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NBA DraftKings Picks for Friday, January 13, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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PG Kyle Lowry
SG Marcus Smart
SF Dion Waiters
PF Aaron Gordon
C Joel Embiid
G T.J. McConnell
F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
Flex Andre Drummond
Salary $49,700
Expected Points 257.97

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 $12,800 60.20 4.70
James Harden HOU $11,600 56.97 4.91
Kyle Lowry TOR $9,200 47.22 5.13
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,600 46.21 4.36

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Darren Collison SAC $4,400 23.03 5.23
T.J. McConnell PHI $5,400 27.79 5.15
Kyle Lowry TOR $9,200 47.22 5.13
Dennis Schroder ATL $7,000 35.88 5.13

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $11,600 56.97 4.91
DeMar DeRozan TOR $9,400 43.02 4.58
C.J. McCollum POR $8,600 41.98 4.88
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,500 36.96 4.93

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Smart BOS $5,600 30.04 5.36
Dion Waiters MIA $4,900 25.82 5.27
Darren Collison SAC $4,400 23.03 5.23
Sean Kilpatrick BKN $4,100 20.34 4.96

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James CLE $9,900 47.97 4.85
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,500 36.96 4.93
Jabari Parker MIL $7,400 34.21 4.62
Gordon Hayward UTA $7,400 33.96 4.59

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Smart BOS $5,600 30.04 5.36
Aaron Gordon ORL $4,900 26.28 5.36
Dion Waiters MIA $4,900 25.82 5.27
DeMarre Carroll TOR $3,800 19.99 5.26

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $10,100 48.28 4.78
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,700 44.16 4.55
Paul Millsap ATL $8,100 40.77 5.03
Joel Embiid PHI $7,800 40.13 5.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Gordon ORL $4,900 26.28 5.36
DeMarre Carroll TOR $3,800 19.99 5.26
Joel Embiid PHI $7,800 40.13 5.14
Paul Millsap ATL $8,100 40.77 5.03

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $10,100 48.28 4.78
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,700 44.16 4.55
Hassan Whiteside MIA $8,600 42.97 5.00
Joel Embiid PHI $7,800 40.13 5.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lucas Nogueira TOR $3,600 18.88 5.24
Joel Embiid PHI $7,800 40.13 5.14
Steven Adams OKC $6,000 30.59 5.10
Andre Drummond DET $7,200 36.44 5.06

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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