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NBA Draftkings Picks for Feb 8, 2022

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Doncic DAL $12,200 60.94 4.99
LeBron James LAL $10,500 54.44 5.18
Ja Morant MEM $10,100 51.21 5.07
Trae Young ATL $9,800 50.09 5.11

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Duane Washington Jr. IND $4,100 27.78 6.78
Dennis Smith Jr. POR $3,100 19.46 6.28
Davion Mitchell SAC $5,400 31.83 5.89
Cameron Thomas BKN $4,800 28.12 5.86

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Ingram NOP $9,200 47.56 5.17
D’Angelo Russell MIN $7,900 38.39 4.86
Devin Booker PHX $9,300 38.26 4.11
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,900 37.57 4.22

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lance Stephenson IND $3,200 24.00 7.50
Duane Washington Jr. IND $4,100 27.78 6.78
Ben McLemore POR $3,500 23.60 6.74
Davion Mitchell SAC $5,400 31.83 5.89

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $10,500 54.44 5.18
Brandon Ingram NOP $9,200 47.56 5.17
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,900 43.42 4.39
Khris Middleton MIL $7,800 38.62 4.95

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Lance Stephenson IND $3,200 24.00 7.50
Ben McLemore POR $3,500 23.60 6.74
Aaron Gordon DEN $5,800 35.72 6.16
Bruce Brown BKN $4,000 22.83 5.71

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,800 57.59 4.88
Julius Randle NYK $8,800 43.58 4.95
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,900 43.42 4.39
Tobias Harris PHI $8,200 38.18 4.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Justise Winslow POR $3,000 23.60 7.87
Aaron Gordon DEN $5,800 35.72 6.16
Jaxson Hayes NOP $5,500 32.27 5.87
Bruce Brown BKN $4,000 22.83 5.71

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $12,600 61.38 4.87
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $11,800 57.59 4.88
Joel Embiid PHI $12,000 55.35 4.61
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $10,200 53.47 5.24

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
JaVale McGee PHX $3,400 20.02 5.89
Jaxson Hayes NOP $5,500 32.27 5.87
Brandon Clarke MEM $4,100 23.30 5.68
Blake Griffin BKN $4,600 25.03 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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