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Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson writes about fantasy sports for RotoWire.

NBA VALUE METER - WEEK 11

This is our weekly cheat sheet based on our player's projected output and number of games. It assumes an eight-category roto style league with the following categories: points, rebounds, assists, steals, blocks, three-pointers made, free-throw percentage and field-goal percentage.

These are my rankings. They do not necessarily correspond with the RotoWire cheat sheet or our projections for the season. I use both as a rough guide, but I primarily factor in number of games played for the week, current player trends and pertinent information about the team (injuries, time share situations, etc). The Value Meter takes into account games played Monday through Saturday. We will try to update the meter with any breaking news that happens on Sunday, but in most cases, any injuries, lineup changes, etc. that happen on Sunday won't be accounted for on the Value Meter until the following week.

Week 11: March 5th - March 11th

Five Games: DAL
Four Games: ATL, BOS, CHA, CHI, CLE, DEN, GSW, HOU, IND, LAC, LAL, MIL, MIN, NJ, NO, NYK, OKC, ORL, PHI, POR, SAC, TOR, UTA
Three Games: DET, MEM, MIA, PHO, WAS
Two Games: SAS
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Point Guards
Rank Player Eligible Team Games Comment
1 Chris Paul  [PG] LAC 4 Averaging 25.0 points, 7.0 assists, 2.0 threes and 1.8 steals over last five games.
2 Derrick Rose [PG] CHI 4
3 Russell Westbrook [PG] OKC 4
4 Rajon Rondo [PG] BOS 4 Averaging 9.7 points, 11.3 assists, 5.3 rebounds and 2.0 steals over last three games.
5 Ty Lawson [PG] DEN 4 Averaging 20.0 points, 12.0 assists, 6.0 rebounds, 1.5 steals and 1.5 threes over last two games.
6 Deron Williams [PG] NJ 4
7 Kyle Lowry [PG] HOU 4
8 Kyrie Ivring [PG] CLE 4
9 Jeremy Lin [PG] NYK 4
10 Brandon Jennings [PG] MIL 4
11 Jason Kidd [PG] DAL 5
12 Jose Calderon [PG] TOR 4
13 Isaiah Thomas [PG] SAC 4
14 Jarrett Jack [PG,SG] NO 4 Back in starting lineup - averaging 16.5 points, 4.5 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 1.0 threes in 37.5 minutes over last two games.
15 Jameer Nelson  [PG] ORL 4 Averaging 11.3 points, 7.5 assists and 2.3 threes over last five games.
16 Ricky Rubio [PG] MIN 4 Averaging 6.2 points on 21% shooting from the field over last five games.
17 John Wall [PG] WAS 3
18 Steve Nash [PG] PHO 3
19 Devin Harris [PG] UTA 4 Averaging 13.4 points, 5.6 assists, 1.4 steals and 1.0 threes over last five games.
20 D.J. Augustin [PG] CHA 4
21 Jrue Holiday [PG] PHI 4
22 Darren Collison [PG] IND 4
23 Maurice Williams [PG,SG] LAC 4 Averaging 13.4 points, 2.8 threes and 1.0 steals in 28 minutes over last five games.
24 Jeff Teague [PG] ATL 4
25 Stephen Curry * [PG,SG] GSW 4 Day-to-day (foot).
26 Rodrique Beaubois [PG,SG] DAL 5 Averaging 13.8 points, 1.0 threes and 2.0 steals over last four games.
27 Mike Conley, Jr. [PG] MEM 3
28 Rodney Stuckey [PG,SG] DET 3
29 Brandon Knight [PG] DET 3
30 Tony Parker [PG] SAS 2
31 Luke Ridnour [PG] MIN 4
32 Ramon Sessions [PG,SG] CLE 4
33 Andre Miller [PG] DEN 4
34 Raymond Felton [PG] POR 4
35 Mario Chalmers [PG] MIA 3

