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NBA Draftkings Picks for May 2, 2020

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ben Simmons PHI $9,800 45.20 4.61
Elfrid Payton NY $4,600 35.17 7.64
Shake Milton PHI $1,600 25.70 16.06
Dennis Smith Jr. NY $1,000 15.09 15.09

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shake Milton PHI $1,600 25.70 16.06
Dennis Smith Jr. NY $1,000 15.09 15.09
Raul Neto PHI $1,000 11.20 11.20
Allonzo Trier NY $1,000 10.33 10.33

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Alec Burks PHI $8,200 22.46 2.74
Josh Richardson PHI $6,000 21.19 3.53
Glenn Robinson III PHI $7,000 19.49 2.78
Furkan Korkmaz PHI $5,600 19.29 3.44

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Damyean Dotson NY $1,800 14.48 8.04
Josh Richardson PHI $6,000 21.19 3.53
Furkan Korkmaz PHI $5,600 19.29 3.44
Glenn Robinson III PHI $7,000 19.49 2.78

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tobias Harris PHI $9,000 34.47 3.83
RJ Barrett NY $7,600 26.48 3.48
Moe Harkless NY $2,200 13.59 6.18
Reggie Bullock NY $1,200 13.40 11.17

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wayne Ellington NY $1,000 12.79 12.79
Reggie Bullock NY $1,200 13.40 11.17
Matisse Thybulle PHI $1,400 10.98 7.85
Moe Harkless NY $2,200 13.59 6.18

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Julius Randle NY $8,800 43.17 4.91
Bobby Portis NY $6,200 18.45 2.98
Taj Gibson NY $3,400 14.64 4.31
Mike Scott PHI $3,000 14.59 4.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle O’Quinn PHI $1,000 12.28 12.28
Julius Randle NY $8,800 43.17 4.91
Mike Scott PHI $3,000 14.59 4.86
Taj Gibson NY $3,400 14.64 4.31

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $10,600 41.69 3.93
Al Horford PHI $7,400 30.53 4.13
Mitchell Robinson NY $5,200 25.47 4.90
Norvel Pelle PHI $1,000 7.02 7.02

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Norvel Pelle PHI $1,000 7.02 7.02
Mitchell Robinson NY $5,200 25.47 4.90
Al Horford PHI $7,400 30.53 4.13
Joel Embiid PHI $10,600 41.69 3.93

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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