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NBA FanDuel 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

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PG Kyle Lowry
PG Damian Lillard
SG Ian Clark
SG Joe Harris
SF Kevin Durant
SF Aaron Gordon
PF Draymond Green
PF Thaddeus Young
C Myles Turner
Salary $60,000
Expected Points 339.54

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Lowry TOR $8,800 41.16 4.68
Stephen Curry GS $9,100 40.97 4.50
Damian Lillard POR $8,400 40.22 4.79
Kemba Walker CHA $8,300 37.83 4.56

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
George Hill UTA $6,100 30.47 4.99
Darren Collison SAC $4,700 22.83 4.86
Jordan Clarkson LAL $4,300 20.87 4.85
Dennis Schroder ATL $6,300 30.51 4.84

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $12,200 58.90 4.83
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,100 50.60 4.56
DeMar DeRozan TOR $9,300 40.85 4.39
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,400 35.62 4.81

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lou Williams LAL $4,900 24.44 4.99
Klay Thompson GS $6,400 31.26 4.88
James Harden HOU $12,200 58.90 4.83
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,400 35.62 4.81

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant GS $10,500 49.86 4.75
Jimmy Butler CHI $9,800 42.53 4.34
Paul George IND $7,400 38.45 5.20
Gordon Hayward UTA $7,400 31.86 4.31

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Matt Barnes SAC $4,000 21.73 5.43
Aaron Gordon ORL $5,000 26.36 5.27
Paul George IND $7,400 38.45 5.20
Bojan Bogdanovic BKN $4,100 21.23 5.18

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NO $11,900 48.94 4.11
Draymond Green GS $8,200 39.35 4.80
Paul Millsap ATL $8,200 37.47 4.57
Jabari Parker MIL $7,400 32.16 4.35

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thaddeus Young IND $5,400 27.33 5.06
Nikola Mirotic CHI $4,100 20.29 4.95
Montrezl Harrell HOU $5,200 25.52 4.91
Draymond Green GS $8,200 39.35 4.80

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $10,600 50.81 4.79
Joel Embiid PHI $8,400 41.56 4.95
Marc Gasol MEM $8,200 37.51 4.57
Brook Lopez BKN $7,400 34.13 4.61

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cody Zeller CHA $5,000 25.77 5.15
Myles Turner IND $6,700 33.88 5.06
Jonas Valanciunas TOR $5,700 28.47 4.99
Joel Embiid PHI $8,400 41.56 4.95

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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