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NBA Draftkings Picks for Jan 23, 2021

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Doncic DAL $10,700 63.65 5.95
James Harden BKN $10,500 55.35 5.27
LeBron James LAL $9,400 51.09 5.43
Kyrie Irving BKN $8,900 46.07 5.18

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kendrick Nunn MIA $5,600 34.24 6.12
Luka Doncic DAL $10,700 63.65 5.95
Jordan McLaughlin MIN $3,700 20.72 5.60
Chris Paul PHO $7,100 39.53 5.57

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden BKN $10,500 55.35 5.27
Zach LaVine CHI $9,200 49.22 5.35
Donovan Mitchell UTA $7,800 43.39 5.56
Kendrick Nunn MIA $5,600 34.24 6.12

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kendrick Nunn MIA $5,600 34.24 6.12
Donovan Mitchell UTA $7,800 43.39 5.56
Zach LaVine CHI $9,200 49.22 5.35
Wayne Ellington DET $3,800 20.29 5.34

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant BKN $10,400 53.78 5.17
LeBron James LAL $9,400 51.09 5.43
Jerami Grant DET $7,800 40.69 5.22
Ben Simmons PHI $8,200 38.19 4.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Saddiq Bey DET $3,100 19.77 6.38
Mikal Bridges PHO $5,400 29.37 5.44
LeBron James LAL $9,400 51.09 5.43
David Nwaba HOU $3,800 20.22 5.32

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant BKN $10,400 53.78 5.17
Anthony Davis LAL $9,300 44.00 4.73
Jerami Grant DET $7,800 40.69 5.22
Zion Williamson NO $7,600 36.98 4.87

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Saddiq Bey DET $3,100 19.77 6.38
P.J. Tucker HOU $3,900 21.82 5.60
Thaddeus Young CHI $4,600 25.53 5.55
Lauri Markkanen CHI $6,400 34.16 5.34

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,800 62.70 5.81
Joel Embiid PHI $10,000 53.96 5.40
Anthony Davis LAL $9,300 44.00 4.73
Rudy Gobert UTA $7,300 38.75 5.31

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMarcus Cousins HOU $5,100 30.76 6.03
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,800 62.70 5.81
P.J. Tucker HOU $3,900 21.82 5.60
Isaiah Stewart DET $3,100 17.12 5.52

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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