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NBA DraftKings Picks for Saturday, January 21, 2017

Saturday, January 21, 2017 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

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PG Isaiah Thomas
SG Joe Ingles
SF Nicolas Batum
PF Kelly Olynyk
C Jahlil Okafor
G Raymond Felton
F Will Barton
Flex DeMarcus Cousins
Salary $49,900
Expected Points 271.28

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 53.75 4.41
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,100 51.81 4.67
John Wall WAS $9,900 48.33 4.88
Isaiah Thomas BOS $9,200 44.57 4.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Raymond Felton LAC $4,600 27.70 6.02
Kemba Walker CHA $7,900 42.78 5.42
Dejounte Murray SA $3,700 19.72 5.33
Austin Rivers LAC $5,400 28.34 5.25

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $12,200 53.75 4.41
Jimmy Butler CHI $9,800 42.62 4.35
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,400 39.04 5.28
C.J. McCollum POR $8,100 33.02 4.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joe Ingles UTA $3,700 24.10 6.51
Sean Kilpatrick BKN $3,900 22.54 5.78
J.J. Redick LAC $4,700 26.85 5.71
Will Barton DEN $5,700 31.65 5.55

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James CLE $10,500 49.11 4.68
Kawhi Leonard SA $9,600 44.89 4.68
Jimmy Butler CHI $9,800 42.62 4.35
Nicolas Batum CHA $7,400 39.04 5.28

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joe Ingles UTA $3,700 24.10 6.51
J.J. Redick LAC $4,700 26.85 5.71
Sam Dekker HOU $3,500 19.89 5.68
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist CHA $5,100 28.46 5.58

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $10,600 52.83 4.98
Paul Millsap ATL $8,200 39.24 4.78
Kristaps Porzingis NY $7,200 35.39 4.91
Paul George IND $7,100 34.34 4.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kelly Olynyk BOS $4,100 23.78 5.80
Sam Dekker HOU $3,500 19.89 5.68
Derrick Favors UTA $4,700 25.47 5.42
Frank Kaminsky CHA $3,800 19.93 5.24

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins SAC $10,600 52.83 4.98
Nikola Jokic DEN $9,900 48.19 4.87
DeAndre Jordan LAC $9,100 44.74 4.92
Andre Drummond DET $8,000 40.50 5.06

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jahlil Okafor PHI $4,600 27.61 6.00
Kelly Olynyk BOS $4,100 23.78 5.80
Derrick Favors UTA $4,700 25.47 5.42
Marcin Gortat WAS $5,700 30.73 5.39

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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