3 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 1/3/17

Andre Drummond finds himself in a terrific spot, but a deep player pool at the center position should keep him from seeing high ownership.

If you have played daily fantasy sports for very long, you realize by now the importance of being contrarian, especially in large-field tournaments. Being able to recognize which players are going to be owned by the majority of the field and find players who you think have a similar point projection but will come at much lower ownership can really separate yourself from your opponents.

It’s a lot easier in NFL to identify the players who will be low-owned due to Thursday Night slates, and NBA can be much more difficult if you aren’t an experienced player.

The purpose of this article will be to bring you good high-upside players at each position who will likely go overlooked, giving you an edge.

Keep in mind when constructing rosters that these are contrarian picks. There is a reason that they will be overlooked by many: they are risky plays. If possible, it's probably best to relegate these players to GPP-only use, where their high-risk. high-reward styles make more sense.