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NBA Draftkings Picks for Jan 22, 2021

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Doncic DAL $10,900 62.24 5.71
James Harden BKN $10,800 57.18 5.29
Kyrie Irving BKN $9,000 46.47 5.16
Trae Young ATL $9,600 45.09 4.70

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Doncic DAL $10,900 62.24 5.71
Fred VanVleet TOR $7,800 43.46 5.57
Bruce Brown BKN $3,600 19.63 5.45
Devonte’ Graham CHA $6,200 33.66 5.43

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden BKN $10,800 57.18 5.29
Zach LaVine CHI $9,500 45.90 4.83
Paul George LAC $9,300 45.25 4.87
Fred VanVleet TOR $7,800 43.46 5.57

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fred VanVleet TOR $7,800 43.46 5.57
Norman Powell TOR $4,300 23.96 5.57
Bruce Brown BKN $3,600 19.63 5.45
Terry Rozier CHA $6,700 35.94 5.36

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kawhi Leonard LAC $9,700 46.60 4.80
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,500 41.29 4.86
Gordon Hayward CHA $7,700 38.55 5.01
DeMar DeRozan SA $7,900 36.86 4.67

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Norman Powell TOR $4,300 23.96 5.57
Tim Hardaway Jr. DAL $5,500 28.97 5.27
Miles Bridges CHA $4,500 23.54 5.23
Danny Green PHI $4,700 24.54 5.22

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Domantas Sabonis IND $9,900 49.11 4.96
Julius Randle NY $9,100 47.07 5.17
Kristaps Porzingis DAL $8,100 43.04 5.31
Gordon Hayward CHA $7,700 38.55 5.01

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Thaddeus Young CHI $4,700 25.36 5.40
Lauri Markkanen CHI $6,600 35.31 5.35
Kristaps Porzingis DAL $8,100 43.04 5.31
Miles Bridges CHA $4,500 23.54 5.23

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,000 56.95 5.18
Joel Embiid PHI $10,100 56.12 5.56
Domantas Sabonis IND $9,900 49.11 4.96
Nikola Vucevic ORL $8,900 48.06 5.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins HOU $4,400 29.06 6.60
Joel Embiid PHI $10,100 56.12 5.56
Daniel Gafford CHI $3,100 16.95 5.47
Nikola Vucevic ORL $8,900 48.06 5.40

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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