NBA Draftkings Picks for May 16, 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
Jamal Murray DEN $9,600 35.40 3.69
Mike Conley MIN $7,200 27.61 3.83
Christian Braun DEN $4,000 14.32 3.58
Reggie Jackson DEN $2,400 10.22 4.26

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Reggie Jackson DEN $2,400 10.22 4.26
Mike Conley MIN $7,200 27.61 3.83
Jamal Murray DEN $9,600 35.40 3.69
Christian Braun DEN $4,000 14.32 3.58

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Edwards MIN $11,600 48.39 4.17
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope DEN $5,800 18.50 3.19
Nickeil Alexander-Walker MIN $5,000 14.87 2.97
Christian Braun DEN $4,000 14.32 3.58

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Edwards MIN $11,600 48.39 4.17
Christian Braun DEN $4,000 14.32 3.58
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope DEN $5,800 18.50 3.19
Nickeil Alexander-Walker MIN $5,000 14.87 2.97

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Edwards MIN $11,600 48.39 4.17
Michael Porter Jr. DEN $8,600 26.30 3.06
Jaden McDaniels MIN $5,200 19.37 3.72
Nickeil Alexander-Walker MIN $5,000 14.87 2.97

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Edwards MIN $11,600 48.39 4.17
Jaden McDaniels MIN $5,200 19.37 3.72
Kyle Anderson MIN $3,200 11.05 3.45
Michael Porter Jr. DEN $8,600 26.30 3.06

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,400 37.92 4.03
Aaron Gordon DEN $8,000 33.22 4.15
Michael Porter Jr. DEN $8,600 26.30 3.06
Naz Reid MIN $5,600 18.15 3.24

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Gordon DEN $8,000 33.22 4.15
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,400 37.92 4.03
Kyle Anderson MIN $3,200 11.05 3.45
Naz Reid MIN $5,600 18.15 3.24

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $14,000 62.85 4.49
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,400 37.92 4.03
Rudy Gobert MIN $8,400 36.40 4.33
Naz Reid MIN $5,600 18.15 3.24

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Nikola Jokic DEN $14,000 62.85 4.49
Rudy Gobert MIN $8,400 36.40 4.33
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $9,400 37.92 4.03
Naz Reid MIN $5,600 18.15 3.24

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.