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NBA DraftKings Picks for Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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PG D’Angelo Russell
SG James Harden
SF Will Barton
PF Kenneth Faried
C Lucas Nogueira
G Emmanuel Mudiay
F Dirk Nowitzki
Flex Nikola Jokic
Salary $49,900
Expected Points 267.04

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $12,300 57.04 4.64
Goran Dragic MIA $6,700 32.75 4.89
D’Angelo Russell LAL $6,000 31.98 5.33
Deron Williams DAL $6,400 28.68 4.48

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cory Joseph TOR $3,900 25.17 6.45
Jameer Nelson DEN $3,600 21.52 5.98
Emmanuel Mudiay DEN $4,500 26.15 5.81
D’Angelo Russell LAL $6,000 31.98 5.33

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $12,300 57.04 4.64
Jimmy Butler CHI $9,500 44.40 4.67
DeMar DeRozan TOR $9,400 43.74 4.65
Dwyane Wade CHI $7,000 33.66 4.81

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Will Barton DEN $4,800 26.06 5.43
Dion Waiters MIA $5,200 27.40 5.27
Seth Curry DAL $3,900 19.49 5.00
Eric Gordon HOU $5,800 28.26 4.87

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jimmy Butler CHI $9,500 44.40 4.67
Kawhi Leonard SA $8,800 41.61 4.73
Harrison Barnes DAL $6,800 32.69 4.81
Trevor Ariza HOU $5,800 29.37 5.06

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Will Barton DEN $4,800 26.06 5.43
DeMarre Carroll TOR $4,600 24.56 5.34
Dion Waiters MIA $5,200 27.40 5.27
Trevor Ariza HOU $5,800 29.37 5.06

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,400 44.03 4.68
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $7,100 32.76 4.61
Harrison Barnes DAL $6,800 32.69 4.81
Julius Randle LAL $6,200 30.98 5.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kenneth Faried DEN $4,300 25.40 5.91
Dirk Nowitzki DAL $5,700 30.67 5.38
DeMarre Carroll TOR $4,600 24.56 5.34
Julius Randle LAL $6,200 30.98 5.00

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,400 44.03 4.68
Nikola Jokic DEN $8,500 43.25 5.09
Hassan Whiteside MIA $8,900 41.27 4.64
Brook Lopez BKN $7,000 33.71 4.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lucas Nogueira TOR $3,800 26.49 6.97
Kenneth Faried DEN $4,300 25.40 5.91
Dirk Nowitzki DAL $5,700 30.67 5.38
Jonas Valanciunas TOR $6,000 30.77 5.13

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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