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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $11,600 59.15 5.10
James Harden BKN $10,600 52.37 4.94
Trae Young ATL $10,500 49.55 4.72
Fred VanVleet TOR $9,500 49.49 5.21

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Monte Morris DEN $4,500 25.35 5.63
Anfernee Simons POR $6,200 34.25 5.52
Jaylen Nowell MIN $4,400 24.09 5.47
Fred VanVleet TOR $9,500 49.49 5.21

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Fred VanVleet TOR $9,500 49.49 5.21
Bradley Beal WAS $10,400 48.00 4.62
Anthony Edwards MIN $8,000 42.63 5.33
Zach LaVine CHI $9,700 42.40 4.37

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anfernee Simons POR $6,200 34.25 5.52
Will Barton DEN $5,800 31.63 5.45
Anthony Edwards MIN $8,000 42.63 5.33
Seth Curry PHI $6,100 32.10 5.26

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $11,600 59.15 5.10
Kevin Durant BKN $10,300 47.93 4.65
Anthony Edwards MIN $8,000 42.63 5.33
Zach LaVine CHI $9,700 42.40 4.37

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaden McDaniels MIN $4,600 25.38 5.52
Aaron Gordon DEN $5,100 27.50 5.39
Khris Middleton MIL $7,900 42.17 5.34
Kenrich Williams OKC $3,600 19.20 5.33

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,400 57.90 5.08
Kevin Durant BKN $10,300 47.93 4.65
Tobias Harris PHI $7,800 40.74 5.22
DeMar DeRozan CHI $9,200 39.77 4.32

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Darius Bazley OKC $4,100 23.62 5.76
JaMychal Green DEN $3,300 18.40 5.58
Jaden McDaniels MIN $4,600 25.38 5.52
Aaron Gordon DEN $5,100 27.50 5.39

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $12,000 61.59 5.13
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,400 57.90 5.08
Joel Embiid PHI $11,200 56.22 5.02
Pascal Siakam TOR $9,000 48.95 5.44

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Hassan Whiteside UTA $3,500 23.01 6.57
Christian Wood HOU $7,100 40.91 5.76
JaMychal Green DEN $3,300 18.40 5.58
Pascal Siakam TOR $9,000 48.95 5.44

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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