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NBA DraftKings Picks for Monday, January 2, 2017

Monday, January 2, 2017 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

PG Shelvin Mack
SG Austin Rivers
SF LeBron James
PF Montrezl Harrell
C Joakim Noah
G James Harden
F Jabari Parker
Flex Michael Carter-Williams
Salary $49,700
Expected Points 266.58

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $11,300 57.21 5.06
Russell Westbrook OKC $11,800 54.62 4.63
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,200 49.68 4.87
John Wall WAS $9,700 44.79 4.62

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Malcolm Brogdon MIL $4,300 23.56 5.48
Austin Rivers LAC $4,400 23.49 5.34
James Harden HOU $11,300 57.21 5.06
Shelvin Mack UTA $3,800 19.37 5.10

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $11,300 57.21 5.06
Jimmy Butler CHI $8,300 42.48 5.12
Nicolas Batum CHA $8,000 38.56 4.82
Bradley Beal WAS $6,800 31.63 4.65

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Malcolm Brogdon MIL $4,300 23.56 5.48
Austin Rivers LAC $4,400 23.49 5.34
James Harden HOU $11,300 57.21 5.06
Jimmy Butler CHI $8,300 42.48 5.12

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James CLE $9,900 52.30 5.28
Kevin Durant GS $10,100 45.78 4.53
Jimmy Butler CHI $8,300 42.48 5.12
Gordon Hayward UTA $7,700 39.33 5.11

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Doug McDermott CHI $3,600 20.06 5.57
LeBron James CLE $9,900 52.30 5.28
Gordon Hayward UTA $7,700 39.33 5.11
Jimmy Butler CHI $8,300 42.48 5.12

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NO $10,800 47.50 4.40
Kevin Love CLE $8,400 40.04 4.77
Jabari Parker MIL $7,100 36.38 5.12
Draymond Green GS $7,700 34.30 4.45

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Montrezl Harrell HOU $4,600 26.24 5.70
Jabari Parker MIL $7,100 36.38 5.12
Serge Ibaka ORL $6,800 34.32 5.05
Aaron Gordon ORL $4,100 20.40 4.97

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NO $10,800 47.50 4.40
Kevin Love CLE $8,400 40.04 4.77
Rudy Gobert UTA $7,700 35.37 4.59
Nikola Jokic DEN $7,200 35.28 4.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Montrezl Harrell HOU $4,600 26.24 5.70
Joakim Noah NY $4,500 23.22 5.16
Serge Ibaka ORL $6,800 34.32 5.05
Spencer Hawes CHA $3,500 16.43 4.69

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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