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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 Terry Rozier
SG Kyle Korver
SF Gordon Hayward
PF Julius Randle
C Andre Drummond
G D’Angelo Russell
F Anthony Davis
Util Brad Wanamaker
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 310.63

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 $12,400 66.71 5.38
Damian Lillard POR $8,800 46.39 5.27
Donovan Mitchell UTA $9,200 42.42 4.61
Mike Conley MEM $7,600 39.30 5.17

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Terry Rozier BOS $3,700 31.49 8.51
D’Angelo Russell BKN $6,500 38.93 5.99
Patty Mills SAS $3,700 21.46 5.80
Spencer Dinwiddie BKN $5,500 31.35 5.70

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMar DeRozan SAS $8,500 42.12 4.95
Buddy Hield SAC $6,600 31.05 4.70
Joe Ingles UTA $6,100 30.85 5.06
Bogdan Bogdanovic SAC $5,600 29.01 5.18

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaylen Brown BOS $4,300 25.69 5.97
Joe Harris BKN $4,500 24.52 5.45
Kyle Korver UTA $3,800 20.20 5.31
Bogdan Bogdanovic SAC $5,600 29.01 5.18

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tobias Harris LAC $7,700 38.71 5.03
Danilo Gallinari LAC $7,200 32.64 4.53
Jayson Tatum BOS $6,300 32.53 5.16
Gordon Hayward BOS $5,300 32.18 6.07

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gordon Hayward BOS $5,300 32.18 6.07
Danuel House Jr. HOU $4,200 22.80 5.43
Al-Farouq Aminu POR $5,000 26.49 5.30
Marvin Williams CHA $4,900 25.63 5.23

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NOP $11,600 63.53 5.48
Blake Griffin DET $9,400 44.01 4.68
LaMarcus Aldridge SAS $8,200 40.48 4.94
Julius Randle NOP $7,400 38.98 5.27

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NOP $11,600 63.53 5.48
Derrick Favors UTA $5,300 28.65 5.41
Julius Randle NOP $7,400 38.98 5.27
Al Horford BOS $6,200 32.50 5.24

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andre Drummond DET $8,700 42.66 4.90
Jusuf Nurkic POR $8,600 40.91 4.76
Rudy Gobert UTA $8,400 40.62 4.84
Marc Gasol MEM $7,300 38.53 5.28

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nene Hilario HOU $3,100 17.59 5.67
Pau Gasol SAS $3,100 17.35 5.60
Marc Gasol MEM $7,300 38.53 5.28
Ed Davis BKN $3,700 19.10 5.16

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.