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 11:15 AM ET.


  • Blend: PG/SF Justise Winslow, Mia, 24.3 for $4,500; SF/PF Al-Farouq Aminu, Por, 24.9 for $4,700
  • RotoGrinders: PG/SF Justise Winslow, Mia, 28.6 for $4,500; PF Jonathan Isaac, Orl, 21.9 for $3,500
  • numberFire: SF/PF Mario Hezonja, NY, 22.0 for $3,400; PG/SG Trey Burke, NY, 24.5 for $4,200
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: C Nikola Vucevic, Orl, 41.8 for $8,300; PF/C Montrezl Harrell, LAC, 33.0 for $6,600


  • Blend: C Jonas Valanciunas, Tor, 26.8 for $5,300; SF Justise Winslow, Mia, 24.1 for $5,000
  • RotoGrinders: SF Justise Winslow, Mia, 28.1 for $5,000; PG D.J. Augustin, Orl, 23.7 for $4,700
  • numberFire: PF Kelly Olynyk, Mia, 22.0 for $3,500; C Jonas Valanciunas, Tor, 31.1 for $5,300
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: SG Terrence Ross, Orl, 22.5 for $4,500; PG Fred VanVleet, Tor, 22.0 for $4,500


  • Blend: SF Mario Hezonja, NY, 18.8 for $10; SG Louis Williams, LAC, 30.5 for $21
  • numberFire: PF Kelly Olynyk, Mia, 22.0 for $10; SF Mario Hezonja, NY, 21.8 for $10
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: PG Tyler Johnson, Mia, 26.0 for $13; SG Danny Green, Tor, 21.1 for $11

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