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NBA FanDuel Picks for May 2, 2020

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Damian Lillard POR $9,700 52.83 5.45
Russell Westbrook HOU $9,700 52.34 5.40
Luka Doncic DAL $10,000 51.53 5.15
Kyle Lowry TOR $7,500 41.25 5.50

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Seth Curry DAL $3,900 26.07 6.68
Shabazz Napier WAS $4,500 28.63 6.36
Michael Carter-Williams ORL $3,800 22.32 5.87
Lonzo Ball NO $6,500 38.03 5.85

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $10,400 51.74 4.97
Bradley Beal WAS $9,900 49.55 5.01
DeMar DeRozan SA $7,600 41.16 5.42
Jrue Holiday NO $7,800 39.89 5.11

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Terrence Ross ORL $4,600 30.07 6.54
Duncan Robinson MIA $4,000 24.15 6.04
Tony Snell DET $3,500 20.20 5.77
Gary Trent POR $3,500 20.08 5.74

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $10,000 49.66 4.97
Pascal Siakam TOR $8,700 39.26 4.51
Brandon Ingram NO $7,900 34.43 4.36
Paul George LAC $9,100 30.44 3.34

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Porter CLE $3,800 24.93 6.56
Eric Gordon HOU $4,000 25.78 6.44
Tim Hardaway DAL $4,500 27.59 6.13
Trevor Ariza POR $3,900 23.12 5.93

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kawhi Leonard LAC $9,900 50.71 5.12
Anthony Davis LAL $10,200 49.60 4.86
Kristaps Porzingis DAL $8,100 46.20 5.70
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,200 44.28 5.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Christian Wood DET $4,900 37.91 7.74
Larry Nance CLE $5,000 33.42 6.68
Trey Lyles SA $3,600 23.23 6.45
Jerami Grant DEN $4,100 25.91 6.32

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Hassan Whiteside POR $7,800 49.01 6.28
Andre Drummond CLE $9,200 48.29 5.25
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,100 48.18 4.77
Nikola Vucevic ORL $9,000 41.37 4.60

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Hassan Whiteside POR $7,800 49.01 6.28
Ivica Zubac LAC $4,000 22.86 5.71
P.J. Tucker HOU $4,100 22.29 5.44
Andre Drummond CLE $9,200 48.29 5.25

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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