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NBA Draftkings Picks for Jan 9, 2021

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Doncic DAL $11,000 60.18 5.47
Damian Lillard POR $9,500 48.43 5.10
Trae Young ATL $9,400 43.56 4.63
Malcolm Brogdon IND $8,400 43.12 5.13

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bogdan Bogdanovic ATL $4,800 29.90 6.23
Raul Neto WAS $4,100 24.21 5.90
Trey Burke DAL $3,000 17.38 5.79
Luka Doncic DAL $11,000 60.18 5.47

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
CJ McCollum POR $8,600 40.84 4.75
Devin Booker PHO $7,900 38.31 4.85
D’Angelo Russell MIN $8,100 37.30 4.61
Victor Oladipo IND $7,000 34.04 4.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dakota Mathias PHI $1,000 11.36 11.36
Isaiah Joe PHI $1,000 10.62 10.62
Bogdan Bogdanovic ATL $4,800 29.90 6.23
Raul Neto WAS $4,100 24.21 5.90

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gordon Hayward CHA $8,200 40.22 4.90
Khris Middleton MIL $7,700 39.75 5.16
DeMar DeRozan SA $7,800 37.67 4.83
Jimmy Butler MIA $7,400 37.56 5.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Cam Reddish ATL $4,600 26.44 5.75
James Ennis III ORL $3,000 16.14 5.38
Cameron Johnson PHO $3,800 20.39 5.37
Jerome Robinson WAS $3,000 16.07 5.36

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Domantas Sabonis IND $9,100 45.15 4.96
Gordon Hayward CHA $8,200 40.22 4.90
John Collins ATL $7,500 38.85 5.18
DeMar DeRozan SA $7,800 37.67 4.83

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul Reed PHI $1,000 12.10 12.10
Bobby Portis MIL $5,400 30.57 5.66
Dario Saric PHO $4,000 22.52 5.63
Cameron Johnson PHO $3,800 20.39 5.37

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,200 54.40 4.86
Nikola Vucevic ORL $8,800 45.25 5.14
Domantas Sabonis IND $9,100 45.15 4.96
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,500 44.43 5.23

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Isaiah Hartenstein DEN $1,000 14.25 14.25
Tony Bradley PHI $1,000 13.29 13.29
Bobby Portis MIL $5,400 30.57 5.66
Dario Saric PHO $4,000 22.52 5.63

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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