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NBA DraftKings Picks for Wednesday, May 15, 2019

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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 Kyle Lowry
SG Khris Middleton
SF Giannis Antetokounmpo
PF Kevon Looney
C Marc Gasol
G Stephen Curry
F Pascal Siakam
Util Tony Snell
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 275

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Stephen Curry GS $9,100 46.35 5.09
Damian Lillard POR $8,400 37.42 4.45
CJ McCollum POR $7,700 36.82 4.78
Kyle Lowry TOR $6,100 32.99 5.41

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Lowry TOR $6,100 32.99 5.41
Stephen Curry GS $9,100 46.35 5.09
CJ McCollum POR $7,700 36.82 4.78
Eric Bledsoe MIL $5,800 26.21 4.52

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Khris Middleton MIL $6,900 37.44 5.43
Klay Thompson GS $7,100 34.99 4.93
Andre Iguodala GS $5,600 25.97 4.64
Danny Green TOR $4,500 19.40 4.31

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Khris Middleton MIL $6,900 37.44 5.43
Klay Thompson GS $7,100 34.99 4.93
Andre Iguodala GS $5,600 25.97 4.64
Pat Connaughton MIL $4,200 18.73 4.46

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,200 55.11 5.40
Kawhi Leonard TOR $9,900 50.74 5.13
Al-Farouq Aminu POR $4,000 17.77 4.44
Moe Harkless POR $3,700 16.87 4.56

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,200 55.11 5.40
Kawhi Leonard TOR $9,900 50.74 5.13
Moe Harkless POR $3,700 16.87 4.56
Al-Farouq Aminu POR $4,000 17.77 4.44

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Draymond Green GS $8,000 39.96 5.00
Pascal Siakam TOR $6,700 34.42 5.14
Nikola Mirotic MIL $4,800 21.83 4.55
Serge Ibaka TOR $4,400 19.29 4.38

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pascal Siakam TOR $6,700 34.42 5.14
Draymond Green GS $8,000 39.96 5.00
Nikola Mirotic MIL $4,800 21.83 4.55
Kevon Looney GS $3,600 16.01 4.45

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marc Gasol TOR $4,900 26.34 5.37
Enes Kanter POR $5,500 25.78 4.69
Brook Lopez MIL $4,300 19.66 4.57
Andrew Bogut GS $3,000 11.18 3.73

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marc Gasol TOR $4,900 26.34 5.37
Enes Kanter POR $5,500 25.78 4.69
Brook Lopez MIL $4,300 19.66 4.57
Andrew Bogut GS $3,000 11.18 3.73

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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