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NBA DraftKings Picks for Sunday, January 1, 2017

Sunday, January 1, 2017 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

PG Ricky Rubio
SG C.J. McCollum
SF Paul George
PF Julius Randle
C Andre Drummond
G Tony Parker
F Serge Ibaka
Flex Willie Reed
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 263.67

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Lowry TOR $9,100 41.86 4.60
Jeff Teague IND $8,000 37.08 4.64
C.J. McCollum POR $7,500 36.11 4.81
Dennis Schroder ATL $6,500 30.70 4.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tony Parker SA $4,300 23.22 5.40
Ricky Rubio MIN $6,100 31.02 5.09
Reggie Jackson DET $6,100 29.59 4.85
C.J. McCollum POR $7,500 36.11 4.81

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMar DeRozan TOR $8,800 40.49 4.60
C.J. McCollum POR $7,500 36.11 4.81
Zach LaVine MIN $6,500 30.31 4.66
Josh Richardson MIA $5,500 28.62 5.20

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Richardson MIA $5,500 28.62 5.20
Danny Green SA $3,700 18.36 4.96
Kent Bazemore ATL $3,900 19.20 4.92
C.J. McCollum POR $7,500 36.11 4.81

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul George IND $7,900 38.86 4.92
Kawhi Leonard SA $8,400 37.91 4.51
Andrew Wiggins MIN $6,900 32.98 4.78
Josh Richardson MIA $5,500 28.62 5.20

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Richardson MIA $5,500 28.62 5.20
James Johnson MIA $5,200 26.27 5.05
Luol Deng LAL $4,800 24.71 5.15
Aaron Gordon ORL $4,100 20.78 5.07

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,100 43.96 4.83
Paul George IND $7,900 38.86 4.92
Paul Millsap ATL $7,500 34.29 4.57
Julius Randle LAL $6,500 34.05 5.24

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thaddeus Young IND $5,300 28.57 5.39
Julius Randle LAL $6,500 34.05 5.24
James Johnson MIA $5,200 26.27 5.05
Aaron Gordon ORL $4,100 20.78 5.07

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,100 43.96 4.83
Andre Drummond DET $7,400 36.56 4.94
Dwight Howard ATL $7,600 34.08 4.48
Julius Randle LAL $6,500 34.05 5.24

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Willie Reed MIA $3,500 22.11 6.32
Julius Randle LAL $6,500 34.05 5.24
Gorgui Dieng MIN $5,600 28.17 5.03
Andre Drummond DET $7,400 36.56 4.94

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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