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NBA Weekly Player Rankings: NBA Value Meter-Week 21

Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson writes about fantasy sports for RotoWire.

THE VALUE METER
By Eric Johnson
RotoWire Staff Writer

NBA VALUE METER - WEEK 21

Five Games: NONE
Four Games: BOS, CHI, CLE, DEN, GSW, HOU, IND, LAC, LAL, MEM, MIA, MIN, NJ, ORL, SAS, TOR, WAS
Three Games: ATL, CHA, DAL, DET, NO, NYK, PHI, PHO, POR, SAC, SEA, UTA
Two Games: MIL
One Game: NONE
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Point Guards
Rank Player Team Games Comment
1 Baron Davis GSW 4  
2 Allen Iverson DEN 4  
3 Monta Ellis GSW 4  
4 Rafer Alston HOU 4  
5 Tony Parker SAS 4 Averaging 25.6 points on 68.0% shooting from the field over last three games.
6 Chris Paul NO 3  
7 Deron Williams UTA 3  
8 Steve Nash PHO 3  
9 Devin Harris NJ 4  
10 Randy Foye MIN 4  
11 Chauncey Billups DET 3  
12 Jason Kidd DAL 3  
13 Andre Miller PHI 3 Averaging career-best 17.0 points this year.
14 Rajon Rondo BOS 4  
15 Jameer Nelson ORL 4  
16 Kirk Hinrich CHI 4  
17 Mike Bibby ATL 3  
18 Raymond Felton CHA 3  
19 Beno Udrih SAC 3  
20 Jose Calderon TOR 4 Time-share with Ford hurting production. Only averaging 8.2 points and 6.6 assists in 27.2 minutes over last five games.
21 T.J. Ford TOR 4  
22 Jason Williams MIA 4  
23 Antonio Daniels WAS 4  
24 Anthony Carter DEN 4 Minutes and production could decrease with Atkins back.
25 Brevin Knight LAC 4  
26 Derek Fisher LAL 4  
27 Nate Robinson NYK 3  
28 Earl Watson SEA 3  
29 Steve Blake POR 3  
30 Maurice Williams MIL 2  

Shooting Guards
Rank Player Team Games
1 Kobe Bryant LAL 4  
2 Tracy McGrady HOU 4  
3 Manu Ginobili SAS 4  
4 Vince Carter NJ 4  
5 Rudy Gay MEM 4  
6 Anthony Parker TOR 4 Averaging 20.0 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.2 steals on 52.2% shooting from the field and 95.2% shooting from the line over last five games.
7 Joe Johnson ATL 3  
8 Brandon Roy POR 3  
9 Jason Richardson CHA 3  
10 Jamal Crawford NYK 3  
11 Kevin Martin SAC 3  
12 Mike Dunleavy IND 4  
13 Ben Gordon CHI 4  
14 Ray Allen * BOS 4 Day-to-day (ankle)
15 Richard Hamilton DET 3  
16 Peja Stojakovic NO 3  
17 Ricky Davis MIA 4 Averaging 20.4 points, 5.4 rebounds and 4.4 assists in 43.2 minutes over last five games.
18 Larry Hughes CHI 4  
19 Cuttino Mobley LAC 4  
20 DeShawn Stevenson WAS 4  
21 J.R. Smith DEN 4  
22 Rashad McCants MIN 4  
23 Grant Hill PHO 3  
24 Jason Terry DAL 3  
25 Leandro Barbosa PHO 3  
26 Sasha Pavlovic CLE 4  
27 Michael Redd MIL 2  
28 Josh Childress ATL 3  
29 Raja Bell PHO 3  
30 Jerry Stackhouse DAL 3  

