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 10:36 AM ET.


  • Blend: PF/C Al Horford, Bos, 31.7 for $6,200; SG/SF Jaylen Brown, Bos, 23.0 for $4,500
  • numberFire: SG/SF Courtney Lee, NY, 18.3 for $3,100; PF/C Zach Collins, Por, 19.2 for $3,400
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: C Clint Capela, Hou, 39.5 for $8,000; PG Damian Lillard, Por, 49.8 for $10,100


  • Blend: PG Terry Rozier, Bos, 20.4 for $3,700; PF Noah Vonleh, NY, 24.4 for $5,000
  • numberFire: PF Zach Collins, Por, 19.5 for $3,600; SG Jaylen Brown, Bos, 24.5 for $4,700
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: PG Terry Rozier, Bos, 19.0 for $3,700; SG C.J. McCollum, Por, 34.0 for $7,200


  • Blend: PF Josh Jackson, Phx, 24.1 for $15; PF Al-Farouq Aminu, Por, 24.0 for $15
  • numberFire: SF Evan Turner, Por, 20.9 for $11; C Al Horford, Bos, 34.6 for $21
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: PG Emmanuel Mudiay, NY, 25.9 for $14; PF Josh Jackson, Phx, 25.8 for $15

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