Shooting Guards
Rank Player Eligible Team Games Comment
1 Kobe Bryant  [SG] LAL 4
2 Monta Ellis [PG,SG] GSW 4
3 Tyreke Evans [PG,SG] SAC 4 Averaging 17.6 points, 5.2 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 1.0 blocks over last five games.
4 Kevin Martin  [SG] HOU 4 Averaging 18.6 points and 2.2 threes over last five games.
5 Dwyane Wade [SG] MIA 3
6 Jason Terry [PG,SG] DAL 5 Averaging 14.0 points, 1.4 threes and 1.6 steals over last five games.
7 James Harden [SG] OKC 4
8 Jason Richardson [SG,SF] ORL 4 Averaging 13.3 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.0 threes and 1.5 steals over last four games.
9 Ray Allen * [SG] BOS 4 Day-to-day (flu). Averaging 18.3 points and 2.5 threes over last four games.
10 Marcus Thornton [SG] SAC 4
11 Jamal Crawford  [PG,SG] POR 4
12 Paul George [SG] IND 4
13 Louis Williams [PG,SG] PHI 4 Averaging 15.5 points, 3.8 assists and 1.3 threes in 26 minutes this season.
14 Vince Carter [SG] DAL 5
15 DeMar DeRozan [SG,SF] TOR 4
16 Marshon Brooks [SG] NJ 4 Could see scoring decrease with Brook Lopez back. Averaging 8.5 points and only 4.5 shot attempts over last two games.
17 Aaron Afflalo [SG] DEN 4
18 Marco Belinelli [PG,SG] NO 4
19 Gerald Henderson [SG,SF] CHA 4
20 Randy Foye [PG,SG] LAC 4
21 Kemba Walker [PG,SG] CHA 4
22 Joe Johnson * [SG] ATL 4 Day-to-day (knee).
23 Jordan Crawford [SG] WAS 3 Averaging 24.0 points, 3.0 threes and 1.0 steals in 30 minutes over last five games.
24 Steve Novak [SG] NYK 4 Averaging 13.6 points and 4.0 threes in 20 minutes over last five games.
25 Leandro Barbosa [PG,SG] TOR 4 Averaging 14.4 points in 23 minutes over last five games.
26 Wesley Matthews [SG,SF] POR 4
27 J.R. Smith  [SG] NYK 4 Averaging 10.8 points and 1.2 threes over last five games.
28 Daniel Gibson [PG,SG] CLE 4
29 Jodie Meeks [SG] PHI 4
30 J.J. Redick [SG] ORL 4
31 Richard Hamilton [SG,SF] CHI 4
32 Alonzo Gee [SG] CLE 4 Value goes up if move to starting lineup is permanent.
33 Jared Dudley [SG,SF] PHO 3
34 O.J. Mayo [SG] MEM 3 Averaging 16.5 points and 2.5 threes in 31 minutes over last two games.
35 Tony Allen [SG] MEM 3

Small Forwards
Rank Player Eligible Team Games Comment
1 Kevin Durant [SG,SF] OKC 4
2 Paul Pierce [SG,SF] BOS 4
3 Nicolas Batum [SF] POR 4
4 LeBron James [SF] MIA 3
5 Luol Deng  [SG,SF] CHI 4
6 Danny Granger [SF] IND 4 Averaging 17.0 points, 1.6 threes and 1.0 blocks over last five games.
7 Carmelo Anthony [SF] NYK 4 Averaging 16.8 points and 4.8 rebounds on 43% shooting from the field over last four games.
8 Andre Iguodala [SG,SF] PHI 4
9 Shawn Marion [SF,PF] DAL 5
10 Gerald Wallace [SF,PF] POR 4
11 Rudy Gay [SG,SF] MEM 3
12 Thaddeus Young [SF,PF] PHI 4 Averaging 15.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.4 blocks in 30 minutes over last five games.
13 Caron Butler [SF] LAC 4
14 Hedo Turkoglu [SF,PF] ORL 4
15 Trevor Ariza * [SF] NO 4 Day-to-day (illness).
16 Linus Kleiza [SG,SF] TOR 4 Averaging 16.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.5 threes in 29.5 minutes over last two games.
17 Derrick Williams [SF,PF] MIN 4 Averaging 14.2 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.6 threes in 23 minutes over last five games.
18 James Johnson [SF,PF] TOR 4
19 CJ Miles [SG,SF] UTA 4 Averaging 14.6 points and 1.4 threes in 23 minutes over last five games.
20 Corey Maggette [SF] CHA 4 Averaging 15.4 points on 38% shooting from the field over last five games.
21 Josh Howard [SF] UTA 4
22 Dorell Wright [SG,SF] GSW 4
23 Carlos Delfino [SG,SF] MIL 4 Getting minutes but not producing. Averaging 7.6 points on 26% shooting from the field in 36 minutes over last five games.
24 Anthony Morrow  [SG,SF] NJ 4
25 Corey Brewer [SG,SF] DEN 4
26 Mike Dunleavy [SG,SF] MIL 4
27 Kyle Korver [SG,SF] CHI 4
28 Chandler Parsons [SF] HOU 4
29 Marvin Williams [SF] ATL 4
30 Michael Beasley [SF,PF] MIN 4
31 Gordon Hayward [SG,SF] UTA 4
32 Grant Hill   [SG,SF] PHO 3 Averaging 15.2 points and 1.0 blocks in 34 minutes over last five games.
33 Tayshaun Prince [SF] DET 3
34 Shane Battier [SF] MIA 3 Averaging 6.8 points, 2.0 threes and 1.4 blocks over last five games.
35 Danilo Gallinari * [SF] DEN 4 Could return this week (ankle).

