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Week 13 Fantasy Basketball Player Rankings

This is our weekly cheat sheet based on our player's projected output and number of games. It assumes an eight-category 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 weekly player rankings are written up following Saturday's games. 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 in the rankings until the following week.

Week 13:January 19th - January 25th
Three Games:BKN, LAC, MEM, ORL, SAC, UTA

Point Guard

1Stephen Curry[PG,SG]GSW4
2Russell Westbrook[PG]OKC4
3Kyle Lowry[PG]TOR4
4John Wall[PG]WAS4
5Damian Lillard[PG]POR4
6Brandon Jennings[PG]DET4Averaging 24.0 points, 6.6 assists, 3.8 threes and 1.6 steals over last five games.
7Kyrie Ivring[PG]CLE4
8Jeff Teague[PG]ATL4
9Ty Lawson[PG]DEN4
10Derrick Rose[PG]CHI4
11Michael Carter-Williams[PG]PHI4
12Rajon Rondo[PG]DAL4
13Mo Williams[PG,SG]MIN4Averaging 25.3 points, 6.3 assists, 3.3 threes and 1.0 steals over last five games.
14Kemba Walker *[PG]CHA4Day-to-day (knee).
15Jrue Holiday *[PG]NO4Day-to-day (ankle).
16Chris Paul[PG]LAC3
17Goran Dragic[PG,SG]PHO4
18Patrick Beverley[PG]HOU4
19Tony Parker[PG]SAS4
20Darren Collison[PG]SAC3
21Trey Burke[PG]UTA3Averaging 17.6 points, 4.2 assists and 2.0 threes over last five games.
22Jarrett Jack[PG,SG]BKN3
23Elfrid Payton[PG]ORL3Averaging 15.7 points, 7.7 assists, 4.7 rebounds and 2.0 steals over last five games.
24Mike Conley *[PG]MEM3Day-to-day (ankle).
25Isaiah Thomas[PG]PHO4
26Mario Chalmers[PG,SG]MIA4Could see bump in minutes and production if Dwyane Wade (hamstring) misses time this week. Averaging 11.0 points, 5.7 assists and 2.0 steals in 35 minutes over last three games.
27C.J. Watson[PG,SG]IND4
28Jose Calderon[PG]NYK4
29Marcus Smart[PG,SG]BOS4
30Jeremy Lin[PG]LAL4
31Reggie Jackson[PG]OKC4
32Greivis Vasquez[PG,SG]TOR4
33Aaron Brooks[PG]CHI4
34Kirk Hinrich[PG,SG]CHI4
35D.J. Augustin[PG]DET4

Shooting Guard

1James Harden[SG,SF]HOU4
2Klay Thompson[SG,SF]GSW4Averaging 22.8 points, 4.2 rebounds, 3.0 threes and 1.6 blocks over last five games.
3Jimmy Butler[SG,SF]CHI4
4Eric Bledsoe[PG,SG]PHO4
5Brandon Knight[PG,SG]MIL4
6Monta Ellis[PG,SG]DAL4
7Danny Green[SG,SF]SAS4
8Wesley Matthews[SG,SF]POR4
9Kyle Korver[SG,SF]ATL4
10Bradley Beal[SG]WAS4
11DeMar DeRozan *[SG,SF]TOR4Back in action. Averaging 22.5 points on 63% shooting from the field over last two games.
11J.R. Smith[SG,SF]CLE4Averaging 16.4 points, 2.0 steals and 2.8 threes in 36 minutes over last five games.
12Aaron Afflalo[SG,SF]DEN4
14Eric Gordon[SG]NO4Averaging 15.2 points, 2.6 threes and 1.0 steals in 34 minutes over last five games.
15Manu Ginobili[SG,SF]SAS4
16Dwyane Wade *[PG,SG]MIA4Day-to-day (hamstring).
17Kobe Bryant *[SG]LAL4Day-to-day (rest).
18Victor Oladipo[SG]ORL3Averaging 23.2 points, 4,4 rebounds, 3.8 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.6 threes over last five games.
19Dion Waiters[SG]OKC4Averaging 17.3 points, 2.2 steals and 1.7 threes in 32 minutes over last three games.
20Kentavious Caldwell-Pope[SG]DET4Averaging 13.5 points and 2.5 threes in 32 minutes over last two games.
21Avery Bradley[PG,SG]BOS4Averaging 14.8 points, 2.0 threes and 1.0 steals in 34 minutes over last five games.
22CJ Miles[SG,SF]IND4
23Gerald Henderson[SG,SF]CHA4
24Lou Williams[PG,SG]TOR4
25Gerald Green[SG,SF]PHO4
26Jodie Meeks[SG]DET4
27Terrence Ross[SG]TOR4
28Rodney Stuckey[PG,SG]IND4
29Joe Johnson[SG,SF]BKN3
30J.J. Redick[SG]LAC3
31Jamal Crawford[PG,SG]LAC3
32Patty Mills[PG,SG]SAS4Averaging 13.8 points and 2.4 threes in 25 minutes over last five games.
33Tim Hardaway Jr.[SG]NYK4
34O.J. Mayo[SG]MIL4
35Lance Stephenson[SG]CHA4Back in action but could be on minutes restriction this week.

