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NBA Draftkings Picks for May 5, 2021

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook WAS $11,000 62.91 5.72
Damian Lillard POR $9,400 46.14 4.91
Trae Young ATL $9,600 44.17 4.60
Chris Paul PHO $7,500 40.73 5.43

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook WAS $11,000 62.91 5.72
Delon Wright SAC $5,600 31.60 5.64
Aaron Holiday IND $3,600 19.98 5.55
Chris Paul PHO $7,500 40.73 5.43

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bradley Beal WAS $9,500 43.92 4.62
Caris LeVert IND $8,800 42.96 4.88
Devin Booker PHO $8,300 40.87 4.92
Collin Sexton CLE $8,100 39.34 4.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Seth Curry PHI $4,000 23.69 5.92
Delon Wright SAC $5,600 31.60 5.64
Aaron Holiday IND $3,600 19.98 5.55
DaQuan Jeffries HOU $3,000 16.58 5.53

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bradley Beal WAS $9,500 43.92 4.62
DeMar DeRozan SA $8,300 42.53 5.12
Michael Porter Jr. DEN $8,400 40.44 4.81
Anthony Edwards MIN $7,400 38.06 5.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Danny Green PHI $3,900 21.43 5.50
Pat Connaughton MIL $3,200 17.10 5.34
Kyle Anderson MEM $5,600 29.38 5.25
Rudy Gay SA $3,900 20.26 5.20

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,900 60.23 5.53
Domantas Sabonis IND $10,600 53.31 5.03
Julius Randle NY $10,000 48.97 4.90
Jayson Tatum BOS $10,100 48.15 4.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
KJ Martin Jr. HOU $3,900 25.27 6.48
Davis Bertans WAS $3,600 22.27 6.19
Paul Millsap DEN $3,500 20.04 5.73
Torrey Craig PHO $3,700 20.89 5.65

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,900 60.23 5.53
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,700 57.08 5.33
Domantas Sabonis IND $10,600 53.31 5.03
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $10,300 50.21 4.87

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Mo Bamba ORL $5,300 31.75 5.99
Paul Millsap DEN $3,500 20.04 5.73
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $10,900 60.23 5.53
Kelly Olynyk HOU $7,500 41.18 5.49

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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