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Optimal Lineup

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Optimal lineups are generated to demonstrate groups of players that work well together. This should be used only as a thought-starter for your lineups. This lineup may not conform to exact requirements of DraftKings (ie. players from one team), and may cross over multiple slates. For more detailed and customizable lineup generation, please use the NBA Draftkings Optimizer.

PG Russell Westbrook
SG Gary Harris
SF Al-Farouq Aminu
PF LaMarcus Aldridge
C Marc Gasol
G Damian Lillard
F Jonathan Isaac
Util Jakob Poeltl
Salary $49,800
Expected Points 293.91

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

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Westbrook OKC $10,300 58.64 5.69
Damian Lillard POR $8,700 50.47 5.80
Kyle Lowry TOR $6,500 37.27 5.73
CJ McCollum POR $6,400 35.38 5.53

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Damian Lillard POR $8,700 50.47 5.80
Kyle Lowry TOR $6,500 37.27 5.73
Russell Westbrook OKC $10,300 58.64 5.69
CJ McCollum POR $6,400 35.38 5.53

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMar DeRozan SAS $7,300 41.73 5.72
Evan Fournier ORL $5,500 27.78 5.05
Gary Harris DEN $4,500 26.01 5.78
Will Barton DEN $4,700 25.23 5.37

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Gary Harris DEN $4,500 26.01 5.78
DeMar DeRozan SAS $7,300 41.73 5.72
Danny Green TOR $4,400 24.54 5.58
Will Barton DEN $4,700 25.23 5.37

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Paul George OKC $9,000 50.03 5.56
Kawhi Leonard TOR $8,100 41.47 5.12
Aaron Gordon ORL $6,800 33.59 4.94
Jonathan Isaac ORL $4,900 28.07 5.73

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jonathan Isaac ORL $4,900 28.07 5.73
Paul George OKC $9,000 50.03 5.56
Al-Farouq Aminu POR $4,800 26.37 5.49
Rudy Gay SAS $5,100 26.97 5.29

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LaMarcus Aldridge SAS $7,400 40.87 5.52
Pascal Siakam TOR $7,100 37.73 5.31
Paul Millsap DEN $5,700 30.37 5.33
Jerami Grant OKC $5,400 25.75 4.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LaMarcus Aldridge SAS $7,400 40.87 5.52
Paul Millsap DEN $5,700 30.37 5.33
Pascal Siakam TOR $7,100 37.73 5.31
Jerami Grant OKC $5,400 25.75 4.77

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $9,200 50.87 5.53
Nikola Vucevic ORL $8,200 43.31 5.28
Enes Kanter POR $7,000 39.79 5.68
Steven Adams OKC $6,100 32.19 5.28

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Marc Gasol TOR $5,400 31.74 5.88
Jakob Poeltl SAS $3,800 22.07 5.81
Enes Kanter POR $7,000 39.79 5.68
Nikola Jokic DEN $9,200 50.87 5.53

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 – those are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides┬áno 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.