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NBA Draftkings Picks for Jul 17, 2021

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jrue Holiday MIL $9,600 39.56 4.12
Chris Paul PHO $8,800 39.33 4.47
Cameron Payne PHO $4,400 16.65 3.78
Jeff Teague MIL $1,800 5.08 2.82

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Donte DiVincenzo MIL $1,000 4.72 4.72
Chris Paul PHO $8,800 39.33 4.47
Jrue Holiday MIL $9,600 39.56 4.12
Cameron Payne PHO $4,400 16.65 3.78

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Khris Middleton MIL $10,400 43.93 4.22
Devin Booker PHO $10,200 42.11 4.13
Jrue Holiday MIL $9,600 39.56 4.12
Pat Connaughton MIL $4,800 18.81 3.92

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Khris Middleton MIL $10,400 43.93 4.22
Devin Booker PHO $10,200 42.11 4.13
Jrue Holiday MIL $9,600 39.56 4.12
Pat Connaughton MIL $4,800 18.81 3.92

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Khris Middleton MIL $10,400 43.93 4.22
Jae Crowder PHO $7,400 26.44 3.57
Mikal Bridges PHO $6,800 20.42 3.00
Pat Connaughton MIL $4,800 18.81 3.92

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
P.J. Tucker MIL $3,600 15.97 4.44
Khris Middleton MIL $10,400 43.93 4.22
Cameron Johnson PHO $4,000 16.66 4.16
Pat Connaughton MIL $4,800 18.81 3.92

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $12,600 64.72 5.14
Jae Crowder PHO $7,400 26.44 3.57
Cameron Johnson PHO $4,000 16.66 4.16
P.J. Tucker MIL $3,600 15.97 4.44

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $12,600 64.72 5.14
P.J. Tucker MIL $3,600 15.97 4.44
Cameron Johnson PHO $4,000 16.66 4.16
Jae Crowder PHO $7,400 26.44 3.57

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $12,600 64.72 5.14
Deandre Ayton PHO $8,000 41.42 5.18
Brook Lopez MIL $6,000 26.90 4.48
Bobby Portis MIL $5,600 12.08 2.16

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Deandre Ayton PHO $8,000 41.42 5.18
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $12,600 64.72 5.14
Brook Lopez MIL $6,000 26.90 4.48
Dario Saric PHO $1,000 2.36 2.36

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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