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NBA Draftkings Picks for May 17, 2020

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Malcolm Brogdon IND $7,000 32.71 4.67
Reggie Jackson LAC $2,400 24.72 10.30
Landry Shamet LAC $3,400 15.61 4.59
Patrick Beverley LAC $3,000 15.18 5.06

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Edmond Sumner IND $1,000 10.87 10.87
Reggie Jackson LAC $2,400 24.72 10.30
Patrick Beverley LAC $3,000 15.18 5.06
T.J. McConnell IND $3,200 15.13 4.73

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lou Williams LAC $8,600 27.90 3.24
Justin Holiday IND $4,400 18.93 4.30
Rodney McGruder LAC $1,800 7.15 3.97
Jeremy Lamb IND $5,400 4.25 0.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Justin Holiday IND $4,400 18.93 4.30
Rodney McGruder LAC $1,800 7.15 3.97
Lou Williams LAC $8,600 27.90 3.24
Jeremy Lamb IND $5,400 4.25 0.79

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kawhi Leonard LAC $11,800 41.42 3.51
Paul George LAC $10,800 36.11 3.34
Doug McDermott IND $5,800 15.61 2.69
Jakarr Sampson IND $1,000 8.43 8.43

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jakarr Sampson IND $1,000 8.43 8.43
Kawhi Leonard LAC $11,800 41.42 3.51
Paul George LAC $10,800 36.11 3.34
Doug McDermott IND $5,800 15.61 2.69

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Domantas Sabonis IND $10,400 43.79 4.21
T.J. Warren IND $7,800 30.43 3.90
Marcus Morris Sr. LAC $4,200 19.14 4.56
JaMychal Green LAC $2,800 16.07 5.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
JaMychal Green LAC $2,800 16.07 5.74
TJ Leaf IND $1,000 5.45 5.45
Marcus Morris Sr. LAC $4,200 19.14 4.56
Domantas Sabonis IND $10,400 43.79 4.21

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Montrezl Harrell LAC $9,400 30.91 3.29
Myles Turner IND $6,400 30.27 4.73
Ivica Zubac LAC $3,800 21.54 5.67
Goga Bitadze IND $1,400 7.21 5.15

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ivica Zubac LAC $3,800 21.54 5.67
Goga Bitadze IND $1,400 7.21 5.15
Myles Turner IND $6,400 30.27 4.73
Montrezl Harrell LAC $9,400 30.91 3.29

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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