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NBA Draftkings Picks for Jan 12, 2022

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
James Harden BKN $10,400 57.03 5.48
LeBron James LAL $11,700 54.11 4.62
Dejounte Murray SAS $9,700 53.72 5.54
Trae Young ATL $10,300 52.67 5.11

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dennis Schroder BOS $4,800 29.06 6.05
Tyrese Maxey PHI $5,400 32.57 6.03
Spencer Dinwiddie WAS $6,000 36.06 6.01
Lonzo Ball CHI $6,800 38.61 5.68

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaylen Brown BOS $9,300 50.49 5.43
Kyrie Irving BKN $8,900 44.08 4.95
Donovan Mitchell UTA $9,400 41.67 4.43
LaMelo Ball CHA $8,700 39.13 4.50

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dennis Schroder BOS $4,800 29.06 6.05
Max Strus MIA $5,000 29.62 5.92
Corey Kispert WAS $3,500 19.79 5.66
Evan Fournier NYK $5,000 27.43 5.49

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $11,700 54.11 4.62
Jaylen Brown BOS $9,300 50.49 5.43
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,500 45.91 4.83
Kyle Kuzma WAS $8,000 40.14 5.02

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Eric Paschall UTA $3,400 21.38 6.29
Chuma Okeke ORL $4,600 27.32 5.94
Max Strus MIA $5,000 29.62 5.92
Corey Kispert WAS $3,500 19.79 5.66

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kevin Durant BKN $11,000 52.88 4.81
Domantas Sabonis IND $10,000 47.71 4.77
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,500 45.91 4.83
Julius Randle NYK $8,500 41.59 4.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Eric Paschall UTA $3,400 21.38 6.29
Royce O’Neale UTA $4,400 26.65 6.06
Chuma Okeke ORL $4,600 27.32 5.94
Onyeka Okongwu ATL $3,900 23.10 5.92

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $11,200 57.63 5.15
Domantas Sabonis IND $10,000 47.71 4.77
Jarrett Allen CLE $7,900 42.55 5.39
Nikola Vucevic CHI $9,100 40.83 4.49

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Day’Ron Sharpe BKN $3,300 19.67 5.96
Onyeka Okongwu ATL $3,900 23.10 5.92
Jakob Poeltl SAS $6,300 36.97 5.87
Montrezl Harrell WAS $4,700 27.34 5.82

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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