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NBA Draftkings Picks for Jan 7, 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
LeBron James LAL $10,000 53.37 5.34
Luka Doncic DAL $10,500 53.20 5.07
CJ McCollum POR $8,500 44.58 5.25
Damian Lillard POR $9,300 43.76 4.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Caris LeVert BKN $6,800 40.78 6.00
Chris Chiozza BKN $3,000 17.25 5.75
Jalen Brunson DAL $3,300 17.88 5.42
LeBron James LAL $10,000 53.37 5.34

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
CJ McCollum POR $8,500 44.58 5.25
D’Angelo Russell MIN $7,700 37.62 4.89
Dillon Brooks MEM $6,300 29.55 4.69
Will Barton DEN $5,900 28.86 4.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bruce Brown BKN $3,500 21.39 6.11
CJ McCollum POR $8,500 44.58 5.25
Danny Green PHI $3,700 19.23 5.20
Shake Milton PHI $4,900 25.29 5.16

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $10,000 53.37 5.34
Ben Simmons PHI $8,900 41.32 4.64
Caris LeVert BKN $6,800 40.78 6.00
Tobias Harris PHI $7,500 39.43 5.26

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Caris LeVert BKN $6,800 40.78 6.00
LeBron James LAL $10,000 53.37 5.34
Tobias Harris PHI $7,500 39.43 5.26
Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot BKN $3,900 20.44 5.24

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis LAL $9,800 46.34 4.73
Tobias Harris PHI $7,500 39.43 5.26
DeMar DeRozan SA $7,900 36.09 4.57
Keldon Johnson SA $6,500 29.52 4.54

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tobias Harris PHI $7,500 39.43 5.26
James Johnson DAL $3,300 16.97 5.14
Rudy Gay SA $4,800 24.49 5.10
Juancho Hernangomez MIN $4,400 21.98 5.00

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,900 55.40 5.08
Joel Embiid PHI $9,500 48.52 5.11
Anthony Davis LAL $9,800 46.34 4.73
Andre Drummond CLE $8,400 40.76 4.85

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jarrett Allen BKN $6,400 35.93 5.61
Joel Embiid PHI $9,500 48.52 5.11
Willie Cauley-Stein DAL $3,700 18.82 5.09
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,900 55.40 5.08

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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