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 1:39 PM ET.


  • Blend: SG/SF Torrey Craig, Den, 19.6 for $3,600; SG/SF Kevin Huerter, Atl, 23.1 for $4,300
  • numberFire: SG/SF Torrey Craig, Den, 21.5 for $3,600; SG/SF Lance Stephenson, LAL, 21.6 for $3,800
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: SG/SF Will Barton, Den, 27.8 for $5,500; SG/SF Kent Bazemore, Atl, 31.3 for $6,300
  • RotoGrinders: SG/SF Kevin Huerter, Atl, 26.4 for $4,300; C JaVale McGee, LAL, 27.3 for $4,700


  • Blend: SG Jordan Clarkson, Cle, 27.5 for $5,400; C Mason Plumlee, Den, 29.6 for $6,200
  • numberFire: SG Torrey Craig, Den, 21.3 for $4,200; SG Jordan Clarkson, Cle, 27.1 for $5,400
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: SG Jordan Clarkson, Cle, 28.5 for $5,400; C Myles Turner, Ind, 35.6 for $7,500
  • RotoGrinders: SG Kevin Huerter, Atl, 25.4 for $4,800; C Mason Plumlee, Den, 32.3 for $6,200


  • Blend: C Mason Plumlee, Den, 28.2 for $10; C Dewayne Dedmon, Atl, 29.2 for $11
  • numberFire: C Mason Plumlee, Den, 30.5 for $10; C Dewayne Dedmon, Atl, 30.9 for $11
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: SF Will Barton, Den, 27.3 for $10; PF Thaddeus Young, Ind, 31.2 for $18

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