NBA Draftkings Picks for May 1, 2024

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
Luka Doncic DAL $11,800 61.29 5.19
James Harden LAC $8,300 42.68 5.14
Kyrie Irving DAL $8,800 41.78 4.75
Tyler Herro MIA $8,000 35.44 4.43

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Doncic DAL $11,800 61.29 5.19
James Harden LAC $8,300 42.68 5.14
Derrick White BOS $6,600 32.85 4.98
Kyrie Irving DAL $8,800 41.78 4.75

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kyrie Irving DAL $8,800 41.78 4.75
Paul George LAC $8,100 38.71 4.78
Jaylen Brown BOS $7,700 38.45 4.99
Tyler Herro MIA $8,000 35.44 4.43

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaylen Brown BOS $7,700 38.45 4.99
Derrick White BOS $6,600 32.85 4.98
Paul George LAC $8,100 38.71 4.78
Kyrie Irving DAL $8,800 41.78 4.75

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,700 46.98 4.84
Paul George LAC $8,100 38.71 4.78
Jaylen Brown BOS $7,700 38.45 4.99
Haywood Highsmith MIA $4,500 17.69 3.93

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jaylen Brown BOS $7,700 38.45 4.99
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,700 46.98 4.84
Paul George LAC $8,100 38.71 4.78
Amir Coffey LAC $3,400 14.68 4.32

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,700 46.98 4.84
PJ Washington DAL $5,900 26.45 4.48
Al Horford BOS $5,500 26.28 4.78
Caleb Martin MIA $5,400 23.75 4.40

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,700 46.98 4.84
Al Horford BOS $5,500 26.28 4.78
PJ Washington DAL $5,900 26.45 4.48
Caleb Martin MIA $5,400 23.75 4.40

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,300 39.46 4.75
Ivica Zubac LAC $6,300 30.89 4.90
PJ Washington DAL $5,900 26.45 4.48
Al Horford BOS $5,500 26.28 4.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ivica Zubac LAC $6,300 30.89 4.90
Al Horford BOS $5,500 26.28 4.78
Bam Adebayo MIA $8,300 39.46 4.75
Dereck Lively II DAL $4,000 18.08 4.52

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.