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NBA Draftkings Picks for Jan 3, 2021

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $10,100 50.26 4.98
Damian Lillard POR $9,800 47.80 4.88
Stephen Curry GS $9,400 47.64 5.07
Russell Westbrook WAS $10,200 43.08 4.22

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jalen Brunson DAL $3,300 19.59 5.94
Chris Paul PHO $7,000 38.51 5.50
Jamal Murray DEN $7,200 38.62 5.36
Dejounte Murray SA $6,700 35.40 5.28

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bradley Beal WAS $9,100 48.36 5.31
Jaylen Brown BOS $10,200 42.98 4.21
CJ McCollum POR $8,400 42.09 5.01
Paul George LAC $8,700 40.71 4.68

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Richardson DAL $5,000 27.91 5.58
Zach LaVine CHI $7,300 39.85 5.46
Bradley Beal WAS $9,100 48.36 5.31
Donovan Mitchell UTA $7,100 37.25 5.25

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $10,100 50.26 4.98
Kawhi Leonard LAC $9,600 45.08 4.70
Jayson Tatum BOS $10,600 44.05 4.16
Jaylen Brown BOS $10,200 42.98 4.21

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Richardson DAL $5,000 27.91 5.58
James Johnson DAL $3,700 20.31 5.49
DeMar DeRozan SA $7,500 41.00 5.47
Grant Williams BOS $1,800 9.37 5.21

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant BKN $9,300 45.90 4.94
Anthony Davis LAL $9,700 44.49 4.59
Jayson Tatum BOS $10,600 44.05 4.16
DeMar DeRozan SA $7,500 41.00 5.47

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thaddeus Young CHI $3,900 23.66 6.07
Carmelo Anthony POR $4,300 24.79 5.76
James Johnson DAL $3,700 20.31 5.49
DeMar DeRozan SA $7,500 41.00 5.47

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,600 56.36 5.32
Anthony Davis LAL $9,700 44.49 4.59
Rudy Gobert UTA $7,200 39.00 5.42
Jonas Valanciunas MEM $8,000 36.96 4.62

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Isaiah Stewart DET $2,600 15.36 5.91
Rudy Gobert UTA $7,200 39.00 5.42
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,600 56.36 5.32
Serge Ibaka LAC $5,700 29.19 5.12

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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