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NBA DraftKings Picks for Wednesday, November 21, 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 Kyle Lowry
SG Tyreke Evans
SF T.J. Warren
PF Dewayne Dedmon
C Karl-Anthony Towns
G Klay Thompson
F Nikola Mirotic
Util Antonio Blakeney
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 317.62

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 $10,700 56.34 5.27
James Harden HOU $10,900 55.13 5.06
Kyle Lowry TOR $8,200 46.86 5.71
Kemba Walker CHA $9,800 45.79 4.67

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Lowry TOR $8,200 46.86 5.71
Antonio Blakeney CHI $3,200 18.11 5.66
Kyle Anderson MEM $4,500 24.90 5.53
De’Aaron Fox SAC $6,400 35.28 5.51

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMar DeRozan SAS $8,400 40.01 4.76
Klay Thompson GS $6,600 37.97 5.75
Tim Hardaway Jr. NYK $7,300 37.02 5.07
Jimmy Butler PHI $7,100 35.48 5.00

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Klay Thompson GS $6,600 37.97 5.75
David Nwaba CLE $3,600 20.12 5.59
Justin Holiday CHI $4,600 25.66 5.58
Danny Green TOR $4,600 25.22 5.48

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,200 56.50 5.04
LeBron James LAL $11,600 54.10 4.66
Kevin Durant GS $10,600 52.76 4.98
Paul George OKC $8,900 46.08 5.18

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeAndre’ Bembry ATL $3,600 20.41 5.67
Nikola Mirotic NOP $6,900 38.78 5.62
Cedi Osman CLE $4,300 23.61 5.49
T.J. Warren PHO $6,700 36.67 5.47

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NOP $11,400 57.16 5.01
Blake Griffin DET $9,500 44.63 4.70
LaMarcus Aldridge SAS $7,700 37.25 4.84
Julius Randle NOP $7,000 34.94 4.99

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dewayne Dedmon ATL $4,200 25.99 6.19
Derrick Favors UTA $4,500 25.90 5.75
Noah Vonleh NYK $4,100 22.98 5.60
Serge Ibaka TOR $6,300 34.24 5.43

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $10,800 55.59 5.15
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $8,800 50.99 5.79
Nikola Jokic DEN $9,700 46.27 4.77
Andre Drummond DET $9,400 45.95 4.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $8,800 50.99 5.79
Jarrett Allen BKN $5,600 32.44 5.79
Jusuf Nurkic POR $6,700 37.87 5.65
Cody Zeller CHA $4,100 22.96 5.60

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 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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