NBA Draftkings Picks for May 9, 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 $10,100 54.38 5.38
James Harden PHI $8,800 49.83 5.66
Jamal Murray DEN $8,100 45.99 5.68
Tyrese Maxey PHI $6,200 32.59 5.26

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jamal Murray DEN $8,100 45.99 5.68
James Harden PHI $8,800 49.83 5.66
Malcolm Brogdon BOS $5,300 28.93 5.46
Devin Booker PHX $10,100 54.38 5.38

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devin Booker PHX $10,100 54.38 5.38
Jaylen Brown BOS $7,900 38.40 4.86
Tyrese Maxey PHI $6,200 32.59 5.26
Derrick White BOS $5,000 23.17 4.63

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Devin Booker PHX $10,100 54.38 5.38
Tyrese Maxey PHI $6,200 32.59 5.26
Jaylen Brown BOS $7,900 38.40 4.86
Derrick White BOS $5,000 23.17 4.63

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,600 51.89 5.41
Kevin Durant PHX $10,000 50.68 5.07
Jaylen Brown BOS $7,900 38.40 4.86
Michael Porter Jr. DEN $5,800 29.52 5.09

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,600 51.89 5.41
Michael Porter Jr. DEN $5,800 29.52 5.09
Kevin Durant PHX $10,000 50.68 5.07
Bruce Brown DEN $4,500 21.90 4.87

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,600 51.89 5.41
Kevin Durant PHX $10,000 50.68 5.07
Al Horford BOS $5,700 29.29 5.14
Aaron Gordon DEN $6,000 26.38 4.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,600 51.89 5.41
Al Horford BOS $5,700 29.29 5.14
Kevin Durant PHX $10,000 50.68 5.07
Aaron Gordon DEN $6,000 26.38 4.40

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,200 65.64 5.86
Joel Embiid PHI $9,700 53.93 5.56
Al Horford BOS $5,700 29.29 5.14
Deandre Ayton PHX $5,600 25.86 4.62

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,200 65.64 5.86
Joel Embiid PHI $9,700 53.93 5.56
Al Horford BOS $5,700 29.29 5.14
Robert Williams BOS $3,900 18.64 4.78

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.