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.

Here are three top-value players from each projection source for each of the three DFS platforms:

Projections listed as of 11:05 AM ET.


  • SF/PF Gordon Hayward, Bos, 31.8 for $5,800
  • C Serge Ibaka, Tor, 27.3 for $5,000
  • PF/C LaMarcus Aldridge, SA, 36.8 for $6,800

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  • PF Marvin Bagley III, Sac, 32.8 for $5,100
  • SG Buddy Hield, Sac, 32.5 for $5,300
  • SG Donovan Mitchell, Utah, 37.7 for $6,200


  • PG Monte Morris, Den, 23.9 for $12
  • SG Terrence Ross, Orl, 23.5 for $12
  • PF Marvin Bagley III, Sac, 32.4 for $20