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 10:53 AM ET.


  • Blend: C Hassan Whiteside, Mia, 35.8 for $6,600; PG/SG Dennis Schroder, Okl, 27.5 for $5,100
  • RotoGrinders: SG/SF David Nwaba, Cle, 19.6 for $3,100; C Hassan Whiteside, Mia, 39.9 for $6,600
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: PG/SG Yogi Ferrell, Sac, 20.3 for $3,200; SF/PF Vince Carter, Atl, 17.3 for $3,200
  • numberFire: SG/SF Rodney McGruder, Mia, 21.3 for $3,500; SG/SF Tyreke Evans, Ind, 21.4 for $3,600


  • Blend: PF Dario Saric, Min, 19.7 for $3,600; SF T.J. Warren, Phx, 32.6 for $6,200
  • RotoGrinders: SG Josh Okogie, Min, 25.2 for $4,300; PF Dario Saric, Min, 20.6 for $3,600
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: PF Josh Jackson, Phx, 23.1 for $4,100; PG Yogi Ferrell, Sac, 19.7 for $3,500
  • numberFire: PF Dario Saric, Min, 21.7 for $3,600; SF Kelly Oubre, Phx, 22.0 for $3,800


  • Blend: SF DeAndre Bembry, Atl, 22.1 for $12; PF Taj Gibson, Min, 22.8 for $13
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: SF Derrick Jones Jr., Mia, 21.3 for $10; PF Josh Jackson, Phx, 23.1 for $13
  • numberFire: PG Dennis Schroder, Okl, 28.8 for $16; SG Dwyane Wade, Mia, 27.4 for $16

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