James Harden HOU $11,400 48.86 4.29
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,200 37.18 5.16
DeMar DeRozan TOR $7,900 35.11 4.44

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nick Young LAL $4,600 24.07 5.23
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,200 37.18 5.16
Lou Williams LAL $5,800 29.33 5.06
Klay Thompson GS $6,300 31.48 5.00

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James CLE $10,100 50.87 5.04
Kevin Durant GS $9,700 47.62 4.91
Jimmy Butler CHI $8,400 40.39 4.81
Kawhi Leonard SA $8,000 40.11 5.01

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luol Deng LAL $4,600 25.58 5.56
Justise Winslow MIA $4,700 25.95 5.52
Kent Bazemore ATL $4,500 24.43 5.43
Robert Covington PHI $5,300 27.95 5.27

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NO $11,700 56.53 4.83
Kevin Love CLE $8,500 40.35 4.75
Paul Millsap ATL $8,300 39.82 4.80
Draymond Green GS $7,900 37.23 4.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thomas Robinson LAL $3,600 19.83 5.51
Montrezl Harrell HOU $4,000 21.28 5.32
Marvin Williams CHA $4,300 22.43 5.22
Jon Leuer DET $4,900 25.17 5.14

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,300 47.74 4.22
Hassan Whiteside MIA $9,600 45.77 4.77
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,400 40.84 4.34
Marc Gasol MEM $8,600 38.41 4.47

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Timofey Mozgov LAL $3,500 17.41 4.97
Bismack Biyombo ORL $5,000 24.63 4.93
Tristan Thompson CLE $5,000 24.58 4.92
Nikola Vucevic ORL $7,200 34.75 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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