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NBA DraftKings Picks for Thursday, January 12, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

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PG Jrue Holiday
SG Buddy Hield
SF Kawhi Leonard
PF Tobias Harris
C Andre Drummond
G Dwyane Wade
F Terrence Jones
Flex Tony Parker
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 265.01

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Curry GS $9,000 42.49 4.72
Eric Bledsoe PHO $8,200 38.15 4.65
Jeff Teague IND $8,100 37.89 4.68
Jrue Holiday NO $6,800 35.73 5.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rajon Rondo CHI $4,400 23.82 5.41
Tony Parker SA $4,800 25.89 5.39
Jrue Holiday NO $6,800 35.73 5.25
Derrick Rose NY $6,100 31.29 5.13

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dwyane Wade CHI $6,900 36.01 5.22
Klay Thompson GS $6,400 30.13 4.71
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope DET $5,900 29.63 5.02
Devin Booker PHO $6,100 29.51 4.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Buddy Hield NO $4,200 23.15 5.51
Dwyane Wade CHI $6,900 36.01 5.22
Danny Green SA $3,700 18.92 5.11
Bojan Bogdanovic BKN $4,400 22.30 5.07

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant GS $10,300 48.50 4.71
Kawhi Leonard SA $8,700 43.13 4.96
Carmelo Anthony NY $8,000 39.67 4.96
Paul George IND $7,800 38.00 4.87

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tobias Harris DET $6,000 30.85 5.14
Wilson Chandler DEN $5,600 28.78 5.14
Kawhi Leonard SA $8,700 43.13 4.96
Carmelo Anthony NY $8,000 39.67 4.96

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul George IND $7,800 38.00 4.87
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $7,600 37.53 4.94
Draymond Green GS $7,800 37.32 4.78
Harrison Barnes DAL $6,900 33.32 4.83

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Terrence Jones NO $4,400 29.90 6.80
Kyle O’Quinn NY $3,900 20.93 5.37
Dirk Nowitzki DAL $5,500 28.56 5.19
Taj Gibson CHI $5,000 25.88 5.18

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andre Drummond DET $8,200 40.35 4.92
Nikola Jokic DEN $7,700 38.95 5.06
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $7,600 37.53 4.94
Draymond Green GS $7,800 37.32 4.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Terrence Jones NO $4,400 29.90 6.80
Donatas Motiejunas NO $3,700 20.32 5.49
Jusuf Nurkic DEN $4,200 22.79 5.43
Kyle O’Quinn NY $3,900 20.93 5.37

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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