NBA Draftkings Picks for May 12, 2024

Daily Player Picks

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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 $9,600 48.63 5.07
Tyrese Haliburton IND $8,600 45.29 5.27
Jamal Murray DEN $7,500 38.09 5.08
Mike Conley MIN $5,700 27.07 4.75

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Tyrese Haliburton IND $8,600 45.29 5.27
Jamal Murray DEN $7,500 38.09 5.08
Jalen Brunson NYK $9,600 48.63 5.07
T.J. McConnell IND $4,800 23.58 4.91

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Edwards MIN $9,200 47.09 5.12
Donte DiVincenzo NYK $6,800 39.97 5.88
Andrew Nembhard IND $4,900 22.01 4.49
Aaron Nesmith IND $5,000 21.63 4.33

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Donte DiVincenzo NYK $6,800 39.97 5.88
Anthony Edwards MIN $9,200 47.09 5.12
Andrew Nembhard IND $4,900 22.01 4.49
Aaron Nesmith IND $5,000 21.63 4.33

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Edwards MIN $9,200 47.09 5.12
Josh Hart NYK $7,900 44.19 5.59
Donte DiVincenzo NYK $6,800 39.97 5.88
Pascal Siakam IND $7,700 36.87 4.79

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Donte DiVincenzo NYK $6,800 39.97 5.88
Josh Hart NYK $7,900 44.19 5.59
Anthony Edwards MIN $9,200 47.09 5.12
Pascal Siakam IND $7,700 36.87 4.79

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Hart NYK $7,900 44.19 5.59
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $6,900 37.19 5.39
Pascal Siakam IND $7,700 36.87 4.79
Michael Porter Jr. DEN $6,600 31.51 4.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Josh Hart NYK $7,900 44.19 5.59
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $6,900 37.19 5.39
Obi Toppin IND $4,500 21.64 4.81
Aaron Gordon DEN $6,100 29.25 4.80

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,200 61.87 5.52
Rudy Gobert MIN $6,500 37.38 5.75
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $6,900 37.19 5.39
Myles Turner IND $6,700 35.13 5.24

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rudy Gobert MIN $6,500 37.38 5.75
Nikola Jokic DEN $11,200 61.87 5.52
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $6,900 37.19 5.39
Myles Turner IND $6,700 35.13 5.24

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.