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NBA Draftkings Picks for Jan 25, 2021

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Doncic DAL $10,700 63.31 5.92
James Harden BKN $10,200 54.04 5.30
LeBron James LAL $9,300 50.26 5.40
Kyrie Irving BKN $9,000 49.34 5.48

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Doncic DAL $10,700 63.31 5.92
Kendrick Nunn MIA $6,100 33.91 5.56
Kyrie Irving BKN $9,000 49.34 5.48
Fred VanVleet TOR $7,900 43.15 5.46

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden BKN $10,200 54.04 5.30
Zach LaVine CHI $8,600 48.93 5.69
Fred VanVleet TOR $7,900 43.15 5.46
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,500 40.81 4.80

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach LaVine CHI $8,600 48.93 5.69
Kendrick Nunn MIA $6,100 33.91 5.56
Fred VanVleet TOR $7,900 43.15 5.46
Wayne Ellington DET $4,200 22.82 5.43

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant BKN $10,400 53.15 5.11
LeBron James LAL $9,300 50.26 5.40
Gordon Hayward CHA $7,300 41.64 5.70
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,500 40.81 4.80

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Miles Bridges CHA $4,000 23.01 5.75
Gordon Hayward CHA $7,300 41.64 5.70
LeBron James LAL $9,300 50.26 5.40
Taurean Prince CLE $4,500 23.99 5.33

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant BKN $10,400 53.15 5.11
Domantas Sabonis IND $9,800 50.44 5.15
Anthony Davis LAL $9,200 45.39 4.93
Jayson Tatum BOS $8,900 44.20 4.97

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Miles Bridges CHA $4,000 23.01 5.75
Gordon Hayward CHA $7,300 41.64 5.70
Carmelo Anthony POR $4,600 26.21 5.70
Taurean Prince CLE $4,500 23.99 5.33

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,800 61.04 5.65
Domantas Sabonis IND $9,800 50.44 5.15
Nikola Vucevic ORL $8,700 45.95 5.28
Anthony Davis LAL $9,200 45.39 4.93

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dwight Howard PHI $4,200 25.24 6.01
Cody Zeller CHA $3,300 18.68 5.66
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,800 61.04 5.65
Nikola Vucevic ORL $8,700 45.95 5.28

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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