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NBA DraftKings Picks for Sunday, January 22, 2017

Sunday, January 22, 2017 NBA Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

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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 Jameer Nelson
SG Jordan Clarkson
SF Aaron Gordon
PF Julius Randle
C Karl-Anthony Towns
G Lou Williams
F Kevin Durant
Flex Brandon Ingram
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 267.06

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Curry GS $9,000 43.98 4.89
Kyle Lowry TOR $8,600 42.29 4.92
Eric Bledsoe PHO $8,300 41.56 5.01
Elfrid Payton ORL $6,200 31.96 5.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jameer Nelson DEN $3,800 24.00 6.32
Jordan Clarkson LAL $4,400 24.89 5.66
Elfrid Payton ORL $6,200 31.96 5.15
D.J. Augustin ORL $3,600 18.33 5.09

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMar DeRozan TOR $9,000 40.62 4.51
Devin Booker PHO $6,500 32.46 4.99
Klay Thompson GS $6,200 30.56 4.93
Zach LaVine MIN $6,600 30.15 4.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lou Williams LAL $5,100 29.81 5.84
Jordan Clarkson LAL $4,400 24.89 5.66
Seth Curry DAL $4,000 22.53 5.63
Nick Young LAL $4,000 22.14 5.54

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant GS $10,600 50.79 4.79
Andrew Wiggins MIN $7,000 33.49 4.78
Aaron Gordon ORL $5,200 30.34 5.83
Harrison Barnes DAL $6,500 30.03 4.62

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Gordon ORL $5,200 30.34 5.83
Brandon Ingram LAL $4,400 25.16 5.72
DeMarre Carroll TOR $4,000 20.12 5.03
T.J. Warren PHO $4,600 22.32 4.85

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $10,000 49.54 4.95
Draymond Green GS $8,200 40.18 4.90
Julius Randle LAL $6,500 32.53 5.00
Aaron Gordon ORL $5,200 30.34 5.83

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Gordon ORL $5,200 30.34 5.83
Dirk Nowitzki DAL $5,500 29.19 5.31
Julius Randle LAL $6,500 32.53 5.00
Gorgui Dieng MIN $5,400 26.85 4.97

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $10,000 49.54 4.95
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,200 43.63 4.28
Draymond Green GS $8,200 40.18 4.90
Nikola Vucevic ORL $6,700 32.45 4.84

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dirk Nowitzki DAL $5,500 29.19 5.31
Jonas Valanciunas TOR $5,600 28.19 5.03
Gorgui Dieng MIN $5,400 26.85 4.97
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $10,000 49.54 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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