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NBA FanDuel 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

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PG Russell Westbrook
PG Eric Bledsoe
SG Álex Abrines
SG Monta Ellis
SF Harrison Barnes
SF Paul George
PF Thaddeus Young
PF Gorgui Dieng
C Steven Adams
Salary $60,000
Expected Points 353.36

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 58.48 4.60
Eric Bledsoe PHO $9,700 43.21 4.45
Jeff Teague IND $7,500 35.57 4.74
Ricky Rubio MIN $6,900 30.54 4.43

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jameer Nelson DEN $3,900 22.52 5.77
Pierre Jackson DAL $3,500 17.84 5.10
George Hill UTA $6,000 29.58 4.93
Jordan Clarkson LAL $4,800 23.14 4.82

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devin Booker PHO $7,200 33.01 4.58
Lou Williams LAL $5,700 29.10 5.10
Seth Curry DAL $4,100 27.32 6.66
Victor Oladipo OKC $5,700 27.10 4.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Seth Curry DAL $4,100 27.32 6.66
Gary Harris DEN $4,800 24.57 5.12
Lou Williams LAL $5,700 29.10 5.10
Victor Oladipo OKC $5,700 27.10 4.75

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul George IND $7,700 35.42 4.60
Gordon Hayward UTA $8,000 35.11 4.39
Andrew Wiggins MIN $7,600 33.63 4.43
Harrison Barnes DAL $6,200 30.24 4.88

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
C.J. Miles IND $3,500 17.95 5.13
Wilson Chandler DEN $5,100 25.86 5.07
Justin Anderson DAL $3,700 18.66 5.04
Harrison Barnes DAL $6,200 30.24 4.88

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,400 42.48 4.08
Thaddeus Young IND $5,600 27.69 4.94
Gorgui Dieng MIN $5,600 27.58 4.93
Enes Kanter OKC $6,200 26.25 4.23

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Derrick Favors UTA $4,700 25.80 5.49
Dwight Powell DAL $3,700 18.53 5.01
Kenneth Faried DEN $5,000 24.77 4.95
Thaddeus Young IND $5,600 27.69 4.94

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $10,600 47.73 4.50
Rudy Gobert UTA $8,300 35.23 4.24
Myles Turner IND $6,800 31.02 4.56
Steven Adams OKC $5,500 29.05 5.28

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Steven Adams OKC $5,500 29.05 5.28
Andrew Bogut DAL $3,700 17.31 4.68
Myles Turner IND $6,800 31.02 4.56
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $10,600 47.73 4.50

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries – those 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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