NBA Draftkings Picks for May 9, 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 $11,600 58.36 5.03
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander OKC $9,500 47.80 5.03
Donovan Mitchell CLE $8,800 42.15 4.79
Kyrie Irving DAL $8,700 40.45 4.65

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Doncic DAL $11,600 58.36 5.03
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander OKC $9,500 47.80 5.03
Payton Pritchard BOS $4,100 20.46 4.99
Derrick White BOS $6,700 32.95 4.92

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Donovan Mitchell CLE $8,800 42.15 4.79
Kyrie Irving DAL $8,700 40.45 4.65
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,000 38.36 4.80
Derrick White BOS $6,700 32.95 4.92

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Derrick White BOS $6,700 32.95 4.92
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,000 38.36 4.80
Donovan Mitchell CLE $8,800 42.15 4.79
Kyrie Irving DAL $8,700 40.45 4.65

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,400 45.11 4.80
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,000 38.36 4.80
Jalen Williams OKC $7,600 36.18 4.76
Max Strus CLE $5,300 19.64 3.71

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,400 45.11 4.80
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,000 38.36 4.80
Jalen Williams OKC $7,600 36.18 4.76
Aaron Wiggins OKC $4,000 17.32 4.33

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,400 45.11 4.80
Evan Mobley CLE $7,700 35.64 4.63
Al Horford BOS $5,700 23.86 4.19
PJ Washington DAL $5,600 23.05 4.12

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,400 45.11 4.80
Evan Mobley CLE $7,700 35.64 4.63
Al Horford BOS $5,700 23.86 4.19
PJ Washington DAL $5,600 23.05 4.12

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Evan Mobley CLE $7,700 35.64 4.63
Chet Holmgren OKC $7,100 33.21 4.68
Al Horford BOS $5,700 23.86 4.19
PJ Washington DAL $5,600 23.05 4.12

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Chet Holmgren OKC $7,100 33.21 4.68
Evan Mobley CLE $7,700 35.64 4.63
Daniel Gafford DAL $4,900 21.26 4.34
Al Horford BOS $5,700 23.86 4.19

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.