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 1:25 PM ET.


  • Blend: SG/SF Eric Gordon, Hou, 23.9 for $4,600; PF/C Montrezl Harrell, LAC, 29.5 for $5,800
  • numberFire: SF/PF P.J. Tucker, Hou, 21.2 for $3,700; PF/C Kelly Olynyk, Mia, 26.1 for $4,700
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: PF/C Kelly Olynyk, Mia, 23.5 for $4,700; SF/PF Derrick Jones Jr., Mia, 22.0 for $4,400
  • RotoGrinders: SG/SF Eric Gordon, Hou, 27.2 for $4,600; SF/PF P.J. Tucker, Hou, 20.2 for $3,700


  • Blend: SG Dwyane Wade, Mia, 24.3 for $4,900; PG Tyler Johnson, Mia, 20.6 for $4,200
  • numberFire: PG Tyler Johnson, Mia, 21.1 for $4,200; SF Harrison Barnes, Dal, 28.1 for $5,800
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: SG Dwyane Wade, Mia, 27.8 for $4,900; PG Tyler Johnson, Mia, 23.7 for $4,200
  • RotoGrinders: SG Eric Gordon, Hou, 26.0 for $5,100; SF Harrison Barnes, Dal, 28.6 for $5,800


  • Blend: PG Tyler Johnson, Mia, 22.4 for $10; PF Kelly Olynyk, Mia, 24.5 for $12
  • numberFire: PF Kelly Olynyk, Mia, 25.9 for $12; PF P.J. Tucker, Hou, 20.9 for $10
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: PG Tyler Johnson, Mia, 23.7 for $10; SF Derrick Jones Jr., Mia, 23.1 for $10

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