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NBA FanDuel 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 Russell Westbrook
PG John Wall
SG Brandon Knight
SG Randy Foye
SF Doug McDermott
SF LeBron James
PF Enes Kanter
PF Jabari Parker
C Montrezl Harrell
Salary $59,700
Expected Points 358.98

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook OKC $11,800 54.62 4.63
John Wall WAS $9,700 44.79 4.62
Stephen Curry GS $8,200 39.58 4.83
Jrue Holiday NO $7,100 34.16 4.81

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
Shelvin Mack UTA $3,800 19.37 5.10
Raymond Felton LAC $4,300 21.12 4.91

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $11,300 57.21 5.06
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,200 49.68 4.87
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
James Harden HOU $11,300 57.21 5.06
Will Barton DEN $5,200 25.75 4.95
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,200 49.68 4.87
Jeremy Lamb CHA $3,800 18.41 4.84

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
Jimmy Butler CHI $8,300 42.48 5.12
Gordon Hayward UTA $7,700 39.33 5.11

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
Nikola Jokic DEN $7,200 35.28 4.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jabari Parker MIL $7,100 36.38 5.12
Serge Ibaka ORL $6,800 34.32 5.05
Nikola Jokic DEN $7,200 35.28 4.90
Ryan Anderson HOU $5,400 25.89 4.79

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rudy Gobert UTA $7,700 35.37 4.59
DeAndre Jordan LAC $7,300 34.47 4.72
Marcin Gortat WAS $6,600 31.35 4.75
Nikola Vucevic ORL $6,700 31.04 4.63

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
Greg Monroe MIL $4,800 23.44 4.88
Robin Lopez CHI $4,400 21.48 4.88

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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