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NBA FanDuel 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

Updated Throughout the Day

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PG Chris Paul
PG Russell Westbrook
SG Nik Stauskas
SG Gerald Green
SF Joe Ingles
SF Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
PF Anthony Davis
PF Enes Kanter
C Cody Zeller
Salary $60,000
Expected Points 373.18

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 58.31 4.66
Chris Paul LAC $9,100 45.71 5.02
John Wall WAS $9,500 45.51 4.79
Isaiah Thomas BOS $9,100 42.79 4.70

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Sergio Rodríguez PHI $4,000 22.23 5.56
Damian Lillard POR $8,400 42.54 5.06
Austin Rivers LAC $4,400 22.25 5.06
George Hill UTA $6,100 30.66 5.03

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,300 47.29 4.59
C.J. McCollum POR $8,600 37.21 4.33
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,400 34.90 4.72
Bradley Beal WAS $6,900 33.48 4.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jodie Meeks ORL $3,800 21.40 5.63
Tim Hardaway Jr. ATL $4,700 25.78 5.49
Gary Harris DEN $4,800 24.33 5.07
J.J. Redick LAC $4,700 23.32 4.96

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant GS $10,000 50.66 5.07
LeBron James CLE $9,900 50.34 5.08
Gordon Hayward UTA $7,500 37.23 4.96
Carmelo Anthony NY $8,100 36.57 4.51

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joe Ingles UTA $3,600 19.88 5.52
Aaron Gordon ORL $5,000 26.48 5.30
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist CHA $4,900 25.60 5.22
LeBron James CLE $9,900 50.34 5.08

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NO $11,600 57.65 4.97
Paul Millsap ATL $8,100 40.25 4.97
Nikola Jokic DEN $8,000 39.51 4.94
Draymond Green GS $7,800 37.51 4.81

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Enes Kanter OKC $6,200 35.52 5.73
Kenneth Faried DEN $4,300 23.72 5.52
Derrick Favors UTA $4,700 25.14 5.35
Anthony Davis NO $11,600 57.65 4.97

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $8,000 39.79 4.97
DeAndre Jordan LAC $7,900 39.04 4.94
Al Horford BOS $7,300 34.81 4.77
Nikola Vucevic ORL $7,100 34.72 4.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cody Zeller CHA $5,100 26.49 5.19
Joakim Noah NY $4,900 24.55 5.01
Joel Embiid PHI $8,000 39.79 4.97
DeAndre Jordan LAC $7,900 39.04 4.94

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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