NBA Draftkings Picks for May 2, 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
Jalen Brunson NYK $9,700 53.76 5.54
Tyrese Maxey PHI $8,800 47.37 5.38
Tyrese Haliburton IND $8,500 43.35 5.10
Damian Lillard MIL $9,200 38.23 4.16

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jalen Brunson NYK $9,700 53.76 5.54
Tyrese Maxey PHI $8,800 47.37 5.38
Andrew Nembhard IND $4,900 25.99 5.30
Tyrese Haliburton IND $8,500 43.35 5.10

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kelly Oubre Jr. PHI $5,200 26.61 5.12
Aaron Nesmith IND $5,100 26.09 5.12
Andrew Nembhard IND $4,900 25.99 5.30
Donte DiVincenzo NYK $5,700 25.81 4.53

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andrew Nembhard IND $4,900 25.99 5.30
Kelly Oubre Jr. PHI $5,200 26.61 5.12
Aaron Nesmith IND $5,100 26.09 5.12
Miles McBride NYK $4,200 20.60 4.91

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Khris Middleton MIL $8,700 43.85 5.04
Pascal Siakam IND $8,600 41.33 4.81
Josh Hart NYK $7,400 40.19 5.43
OG Anunoby NYK $6,000 28.10 4.68

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Hart NYK $7,400 40.19 5.43
Kelly Oubre Jr. PHI $5,200 26.61 5.12
Aaron Nesmith IND $5,100 26.09 5.12
Khris Middleton MIL $8,700 43.85 5.04

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bobby Portis MIL $7,700 42.93 5.58
Pascal Siakam IND $8,600 41.33 4.81
Josh Hart NYK $7,400 40.19 5.43
OG Anunoby NYK $6,000 28.10 4.68

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Bobby Portis MIL $7,700 42.93 5.58
Josh Hart NYK $7,400 40.19 5.43
Obi Toppin IND $4,000 21.18 5.30
Pascal Siakam IND $8,600 41.33 4.81

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $10,700 62.72 5.86
Bobby Portis MIL $7,700 42.93 5.58
Myles Turner IND $7,200 39.90 5.54
Brook Lopez MIL $6,200 25.69 4.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $10,700 62.72 5.86
Bobby Portis MIL $7,700 42.93 5.58
Myles Turner IND $7,200 39.90 5.54
Obi Toppin IND $4,000 21.18 5.30

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.