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NBA DraftKings Picks for Friday, January 20, 2017

Friday, January 20, 2017 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

Optimal lineups are generated to demonstrate groups of players that work well together. This should be used only as a thought-starter for your lineups. This lineup may not conform to exact requirements of DraftKings (ie. players from one team), and may cross over multiple slates. For more detailed and customizable lineup generation, please use the NBA DraftKings Optimizer.

PG Jordan Clarkson
SG James Harden
SF Brandon Ingram
PF Paul George
C Myles Turner
G Bojan Bogdanovic
F Aaron Gordon
Flex George Hill
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 261.25

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 $12,200 61.97 5.08
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,100 51.47 4.64
Stephen Curry GS $9,100 43.06 4.73
Kyle Lowry TOR $8,800 42.52 4.83

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
George Hill UTA $6,100 31.54 5.17
James Harden HOU $12,200 61.97 5.08
Dennis Schroder ATL $6,300 31.81 5.05
Darren Collison SAC $4,700 23.68 5.04

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $12,200 61.97 5.08
Jimmy Butler CHI $9,800 43.43 4.43
DeMar DeRozan TOR $9,300 41.61 4.47
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,400 36.79 4.97

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bojan Bogdanovic BKN $4,100 22.36 5.45
Joe Ingles UTA $4,000 21.33 5.33
Lou Williams LAL $4,900 25.19 5.14
Klay Thompson GS $6,400 32.81 5.13

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant GS $10,500 51.65 4.92
Jimmy Butler CHI $9,800 43.43 4.43
Paul George IND $7,400 40.13 5.42
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,400 36.79 4.97

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matt Barnes SAC $4,000 22.44 5.61
Paul George IND $7,400 40.13 5.42
Aaron Gordon ORL $5,000 26.96 5.39
Joe Ingles UTA $4,000 21.33 5.33

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $10,600 53.08 5.01
Anthony Davis NO $11,900 50.69 4.26
Joel Embiid PHI $8,400 43.18 5.14
Draymond Green GS $8,200 40.67 4.96

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matt Barnes SAC $4,000 22.44 5.61
Paul George IND $7,400 40.13 5.42
Aaron Gordon ORL $5,000 26.96 5.39
Thaddeus Young IND $5,400 28.00 5.19

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $10,600 53.08 5.01
Anthony Davis NO $11,900 50.69 4.26
Joel Embiid PHI $8,400 43.18 5.14
Draymond Green GS $8,200 40.67 4.96

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Myles Turner IND $6,700 35.48 5.29
Cody Zeller CHA $5,000 26.26 5.25
Joel Embiid PHI $8,400 43.18 5.14
Jonas Valanciunas TOR $5,700 28.95 5.08

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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