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NBA Weekly Player Rankings: NBA Value Meter-Week 23

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 23

Five Games: NONE
Four Games: ATL, CHA, DAL, DEN, GSW, HOU, IND, LAC, MEM, MIA, MIL, MIN, NO, NYK, PHO, SAC, TOR, WAS
Three Games: BOS, CHI, CLE, DET, LAL, NJ, ORL, PHI, POR, SAS, SEA, UTA
Two Games: NONE
One Game: NONE
  = new to Value Meter

Point Guards
Rank Player Team Games Comment
1 Chris Paul NO 4  
2 Baron Davis GSW 4  
3 Allen Iverson DEN 4  
4 Steve Nash PHO 4 Only averaging 9.0 points over last three games.
5 Jason Kidd DAL 4  
6 Maurice Williams MIL 4  
7 Monta Ellis GSW 4  
8 Raymond Felton CHA 4  
9 Mike Bibby ATL 4  
10 Rafer Alston HOU 4  
11 Deron Williams UTA 3  
12 Chauncey Billups DET 3  
13 Andre Miller PHI 3  
14 Tony Parker SAS 3  
15 Devin Harris NJ 3  
16 T.J. Ford TOR 4  
17 Randy Foye MIN 4  
18 Rajon Rondo BOS 3  
19 Jose Calderon TOR 4  
20 Kirk Hinrich CHI 3  
21 Steve Blake POR 3  
22 Chris Quinn MIA 4 Averaging 12.8 points, 5.2 assists and 2.8 steals over last five games. Solid play as long as Williams (thumb) is out.
23 Earl Watson SEA 3  
24 Antonio Daniels WAS 4  
25 Anthony Carter DEN 4  
26 Brevin Knight LAC 4  
27 Anthony Johnson SAC 4  
28 Louis Williams PHI 3  
29 Jarrett Jack POR 3  
30 Ronald Murray IND 4  

Shooting Guards
Rank Player Team Games
1 Joe Johnson ATL 4  
2 Rudy Gay MEM 4  
3 Tracy McGrady HOU 4  
4 Jason Richardson CHA 4  
5 Jamal Crawford NYK 4  
6 Kevin Martin SAC 4  
7 Kobe Bryant LAL 3  
8 Michael Redd MIL 4  
9 Peja Stojakovic NO 4  
10 Mike Dunleavy IND 4  
11 Vince Carter NJ 3  
12 Manu Ginobili SAS 3  
13 Ray Allen BOS 3  
14 Ben Gordon CHI 3  
15 Leandro Barbosa PHO 4 Could see a bump in production if Hill (groin) misses games.
16 Ricky Davis MIA 4  
17 Jerry Stackhouse DAL 4  
18 Raja Bell PHO 4  
19 Cuttino Mobley LAC 4  
20 DeShawn Stevenson WAS 4  
21 Anthony Parker TOR 4  
22 Josh Childress ATL 4  
23 Jason Terry DAL 4  
24 Grant Hill * PHO 4 Day-to-day (groin)
25 Richard Hamilton * DET 3 Day-to-day (hip)
26 J.R. Smith DEN 4  
27 Rashad McCants MIN 4  
28 Larry Hughes CHI 3  
29 Jordan Farmar LAL 3  
30 Juan Carlos Navarro MEM 4  