Small Forward

1LeBron James[SF,PF]CLE4Back in action. Averaging 33.6 points, 7.7 rebounds, 5.7 assists, 2.0 steals and 3.3 threes over last three games.
2Kevin Durant[SF]OKC4
3Carmelo Anthony[SF,PF]NYK4Back in action.
4Andrew Wiggins[SF]MIN4Averaging 21.2 points, 5.4 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.2 threes in 38 minutes over last five games.
5Kawhi Leonard[SG,SF]SAS4Back in action.
6Tyreke Evans[SG,SF]NO4
7Trevor Ariza[SF]HOU4
8Chandler Parsons[SF,PF]DAL4
9Luol Deng[SF]MIA4Averaging 22.0 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.0 threes over last two games.
10Robert Covington[SF]PHI4
11DeMarre Carroll[SF]ATL4
12Giannis Antetokoumpo[SF]MIL4
13Wilson Chandler[SG,SF]DEN4
14Khris Middleton[SF]MIL4Averaging 13.2 points, 4.4 rebounds, 2.8 steals and 1.6 threes in 30 minutes over last five games.
15Paul Pierce[SF]WAS4
16Nicolas Batum[SG,SF]POR4Only averaging 6.0 points on 29% shooting from the field over last five games.
17Evan Turner[SG,SF]BOS4
18Michael Kidd-Gilchrist[SF]CHA4Averaging 10.0 points and 10.8 rebounds over last five games.
19Gordon Hayward[SG,SF]UTA3
20Rudy Gay[SF,PF]SAC3
21Matt Barnes[SF]LAC3Averaging 15.8 points, 6.8 rebounds, 1.2 steals and 2.6 threes in 37 minutes over last five games.
22Courtney Lee[SG,SF]MEM3Averaging 17.3 points and 2.5 threes on 52% shooting from the field over last four games.
23P.J. Tucker[SF,PF]PHO4
24Harrison Barnes[SF]GSW4
25Nick Young[SG,SF]LAL4
26K.J. McDaniels[SG,SF]PHI4
27James Johnson[SF,PF]TOR4
28Corey Brewer[SG,SF]HOU4
29Wesley Johnson[SG,SF]LAL4
30Marcus Morris[SF,PF]PHO4
31Jared Dudley[SG,SF]MIL4
32Kyle Singler[SG,SF]DET4
33Jeff Green[SF,PF]MEM3
34Tony Allen[SG,SF]MEM3
35Tobias Harris *[SF,PF]ORL3Day-to-day (ankle).

