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FanDuel NBA DFS value picks for January 24th

1 deal at every position...

Do you trust this man? Salah Mejri might be able to help you (if he plays)...
Do you trust this man? Salah Mejri might be able to help you (if he plays)...
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I'm not gonna lie: I'm hungover.

It's so loud.

Somebody make it stop.

Let's begin, reluctantly.

Isaiah Canaan, PHI, PG ($3900)

Everybody gets a shot on the Sixers, apparently. The latest beneficiary is Canaan. Averaging 15.0 PPG the last 3 games, it's time to dust him off the sleeper list. While his assist totals are pretty much non-existent, he's getting counting stats everywhere else. He's also shot at least 50% from the field each of the last 3 games - so he's efficient as well right now. Anything can happen on the volatile Philadelphia 76ers, but for the dough, I highly recommend Isaiah today.

Jamal Crawford, LAC, SG ($4300)

My love/hate relationship with Jamal Crawford continues. He's been a proven scorer his entire NBA career, but Father Time has caught up to him this season. He's got one foot out the door. He's either a volume scorer - or a volatile disappointment. He had a modest game of 13 points (and not much else) last game, but hadn't scored less than 15 in the 6 previous games. His off-game could be the signal of a cold period - or simply a blip on the radar. I'll take the risk and say give him a whirl. But this is strictly a cash-saving option today...

Robert Covington, PHI, SF ($4900)

I picked him up in Yahoo's friends and family league while Covington was at his lowest. He's paid off slightly, and I think he's a good buy in DFS right now. Probably the most volatile asset in the league, the enigmatic Robert Covington has been producing many counting stat goodies the last 4 games. He had fallen off a cliff for weeks before that, so he could disappear completely again at any moment. But last game he scored 8 points with 11 rebounds, 2 3PM, 3 steals and an assist. He's unreliable, but very intriguing. He's produced lots of DFS goodies the last 4 games, so I'd give him the benefit of the doubt until he spontaneously combusts again...

Terrence Jones, HOU, PF ($4700)

Jones has been on fire lately. After a terribly inconsistent season littered with the usual TJ injuries, Terrence has started to turn it on. Averaging 16.0 PPG and 3.0 BLK the last 2 games, he's also 15/23 from the field the last 2 games combined. He is very much in the zone. He's another volatile asset, but definitely been more hot than cold in 2016. Smells like a deal to me today...

Salah Mejri, DAL, C ($3700)

This one is a little out of left field, but I'm a gambling man. Only for the biggest risk-takers, Mejri has lots of upside for the bargain basement price. He rarely plays - and didn't do much last game. But the game before (when he actually got PT), Mejri dropped 17 & 9 while shooting 7/8 from the field. He's more of a hunch pick than anything else, but if you've only got pennies left, you could do worse than Mejri's considerable upside... If you're feeling lucky, give him a try.

So that's 5 value picks while dealing with a hangover.

I really want a greasy breakfast, but that could just be an excuse for bacon.

Mmmm. Bacon...

I think I've stopped being productive.