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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $11,200 58.71 5.24
Jamal Murray DEN $8,600 39.91 4.64
Goran Dragic MIA $7,500 33.64 4.49
Kemba Walker BOS $7,400 31.43 4.25

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rajon Rondo LAL $4,400 31.17 7.09
LeBron James LAL $11,200 58.71 5.24
Jamal Murray DEN $8,600 39.91 4.64
Goran Dragic MIA $7,500 33.64 4.49

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jamal Murray DEN $8,600 39.91 4.64
Jaylen Brown BOS $7,600 37.24 4.90
Jimmy Butler MIA $8,200 36.11 4.40
Marcus Smart BOS $7,000 30.47 4.35

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaylen Brown BOS $7,600 37.24 4.90
Jamal Murray DEN $8,600 39.91 4.64
Duncan Robinson MIA $4,000 18.42 4.61
Gary Harris DEN $4,900 22.06 4.50

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $11,200 58.71 5.24
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,700 48.27 4.98
Jaylen Brown BOS $7,600 37.24 4.90
Jimmy Butler MIA $8,200 36.11 4.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $11,200 58.71 5.24
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,700 48.27 4.98
Jaylen Brown BOS $7,600 37.24 4.90
Duncan Robinson MIA $4,000 18.42 4.61

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis LAL $10,400 52.23 5.02
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,700 48.27 4.98
Jae Crowder MIA $5,900 26.43 4.48
Gordon Hayward BOS $6,500 24.38 3.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis LAL $10,400 52.23 5.02
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,700 48.27 4.98
Jae Crowder MIA $5,900 26.43 4.48
Kelly Olynyk MIA $3,500 15.51 4.43

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis LAL $10,400 52.23 5.02
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,600 51.29 4.84
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,300 40.94 4.93
Daniel Theis BOS $5,300 19.53 3.69

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis LAL $10,400 52.23 5.02
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,300 40.94 4.93
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,600 51.29 4.84
Kelly Olynyk MIA $3,500 15.51 4.43

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 – those 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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