Fantasy Basketball Rankings 2022-23 - Top 150 NBA Fantasy Draft Ranks

Fantasy Basketball Rankings 2022-23 - Top 150 NBA Fantasy Draft Ranks

This article is part of our Player Rankings series.

Opening Night in the NBA arrives this week, so it's officially crunch time for fantasy basketball players. Now is your final chance to prepare for 2022-23 fantasy basketball drafts. Read on to find RotoWire's fantasy basketball projections

The rankings below are engineered for eight-category, roto leagues, but they can operate as a general guide for most fantasy basketball formats.

Nikola Jokic is our No. 1 overall player in virtually any scoring format. The two-time reigning MVP has been the best fantasy producer over the past two seasons. He's the favorite to go No. 1 in most drafts – regardless of settings – again this fall. Jokic is followed by Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luka Doncic, Jayson Tatum and Joel Embiid.

Also, take a look at our fantasy basketball rookie rankings and fantasy basketball dynasty rankings.

Fantasy Basketball Rankings for 2022-23

Note: These are stand-alone rankings assembled by Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha, so they will differ from the rankings generated by RotoWire's player projections for the 2022-23 season. This set of rankings will be updated up until the start of the regular season.

Updated as of Monday, Oct. 17

  1. Nikola Jokic, C, DEN
  2. Giannis Antetokounmpo, F, MIL
  3. Luka Doncic, G, DAL
  4. Joel Embiid, C, PHI
  5. Jayson Tatum, F, BOS
  6. James Harden, G, PHI
  7. Stephen Curry, G, GSW
  8. Kevin Durant, F, BKN
  9. Trae Young, G, ATL
  10. Karl-Anthony Towns, C, MIN
  11. Tyrese Haliburton, G, IND
  12. Damian Lillard, G, POR
  13. LeBron James, F, LAL
  14. Paul George, F, LAC
  15. Anthony Edwards, G, MIN
  16. Anthony Davis, C, LAL
  17. Devin Booker, G, PHO
  18. Domantas Sabonis, C, SAC
  19. LaMelo Ball, G, CHA
  20. Darius Garland, G, CLE
  21. Kyrie Irving, G, BKN
  22. Bam Adebayo, C, MIA
  23. Cade Cunningham, G, DET
  24. Pascal Siakam, F, TOR
  25. Fred VanVleet, G, TOR
  26. Rudy Gobert, C, MIN
  27. Evan Mobley, F, CLE
  28. Zion Williamson, F, NOR
  29. Ja Morant, G, MEM
  30. Jimmy Butler, F, MIA
  31. Kawhi Leonard, F, LAC
  32. Dejounte Murray, G, ATL
  33. Scottie Barnes, F, TOR
  34. Nikola Vucevic, C, CHI
  35. Donovan Mitchell, G, CLE
  36. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, G, OKC
  37. DeMar DeRozan, F, CHI
  38. Jaylen Brown, F, BOS
  39. Bradley Beal, G, WAS
  40. Zach LaVine, G, CHI
  41. Chris Paul, G, PHO
  42. Myles Turner, C, IND
  43. Kristaps Porzingis, C, WAS
  44. De'Aaron Fox, G, SAC
  45. Brandon Ingram, F, NOR
  46. Jrue Holiday, G, MIL
  47. Desmond Bane, G, MEM
  48. Jarrett Allen, C, CLE
  49. Terry Rozier, G, CHA
  50. Deandre Ayton, C, PHO
  51. Alperen Sengun, C, HOU
