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Optimal Lineup

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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 Devin Booker
SG Khris Middleton
SF T.J. Warren
PF Al Horford
C Steven Adams
G James Harden
F Danilo Gallinari
Util Donte DiVincenzo
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 284.22

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $10,100 53.65 5.31
Stephen Curry GS $10,300 49.94 4.85
Damian Lillard POR $9,100 43.90 4.82
Chris Paul HOU $8,200 41.35 5.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Patrick Beverley LAC $3,800 21.70 5.71
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander LAC $3,600 20.41 5.67
Isaiah Canaan PHO $3,900 21.82 5.59
Dennis Schroder OKC $7,000 38.16 5.45

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Khris Middleton MIL $6,700 36.25 5.41
Klay Thompson GS $6,000 30.23 5.04
Jaylen Brown BOS $4,800 24.26 5.05
Gordon Hayward BOS $5,100 23.76 4.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Khris Middleton MIL $6,700 36.25 5.41
Jaylen Brown BOS $4,800 24.26 5.05
Klay Thompson GS $6,000 30.23 5.04
Mikal Bridges PHO $3,500 16.77 4.79

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,000 53.45 4.86
Kevin Durant GS $10,200 49.33 4.84
Paul George OKC $8,900 43.84 4.93
Tobias Harris LAC $7,100 34.74 4.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
T.J. Warren PHO $4,100 23.44 5.72
Jonas Jerebko GS $3,600 18.85 5.24
Alfonzo McKinnie GS $3,800 19.73 5.19
Al-Farouq Aminu POR $4,700 24.14 5.14

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Al Horford BOS $6,300 33.10 5.25
Montrezl Harrell LAC $5,600 28.02 5.00
Ersan Ilyasova MIL $4,300 21.88 5.09
Jordan Bell GS $3,900 19.00 4.87

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Al Horford BOS $6,300 33.10 5.25
Kevon Looney GS $3,500 18.08 5.17
Ersan Ilyasova MIL $4,300 21.88 5.09
Montrezl Harrell LAC $5,600 28.02 5.00

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Deandre Ayton PHO $6,800 36.58 5.38
Clint Capela HOU $6,900 36.03 5.22
Jusuf Nurkic POR $6,600 35.58 5.39
Steven Adams OKC $5,800 33.72 5.81

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Steven Adams OKC $5,800 33.72 5.81
Jusuf Nurkic POR $6,600 35.58 5.39
Deandre Ayton PHO $6,800 36.58 5.38
Boban Marjanovic LAC $5,400 28.79 5.33

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.