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NBA FanDuel Picks for Feb 17, 2022

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LaMelo Ball CHA $8,800 41.18 4.68
Reggie Jackson LAC $6,700 34.94 5.22
Kyle Lowry MIA $5,600 33.19 5.93
Raul Neto WAS $4,800 23.38 4.87

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Lowry MIA $5,600 33.19 5.93
Reggie Jackson LAC $6,700 34.94 5.22
Raul Neto WAS $4,800 23.38 4.87
LaMelo Ball CHA $8,800 41.18 4.68

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
CJ McCollum NO $8,400 39.37 4.69
Cam Thomas BKN $6,800 25.80 3.79
Bruce Brown BKN $6,900 25.74 3.73
Josh Christopher HOU $3,500 17.85 5.10

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Christopher HOU $3,500 17.85 5.10
CJ McCollum NO $8,400 39.37 4.69
Josh Green DAL $3,800 16.53 4.35
Max Strus MIA $3,700 14.34 3.88

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Ingram NO $7,600 39.48 5.19
Miles Bridges CHA $7,900 33.50 4.24
Garrison Mathews HOU $4,900 21.06 4.30
Matisse Thybulle PHI $4,600 20.85 4.53

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Ingram NO $7,600 39.48 5.19
Matisse Thybulle PHI $4,600 20.85 4.53
Garrison Mathews HOU $4,900 21.06 4.30
Miles Bridges CHA $7,900 33.50 4.24

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaxson Hayes NO $4,400 29.79 6.77
Herbert Jones NO $5,100 24.44 4.79
Maxi Kleber DAL $5,100 22.80 4.47
Isaiah Hartenstein LAC $3,900 18.06 4.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaxson Hayes NO $4,400 29.79 6.77
Herbert Jones NO $5,100 24.44 4.79
Isaiah Hartenstein LAC $3,900 18.06 4.63
Maxi Kleber DAL $5,100 22.80 4.47

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $11,400 55.04 4.83
Andre Drummond BKN $6,600 32.37 4.90
Jonas Valanciunas NO $6,400 28.66 4.48
Ivica Zubac LAC $6,200 27.49 4.43

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andre Drummond BKN $6,600 32.37 4.90
Joel Embiid PHI $11,400 55.04 4.83
Daniel Gafford WAS $3,900 18.26 4.68
Jonas Valanciunas NO $6,400 28.66 4.48

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Picks are updated regularly, but we advise that you keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries – those are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides no warranty on these suggestions and readers should make picks at their own risk. Sample lineups are provided as thought-starters, and are not intended for direct use.

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