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NBA FanDuel Picks for May 23, 2020

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook HOU $9,700 46.82 4.83
Kyle Lowry TOR $7,500 44.49 5.93
Lonzo Ball NO $6,500 36.68 5.64
Ben Simmons PHI $8,900 35.17 3.95

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Shake Milton PHI $3,600 25.02 6.95
Ky Bowman GS $3,700 24.58 6.64
Jordan Poole GS $3,500 22.97 6.56
Kyle Lowry TOR $7,500 44.49 5.93

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden HOU $10,400 57.63 5.54
Jrue Holiday NO $7,800 40.62 5.21
Norman Powell TOR $5,400 38.98 7.22
Khris Middleton MIL $7,500 34.96 4.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Norman Powell TOR $5,400 38.98 7.22
Marcus Smart BOS $5,700 34.71 6.09
Damion Lee GS $4,900 28.65 5.85
James Harden HOU $10,400 57.63 5.54

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $10,000 58.54 5.85
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,300 54.89 5.33
Pascal Siakam TOR $8,700 42.61 4.90
Tobias Harris PHI $6,700 39.33 5.87

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
OG Anunoby TOR $4,700 27.67 5.89
Tobias Harris PHI $6,700 39.33 5.87
LeBron James LAL $10,000 58.54 5.85
Gordon Hayward BOS $6,200 34.71 5.60

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis LAL $10,200 47.93 4.70
Jayson Tatum BOS $8,300 46.95 5.66
Kawhi Leonard LAC $9,900 43.35 4.38
Zion Williamson NO $6,800 37.77 5.55

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Daniel Theis BOS $4,600 29.54 6.42
Robert Covington HOU $5,900 36.38 6.17
Eric Paschall GS $4,600 27.22 5.92
Nicolo Melli NO $3,500 20.44 5.84

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $9,400 47.46 5.05
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,100 45.74 4.53
Marquese Chriss GS $4,500 31.71 7.05
Montrezl Harrell LAC $6,600 28.99 4.39

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marquese Chriss GS $4,500 31.71 7.05
Ivica Zubac LAC $4,000 21.10 5.28
Joel Embiid PHI $9,400 47.46 5.05
Chris Boucher TOR $3,500 17.21 4.92

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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