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 11:21 AM ET.


  • Blend: SF/PF Nemanja Bjelica, Sac, 22.3 for $4,200; C Jonas Valanciunas, Tor, 26.5 for $5,000
  • numberFire: SF/PF Nemanja Bjelica, Sac, 25.0 for $4,200; C Jonas Valanciunas, Tor, 29.4 for $5,000
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: SF/PF Kevin Durant, GS, 54.8 for $11,000; PF Marvin Bagley III, Sac, 26.3 for $5,300


  • Blend: PG Patrick Beverley, LAC, 19.9 for $3,800; SF Nemanja Bjelica, Sac, 22.1 for $4,400
  • numberFire: SG Josh Hart, LAL, 20.0 for $3,600; PG Patrick Beverley, LAC, 20.5 for $3,800
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: PG Patrick Beverley, LAC, 19.3 for $3,800; SG Klay Thompson, GS, 34.8 for $7,000


  • Blend: PG Cory Joseph, Ind, 21.5 for $10; SG Bogdan Bogdanovic, Sac, 23.3 for $13
  • numberFire: C Jonas Valanciunas, Tor, 29.6 for $17; PF Nemanja Bjelica, Sac, 24.9 for $15
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: PG Fred VanVleet, Tor, 21.8 for $10; SG Bogdan Bogdanovic, Sac, 24.2 for $13

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