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NBA Value Meter: Bynum in Beast Mode

Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson writes about fantasy sports for RotoWire.


NBA VALUE METER - WEEK 13

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 13: March 19th - March 25th

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



Point Guards
Rank Player Eligible Team Games Comment
1 Chris Paul [PG] LAC 4
2 Russell Westbrook [PG] OKC 4
3 Deron Williams [PG] NJ 4
4 Steve Nash [PG] PHO 4
5 Rajon Rondo [PG] BOS 4
6 John Wall [PG] WAS 4
7 Kyrie Ivring [PG] CLE 4
8 Nate Robinson [PG,SG] GSW 5 Solid play with rumors of Stephen Curry (ankle) possibly being shut down for the season. Averaging 15.0 points, 5.0 assists, 2.2 steals and 1.2 threes over last five games.
9 Ty Lawson [PG] DEN 4
10 Brandon Jennings [PG] MIL 4
11 Jeff Teague [PG] ATL 5
12 Tony Parker [PG] SAS 4
13 Mike Conley, Jr. [PG] MEM 4
14 Jeremy Lin [PG] NYK 4
15 Jerryd Bayless [PG] TOR 4 Averaging 21.8 points, 7.6 assists, 1.8 steals and 2.4 threes over last five games but could go back to reserve role with Jose Calderon due back this week.
16 Jrue Holiday [PG] PHI 4
17 Kirk Hinrich [PG,SG] ATL 5 Averaging 10.4 points, 3.2 assists and 1.4 threes in 35 minutes over last five games.
18 Luke Ridnour [PG] MIN 4
19 Devin Harris [PG] UTA 4
20 Maurice Williams [PG,SG] LAC 4
21 Raymond Felton [PG] POR 4
22 Rodney Stuckey [PG,SG] DET 3
23 Jameer Nelson [PG] ORL 3 Averaging 21.0 points, 5.6 points and 4.0 threes over last three games.
24 Jarrett Jack [PG,SG] NO 3
25 Goran Dragic [PG,SG] HOU 3
26 Brandon Knight [PG] DET 3
27 Jason Kidd [PG] DAL 4
28 Darren Collison [PG] IND 4
29 Andre Miller [PG] DEN 4
30 George Hill [PG,SG] IND 4
31 Isaiah Thomas [PG] SAC 3 Averaging 14.2 points, 4.2 assists, 2.2 threes and 1.0 steals in 29 minutes over last five games.
32 D.J. Augustin [PG] CHA 3
33 C.J. Watson [PG] CHI 3 Decent short-term play while Derrick Rose (groin) is out. Averaging 13.7 points, and 2.3 threes over last three games.
34 Jose Calderon * [PG] TOR 4 Day-to-day (ankle).
35 Derrick Rose * [PG] CHI 3 Day-to-day (groin).

Shooting Guards
Rank Player Eligible Team Games Comment
1 Joe Johnson [SG] ATL 5 Averaging 25.2 points, 4.6 assists, 2.0 steals and 3.4 threes over last five games.
2 Kobe Bryant [SG] LAL 4
3 Jared Dudley [SG,SF] PHO 4 Averaging 20.4 points, 6.6 rebounds and 2.4 threes over last five games.
4 Monta Ellis [PG,SG] MIL 4
5 James Harden [SG] OKC 4
6 Klay Thompson [SG,SF] GSW 5 Averaging 17.4 points and 2.0 threes in 35 minutes over last five games.
7 Evan Turner [SG,SF] PHI 4
8 Ray Allen [SG] BOS 4
9 O.J. Mayo [SG] MEM 4 Averaging 14.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.4 assists, 1.6 threes and 1.8 steals in 33 minutes over last five games.
10 Dwyane Wade [SG] MIA 3
11 Paul George [SG] IND 4
12 Alonzo Gee [SG] CLE 4 Averaging 15.4 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.4 steals over last five games.
13 DeMar DeRozan [SG,SF] TOR 4
14 Wesley Matthews [SG,SF] POR 4 Value goes up with move back to starting lineup. Averaging 12.7 points, 2.2 threes and 1.2 steals as a starter this season.
15 Jordan Crawford [SG] WAS 4 Has shooting guard job all to himself with Nick Young out of the picture. Averaging 13.5 points, 1.3 threes and 1.0 steals in eleven starts this season.
16 Manu Ginobili [SG] SAS 4
17 Louis Williams [PG,SG] PHI 4
18 Jason Terry [PG,SG] DAL 4
19 Marshon Brooks [SG] NJ 4 Averaging 10.8 points on 42% shooting from the field over last five games.
20 Jamal Crawford [PG,SG] POR 4
21 Aaron Afflalo [SG] DEN 4
22 Tony Allen [SG] MEM 4
23 Marcus Thornton [SG] SAC 3
24 Tyreke Evans * [PG,SG] SAC 3 Day-to-day (ankle).
25 Jason Richardson [SG,SF] ORL 3 Back in action (knee).
26 J.R. Smith [SG] NYK 4 Averaging 16.6 points and 4.0 threes over last three games.
27 Randy Foye [PG,SG] LAC 4 Value goes down with trade for Nick Young.
28 Landry Fields [SG] NYK 4
29 Steve Novak [SG] NYK 4
30 Courtney Lee [SG] HOU 3 Getting extra minutes with Kevin Martin (shoulder) out. Averaging 15.4 points, 1.0 steals and 2.4 threes in 34 minutes over last five games.
31 Gerald Henderson [SG,SF] CHA 3
32 Ben Gordon [SG] DET 3
33 Kemba Walker [PG,SG] CHA 3
34 Nick Young [SG] LAC 4
35 Kevin Martin * [SG] HOU 3 Day-to-day (shoulder).

