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NBA Draftkings Picks for Feb 17, 2022

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Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Doncic DAL $12,400 64.64 5.21
LaMelo Ball CHA $9,400 43.15 4.59
CJ McCollum NOP $8,500 40.61 4.78
Terry Rozier CHA $8,200 39.08 4.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dennis Schroder HOU $4,400 33.29 7.57
Luke Kennard LAC $3,200 20.82 6.51
Reggie Jackson LAC $6,800 36.30 5.34
Luka Doncic DAL $12,400 64.64 5.21

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Brandon Ingram NOP $7,500 41.59 5.55
CJ McCollum NOP $8,500 40.61 4.78
Terry Rozier CHA $8,200 39.08 4.77
Khris Middleton MIL $7,800 37.25 4.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Dennis Schroder HOU $4,400 33.29 7.57
Luke Kennard LAC $3,200 20.82 6.51
Josh Christopher HOU $3,200 18.08 5.65
Brandon Ingram NOP $7,500 41.59 5.55

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyle Kuzma WAS $9,000 41.72 4.64
Brandon Ingram NOP $7,500 41.59 5.55
Jimmy Butler MIA $8,800 41.49 4.71
Khris Middleton MIL $7,800 37.25 4.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Christopher HOU $3,200 18.08 5.65
Brandon Ingram NOP $7,500 41.59 5.55
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope WAS $4,400 23.73 5.39
Bruce Brown BKN $4,500 24.03 5.34

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $12,100 61.39 5.07
Kyle Kuzma WAS $9,000 41.72 4.64
Jimmy Butler MIA $8,800 41.49 4.71
Miles Bridges CHA $7,900 34.21 4.33

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaxson Hayes NOP $4,600 29.18 6.34
Robert Covington LAC $3,900 23.67 6.07
Jordan Nwora MIL $3,300 19.37 5.87
Georges Niang PHI $3,200 18.39 5.75

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL $12,100 61.39 5.07
Joel Embiid PHI $11,800 56.20 4.76
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,400 44.95 5.35
Christian Wood HOU $8,100 38.42 4.74

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaxson Hayes NOP $4,600 29.18 6.34
Robert Covington LAC $3,900 23.67 6.07
Ivica Zubac LAC $4,700 28.38 6.04
Daniel Gafford WAS $3,000 17.40 5.80

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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