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NBA FanDuel 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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Optimal Lineup

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PG D’Angelo Russell
PG Goran Dragic
SG Manu Ginobili
SG Nick Young
SF Harrison Barnes
SF Jimmy Butler
PF Nikola Jokic
PF Dirk Nowitzki
C Karl-Anthony Towns
Salary $59,900
Expected Points 313.48

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Goran Dragic MIA $6,700 31.90 4.76
D’Angelo Russell LAL $6,000 30.63 5.10
Deron Williams DAL $6,400 27.71 4.33
Tyler Johnson MIA $6,400 27.02 4.22

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cory Joseph TOR $3,900 24.57 6.30
Jameer Nelson DEN $3,600 20.81 5.78
Emmanuel Mudiay DEN $4,500 25.20 5.60
D’Angelo Russell LAL $6,000 30.63 5.10

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $12,300 54.12 4.40
DeMar DeRozan TOR $9,400 42.87 4.56
Dwyane Wade CHI $7,000 32.68 4.67
Eric Gordon HOU $5,800 27.18 4.69

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Will Barton DEN $4,800 25.32 5.27
Dion Waiters MIA $5,200 26.45 5.09
Seth Curry DAL $3,900 18.49 4.74
Eric Gordon HOU $5,800 27.18 4.69

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jimmy Butler CHI $9,500 43.25 4.55
Kawhi Leonard SA $8,800 40.46 4.60
Harrison Barnes DAL $6,800 31.76 4.67
Trevor Ariza HOU $5,800 28.26 4.87

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarre Carroll TOR $4,600 23.71 5.15
Trevor Ariza HOU $5,800 28.26 4.87
Harrison Barnes DAL $6,800 31.76 4.67
Brandon Ingram LAL $4,000 18.65 4.66

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $8,500 41.55 4.89
LaMarcus Aldridge SA $7,100 32.04 4.51
Dirk Nowitzki DAL $5,700 29.66 5.20
Julius Randle LAL $6,200 29.39 4.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kenneth Faried DEN $4,300 24.86 5.78
Dirk Nowitzki DAL $5,700 29.66 5.20
Nikola Jokic DEN $8,500 41.55 4.89
Gorgui Dieng MIN $5,100 24.39 4.78

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,400 42.20 4.49
Hassan Whiteside MIA $8,900 39.67 4.46
Brook Lopez BKN $7,000 32.91 4.70
Jonas Valanciunas TOR $6,000 30.22 5.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lucas Nogueira TOR $3,800 25.96 6.83
Jonas Valanciunas TOR $6,000 30.22 5.04
Robin Lopez CHI $4,400 21.75 4.94
Brook Lopez BKN $7,000 32.91 4.70

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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