NBA Draftkings Picks for May 21, 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 $11,200 61.08 5.45
Tyrese Haliburton IND $8,400 41.61 4.95
Kyrie Irving DAL $8,000 35.79 4.47
Derrick White BOS $6,600 33.23 5.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Doncic DAL $11,200 61.08 5.45
Andrew Nembhard IND $4,600 24.40 5.30
Mike Conley MIN $5,600 29.61 5.29
T.J. McConnell IND $4,800 24.42 5.09

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Edwards MIN $9,500 46.96 4.94
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,100 38.49 4.75
Kyrie Irving DAL $8,000 35.79 4.47
Derrick White BOS $6,600 33.23 5.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Andrew Nembhard IND $4,600 24.40 5.30
Derrick White BOS $6,600 33.23 5.04
Anthony Edwards MIN $9,500 46.96 4.94
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,100 38.49 4.75

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,900 52.10 5.26
Anthony Edwards MIN $9,500 46.96 4.94
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,100 38.49 4.75
Pascal Siakam IND $7,400 36.30 4.90

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,900 52.10 5.26
Derrick Jones Jr. DAL $4,500 23.21 5.16
Anthony Edwards MIN $9,500 46.96 4.94
Pascal Siakam IND $7,400 36.30 4.90

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,900 52.10 5.26
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $7,300 36.97 5.06
Pascal Siakam IND $7,400 36.30 4.90
PJ Washington DAL $6,800 31.73 4.67

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $9,900 52.10 5.26
Naz Reid MIN $4,400 23.05 5.24
Derrick Jones Jr. DAL $4,500 23.21 5.16
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $7,300 36.97 5.06

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $7,300 36.97 5.06
Rudy Gobert MIN $6,400 34.90 5.45
Myles Turner IND $6,500 32.27 4.96
PJ Washington DAL $6,800 31.73 4.67

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Rudy Gobert MIN $6,400 34.90 5.45
Naz Reid MIN $4,400 23.05 5.24
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $7,300 36.97 5.06
Myles Turner IND $6,500 32.27 4.96

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.