3 NBA DraftKings Studs to Target on 1/17/19

A road matchup against the Pacers' stout defense doesn't seem like a smash spot, but Joel Embiid torched them earlier this season. Who else can you build around on Thursday?

While building a daily fantasy basketball lineup, it's important to make sure you find the right studs to anchor your team. As the most expensive players in your lineup, they need big-time production to match.

You may find it hard to fit some of these guys in while staying under the salary cap, but you can check out our projections to find value players for your rosters. Let's take a look at the top high-priced DraftKings plays of the day.