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NBA Draftkings Picks for May 23, 2020

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Damian Lillard POR $10,800 42.28 3.91
Rajon Rondo LAL $2,800 14.95 5.34
Quinn Cook LAL $1,000 4.55 4.55

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rajon Rondo LAL $2,800 14.95 5.34
Quinn Cook LAL $1,000 4.55 4.55
Damian Lillard POR $10,800 42.28 3.91

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
CJ McCollum POR $9,800 44.24 4.51
Avery Bradley LAL $3,800 20.03 5.27
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope LAL $6,200 18.46 2.98
Gary Trent Jr. POR $3,000 16.94 5.65

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mario Hezonja POR $1,000 11.85 11.85
Gary Trent Jr. POR $3,000 16.94 5.65
Avery Bradley LAL $3,800 20.03 5.27
Alex Caruso LAL $3,200 15.09 4.71

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $11,400 59.45 5.21
Trevor Ariza POR $4,000 26.62 6.66
Carmelo Anthony POR $7,600 25.67 3.38
Kyle Kuzma LAL $6,800 22.20 3.26

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Wenyen Gabriel POR $1,000 7.99 7.99
Trevor Ariza POR $4,000 26.62 6.66
Nassir Little POR $1,000 5.66 5.66
LeBron James LAL $11,400 59.45 5.21

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis LAL $11,000 48.21 4.38
Markieff Morris LAL $5,200 13.12 2.52
Caleb Swanigan POR $1,000 8.92 8.92
Jared Dudley LAL $1,000 3.47 3.47

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Caleb Swanigan POR $1,000 8.92 8.92
Anthony Davis LAL $11,000 48.21 4.38
Jared Dudley LAL $1,000 3.47 3.47
Markieff Morris LAL $5,200 13.12 2.52

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Hassan Whiteside POR $8,400 45.81 5.45
Dwight Howard LAL $4,400 18.51 4.21
JaVale McGee LAL $3,400 15.18 4.47

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Hassan Whiteside POR $8,400 45.81 5.45
JaVale McGee LAL $3,400 15.18 4.47
Dwight Howard LAL $4,400 18.51 4.21

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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