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NBA DraftKings Picks for Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

PG Derrick Rose
SG Jamal Crawford
SF Will Barton
PF Kenneth Faried
C DeMarcus Cousins
G Ricky Rubio
F Evan Turner
Flex LaMarcus Aldridge
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 260.20

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,300 49.92 4.85
John Wall WAS $9,500 43.85 4.62
Kyle Lowry TOR $8,700 40.35 4.64
Chris Paul LAC $9,300 39.71 4.27

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tony Parker SA $4,300 22.41 5.21
C.J. McCollum POR $7,400 38.13 5.15
Derrick Rose NY $6,400 32.73 5.11
Ricky Rubio MIN $5,800 28.96 4.99

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
C.J. McCollum POR $7,400 38.13 5.15
DeMar DeRozan TOR $8,600 38.00 4.42
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,600 37.08 4.88
Jimmy Butler CHI $8,500 37.42 4.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jamal Crawford LAC $5,000 25.63 5.13
C.J. McCollum POR $7,400 38.13 5.15
Will Barton DEN $5,700 28.98 5.08
Raymond Felton LAC $4,100 20.07 4.90

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant GS $10,000 46.85 4.68
Carmelo Anthony NY $7,800 38.68 4.96
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,600 37.08 4.88
Jimmy Butler CHI $8,500 37.42 4.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Mirotic CHI $4,500 22.39 4.97
Will Barton DEN $5,700 28.98 5.08
Andrew Wiggins MIN $6,300 31.97 5.07
Carmelo Anthony NY $7,800 38.68 4.96

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,000 55.83 5.08
Anthony Davis NO $11,300 53.25 4.71
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,100 43.65 4.80
Paul Millsap ATL $7,800 39.89 5.11

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $7,000 37.32 5.33
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,000 55.83 5.08
Paul Millsap ATL $7,800 39.89 5.11
Thaddeus Young IND $5,200 26.49 5.09

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,000 55.83 5.08
Anthony Davis NO $11,300 53.25 4.71
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,100 43.65 4.80
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $7,000 37.32 5.33

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $7,000 37.32 5.33
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,000 55.83 5.08
Serge Ibaka ORL $6,300 32.05 5.09
Taj Gibson CHI $5,000 25.22 5.04

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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