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NBA FanDuel 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

Updated Throughout the Day

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PG Stephen Curry
PG Jrue Holiday
SG Danny Green
SG E’Twaun Moore
SF Carmelo Anthony
SF Kawhi Leonard
PF Nikola Jokic
PF Terrence Jones
C Andre Drummond
Salary $60,000
Expected Points 336.43

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 40.38 4.49
Eric Bledsoe PHO $8,200 36.72 4.48
Jeff Teague IND $8,100 36.48 4.50
Jrue Holiday NO $6,800 34.58 5.09

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tony Parker SA $4,800 25.31 5.27
Rajon Rondo CHI $4,400 22.93 5.21
Jrue Holiday NO $6,800 34.58 5.09
Derrick Rose NY $6,100 30.30 4.97

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dwyane Wade CHI $6,900 35.15 5.09
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope DET $5,900 28.87 4.89
Klay Thompson GS $6,400 28.66 4.48
Devin Booker PHO $6,100 28.37 4.65

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Buddy Hield NO $4,200 22.20 5.29
Dwyane Wade CHI $6,900 35.15 5.09
Danny Green SA $3,700 18.13 4.90
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope DET $5,900 28.87 4.89

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant GS $10,300 46.79 4.54
Kawhi Leonard SA $8,700 42.07 4.84
Carmelo Anthony NY $8,000 38.23 4.78
Paul George IND $7,800 36.36 4.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wilson Chandler DEN $5,600 27.75 4.96
Kawhi Leonard SA $8,700 42.07 4.84
Bojan Bogdanovic BKN $4,400 21.26 4.83
Glenn Robinson III IND $3,600 17.39 4.83

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $7,700 38.18 4.96
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $7,600 37.07 4.88
Draymond Green GS $7,800 35.84 4.59
Julius Randle LAL $6,600 30.19 4.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Terrence Jones NO $4,400 29.22 6.64
Donatas Motiejunas NO $3,700 19.54 5.28
Taj Gibson CHI $5,000 25.39 5.08
Dirk Nowitzki DAL $5,500 27.76 5.05

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andre Drummond DET $8,200 38.81 4.73
Myles Turner IND $7,000 33.24 4.75
Brook Lopez BKN $7,000 33.08 4.73
Pau Gasol SA $6,400 28.89 4.51

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jusuf Nurkic DEN $4,200 22.23 5.29
Kyle O’Quinn NY $3,900 20.41 5.23
Joakim Noah NY $4,800 23.85 4.97
Tyson Chandler PHO $5,200 25.64 4.93

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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