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NBA DraftKings Picks for Saturday, January 7, 2017

Saturday, January 7, 2017 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

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PG Kemba Walker
SG Jeremy Lamb
SF Danilo Gallinari
PF Paul George
C Jusuf Nurkic
G Russell Westbrook
F Amir Johnson
Flex Rodney Hood
Salary $49,700
Expected Points 269.33

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook OKC $12,200 63.53 5.21
Isaiah Thomas BOS $9,300 44.83 4.82
Kyle Lowry TOR $8,700 43.48 5.00
Kemba Walker CHA $7,600 41.18 5.42

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kemba Walker CHA $7,600 41.18 5.42
Russell Westbrook OKC $12,200 63.53 5.21
Emmanuel Mudiay DEN $4,700 24.12 5.13
Tony Parker SA $4,900 25.15 5.13

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jimmy Butler CHI $9,300 45.59 4.90
DeMar DeRozan TOR $8,300 35.95 4.33
Victor Oladipo OKC $5,900 31.50 5.34
Zach LaVine MIN $6,100 27.81 4.56

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jeremy Lamb CHA $3,800 25.30 6.66
Marcus Smart BOS $4,700 25.45 5.41
Victor Oladipo OKC $5,900 31.50 5.34
Buddy Hield NO $4,200 22.00 5.24

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jimmy Butler CHI $9,300 45.59 4.90
Kawhi Leonard SA $8,500 41.57 4.89
Paul George IND $7,900 41.50 5.25
Carmelo Anthony NY $7,900 41.20 5.22

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jeremy Lamb CHA $3,800 25.30 6.66
Marcus Smart BOS $4,700 25.45 5.41
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist CHA $4,500 23.97 5.33
Paul George IND $7,900 41.50 5.25

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NO $10,800 51.54 4.77
Paul George IND $7,900 41.50 5.25
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,000 39.67 4.41
Paul Millsap ATL $8,100 37.21 4.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Amir Johnson BOS $4,000 22.15 5.54
Paul George IND $7,900 41.50 5.25
Derrick Favors UTA $4,500 23.34 5.19
Taj Gibson CHI $4,800 24.28 5.06

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NO $10,800 51.54 4.77
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,000 39.67 4.41
Rudy Gobert UTA $7,700 36.27 4.71
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $7,900 36.11 4.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jusuf Nurkic DEN $4,000 24.32 6.08
Amir Johnson BOS $4,000 22.15 5.54
Jonas Valanciunas TOR $5,300 27.75 5.24
Derrick Favors UTA $4,500 23.34 5.19

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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