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NBA DraftKings Picks for Thursday, January 26, 2017

Thursday, January 26, 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 Russell Westbrook
SG Seth Curry
SF Wilson Chandler
PF Harrison Barnes
C Steven Adams
G George Hill
F Derrick Favors
Flex Lou Williams
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 264.97

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook OKC $12,700 61.11 4.81
Eric Bledsoe PHO $9,700 44.67 4.60
Jeff Teague IND $7,500 36.91 4.92
Ricky Rubio MIN $6,900 31.52 4.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jameer Nelson DEN $3,900 23.28 5.97
Pierre Jackson DAL $3,500 18.62 5.32
George Hill UTA $6,000 30.48 5.08
Jordan Clarkson LAL $4,800 24.24 5.05

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devin Booker PHO $7,200 34.22 4.75
Lou Williams LAL $5,700 30.14 5.29
Seth Curry DAL $4,100 28.45 6.94
Victor Oladipo OKC $5,700 28.31 4.97

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Seth Curry DAL $4,100 28.45 6.94
Lou Williams LAL $5,700 30.14 5.29
Gary Harris DEN $4,800 25.24 5.26
Jordan Clarkson LAL $4,800 24.24 5.05

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul George IND $7,700 37.21 4.83
Gordon Hayward UTA $8,000 36.29 4.54
Andrew Wiggins MIN $7,600 34.55 4.55
Harrison Barnes DAL $6,200 31.27 5.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
C.J. Miles IND $3,500 18.90 5.40
Justin Anderson DAL $3,700 19.57 5.29
Wilson Chandler DEN $5,100 26.87 5.27
Harrison Barnes DAL $6,200 31.27 5.04

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $10,600 49.58 4.68
Paul George IND $7,700 37.21 4.83
Harrison Barnes DAL $6,200 31.27 5.04
Thaddeus Young IND $5,600 28.33 5.06

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Derrick Favors UTA $4,700 26.24 5.58
Wilson Chandler DEN $5,100 26.87 5.27
Dwight Powell DAL $3,700 18.99 5.13
Thaddeus Young IND $5,600 28.33 5.06

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $10,600 49.58 4.68
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,400 44.12 4.24
Rudy Gobert UTA $8,300 36.82 4.44
Myles Turner IND $6,800 31.65 4.65

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Derrick Favors UTA $4,700 26.24 5.58
Steven Adams OKC $5,500 30.41 5.53
Gorgui Dieng MIN $5,600 28.27 5.05
Kenneth Faried DEN $5,000 25.22 5.04

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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