Small Forwards
Rank Player Eligible Team Games Comment
1 Kevin Durant [SG,SF] OKC 4
2 Dorell Wright [SG,SF] GSW 5 Averaging 16.0 points, 7.8 rebounds, 3.0 threes, 1.4 steals and 1.0 blocks over last five games.
3 Paul Pierce [SG,SF] BOS 4
4 Carmelo Anthony [SF] NYK 4
5 Nicolas Batum [SF] POR 4
6 Andre Iguodala [SG,SF] PHI 4
7 Rudy Gay [SG,SF] MEM 4
8 Danny Granger [SF] IND 4
9 LeBron James [SF] MIA 3
10 Danilo Gallinari [SF] DEN 4
11 Gerald Wallace [SF,PF] NJ 4
12 Mike Dunleavy [SG,SF] MIL 4 Averaging 20.8 points, 5.2 assists and 2.4 threes in 31 minutes over last five games.
13 Gerald Green [SG,SF] NJ 4 Averaging 18.6 points, 1.6 threes and 1.2 steals in only 26 minutes over last five games.
14 Grant Hill [SG,SF] PHO 4 Averaging 12.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.8 steals in 34 minutes over last four games.
15 James Johnson [SF,PF] TOR 4
16 Thaddeus Young [SF,PF] PHI 4
17 Carlos Delfino [SG,SF] MIL 4 Averaging 16.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 3.0 threes over last two games.
18 Gordon Hayward [SG,SF] UTA 4 Averaging 17.0 points and 1.0 steals over last three games.
19 Richard Jefferson [SF] GSW 5 Played 38 minutes (nine points, seven rebounds) in first game with Golden State.
20 Brandon Rush [SG] GSW 5
21 Corey Maggette [SF] CHA 3
22 Luol Deng [SG,SF] CHI 3
23 Trevor Ariza [SF] NO 3
24 Caron Butler [SF] LAC 4
25 Shawn Marion [SF,PF] DAL 4 Day-to-day (knee).
26 Anthony Morrow [SG,SF] NJ 4
27 Wesley Johnson [SG,SF] MIN 4
28 Linus Kleiza [SG,SF] TOR 4
29 Chase Budinger [SG,SF] HOU 3 Averaging 14.0 points, 5.6 rebounds, 2.2 threes and 1.0 steals in 29 minutes over last five games.
30 Chandler Parsons * [SF] HOU 3 Day-to-day (flu). Averaging 13.5 points, 5.5 assists, 5.0 rebounds, 1.0 threes and 1.0 steals over last four games.
31 Tayshaun Prince [SF] DET 3
32 Hedo Turkoglu [SF,PF] ORL 3
33 Kawhi Leonard [SG,SF] SAS 4
34 Martell Webster [SG,SF] MIN 4
35 Derrick Williams [SF,PF] MIN 4

