If you're playing Daily Fantasy NBA contests, you might find these top-value players helpful for building your lineup. ASL has calculated optimum lineups for DraftKings, FanDuel and Yahoo contests, based on multiple top projection sources and a "Blend" lineup that uses all sources together. These aren't necessarily the players that will score the most points, but represent the most value (points/salary) as part of an ideal lineup calculation.

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Here are two top-value players from each projection source for each of the three DFS platforms:

Projections listed as of 12:47 PM ET.


  • Blend: SF/PF Al-Farouq Aminu, Por, 23.8 for $4,000; PG/SG Malcolm Brogdon, Mil, 25.5 for $4,500
  • numberFire: SF DeAndre Bembry, Atl, 26.7 for $4,000; PG/SG Terry Rozier, Bos, 27.8 for $4,200
  • RotoGrinders: SF/PF Al-Farouq Aminu, Por, 26.8 for $4,000; C Brook Lopez, Mil, 24.7 for $4,100
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: PG Frank Jackson, NO, 23.5 for $3,500; SG Vince Carter, Atl, 16.5 for $3,200


  • Blend: SG J.J. Redick, Phi, 26.4 for $5,200; SG Dennis Schroder, Okl, 25.9 for $5,100
  • numberFire: PG Terry Rozier, Bos, 27.6 for $4,400; PF Marcus Morris, Bos, 26.1 for $4,700
  • RotoGrinders: SG Iman Shumpert, Sac, 20.2 for $3,600; PF Dario Saric, Phi, 28.0 for $5,200
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: PG Frank Jackson, NO, 23.0 for $4,100; PF Marcus Morris, Bos, 23.9 for $4,700


  • Blend: PF Sam Dekker, Cle, 20.2 for $10; SG Rodney Hood, Cle, 26.7 for $14
  • numberFire: SG Rodney Hood, Cle, 29.5 for $14; SF DeAndre Bembry, Atl, 26.8 for $14
  • RotoGrinders: SG Rodney Hood, Cle, 26.7 for $14; SF Buddy Hield, Sac, 36.5 for $23
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: PG Frank Jackson, NO, 23.0 for $10; C Larry Nance Jr., Cle, 30.0 for $18

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