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 12:06 PM ET.


  • Blend: SF/PF Maurice Harkless, Por, 18.0 for $3,300; PG Lonzo Ball, LAL, 29.8 for $5,500
  • RotoGrinders: PG/SG Austin Rivers, Hou, 22.1 for $3,400; PG Lonzo Ball, LAL, 35.5 for $5,500
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: PG/SG James Harden, Hou, 57.0 for $11,300; PG/SF Ben Simmons, Phi, 40.8 for $8,200
  • numberFire: PG/SG Trey Burke, NY, 21.8 for $3,400; PG/SG Terry Rozier, Bos, 22.9 for $3,700


  • Blend: SG Josh Hart, LAL, 21.6 for $3,700; C Enes Kanter, NY, 29.7 for $5,900
  • RotoGrinders: SG Josh Hart, LAL, 26.2 for $3,700; PG Lonzo Ball, LAL, 35.0 for $6,000
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: SG Josh Hart, LAL, 19.3 for $3,700; PG Emmanuel Mudiay, NY, 29.5 for $5,800
  • numberFire: PG Trey Burke, NY, 21.2 for $3,600; C Al Horford, Bos, 34.2 for $6,300


  • Blend: PF Al-Farouq Aminu, Por, 21.6 for $11; SG Eric Gordon, Hou, 24.7 for $14
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: C Ivica Zubac, LAL, 26.6 for $12; SG Eric Gordon, Hou, 26.3 for $14
  • numberFire: PG Trey Burke, NY, 21.2 for $10; C Willie Cauley-Stein, Sac, 33.3 for $20

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