NBA Draftkings Picks for May 22, 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 $11,000 60.40 5.49
Tyrese Haliburton IND $8,300 41.76 5.03
Kyrie Irving DAL $7,800 35.60 4.56
Derrick White BOS $6,700 35.59 5.31

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Luka Doncic DAL $11,000 60.40 5.49
Jrue Holiday BOS $6,000 32.86 5.48
Mike Conley MIN $5,800 30.86 5.32
Derrick White BOS $6,700 35.59 5.31

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Edwards MIN $9,600 42.45 4.42
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,000 40.07 5.01
Kyrie Irving DAL $7,800 35.60 4.56
Derrick White BOS $6,700 35.59 5.31

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Derrick White BOS $6,700 35.59 5.31
Andrew Nembhard IND $4,900 25.48 5.20
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,000 40.07 5.01
Aaron Nesmith IND $4,700 22.80 4.85

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Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $10,000 52.03 5.20
Anthony Edwards MIN $9,600 42.45 4.42
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,000 40.07 5.01
Pascal Siakam IND $7,300 36.81 5.04

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $10,000 52.03 5.20
Derrick Jones Jr. DAL $4,500 23.08 5.13
Pascal Siakam IND $7,300 36.81 5.04
Jaylen Brown BOS $8,000 40.07 5.01

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $10,000 52.03 5.20
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $7,400 36.97 5.00
Pascal Siakam IND $7,300 36.81 5.04
PJ Washington DAL $6,600 31.55 4.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jayson Tatum BOS $10,000 52.03 5.20
Derrick Jones Jr. DAL $4,500 23.08 5.13
Pascal Siakam IND $7,300 36.81 5.04
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $7,400 36.97 5.00

Canter

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $7,400 36.97 5.00
Myles Turner IND $6,300 34.98 5.55
Rudy Gobert MIN $6,400 33.39 5.22
PJ Washington DAL $6,600 31.55 4.78

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Myles Turner IND $6,300 34.98 5.55
Rudy Gobert MIN $6,400 33.39 5.22
Karl-Anthony Towns MIN $7,400 36.97 5.00
Naz Reid MIN $4,400 21.36 4.85

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.