Sunday, December 25, 2016 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

PG Rajon Rondo
SG Jamal Crawford
SF Kawhi Leonard
PF Kevin Love
C Draymond Green
G Raymond Felton
F LaMarcus Aldridge
Flex Ricky Rubio
Salary $49,800
Expected Points 260.96

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook OKC $12,600 60.82 4.83
Stephen Curry GS $8,600 40.79 4.74
Isaiah Thomas BOS $8,400 40.82 4.86
Kyrie Irving CLE $8,000 37.86 4.73

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Raymond Felton LAC $3,600 19.39 5.39
Rajon Rondo CHI $5,400 28.70 5.31
Ricky Rubio MIN $5,800 29.68 5.12
Russell Westbrook OKC $12,600 60.82 4.83

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jimmy Butler CHI $7,800 36.25 4.65
Dwyane Wade CHI $6,600 31.04 4.70
Zach LaVine MIN $6,500 29.90 4.60
Avery Bradley BOS $6,400 29.29 4.58

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Raymond Felton LAC $3,600 19.39 5.39
Jamal Crawford LAC $4,300 21.67 5.04
J.J. Redick LAC $4,500 21.58 4.80
Nick Young LAL $4,700 22.86 4.86

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James CLE $10,100 47.37 4.69
Kevin Durant GS $9,500 45.84 4.83
Kawhi Leonard SA $8,000 39.67 4.96
Carmelo Anthony NY $7,600 36.54 4.81

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luol Deng LAL $4,700 24.94 5.31
Kawhi Leonard SA $8,000 39.67 4.96
Nikola Mirotic CHI $4,000 19.05 4.76
Kevin Durant GS $9,500 45.84 4.83

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Love CLE $8,400 41.05 4.89
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,100 41.34 4.54
Draymond Green GS $7,900 39.11 4.95
Kristaps Porzingis NY $7,500 35.04 4.67

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $6,400 32.76 5.12
Kevin Love CLE $8,400 41.05 4.89
Draymond Green GS $7,900 39.11 4.95
Nikola Mirotic CHI $4,000 19.05 4.76

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Love CLE $8,400 41.05 4.89
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,100 41.34 4.54
Draymond Green GS $7,900 39.11 4.95
Al Horford BOS $7,500 36.44 4.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $6,400 32.76 5.12
Kevin Love CLE $8,400 41.05 4.89
Draymond Green GS $7,900 39.11 4.95
Steven Adams OKC $5,200 26.23 5.04

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries – those are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides┬áno warranty on these suggestions and readers should make picks at their own risk.