Small Forwards
Rank Player Team Games
1 LeBron James CLE 4  
2 Carmelo Anthony DEN 4  
3 Hedo Turkoglu ORL 4  
4 Corey Maggette LAC 4  
5 Paul Pierce BOS 4  
6 Caron Butler WAS 4 Averaging 17.5 points, 9.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists in two games since retiring from injury.
7 Mike Miller MEM 4  
8 Stephen Jackson GSW 4  
9 Rashard Lewis ORL 4  
10 Richard Jefferson NJ 4  
11 Danny Granger IND 4  
12 Luol Deng CHI 4  
13 Josh Smith ATL 3 Averaging 16.8 points, 10.3 rebounds and 2.5 blocks over last ten games.
14 Andre Iguodala PHI 3  
15 Ron Artest SAC 3  
16 Josh Howard DAL 3  
17 Gerald Wallace CHA 3  
18 Ryan Gomes MIN 4 Averaging 17.8 points and 7.0 rebounds over last five games.
19 Kevin Durant SEA 3  
20 Andrei Kirilenko UTA 3  
21 Shane Battier HOU 4  
22 Mickael Pietrus GSW 4 Averaging 13.2 points and 8.8 rebounds in 36.0 minutes over last five games.
23 Tim Thomas LAC 4  
24 Marko Jaric MIN 4
25 Jamario Moon TOR 4  
26 Tayshaun Prince DET 3  
27 Marvin Williams ATL 3  
28 Andres Nocioni CHI 4  
29 Wally Szczerbiak CLE 4  
30 Ronnie Brewer UTA 3  

Power Forwards
Rank Player Team Games Comment
1 Tim Duncan SAS 4 Continues to put up consistent numbers (18.0 ppg and 10.9 rpg over last ten games) but FG% (43.2%) is a concern.
2 Kevin Garnett BOS 4  
3 Lamar Odom LAL 4  
4 Antawn Jamison WAS 4  
5 Dirk Nowitzki DAL 3  
6 Carlos Boozer UTA 3  
7 Emeka Okafor CHA 3  
8 Rasheed Wallace DET 3  
9 Zach Randolph NYK 3  
10 Shawn Marion * MIA 4 Day-to-day (back)
11 Kenyon Martin DEN 4  
12 Hakim Warrick MEM 4  
13 Drew Gooden CHI 4  
14 Andrea Bargnani TOR 4  
15 Luis Scola HOU 4  
16 Al Harrington GSW 4  
17 Chris Wilcox SEA 3  
18 Al Horford ATL 3  
19 David West * NO 3 Day-to-day (ankle)
20 Darius Songalia WAS 4 Averaging 11.6 points, 5.4 boards and 1.6 steals over last five. Could see bump in production if Haywood (knee) misses time.
21 Joe Smith CLE 4  
22 Ronny Turiaf LAL 4 Could be a good source for rebounds and blocks with Gasol (ankle) out.
23 David Lee NYK 3  
24 Boris Diaw PHO 3  
25 Antonio McDyess DET 3  
26 Jeff Green SEA 3  
27 Mikki Moore SAC 3  
28 Travis Outlaw POR 3  
29 Reggie Evans PHI 3  
30 Darko Milicic * MEM 4 Day-to-day (foot)

Centers
Rank Player Team Games Comment
1 Al Jefferson MIN 4  
2 Dwight Howard ORL 4  
3 Marcus Camby DEN 4  
4 Amare Stoudemire PHO 3  
5 Tyson Chandler NO 3  
6 LaMarcus Aldridge POR 3  
7 Samuel Dalembert PHI 3  
8 Mehmet Okur UTA 3  
9 Kendrick Perkins BOS 4 Averaging 10.8 points, 9.2 rebounds and 2.8 blocks over last ten games.
10 Troy Murphy IND 4  
11 Anderson Varejeo CLE 4  
12 Ben Wallace CLE 4  
13 Shaquille O'Neal PHO 3  
14 Brad Miller SAC 3 Only averaging 6.6 points and 6.4 rebounds on 40.0% shooting from the field over last five games.
15 Rasho Nesterovic TOR 4  
16 Andris Biedrins GSW 4  
17 Joakim Noah CHI 4  
18 Josh Boone NJ 4  
19 Mark Blount MIA 4  
20 Jeff Foster IND 4  
21 Brendan Haywood * WAS 4 Day-to-day (knee)
22 Dikembe Mutumbo HOU 4  
23 Kurt Thomas SAS 4  
24 Erick Dampier DAL 3  
25 Nick Collison SEA 3  
26 Joel Przybilla POR 3  
27 Johan Petro SEA 3  
28 Nazr Mohammed CHA 3  
29 Nenad Krstic * NJ 4 Day-to-day (respiratory infection)
30 Andrew Bogut * MIL 2 Day-to-day (bruised thigh)
Article first appeared on 3/16/08
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