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NBA Draftkings Picks for Jan 15, 2021

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Doncic DAL $11,000 59.92 5.45
LeBron James LAL $9,700 48.24 4.97
Trae Young ATL $8,700 45.80 5.26
Donovan Mitchell UTA $8,400 43.52 5.18

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Reggie Jackson LAC $3,000 17.30 5.77
Luka Doncic DAL $11,000 59.92 5.45
Trae Young ATL $8,700 45.80 5.26
Rajon Rondo ATL $3,000 15.71 5.24

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul George LAC $9,400 44.66 4.75
Zach LaVine CHI $9,500 44.16 4.65
Donovan Mitchell UTA $8,400 43.52 5.18
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,900 41.96 4.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Donovan Mitchell UTA $8,400 43.52 5.18
Luke Kennard LAC $3,600 17.79 4.94
George Hill OKC $4,700 23.11 4.92
Coby White CHI $7,400 35.79 4.84

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $9,700 48.24 4.97
Kawhi Leonard LAC $9,600 44.39 4.62
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,900 41.96 4.71
Brandon Ingram NO $8,600 40.67 4.73

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
De’Andre Hunter ATL $6,000 30.61 5.10
LeBron James LAL $9,700 48.24 4.97
Luke Kennard LAC $3,600 17.79 4.94
Khris Middleton MIL $8,200 39.76 4.85

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,800 51.44 4.76
Julius Randle NY $9,100 44.55 4.90
Anthony Davis LAL $9,800 43.67 4.46
Brandon Ingram NO $8,600 40.67 4.73

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
De’Andre Hunter ATL $6,000 30.61 5.10
Isaiah Roby OKC $3,700 18.54 5.01
Julius Randle NY $9,100 44.55 4.90
Bobby Portis MIL $5,400 25.86 4.79

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,800 51.44 4.76
Nikola Vucevic ORL $9,000 47.31 5.26
Julius Randle NY $9,100 44.55 4.90
Andre Drummond CLE $9,300 44.24 4.76

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Vucevic ORL $9,000 47.31 5.26
Isaiah Roby OKC $3,700 18.54 5.01
Julius Randle NY $9,100 44.55 4.90
Clint Capela ATL $6,700 32.86 4.90

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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