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NBA Draftkings Picks for Jan 1, 2021

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Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.


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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Doncic DAL $10,300 56.97 5.53
LeBron James LAL $10,000 54.77 5.48
Trae Young ATL $10,100 48.39 4.79
Stephen Curry GS $9,600 46.65 4.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Raul Neto WAS $3,400 25.06 7.37
Bogdan Bogdanovic ATL $5,400 32.22 5.97
Donovan Mitchell UTA $6,800 38.49 5.66
Damion Lee GS $3,700 20.72 5.60

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bradley Beal WAS $9,400 47.33 5.04
CJ McCollum POR $8,400 43.81 5.22
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,100 43.69 5.39
Devin Booker PHO $8,000 39.09 4.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Raul Neto WAS $3,400 25.06 7.37
Bogdan Bogdanovic ATL $5,400 32.22 5.97
Donovan Mitchell UTA $6,800 38.49 5.66
Damion Lee GS $3,700 20.72 5.60

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $10,000 54.77 5.48
Jayson Tatum BOS $8,600 48.32 5.62
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,100 43.69 5.39
Kawhi Leonard LAC $9,200 43.57 4.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $8,600 48.32 5.62
James Johnson DAL $3,700 20.39 5.51
LeBron James LAL $10,000 54.77 5.48
DeMar DeRozan SA $7,300 39.68 5.44

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,000 54.13 4.92
Jayson Tatum BOS $8,600 48.32 5.62
Kevin Durant BKN $9,100 44.76 4.92
Anthony Davis LAL $9,500 41.35 4.35

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thaddeus Young CHI $3,500 24.58 7.02
Jayson Tatum BOS $8,600 48.32 5.62
James Johnson DAL $3,700 20.39 5.51
DeMar DeRozan SA $7,300 39.68 5.44

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,600 58.00 5.47
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,000 54.13 4.92
Anthony Davis LAL $9,500 41.35 4.35
Rudy Gobert UTA $7,400 40.55 5.48

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tristan Thompson BOS $4,200 23.28 5.54
Rudy Gobert UTA $7,400 40.55 5.48
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,600 58.00 5.47
DeAndre Jordan BKN $4,300 23.24 5.41

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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