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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Day

Optimal lineups are generated to demonstrate groups of players that work well together. This should be used only as a thought-starter for your lineups. This lineup may not conform to exact requirements of DraftKings (ie. players from one team), and may cross over multiple slates. For more detailed and customizable lineup generation, please use the NBA DraftKings Optimizer.

PG Jrue Holiday
SG Kyle Korver
SF DeMar DeRozan
PF Noah Vonleh
C Anthony Davis
G D’Angelo Russell
F Otto Porter Jr.
Util Dante Cunningham
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 307.2

Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook OKC $11,500 57.55 5.00
Jrue Holiday NOP $8,200 42.87 5.23
Victor Oladipo IND $8,700 41.23 4.74
Bradley Beal WAS $8,600 41.20 4.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler Dorsey ATL $4,100 21.90 5.34
Jeff Teague MIN $6,600 35.26 5.34
D’Angelo Russell BKN $6,200 32.86 5.30
Ricky Rubio UTA $6,800 35.57 5.23

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jrue Holiday NOP $8,200 42.87 5.23
Victor Oladipo IND $8,700 41.23 4.74
Bradley Beal WAS $8,600 41.20 4.79
Devin Booker PHO $8,600 40.23 4.68

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Korver CLE $3,600 19.30 5.36
Tyler Dorsey ATL $4,100 21.90 5.34
D’Angelo Russell BKN $6,200 32.86 5.30
Jrue Holiday NOP $8,200 42.87 5.23

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James CLE $11,600 59.60 5.14
Devin Booker PHO $8,600 40.23 4.68
Ben Simmons PHI $8,000 39.84 4.98
DeMar DeRozan TOR $7,700 39.04 5.07

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Korver CLE $3,600 19.30 5.36
Otto Porter Jr. WAS $6,400 34.26 5.35
Denzel Valentine CHI $4,700 24.48 5.21
Kyle Kuzma LAL $6,400 33.01 5.16

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NOP $11,200 59.64 5.33
LeBron James CLE $11,600 59.60 5.14
Blake Griffin DET $8,100 40.17 4.96
Tobias Harris LAC $8,300 38.79 4.67

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Noah Vonleh CHI $3,400 19.59 5.76
Otto Porter Jr. WAS $6,400 34.26 5.35
Anthony Davis NOP $11,200 59.64 5.33
Dante Cunningham BKN $3,300 17.58 5.33

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NOP $11,200 59.64 5.33
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,400 47.10 5.01
Andre Drummond DET $8,500 45.00 5.29
Nikola Jokic DEN $9,000 42.49 4.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Noah Vonleh CHI $3,400 19.59 5.76
Anthony Davis NOP $11,200 59.64 5.33
Dante Cunningham BKN $3,300 17.58 5.33
Rudy Gobert UTA $7,800 41.48 5.32

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Picks are updated regularly, but we advise that you keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries – those are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides┬áno warranty on these suggestions and readers should make picks at their own risk. Sample lineups are provided as thought-starters, and are not intended for direct use.