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NBA FanDuel Picks for May 16, 2020

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Trae Young ATL $9,000 49.78 5.53
De’Aaron Fox SAC $7,400 39.22 5.30
Ricky Rubio PHO $6,900 39.10 5.67
Lonzo Ball NO $6,500 36.88 5.67

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mike Conley UTA $4,600 31.18 6.78
Spencer Dinwiddie BKN $5,700 35.47 6.22
Markelle Fultz ORL $5,100 29.14 5.71
Ricky Rubio PHO $6,900 39.10 5.67

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jrue Holiday NO $7,800 41.21 5.28
Caris LeVert BKN $6,300 40.55 6.44
Devin Booker PHO $8,000 37.32 4.66
Donovan Mitchell UTA $7,800 32.44 4.16

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Caris LeVert BKN $6,300 40.55 6.44
Malik Monk CHA $3,700 22.90 6.19
Terrence Ross ORL $4,600 28.30 6.15
Kevin Huerter ATL $5,000 29.92 5.98

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $10,000 53.95 5.40
T.J. Warren IND $5,900 34.91 5.92
Brandon Ingram NO $7,900 34.65 4.39
Paul George LAC $9,100 33.81 3.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kent Bazemore SAC $3,800 25.93 6.82
Cam Reddish ATL $4,000 24.58 6.14
Mikal Bridges PHO $4,100 24.57 5.99
T.J. Warren IND $5,900 34.91 5.92

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis LAL $10,200 49.80 4.88
John Collins ATL $8,400 46.11 5.49
Kawhi Leonard LAC $9,900 44.06 4.45
Zion Williamson NO $6,800 40.36 5.93

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Harry Giles SAC $3,500 23.49 6.71
Aaron Gordon ORL $6,300 37.81 6.00
Nicolo Melli NO $3,500 20.94 5.98
Zion Williamson NO $6,800 40.36 5.93

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Deandre Ayton PHO $8,800 42.52 4.83
Nikola Vucevic ORL $9,000 42.10 4.68
Rudy Gobert UTA $7,500 33.40 4.45
Mitchell Robinson NY $5,300 32.88 6.20

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dewayne Dedmon ATL $3,600 24.74 6.87
Mitchell Robinson NY $5,300 32.88 6.20
Ivica Zubac LAC $4,000 23.23 5.81
Bobby Portis NY $3,900 22.29 5.72

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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