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 1:40 PM ET.


  • Blend: SF/PF Trey Lyles, Den, 24.1 for $3,500; PG/SG Alec Burks, Cle, 23.9 for $3,900
  • RotoGrinders: SG/SF Kent Bazemore, Atl, 33.4 for $4,800; PG/SG Jordan Clarkson, Cle, 35.3 for $5,100
  • numberFire: SF/PF Trey Lyles, Den, 29.7 for $3,500; PG/SG Alec Burks, Cle, 26.2 for $3,900
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: C Mitchell Robinson, NY, 19.0 for $3,200; SF/PF Kyle Kuzma, LAL, 33.8 for $6,800


  • Blend: PF Trey Lyles, Den, 23.8 for $3,600; SG Alec Burks, Cle, 23.0 for $4,000
  • RotoGrinders: PF Trey Lyles, Den, 26.3 for $3,600; PF Noah Vonleh, NY, 31.4 for $5,100
  • numberFire: PF Trey Lyles, Den, 29.6 for $3,600; SG Alec Burks, Cle, 25.3 for $4,000
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: PG Terry Rozier, Bos, 22.7 for $3,700; C Mitchell Robinson, NY, 21.5 for $3,700


  • Blend: C Bam Adebayo, Mia, 27.8 for $10; PF Kelly Olynyk, Mia, 23.7 for $10
  • numberFire: C Bam Adebayo, Mia, 30.0 for $10; PF Trey Lyles, Den, 29.6 for $10
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: PF Kelly Olynyk, Mia, 24.2 for $10; PG Darren Collison, Ind, 32.1 for $20

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