NBA Draftkings Picks for May 8, 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 $12,000 53.79 4.48
Tyrese Haliburton IND $10,400 38.46 3.70
T.J. McConnell IND $4,600 22.19 4.82
Andrew Nembhard IND $5,600 21.95 3.92

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
T.J. McConnell IND $4,600 22.19 4.82
Ben Sheppard IND $2,400 10.88 4.54
Jalen Brunson NYK $12,000 53.79 4.48
Andrew Nembhard IND $5,600 21.95 3.92

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Donte DiVincenzo NYK $7,200 31.23 4.34
Andrew Nembhard IND $5,600 21.95 3.92
Aaron Nesmith IND $5,000 21.78 4.36
Ben Sheppard IND $2,400 10.88 4.54

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ben Sheppard IND $2,400 10.88 4.54
Aaron Nesmith IND $5,000 21.78 4.36
Donte DiVincenzo NYK $7,200 31.23 4.34
Andrew Nembhard IND $5,600 21.95 3.92

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Hart NYK $9,600 42.11 4.39
Pascal Siakam IND $10,200 36.66 3.59
Donte DiVincenzo NYK $7,200 31.23 4.34
OG Anunoby NYK $7,600 31.15 4.10

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Hart NYK $9,600 42.11 4.39
Aaron Nesmith IND $5,000 21.78 4.36
Donte DiVincenzo NYK $7,200 31.23 4.34
OG Anunoby NYK $7,600 31.15 4.10

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Hart NYK $9,600 42.11 4.39
Pascal Siakam IND $10,200 36.66 3.59
OG Anunoby NYK $7,600 31.15 4.10
Obi Toppin IND $4,400 22.61 5.14

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Precious Achiuwa NYK $2,200 14.25 6.48
Obi Toppin IND $4,400 22.61 5.14
Josh Hart NYK $9,600 42.11 4.39
OG Anunoby NYK $7,600 31.15 4.10

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Myles Turner IND $8,200 33.99 4.14
Isaiah Hartenstein NYK $6,200 29.30 4.73
Obi Toppin IND $4,400 22.61 5.14
Precious Achiuwa NYK $2,200 14.25 6.48

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Precious Achiuwa NYK $2,200 14.25 6.48
Obi Toppin IND $4,400 22.61 5.14
Isaiah Hartenstein NYK $6,200 29.30 4.73
Myles Turner IND $8,200 33.99 4.14

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.