NBA Draftkings Picks for May 1, 2023

Daily Player Picks

Updated Throughout the Day

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


Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jamal Murray DEN $8,000 47.10 5.89
James Harden PHI $8,800 42.26 4.80
Chris Paul PHX $7,100 35.90 5.06
Tyrese Maxey PHI $6,900 34.26 4.96

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jamal Murray DEN $8,000 47.10 5.89
Derrick White BOS $5,600 31.07 5.55
Marcus Smart BOS $5,700 30.71 5.39
Malcolm Brogdon BOS $4,900 26.33 5.37

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devin Booker PHX $9,200 53.24 5.79
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,200 40.26 4.91
Tyrese Maxey PHI $6,900 34.26 4.96
Derrick White BOS $5,600 31.07 5.55

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devin Booker PHX $9,200 53.24 5.79
Derrick White BOS $5,600 31.07 5.55
Tyrese Maxey PHI $6,900 34.26 4.96
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,200 40.26 4.91

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,900 50.72 5.12
Kevin Durant PHX $9,500 48.62 5.12
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,200 40.26 4.91
Tobias Harris PHI $6,400 33.39 5.22

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bruce Brown DEN $4,400 23.37 5.31
Tobias Harris PHI $6,400 33.39 5.22
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,900 50.72 5.12
Kevin Durant PHX $9,500 48.62 5.12

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,900 50.72 5.12
Kevin Durant PHX $9,500 48.62 5.12
Tobias Harris PHI $6,400 33.39 5.22
Aaron Gordon DEN $5,800 27.77 4.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tobias Harris PHI $6,400 33.39 5.22
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,900 50.72 5.12
Kevin Durant PHX $9,500 48.62 5.12
Al Horford BOS $5,200 26.42 5.08

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,800 59.25 5.49
Deandre Ayton PHX $6,200 32.40 5.23
Paul Reed PHI $5,300 26.89 5.07
Al Horford BOS $5,200 26.42 5.08

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,800 59.25 5.49
Deandre Ayton PHX $6,200 32.40 5.23
Al Horford BOS $5,200 26.42 5.08
Paul Reed PHI $5,300 26.89 5.07

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.