NBA Draftkings Picks for May 5, 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
Devin Booker PHX $9,500 51.16 5.39
Jamal Murray DEN $7,900 43.71 5.53
James Harden PHI $8,700 42.90 4.93
Tyrese Maxey PHI $6,400 29.80 4.66

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jamal Murray DEN $7,900 43.71 5.53
Devin Booker PHX $9,500 51.16 5.39
Bruce Brown DEN $4,400 22.97 5.22
Marcus Smart BOS $5,200 25.84 4.97

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devin Booker PHX $9,500 51.16 5.39
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,300 38.89 4.68
Tyrese Maxey PHI $6,400 29.80 4.66
Derrick White BOS $4,900 23.82 4.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devin Booker PHX $9,500 51.16 5.39
Derrick White BOS $4,900 23.82 4.86
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,300 38.89 4.68
Tyrese Maxey PHI $6,400 29.80 4.66

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,700 49.63 5.12
Kevin Durant PHX $9,800 47.53 4.85
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,300 38.89 4.68
Tobias Harris PHI $6,200 33.30 5.37

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tobias Harris PHI $6,200 33.30 5.37
Bruce Brown DEN $4,400 22.97 5.22
Michael Porter Jr. DEN $5,800 29.83 5.14
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,700 49.63 5.12

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,700 49.63 5.12
Kevin Durant PHX $9,800 47.53 4.85
Tobias Harris PHI $6,200 33.30 5.37
Aaron Gordon DEN $6,000 28.47 4.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tobias Harris PHI $6,200 33.30 5.37
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,700 49.63 5.12
Kevin Durant PHX $9,800 47.53 4.85
Aaron Gordon DEN $6,000 28.47 4.75

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,900 61.14 5.61
Joel Embiid PHI $10,200 46.48 4.56
Deandre Ayton PHX $6,500 29.83 4.59
Al Horford BOS $5,300 24.99 4.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $10,900 61.14 5.61
Al Horford BOS $5,300 24.99 4.72
Deandre Ayton PHX $6,500 29.83 4.59
Joel Embiid PHI $10,200 46.48 4.56

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.