Small Forwards
Rank Player Team Games
1 Carmelo Anthony DEN 4 Averaging 26.0 points, 7.6 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 2.2 steals on 56.0% shooting from the field over last five games.
2 Josh Smith ATL 4  
3 Stephen Jackson GSW 4  
4 Mike Miller MEM 4  
5 Gerald Wallace CHA 4  
6 Corey Maggette LAC 4  
7 Ron Artest SAC 4  
8 Josh Howard DAL 4  
9 Caron Butler WAS 4  
10 LeBron James CLE 3  
11 Danny Granger IND 4  
12 Andre Iguodala PHI 3  
13 Hedo Turkoglu ORL 3  
14 Paul Pierce BOS 3  
15 Richard Jefferson NJ 3  
16 Luol Deng CHI 3  
17 Kevin Durant SEA 3  
18 Rashard Lewis ORL 3  
19 Ryan Gomes MIN 4 Averaging 17.9 points and 6.6 rebounds over last ten games.
20 Al Thornton LAC 4  
21 Jamario Moon TOR 4  
22 Shane Battier HOU 4  
23 Marvin Williams ATL 4  
24 Tayshaun Prince DET 3  
25 Marko Jaric MIN 4  
26 Quentin Richardson NYK 4  
27 Desmond Mason MIL 4  
28 Ronnie Brewer UTA 3  
29 Tim Thomas * LAC 4 Day-to-day (Achilles)
30 Andrei Kirilenko * UTA 3 Day-to-day (calf)

Power Forwards
Rank Player Team Games Comment
1 Chris Bosh TOR 4  
2 Antawn Jamison WAS 4  
3 David West NO 4  
4 Tim Duncan SAS 3  
5 Kevin Garnett BOS 3  
6 Carlos Boozer UTA 3  
7 Lamar Odom LAL 3  
8 David Lee NYK 4  
9 Al Horford ATL 4  
10 Emeka Okafor CHA 4  
11 Kenyon Martin DEN 4  
12 Rasheed Wallace DET 3  
13 Zach Randolph * NYK 4 Day-to-day (flu)
14 Hakim Warrick MEM 4  
15 Al Harrington * GSW 4 Day-to-day (thumb)
16 Darko Milicic MEM 4  
17 Luis Scola HOU 4  
18 Mikki Moore SAC 4  
19 Charlie Villanueva MIL 4  
20 Boris Diaw PHO 4  
21 Drew Gooden * CHI 3  Day-to-day (abdominal strain)
22 Antonio McDyess DET 3  
23 Jermaine O'Neal * IND 4 Should make his return this week (knee).
24 Jeff Green SEA 3  
25 Joe Smith CLE 3  
26 Travis Outlaw POR 3  
27 Ronny Turiaf LAL 3  
28 Paul Millsap UTA 3  
29 Shawn Marion * MIA 4 No return date has been set (back).
30 Dirk Nowitzki * DAL 4 Could make return later this week (knee).

Centers
Rank Player Team Games Comment
1 Amare Stoudemire PHO 4  
2 Marcus Camby DEN 4  
3 Al Jefferson MIN 4  
4 Troy Murphy IND 4 Averaging 19.5 points, 12.0 rebounds and 3.5 threes made per game over last four games.
5 Tyson Chandler NO 4  
6 Chris Kaman LAC 4  
7 Dwight Howard ORL 3 \
8 Shaquille O'Neal PHO 4  
9 Brad Miller SAC 4  
10 Andris Biedrins GSW 4  
11 Brendan Haywood WAS 4  
12 Andrew Bogut * MIL 4 Day-to-day (broken nose)
13 LaMarcus Aldridge POR 3  
14 Samuel Dalembert PHI 3  
15 Zydrunas Ilgauskas CLE 3  
16 Joel Przybilla POR 3  
17 Erick Dampier DAL 4  
18 Pau Gasol * LAL 3 Should return sometime this week (ankle)
19 Rasho Nesterovic TOR 4  
20 Mehmet Okur * UTA 3 Day-to-day (stomach virus)
21 Josh Boone NJ 3 Averaging 13.0 points and 11.4 rebounds over last five games.
22 Joakim Noah CHI 3  
23 Nick Collison SEA 3  
24 Ben Wallace CLE 3  
25 Kendrick Perkins BOS 3  
26 Nazr Mohammed CHA 4  
27 Jeff Foster IND 4  
28 Mark Blount MIA 4  
29 Dikembe Mutumbo HOU 4  
30 Nenad Krstic NJ 3  
Article first appeared on 3/30/08
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