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NBA DFS Picks: Top fantasy basketball value plays on DraftKings on Jan. 11

We break down what players might be diamonds in the rough in Saturday’s seven-game NBA slate.

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart reacts after a defensive stop against the Philadelphia 76ers during the third quarter at Wells Fargo Center. Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Saturday’s seven-game NBA lineup will feature a fair amount of stars, but there will also be diamonds in the rough that could make or break your DFS lineup’s success. Let’s take a look at some of the best value options you’ll be able to find on Draftkings for Saturday night.

Marcus Smart, PG/SG, NO vs. BOS ($4,800)

Smart’s offensive output has improved as of late. He’s been a double-digit scorer in four of his last five games while tearing it up on the defensive end. His price didn’t dip below $5,000 at all in December, a he’s fresh off a 24-point performance. He should be a quality value play against a New Orleans team that will be without Jrue Holiday (elbow).

Darius Garland, PG, CLE vs. DEN ($4,700)

Garland is starting to put things together, The rookie point guard has totaled at least 32 DKFP in three of his last five contests and should continue to benefit from his team’s light guard rotation. He’ll likely play heavy minutes alongside Collin Sexton while Dante Exum (illness) is out. Take full advantage of his production before he’s forced to split backcourt minutes with other players.

Donte DiVincenzo, PG/SG, MIL vs. POR ($4,600)

Before Eric Bledsoe returned to a starting role, DiVincenzo averaged slightly above 20 DKFP per game. The second-year guard has still managed to total at least 21 DKFP in three straight appearances since Bledsoe’s been back as well though. His ability to make up for Wesley Matthew’s streaky scoring gives him value at the shooting guard spot. That won’t be changing anytime soon.