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NBA DraftKings Picks for Friday, December 30, 2016

Friday, December 30, 2016 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

PG Malcolm Brogdon
SG Josh Richardson
SF Harrison Barnes
PF Otto Porter
C LaMarcus Aldridge
G T.J. McConnell
F Joel Embiid
Flex Anthony Davis
Salary $49,600
Expected Points 261.98

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,300 50.48 4.90
James Harden HOU $11,100 47.92 4.32
John Wall WAS $10,000 48.06 4.81
Isaiah Thomas BOS $8,400 38.72 4.61

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
T.J. McConnell PHI $3,800 23.05 6.07
Malcolm Brogdon MIL $3,900 21.83 5.60
Austin Rivers LAC $4,300 21.79 5.07
Tyler Johnson MIA $5,800 28.83 4.97

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $11,100 47.92 4.32
C.J. McCollum POR $7,100 33.46 4.71
Klay Thompson GS $6,400 29.27 4.57
Zach LaVine MIN $6,500 29.04 4.47

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Malcolm Brogdon MIL $3,900 21.83 5.60
Josh Richardson MIA $4,400 22.77 5.17
Nik Stauskas PHI $3,500 17.92 5.12
Marcus Smart BOS $4,900 25.40 5.18

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant GS $10,000 47.13 4.71
Carmelo Anthony NY $7,500 34.79 4.64
Jabari Parker MIL $7,100 33.36 4.70
Andrew Wiggins MIN $6,400 30.34 4.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Richardson MIA $4,400 22.77 5.17
Marcus Smart BOS $4,900 25.40 5.18
Tobias Harris DET $6,000 29.69 4.95
Otto Porter WAS $5,700 27.89 4.89

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NO $11,100 54.32 4.89
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,100 41.76 4.59
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $7,400 38.97 5.27
Paul Millsap ATL $7,800 36.70 4.70

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $7,400 38.97 5.27
Joel Embiid PHI $6,800 34.77 5.11
Tobias Harris DET $6,000 29.69 4.95
Anthony Davis NO $11,100 54.32 4.89

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NO $11,100 54.32 4.89
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,100 41.76 4.59
Dwight Howard ATL $8,200 38.25 4.66
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $7,400 38.97 5.27

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $7,400 38.97 5.27
Joel Embiid PHI $6,800 34.77 5.11
Anthony Davis NO $11,100 54.32 4.89
Marcin Gortat WAS $6,200 29.85 4.81

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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