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NBA DraftKings Picks for Monday, January 16, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

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PG Sergio Rodríguez
SG Tim Hardaway Jr.
SF Joe Ingles
PF Derrick Favors
C Nikola Jokic
G Damian Lillard
F LeBron James
Flex Enes Kanter
Salary $49,500
Expected Points 270.76

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 $12,500 62.62 5.01
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,300 48.46 4.70
Chris Paul LAC $9,100 47.91 5.26
John Wall WAS $9,500 47.76 5.03

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sergio Rodríguez PHI $4,000 23.29 5.82
Tim Hardaway Jr. ATL $4,700 26.71 5.68
Damian Lillard POR $8,400 44.21 5.26
Chris Paul LAC $9,100 47.91 5.26

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
C.J. McCollum POR $8,600 38.60 4.49
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,400 36.25 4.90
Bradley Beal WAS $6,900 34.99 5.07
Klay Thompson GS $6,500 32.50 5.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jodie Meeks ORL $3,800 22.37 5.89
Joe Ingles UTA $3,600 20.72 5.75
Tim Hardaway Jr. ATL $4,700 26.71 5.68
Austin Rivers LAC $4,400 23.12 5.25

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant GS $10,000 52.38 5.24
LeBron James CLE $9,900 51.87 5.24
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,300 48.46 4.70
Gordon Hayward UTA $7,500 38.57 5.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joe Ingles UTA $3,600 20.72 5.75
Aaron Gordon ORL $5,000 27.34 5.47
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist CHA $4,900 26.20 5.35
LeBron James CLE $9,900 51.87 5.24

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NO $11,600 59.36 5.12
Joel Embiid PHI $8,000 41.59 5.20
Paul Millsap ATL $8,100 41.55 5.13
Kevin Love CLE $7,800 39.65 5.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Enes Kanter OKC $6,200 36.99 5.97
Kenneth Faried DEN $4,300 24.22 5.63
Derrick Favors UTA $4,700 25.77 5.48
Aaron Gordon ORL $5,000 27.34 5.47

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NO $11,600 59.36 5.12
Joel Embiid PHI $8,000 41.59 5.20
Nikola Jokic DEN $8,000 41.20 5.15
DeAndre Jordan LAC $7,900 40.58 5.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Enes Kanter OKC $6,200 36.99 5.97
Kenneth Faried DEN $4,300 24.22 5.63
Derrick Favors UTA $4,700 25.77 5.48
Cody Zeller CHA $5,100 26.95 5.28

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries – those 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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