Power Forwards
Rank Player Eligible Team Games Comment
1 Josh Smith [SF,PF] ATL 5
2 David Lee [PF] GSW 5
3 Kevin Love [PF] MIN 4
4 Channing Frye [PF,C] PHO 4 Averaging 16.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, 2.0 blocks and 3.2 threes over last five games.
5 Paul Millsap [SF,PF] UTA 4 Averaging 17.0 points, 10.0 rebounds and 4.2 steals over last five games.
6 Drew Gooden [PF,C] MIL 4 Averaging 17.4 points, 9.0 rebounds, 6.8 assists and 1.0 steals over last five games.
7 Blake Griffin [PF] LAC 4
8 Dirk Nowitzki [PF] DAL 4
9 LaMarcus Aldridge [PF,C] POR 4
10 Pau Gasol [PF,C] LAL 4
11 Antawn Jamison [PF] CLE 4
12 Kevin Garnett [PF] BOS 4
13 Kris Humphries [PF] NJ 4
14 Tim Duncan [PF,C] SAS 4
15 Ersan Ilyasova * [SF,PF] MIL 4 Day-to-day (illness).
16 Al Harrington [SF,PF] DEN 4
17 Zach Randolph * [PF] MEM 4 Back in action (knee).
18 Elton Brand [PF] PHI 4
19 Trevor Booker [PF] WAS 4
20 Brandon Bass [PF] BOS 4 Averaging 13.8 points, 5.8 rebounds, 1.0 blocks and 1.0 steals in 35 minutes over last five games.
21 Greg Monroe [PF,C] DET 3
22 Ryan Anderson PF ORL 3
23 Chris Bosh [PF,C] MIA 3
24 Carlos Boozer [PF] CHI 3
25 Luis Scola [SF,PF] HOU 3
26 Jason Thompson [PF,C] SAC 3 Averaging 21.0 points, 15.0 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 37 minutes over last two games.
27 Kenneth Faried [PF] DEN 4 Averaging 10.2 points, 8.8 rebounds and 1.0 steals in only 21 minutes over last five games.
28 David West [PF] IND 4
29 Derrick Favors [PF] UTA 4
30 Andray Blatche [PF] WAS 4
31 Amir Johnson [PF,C] TOR 4
32 Marreese Speights [PF,C] MEM 4 Value goes way down with Zach Randolph back.
33 Tristan Thompson [PF,C] CLE 4 Starting at center for Cavs on Sunday.
34 Gustavo Ayon [PF] NO 3
35 Tyrus Thomas [SF,PF] CHA 3 Averaging 12.5 points. 6.0 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 29 minutes over last two games.
Centers
Rank Player Eligible Team Games Comment
1 Andrew Bynum [C] LAL 4 Averaging 24.6 points, 14.4 rebounds, 1.2 blocks and 1.0 steals over last five games.
2 Marc Gasol [C] MEM 4
3 Al Jefferson [PF,C] UTA 4
4 Marcin Gortat [C] PHO 4
5 Serge Ibaka [PF,C] OKC 4
6 Amare Stoudemire [C] NYK 4
7 Nikola Pekovic [C] MIN 4
8 Tyson Chandler [C] NYK 4
9 Roy Hibbert [C] IND 4
10 Dwight Howard [C] ORL 3
11 Andrea Bargnani [PF,C] TOR 4
12 Zaza Pachulia [C] ATL 5
13 DeAndre Jordan [C] LAC 4
14 DeMarcus Cousins [C] SAC 3
15 Chris Kaman [C] NO 3
16 Joakim Noah [C] CHI 3
17 Kevin Seraphin [C] WAS 4 Could see extra minutes this week until Nene gets up to speed. Averaging 11.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks in 29 minutes over last two games.
18 Nene * [PF,C] WAS 4 Day-to-day (calf).
19 Andris Biedrins [C] GSW 5 Starting center by default with Ekpe Udoh traded to Milwaukee.
20 JaVale McGee [PF,C] DEN 4 Minutes and production could go down in Denver with Mozgov, Andersen and Koufos in the mix for minutes at center.
21 Samuel Dalembert [C] HOU 3
22 Bismack Biyombo [PF,C] CHA 3
23 DeJuan Blair [PF,C] SAS 4
24 Kendrick Perkins [C] OKC 4
25 Ed Davis [PF] TOR 4
26 Sheldon Williams [PF,C] NJ 4
27 Spencer Hawes * [C] PHI 4 Back in action but on a minutes restriction and might not play in back-to-back games.
28 Joel Przybilla [C] POR 4 Starter by default with Marcus Camby traded to Houston.
29 Tiago Splitter [PF,C] SAS 4
30 Robin Lopez [C] PHO 4
31 Ekpe Udoh [PF,C] MIL 4 Value goes down with move to Milwaukee. Will likely back up Drew Gooden and Ersan Ilysova.
32 Jason Maxiell [PF,C] DET 3
33 Marcus Camby [C] HOU 3
34 Joel Anthony [C] MIA 3
35 Ian Mahinmi [C] DAL 4

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