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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 FanDuel (ie. players from one team), and may cross over multiple slates. For more detailed and customizable lineup generation, please use the NBA FanDuel Optimizer.

PG Terry Rozier
PG Damian Lillard
SG Jaylen Brown
SG D’Angelo Russell
SF Gordon Hayward
SF Davis Bertans
PF Anthony Davis
PF Marcus Morris
C Marc Gasol
Salary $60,000
Expected Points 321.36

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Damian Lillard POR $9,400 45.33 4.82
Mike Conley MEM $8,300 37.63 4.53
Kemba Walker CHA $8,600 37.29 4.34
De’Aaron Fox SAC $8,600 35.39 4.12

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Terry Rozier BOS $3,900 31.66 8.12
Patty Mills SAS $3,700 20.51 5.54
Spencer Dinwiddie BKN $5,700 29.67 5.21
Damian Lillard POR $9,400 45.33 4.82

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $13,300 61.87 4.65
Donovan Mitchell UTA $8,800 41.49 4.71
DeMar DeRozan SAS $8,900 40.77 4.58
Jrue Holiday NOP $8,500 39.63 4.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaylen Brown BOS $4,000 25.69 6.42
D’Angelo Russell BKN $7,500 36.70 4.89
Austin Rivers HOU $4,900 23.84 4.86
Garrett Temple MEM $3,600 17.41 4.84

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danilo Gallinari LAC $7,300 32.44 4.44
Gordon Hayward BOS $5,200 30.36 5.84
Joe Ingles UTA $6,300 29.76 4.72
Nikola Mirotic NOP $6,100 29.37 4.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gordon Hayward BOS $5,200 30.36 5.84
Royce O’Neale UTA $4,900 25.39 5.18
Joe Harris BKN $4,700 23.40 4.98
Nikola Mirotic NOP $6,100 29.37 4.82

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NOP $12,700 63.44 5.00
Blake Griffin DET $10,100 42.52 4.21
LaMarcus Aldridge SAS $8,600 40.03 4.66
Tobias Harris LAC $7,600 37.19 4.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Morris BOS $5,100 29.61 5.81
Jayson Tatum BOS $6,000 31.49 5.25
Anthony Davis NOP $12,700 63.44 5.00
Tobias Harris LAC $7,600 37.19 4.89

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andre Drummond DET $9,500 42.68 4.49
Rudy Gobert UTA $9,500 41.37 4.35
Jusuf Nurkic POR $8,800 40.99 4.66
Marc Gasol MEM $7,800 38.03 4.88

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marc Gasol MEM $7,800 38.03 4.88
Pau Gasol SAS $3,600 17.55 4.87
Al Horford BOS $6,700 31.98 4.77
Bismack Biyombo CHA $4,200 19.85 4.73

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Picks are updated regularly, but we advise that you keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries – those are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides┬áno warranty on these suggestions and readers should make picks at their own risk. Sample lineups are provided as thought-starters, and are not intended for direct use.