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 10:32 AM ET.


  • numberFire: PG Antonio Blakeney, Chi, 17.2 for $3,200; PG Kyrie Irving, Bos, 39.5 for $7,700
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: PG Antonio Blakeney, Chi, 19.3 for $3,200; C Nikola Vucevic, Orl, 41.0 for $8,400


  • Blend: SF Tyreke Evans, Ind, 21.8 for $4,200; SG Jimmy Butler, Phi, 42.7 for $8,400
  • numberFire: SF Tyreke Evans, Ind, 26.6 for $4,200; SG Markelle Fultz, Phi, 24.7 for $4,000
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: SF Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Cha, 19.5 for $3,700; PG Kemba Walker, Cha, 43.5 for $8,800


  • Blend: C Boban Marjanovic, LAC, 27.7 for $12; PF Trey Lyles, Den, 20.8 for $10
  • numberFire: SG Tyreke Evans, Ind, 26.6 for $13; PG Darren Collison, Ind, 25.6 for $13
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: PF Trey Lyles, Den, 20.2 for $10; SG Terrence Ross, Orl, 25.0 for $13

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