Power Forward

1Anthony Davis *[PF]NO4Day-to-day (toe).
2Pau Gasol[PF,C]CHI4
3LaMarcus Aldridge[PF,C]POR4
4Draymond Green[SF,PF]GSW4
5Tim Duncan[PF,C]SAS4
6Paul Millsap[PF]ATL4
7Serge Ibaka[PF,C]OKC4
8Greg Monroe[PF,C]DET4
9Markieff Morris[PF]PHO4
10Kevin Love *[PF,C]CLE4Day-to-day (back).
11David West[PF]IND4Averaging 16.6 points, 7.4 rebounds, 1.4 blocks and 1.6 steals over last five games.
12Jared Sullinger[PF,C]BOS4Averaging 17.0 points, 8.4 rebounds and 1.0 threes over last five games.
13Dirk Nowitzki[PF]DAL4
14Nerlens Noel[PF,C]PHI4Averaging 12.0 points, 8.7 rebounds, 2.7 blocks and 2.0 steals over last three games.
15Donates Motiejunas[PF]HOU4Averaging 14.4 points, 7.4 rebounds, 1.2 steals and 1.0 threes in 32 minutes over last five games.
16Kenneth Faried[PF]DEN4
17Ryan Anderson[PF,C]NO4
18Blake Griffin[PF,C]LAC3
19Derrick Favors[PF,C]UTA3Averaging 19.4 points, 10.0 rebounds and 1.2 blocks over last five games.
20Tristan Thompson[PF,C]CLE4Averaging 13.0 points, 9.7 rebounds and 1.3 rebounds in 35 minutes over last three games.
21Taj Gibson[PF]CHI4Could see bump in minutes and production if Joakim Noah misses time this week. Averaging 11.3 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in 38 minutes over last three games.
22Amir Johnson[PF,C]TOR4Averaging 10.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 1.0 blocks in 27 minutes over last five games.
23Thaddeus Young[SF,PF]MIN4
25Marreese Speights[PF,C]GSW4
26Zach Randolph[PF,C]MEM3
27Channing Frye[PF]ORL3Getting more minutes with Tobias Harris(ankle) out. Averaging 16.0 points, 6.5 rebounds and 4.5 threes in 38 minutes over last two games.
28David Lee[PF,C]GSW4
29Josh Smith[SF,PF]HOU4
30Ed Davis[PF,C]LAL4
31Nikola Mirotic[PF]CHI4
32Boris Diaw[PF,C]SAS4
33Carlos Boozer[PF,C]LAL4
34Luc Richard Mbah a Moute[PF]PHI4
35Kris Humphries[PF]WAS4


1Andre Drummond[PF,C]DET4
2Chris Bosh[PF,C]MIA4
3Al Horford[PF,C]ATL4
4Tyson Chandler[C]DAL4
5Gorgui Dieng[C]MIN4
6Dwight Howard[C]HOU4Shooting 81% from the line over last five games.
7Roy Hibbert[C]IND4Averaging 12.4 points, 9.8 rebounds and 3.2 blocks over last five games.
8Nikola Vucevic[PF,C]ORL3Averaging 24.8 points and 11.8 rebounds on 62% shooting from the field over last five games.
9Marc Gasol[C]MEM3
10DeAndre Jordan[C]LAC3
11DeMarcus Cousins *[PF,C]SAC3Day-to-day (ankle).
12Marcin Gortat[C]WAS4
13Alex Len[C]PHO4Averaging 9.2 points, 11.0 rebounds and 2.4 blocks in 29 minutes over last five games.
14Bismack Biyombo[PF,C]CHA4Averaging 11.3 points, 13.7 rebounds and 2.7 blocks in 29 minutes over last three games.
15Hassan Whiteside[C]MIA4Averaging 12.4 points, 9.2 rebounds and 3.2 blocks in only 23 minutes over last five games.
16Rudy Gobert[C]UTA3Averaging 8.4 points, 8.6 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 4.2 blocks in 33 minutes over last five games.
17Jonas Valanciunas[C]TOR4
18J.J. Hickson[PF,C]DEN4Averaging 13.4 points and 9.2 rebounds in 27 minutes over last five games.
19Jusuf Nurkic[C]DEN4
20Andrew Bogut[C]GSW4
21Zaza Pachulia[C]MIL4
22Jordan Hill[PF,C]LAL4
23Mason Plumlee[PF,C]BKN3
24Brook Lopez[C]BKN3
25Omer Asik[C]NO4
26Kelly Olynyk[C]BOS4
27John Henson[PF,C]MIL4
28Timofey Mozgov[C]CLE4
29Chris Andersen[C]MIA4
30Steven Adams[C]OKC4
31Chris Kaman[PF,C]POR4
32Henry Sims[C]PHI4
33Enes Kanter[C]UTA3
34Joakim Noah *[PF,C]CHI4Day-to-day (ankle).
35Al Jefferson *[PF,C]CHA4Could return this week.