This article breaks down NBA options for tonight by which five players are the best option for your lineup at each position. It will cross over multiple salary tiers and doesn’t necessarily have to be the most expensive players but rather the guys you want to target for your DraftKings lineups!

TOP 5 POINT GUARDS

PosPlayerTeamOppSalary
PGDamian LillardPORSAC$9,500
PGKyle LowryTOROKC$8,400
PGRicky RubioMINPHX$6,900
PGShelvin MackUTALAL$5,900
PGD.J. AugustinDENDAL$4,700

  • Damian Lillard ($9,500) struggled the past two games but scored 44+ DraftKings points the 3 games before that
  • Kyle Lowry ($8.400) has 8 assists in back-to-back games with a fast paced Thunder team coming to Toronto
  • The Suns have allowed the 4th most assists to point guards over the last 3 weeks and Ricky Rubio ($6,900) is averaging 9 assists over his last 4 games
  • With 30+ minutes in 4 of his last 5 games Shelvin Mack ($5,900) should see plenty of action against the defensively weak Lakers
  • D.J. Augustin ($4,700) has at least 39 DK points in back-to-back games as the Nuggets’ best player off the bench


Top 5 Shooting Guards

PosPlayerTeamOppSalary
SGDeMar DeRozanTOROKC$7,800
SGC.J. McCollumPORSAC$7,200
SGDevin BookerPHXMIN$6,500
SGZach LaVineMINPHX$5,800
SGWesley MatthewsDALDEN$5,000

  • DeMar DeRozan ($7,800) scored 41.8 DK points in his only meeting against the Thunder this season
  • C.J. McCollum ($7,200) has at least 41 DK points in 2 of his last 4 games with at least 4 assists in each
  • With 20+ field goal attempts in 3 straight games Devin Booker ($6,500) is back to handling the scoring load for the Suns
  • The Suns have allowed the most fantasy points to shooting guards over the last 3 weeks, and the Timberwolves are playing more efficiently with Zach LaVine ($5,800) starting

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  • Injuries on the Mavs have pushed Wesley Matthews ($5,000) to 35+ minutes in 4 straight games while posting 27+ DK points in 3 of those


Top 5 Small Forwards

PosPlayerTeamOppSalary
SFKevin DurantOKCTOR$10,000
SFGordon HaywardUTALAL$6,600
SFLuol DengMIABKN$5,800
SFMirza TeletovicPHXMIN$4,700
SFMaurice HarklessPORSAC$3,500

  • Over his last 5 games Kevin Durant ($10,000) is averaging 27 points, 10 rebounds, 6 assists and 1 steal
  • The Lakers have no defensive threat on the wing and Gordon Hayward ($6,600) has scored at least 35 DK points in 2 of his last 3 games
  • The Nets have allowed the most fantasy points to small forwards over the last 3 weeks, and Luol Deng ($5,800) was only 5 assists shy of a triple-double last night
  • Mirza Teletovic ($4,700) played 30 minutes filling in for Jon Leuer last game and has 8 three pointers made over his last 3 games

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  • Maurice Harkless ($3,500) aka The Harker is now in the starting lineup for Portland and has 23+ DK points in 3 straight games


Top 5 Power Forwards

PosPlayerTeamOppSalary
PFPaul MillsapATLCHI$7,900
PFLaMarcus AldridgeSAMEM$7,300
PFJulius RandleLALUTA$6,400
PFGorgui DiengMINPHX$6,000
PFJaMychal GreenMEMSA$4,800

  • Paul Millsap ($7,900) dominated Detroit in only 29 minutes last game with 23 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists, 4 blocks and 4 steals

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  • So many Spurs are sitting tonight, which means big time usage and minutes for LaMarcus Aldridge ($7,300)
  • Julius Randle ($6,400) has at least 40 DK points in 3 of his last 4 games, including a triple-double in 1 of those
  • Gorgui Dieng ($6,000) is averaging 32.5 DK points over his last 5 games, up from his season average of 25.9
  • He is still getting 25+ minutes per game for the Grizzlies, and JaMychal Green ($4,800) put up 30 DK points 3 days ago against the Spurs


Top 5 Centers

PosPlayerTeamOppSalary
CKarl-Anthony TownsMINPHX$8,100
CDeAndre JordanLACBOS$7,900
CAl HorfordATLCHI$6,800
CRobin LopezNYNO$5,400
CMason PlumleePORSAC$5,100

  • The Suns have allowed the 3rd most fantasy points to centers over the last 3 weeks, and Karl-Anthony Towns ($8,100) has a double-double in 8 straight games
  • Last time he played the Celtics, DeAndre Jordan ($7,900) put up 51.5 DK points and now gets to face them at home
  • Al Horford ($6,800) has at least 33 DK points in 4 of his last 5 games
  • The Pelicans have been decimated throughout their frontcourt, and Robin Lopez ($5,400) is averaging a double-double over his last 5 games
  • Mason Plumlee ($5,100) has a double-double in 2 of his last 4 games, while scoring at least 24 DK points in all of those