Power Forwards
Rank Player Eligible Team Games Comment
1 Dirk Nowitzki  [PF] DAL 5 Averaging 21.8 points, 8.2 rebounds, 2.4 threes and 1.2 steals over last five games.
2 Kevin Love [PF] MIN 4
3 Josh Smith  [SF,PF] ATL 4
4 Blake Griffin [PF] LAC 4
5 Pau Gasol  [PF,C] LAL 4
6 LaMarcus Aldridge [PF,C] POR 4
7 Kevin Garnett [PF] BOS 4 Averaging 21.5 points, 10.3 rebounds, 1.3 steals and 1.0 blocks over last five games.
8 David Lee [PF] GSW 4
9 Antawn Jamison [PF] CLE 4
10 Ryan Anderson [PF] ORL 4
11 Paul Millsap [SF,PF] UTA 4
12 Elton Brand  [PF] PHI 4 Averaging 11.3 points, 9.0 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 2.0 blocks over last three games.
13 Drew Gooden [PF,C] MIL 4
14 Carlos Boozer  [PF] CHI 4
15 Ersan Ilyasova [SF,PF] MIL 4
16 Kris Humphries [PF] NJ 4
17 Luis Scola [SF,PF] HOU 4
18 Greg Monroe [PF,C] DET 3 Averaging 20.4 points, 12.8 rebounds and 1.0 blocks over last five games.
19 Chris Bosh * [PF,C] MIA 3 Day-to-day (personal). Expected back this week.
20 Al Harrington  [SF,PF] DEN 4
21 David West [PF] IND 4
22 Brandon Bass [PF] BOS 4 Starting at power forward with Jermaine O'Neal out. Averaging 12.0 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in 32 minutes over last three games.
23 Kenneth Faried [PF] DEN 4 Averaging 11.0 points, 9.8 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 1.2 blocks over last five games but production could decrease with Nene expected back this week.
24 Lamar Odom   [PF] DAL 5
25 Gustavo Ayon [PF] NO 4
26 Tim Duncan [PF,C] SAS 2
27 Channing Frye [PF,C] PHO 3
28 Boris Diaw [PF,C] CHA 4
29 Amir Johnson [PF,C] TOR 4
30 Jason Thompson [PF,C] SAC 4
31 Derrick Favors [PF] UTA 4
32 Tristan Thompson [PF,C] CLE 4
33 Trevor Booker [PF] WAS 3
34 Marreese Speights [PF,C] MEM 3
35 Andray Blatche * [PF] WAS 3 Back in action (calf).
Centers
Rank Player Eligible Team Games Comment
1 Dwight Howard [C] ORL 4
2 DeMarcus Cousins [C] SAC 4
3 Al Jefferson  [PF,C] UTA 4
4 Andrew Bynum  [C] LAL 4
5 Brook Lopez [C] NJ 4 Averaging 27.0 points and 4.3 rebounds over last three games.
6 Roy Hibbert [C] IND 4
7 Joakim Noah [C] CHI 4
8 Serge Ibaka [PF,C] OKC 4
9 Chris Kaman [C] NO 4
10 Amare Stoudemire [C] NYK 4 Averaging 12.4 points and 6.2 rebounds on 42% shooting from the field over last five games.
11 Brendan Haywood  [C] DAL 5 Averaging 8.4 points, 7.8 rebounds, 1.6 blocks and 1.0 steals in 29 minutes over last five games.
12 Tyson Chandler [C] NYK 4
13 Nikola Pekovic [C] MIN 4
14 DeAndre Jordan [C] LAC 4
15 Marc Gasol [C] MEM 3
16 Marcin Gortat [C] PHO 3
17 JaVale McGee [PF,C] WAS 3 Back in starting lineup for the Wiz.
18 Marcus Camby [C] POR 4
19 Samuel Dalembert  [C] HOU 4
20 Kendrick Perkins [C] OKC 4
21 Zaza Pachulia  [C] ATL 4
22 Nene * [PF,C] DEN 4 Day-to-day (calf). Expected back this week.
23 Bismack Biyombo * [PF,C] CHA 4 Day-to-day (shoulder). Expected back ths week.
24 Nikola Vucevic C PHI 4
25 Andris Biedrins [C] GSW 4
26 Timofey Mozgov [C] DEN 4
27 Ekpe Udoh [PF,C] GSW 4
28 Patrick Patterson [PF,C] HOU 4
29 Aaron Gray [C] TOR 4 Averaging 7.4 points and 7.0 rebounds in 22 minutes over last five games.
30 Ed Davis [PF] TOR 4
31 Ryan Hollins [PF,C] CLE 4 Started last game over Semih Erden and put up fifteen points and seven rebounds in 31 minutes.
32 Kosta Koufos [C] DEN 4
33 Jason Maxiell [PF,C] DET 3
34 Joel Anthony [C] MIA 3
35 Ian Mahinmi [C] DAL 5