  52. Jamal Murray, G, DEN
  53. Jalen Green, G, HOU
  54. Khris Middleton, F, MIL
  55. Jalen Brunson, G, NYK
  56. Paolo Banchero, F, ORL
  57. Ben Simmons, G/F, PHI
  58. OG Anunoby, F, TOR
  59. Julius Randle, F, NYK
  60. CJ McCollum, G, NOR
  61. John Collins, F, ATL
  62. Klay Thompson, G, GSW
  63. Tyrese Maxey, G, PHI
  64. D'Angelo Russell, G, MIN
  65. Josh Giddey, G, OKC
  66. Mikal Bridges, PHO
  67. Keldon Johnson, F, SAN
  68. Tyler Herro, G, MIA
  69. Christian Wood, DAL
  70. Franz Wagner, F, ORL
  71. Clint Capela, C, ATL
  72. Jusuf Nurkic, C, POR
  73. Jordan Poole, G, GSW
  74. Jonas Valanciunas, C, MEM
  75. Collin Sexton, G, UTA
  76. Wendell Carter, C, ORL
  77. Draymond Green, F, Warriors
  78. Michael Porter, F, DEN
  79. Buddy Hield, G, IND
  80. Marcus Smart, G, BOS
  81. Jabari Smith, F, HOU
  82. Jerami Grant, F, POR
  83. Devin Vassell, G, SAS
  84. Tobias Harris, F, PHI
  85. Jakob Poeltl, C, SAS
  86. Kyle Lowry, G, MIA
  87. Gary Trent, G, TOR
  88. Kevin Porter, G, HOU
  89. Tre Jones, G, SAN
  90. Lauri Markkanen, F, UTA
  91. Anfernee Simons, G, POR
  92. Josh Hart, F, POR
  93. Ivica Zubac, C, LAC
  94. Keegan Murray, F, SAC
  95. RJ Barrett, F, NYK
  96. Spencer Dinwiddie, G, DAL
  97. Saddiq Bey, F, DET
  98. P.J. Washington, F, CHA
  99. Al Horford, C, BOS
  100. Kyle Kuzma, F, WAS
  101. Robert Williams, C, BOS
  102. Gordon Hayward, F, CHA
  103. Jaren Jackson, F, MEM
  104. Andrew Wiggins, F, GSW
  105. Mitchell Robinson, C, NYK
  106. Brandon Clarke, F, MEM
  107. Herbert Jones, F, NOP
  108. Mike Conley, G, MEM
  109. Nicolas Claxton, C, BKN
  110. Russell Westbrook, G, LAL
  111. Luguentz Dort, G, OKC
  112. Isaiah Stewart, F, DET
  113. Bennedict Mathurin, G, IND
  114. Cole Anthony, G, ORL
  115. Monte Morris, G, WAS
  116. Harrison Barnes, F, SAC
  117. Malcolm Brogdon, G, BOS
  118. Dillon Brooks, G, MEM
  119. Ayo Dosunmu, G, CHI
  120. Isaiah Jackson, C, IND
  121. Mo Bamba, C, ORL
  122. Jalen Suggs, G, ORL
  123. Caris LeVert, G, CLE
  124. Robert Covington, F, LAC
  125. Cameron Johnson, F, PHO
  126. Kelly Oubre Jr., F, CHA
  127. Bogdan Bogdanovic, G, ATL
  128. Markelle Fultz, G, ORL
  129. Norman Powell, G, LAC
  130. Jalen Smith, C, IND
  131. John Wall, G, LAC
  132. De'Andre Hunter, F, ATL
  133. Kelly Olynyk, C, UTA
  134. Dorian Finney-Smith, F, DAL
  135. Jaden McDaniels, F, MIN
  136. Jae'Sean Tate, F, HOU
  137. Will Barton, G, WAS
  138. Jaden Ivey, G, DET
  139. Jonathan Isaac, F, ORL
  140. Seth Curry, G, BKN
  141. Jarred Vanderbilt, F, UTA
  142. Onyeka Okongwu, C, ATL
  143. Bobby Portis, F, MIL
  144. Aaron Gordon, F, DEN
  145. JaVale McGee, C, DAL
  146. Montrezl Harrell, F, PHI
  147. Tari Eason, F, HOU
  148. Alex Caruso, G, CHI
  149. Tim Hardaway, G, DAL
  150. Miles Bridges, F, FA

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