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NBA Draftkings Picks for Jun 17, 2021

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Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.


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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden BKN $11,000 38.59 3.51
Jrue Holiday MIL $8,600 34.69 4.03
Bryn Forbes MIL $4,400 10.69 2.43
Mike James BKN $5,200 10.60 2.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Donte DiVincenzo MIL $1,000 4.72 4.72
Tyler Johnson BKN $1,000 4.29 4.29
Jrue Holiday MIL $8,600 34.69 4.03
James Harden BKN $11,000 38.59 3.51

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Khris Middleton MIL $9,400 43.18 4.59
James Harden BKN $11,000 38.59 3.51
Jrue Holiday MIL $8,600 34.69 4.03
Pat Connaughton MIL $2,800 16.19 5.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pat Connaughton MIL $2,800 16.19 5.78
Khris Middleton MIL $9,400 43.18 4.59
Jrue Holiday MIL $8,600 34.69 4.03
Landry Shamet BKN $3,200 12.54 3.92

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant BKN $12,400 51.93 4.19
Khris Middleton MIL $9,400 43.18 4.59
Bruce Brown BKN $6,200 17.75 2.86
Pat Connaughton MIL $2,800 16.19 5.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Pat Connaughton MIL $2,800 16.19 5.78
Alize Johnson BKN $1,000 5.12 5.12
P.J. Tucker MIL $2,400 11.02 4.59
Khris Middleton MIL $9,400 43.18 4.59

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $12,000 59.29 4.94
Kevin Durant BKN $12,400 51.93 4.19
Jeff Green BKN $4,800 26.63 5.55
Blake Griffin BKN $6,800 22.70 3.34

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bobby Portis MIL $1,800 10.18 5.66
Jeff Green BKN $4,800 26.63 5.55
Alize Johnson BKN $1,000 5.12 5.12
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $12,000 59.29 4.94

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $12,000 59.29 4.94
Jeff Green BKN $4,800 26.63 5.55
Brook Lopez MIL $5,600 23.93 4.27
Blake Griffin BKN $6,800 22.70 3.34

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bobby Portis MIL $1,800 10.18 5.66
Jeff Green BKN $4,800 26.63 5.55
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $12,000 59.29 4.94
Brook Lopez MIL $5,600 23.93 4.27

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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