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NBA DraftKings Picks for Friday, January 6, 2017

Friday, January 6, 2017 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

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PG T.J. McConnell
SG Eric Gordon
SF J.J. Redick
PF Joel Embiid
C Gorgui Dieng
G Goran Dragic
F DeMarcus Cousins
Flex Malcolm Brogdon
Salary $49,800
Expected Points 266.00

Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $11,800 57.97 4.91
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,700 54.14 5.06
John Wall WAS $9,700 49.66 5.12
Isaiah Thomas BOS $9,200 44.44 4.83

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
T.J. McConnell PHI $4,100 26.18 6.38
Malcolm Brogdon MIL $4,600 28.40 6.17
Goran Dragic MIA $7,100 36.94 5.20
John Wall WAS $9,700 49.66 5.12

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $11,800 57.97 4.91
Bradley Beal WAS $7,000 33.89 4.84
Zach LaVine MIN $6,400 29.92 4.68
Klay Thompson GS $6,300 28.91 4.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Malcolm Brogdon MIL $4,600 28.40 6.17
J.J. Redick LAC $4,400 23.47 5.33
Raymond Felton LAC $4,600 23.41 5.09
James Harden HOU $11,800 57.97 4.91

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James CLE $10,000 49.11 4.91
Kevin Durant GS $9,600 45.95 4.79
Carmelo Anthony NY $7,900 40.23 5.09
Jabari Parker MIL $7,000 32.42 4.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dario Saric PHI $4,200 22.88 5.45
J.J. Redick LAC $4,400 23.47 5.33
Carmelo Anthony NY $7,900 40.23 5.09
Jae Crowder BOS $5,300 26.94 5.08

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,000 55.43 5.04
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,400 43.64 4.64
Joel Embiid PHI $7,200 39.75 5.52
Kevin Love CLE $8,300 37.10 4.47

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $7,200 39.75 5.52
Dario Saric PHI $4,200 22.88 5.45
Ersan Ilyasova PHI $5,800 30.68 5.29
Gorgui Dieng MIN $5,600 29.46 5.26

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $11,000 55.43 5.04
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,400 43.64 4.64
Joel Embiid PHI $7,200 39.75 5.52
Marc Gasol MEM $8,500 37.53 4.42

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $7,200 39.75 5.52
Willie Reed MIA $4,100 22.01 5.37
Marcin Gortat WAS $6,500 34.76 5.35
Greg Monroe MIL $5,500 29.21 5.31

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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