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NBA DraftKings Picks for Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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Optimal Lineup

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Optimal lineups are generated to demonstrate groups of players that work well together. This should be used only as a thought-starter for your lineups. This lineup may not conform to exact requirements of DraftKings (ie. players from one team), and may cross over multiple slates. For more detailed and customizable lineup generation, please use the NBA Draftkings Optimizer.

PG Delon Wright
SG Klay Thompson
SF Kevin Durant
PF Al Horford
C JaVale McGee
G Trae Young
F LeBron James
Util C.J. Miles
Salary $50,000
Expected Points 290.98

Player expected costs and values are calculated every thirty minutes throughout the day.

Point Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Jrue Holiday NOP $8,500 44.73 5.26
Stephen Curry GS $9,000 44.50 4.94
Ben Simmons PHI $7,800 41.36 5.30
Donovan Mitchell UTA $8,300 39.01 4.70

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Delon Wright MEM $3,500 27.31 7.80
Brandon Ingram LAL $5,500 30.27 5.50
Trae Young ATL $6,700 36.68 5.47
Ricky Rubio UTA $5,800 31.01 5.35

Shooting Guard

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeMar DeRozan SAS $7,300 38.10 5.22
Jimmy Butler PHI $6,800 34.58 5.09
Klay Thompson GS $6,100 32.96 5.40
JJ Redick PHI $5,300 27.37 5.16

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Reggie Bullock LAL $3,400 20.44 6.01
Justin Holiday MEM $4,800 26.46 5.51
Klay Thompson GS $6,100 32.96 5.40
Joe Ingles UTA $5,000 26.75 5.35

Small Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeBron James LAL $10,500 52.75 5.02
Kevin Durant GS $9,100 46.35 5.09
Aaron Gordon ORL $6,400 34.94 5.46
Tobias Harris PHI $6,600 32.69 4.95

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kenrich Williams NOP $4,900 29.20 5.96
Taurean Prince ATL $4,500 25.95 5.77
Marcus Morris BOS $5,000 27.76 5.55
Aaron Gordon ORL $6,400 34.94 5.46

Power Forward

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Anthony Davis NOP $10,300 49.62 4.82
LaMarcus Aldridge SAS $7,700 37.33 4.85
Julius Randle NOP $7,400 36.53 4.94
John Collins ATL $7,600 35.89 4.72

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Ivan Rabb MEM $5,600 31.13 5.56
Dewayne Dedmon ATL $4,600 25.46 5.53
Al Horford BOS $6,300 33.39 5.30
Draymond Green GS $6,000 30.78 5.13

Center

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Joel Embiid PHI $10,200 53.86 5.28
Nikola Vucevic ORL $9,500 46.73 4.92
Rudy Gobert UTA $8,200 40.81 4.98
DeMarcus Cousins GS $6,200 35.75 5.77

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
JaVale McGee LAL $4,800 30.77 6.41
DeMarcus Cousins GS $6,200 35.75 5.77
Jonas Valanciunas MEM $4,200 22.30 5.31
Joel Embiid PHI $10,200 53.86 5.28

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 no 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.

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