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NBA Rankings: DraftKings DFS Fantasy Basketball Rankings for May 27 | Stud, Midrange & Value Picks + Injury Notes

Jeff Pratt ranks the top plays in each salary range for Thursday’s fantasy basketball slate on DraftKings, which starts at 7:30 p.m. ET.

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Welcome to Thursday’s NBA rankings for the three-game DraftKings slate. The idea of this page is to rank the top DraftKings options in each salary range, helping you make quick decisions when debating which players to roster. Players are sorted from top to bottom in order of preference.

Each baller listed here is someone I’m considering in my player pool. If a player is not listed but is available to play, that just means I’m not considering using them on this slate. They might be a viable option but didn’t make my cut.

This page will be updated after the 1:30 p.m. ET and 5:30 p.m. ET injury reports, and you can confirm additional updates by checking the time stamp. When a player has a status change, they will now be bolded in the injuries and notes section.

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Betting Odds

Teams Point Spread Moneyline Total Points
Teams Point Spread Moneyline Total Points
MIL Bucks -1.5 -121 Over 226.5
MIA Heat +1.5 +102 Under 226.5
PHO Suns +7 +240 Over 210.5
LA Lakers -7 -295 Under 210.5
DEN Nuggets +4 +143 Over 227.5
POR Trail Blazers -4 -175 Under 227.5

Set your DraftKings fantasy basketball lineups here: NBA $500k Shootaround [$105K to 1st]


Studs

Player Name Position Opp Salary Player Notes
Player Name Position Opp Salary Player Notes
Damian Lillard PG DEN $9,400 Lillard is coming off a huge 68.5 DKFP performance.
Giannis Antetokounmpo PF/C MIA $10,900 Giannis has scored 61+ DKFP in each of his first two games against Miami.
Anthony Davis PF/C PHO $9,700 Davis racked up 67 DKFP in his last game.
Nikola Jokic C POR $10,700 Jokic has seen a 36% usage rate in three-straight contests.

Midrange

Player Name Position Opp Salary Player Notes
Player Name Position Opp Salary Player Notes
Jrue Holiday PG/SG MIA $7,600 Holiday has scored 43+ DKFP in four-straight games.
Michael Porter Jr. SF/PF POR $7,100 Denver ranks 25th in DKFP allowed to wings.
Deandre Ayton C LAL $6,300 Ayton has scored 37+ DKFP in back-to-back contests.
Donte DiVincenzo PG/SG MIA $5,000 Miami ranks last in the league in DKFP allowed to guards.

Values

Player Name Position Opp Salary Player Notes
Player Name Position Opp Salary Player Notes
Cameron Payne PG LAL $4,800 Payne is coming off a huge 39.8 DKFP contest.
Monte Morris PG/SG POR $4,200 Morris racked up 29.3 DKFP in his last game.
Duncan Robinson SG MIL $4,600 Robinson is one game removed from a strong 32 DKFP performance.
Paul Millsap PF/C POR $3,900 Millsap scored 30.3 DKFP in his last contest.

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