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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 Stephen Curry
PG Ricky Rubio
SG Delon Wright
SG Jrue Holiday
SF Brandon Ingram
SF Rudy Gay
PF Marcus Morris
PF Aaron Gordon
C JaVale McGee
Salary $60,000
Expected Points 297.01

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 $9,100 42.47 4.67
Ben Simmons PHI $8,800 41.19 4.68
Trae Young ATL $7,400 35.01 4.73
Terry Rozier BOS $7,200 30.67 4.26

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bryn Forbes SAS $4,100 20.25 4.94
Ricky Rubio UTA $6,300 30.23 4.80
Trae Young ATL $7,400 35.01 4.73
Ben Simmons PHI $8,800 41.19 4.68

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jrue Holiday NOP $9,500 44.44 4.68
Donovan Mitchell UTA $8,300 38.13 4.59
DeMar DeRozan SAS $8,100 37.74 4.66
Jimmy Butler PHI $8,200 35.41 4.32

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Delon Wright MEM $4,500 27.74 6.17
Kent Bazemore ATL $4,300 21.40 4.98
Justin Holiday MEM $5,300 26.03 4.91
Jaylen Brown BOS $5,200 25.42 4.89

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $11,200 51.01 4.55
Kevin Durant GS $9,900 45.56 4.60
Brandon Ingram LAL $6,200 30.27 4.88
Rudy Gay SAS $5,900 28.78 4.88

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Ingram LAL $6,200 30.27 4.88
Rudy Gay SAS $5,900 28.78 4.88
DeAndre’ Bembry ATL $3,500 16.62 4.75
Joe Ingles UTA $5,500 25.73 4.68

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NOP $12,500 50.74 4.06
LaMarcus Aldridge SAS $8,200 37.41 4.56
Julius Randle NOP $8,100 35.05 4.33
John Collins ATL $7,700 34.56 4.49

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marcus Morris BOS $5,100 26.77 5.25
Ivan Rabb MEM $6,400 30.96 4.84
Aaron Gordon ORL $7,100 34.21 4.82
Draymond Green GS $6,900 31.57 4.58

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $11,700 52.46 4.48
Nikola Vucevic ORL $9,900 45.78 4.62
Rudy Gobert UTA $9,000 41.35 4.59
DeMarcus Cousins GS $7,300 36.47 5.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
JaVale McGee LAL $6,300 32.10 5.10
DeMarcus Cousins GS $7,300 36.47 5.00
Dewayne Dedmon ATL $5,100 25.14 4.93
Nikola Vucevic ORL $9,900 45.78 4.62

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.