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NBA Draftkings Picks for Jan 16, 2021

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden BKN $10,600 47.59 4.49
CJ McCollum POR $8,300 45.85 5.52
Damian Lillard POR $9,200 45.71 4.97
Trae Young ATL $8,900 45.16 5.07

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
CJ McCollum POR $8,300 45.85 5.52
Kyle Lowry TOR $7,700 40.68 5.28
Terry Rozier CHA $6,600 34.47 5.22
Shake Milton PHI $5,200 27.17 5.22

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden BKN $10,600 47.59 4.49
CJ McCollum POR $8,300 45.85 5.52
Fred VanVleet TOR $8,000 39.58 4.95
Terry Rozier CHA $6,600 34.47 5.22

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Nwaba HOU $3,400 19.97 5.87
Mason Jones HOU $3,000 17.14 5.71
CJ McCollum POR $8,300 45.85 5.52
Terry Rozier CHA $6,600 34.47 5.22

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ben Simmons PHI $8,400 40.52 4.82
Jerami Grant DET $7,400 38.27 5.17
DeMar DeRozan SA $8,400 36.56 4.35
Gordon Hayward CHA $7,800 35.72 4.58

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
David Nwaba HOU $3,400 19.97 5.87
Jerami Grant DET $7,400 38.27 5.17
De’Andre Hunter ATL $6,200 30.94 4.99
OG Anunoby TOR $5,500 27.11 4.93

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant BKN $10,000 52.94 5.29
Pascal Siakam TOR $8,500 42.75 5.03
Jerami Grant DET $7,400 38.27 5.17
DeMar DeRozan SA $8,400 36.56 4.35

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jae’Sean Tate HOU $4,700 25.63 5.45
PJ Washington CHA $6,400 34.02 5.32
Kevin Durant BKN $10,000 52.94 5.29
P.J. Tucker HOU $4,300 22.59 5.25

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Vucevic ORL $9,500 45.67 4.81
Christian Wood HOU $8,700 43.11 4.96
Pascal Siakam TOR $8,500 42.75 5.03
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,600 41.83 4.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tony Bradley PHI $3,000 21.50 7.17
Khem Birch ORL $4,100 22.85 5.57
PJ Washington CHA $6,400 34.02 5.32
P.J. Tucker HOU $4,300 22.59 5.25

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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