Sports from the Basement

NBA DraftKings Picks for Sunday, November 18, 2018

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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 Damian Lillard
SG Bradley Beal
SF Omri Casspi
PF Gorgui Dieng
C Nikola Vucevic
G CJ McCollum
F Kevin Durant
Util Taj Gibson
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 278.12

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Damian Lillard POR $9,300 46.85 5.04
John Wall WAS $9,100 45.36 4.98
Mike Conley MEM $10,800 36.43 3.37
Jeff Teague MIN $8,200 35.60 4.34

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyler Johnson MIA $4,300 26.49 6.16
Trey Burke NYK $3,500 21.27 6.08
Shelvin Mack MEM $4,400 26.51 6.02
Justise Winslow MIA $5,100 26.92 5.28

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMar DeRozan SAS $8,600 41.62 4.84
Bradley Beal WAS $7,700 39.86 5.18
Klay Thompson GS $7,200 35.78 4.97
Tim Hardaway Jr. NYK $7,300 35.77 4.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
MarShon Brooks MEM $1,800 11.89 6.61
Evan Fournier ORL $5,400 32.50 6.02
Wayne Ellington MIA $3,800 21.83 5.74
Garrett Temple MEM $4,000 22.88 5.72

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant GS $10,700 54.64 5.11
LeBron James LAL $11,000 51.38 4.67
Aaron Gordon ORL $7,600 38.19 5.02
Robert Covington MIN $6,600 29.09 4.41

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Omri Casspi MEM $1,000 7.02 7.02
Jonas Jerebko GS $3,900 23.28 5.97
Al-Farouq Aminu POR $4,800 25.37 5.29
Kevin Durant GS $10,700 54.64 5.11

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LaMarcus Aldridge SAS $8,000 41.41 5.18
Jaren Jackson Jr. MEM $7,000 31.42 4.49
Taj Gibson MIN $4,600 22.15 4.81
Dario Saric MIN $3,400 21.06 6.19

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gorgui Dieng MIN $1,600 11.03 6.89
Dario Saric MIN $3,400 21.06 6.19
LaMarcus Aldridge SAS $8,000 41.41 5.18
Noah Vonleh NYK $4,100 20.48 4.99

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $12,600 47.01 3.73
Marc Gasol MEM $11,400 45.21 3.97
Nikola Vucevic ORL $8,700 42.76 4.91
Hassan Whiteside MIA $8,100 41.74 5.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jusuf Nurkic POR $6,800 37.43 5.50
Hassan Whiteside MIA $8,100 41.74 5.15
Mitchell Robinson NYK $3,800 19.44 5.12
Dwight Howard WAS $6,600 33.60 5.09

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 Рthose are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides no 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.

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