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Week 15 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 15:February 2nd-February 8th

Point Guard

1Stephen Curry[PG,SG]GSW4
2Kyrie Ivring[PG]CLE4Averaging 29.4 points, 5.4 assists, 1.8 steals and 5.0 threes over last five games.
3John Wall[PG]WAS4
4Chris Paul[PG]LAC4
5Russell Westbrook[PG]OKC4
6Kyle Lowry[PG]TOR4
7Jeff Teague[PG]ATL4
8Damian Lillard[PG]POR4
9Jarrett Jack[PG,SG]BKN4Averaging 17.6 points, 8.8 assists, 4.2 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 1.2 threes over last five games.
10D.J. Augustin[PG]DET4
11Darren Collison[PG]SAC4
12Mike Conley[PG]MEM4
13Michael Carter-Williams[PG]PHI4
14Goran Dragic[PG,SG]PHO4
15Isaiah Thomas[PG]PHO4
16Elfrid Payton[PG]ORL4
17Greivis Vasquez[PG,SG]TOR4Averaging 11.6 points, 4.2 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 2,2 threes in 27 minutes over last five games.
18Rajon Rondo *[PG]DAL4Day-to-day (head).
19Ty Lawson[PG]DEN3
20Derrick Rose[PG]CHI3
21Patrick Beverley[PG]HOU3
22Mario Chalmers[PG,SG]MIA3Value goes up with Dwayne Wade out. Averaging 15.3 points, 6.3 assists and 1.3 threes in 36 minutes over last three games.
23Jordan Clarkson[PG]LAL3Averaging 18.0 points, 3.5 assists, 3.5 rebounds, 1.5 steals and 1.0 threes in 40 minutes over last two games.
24Tony Parker[PG]SAS3
25Trey Burke[PG]UTA4
26Reggie Jackson[PG]OKC4
27Devin Harris[PG,SG]DAL4Could see bump in minutes if Rajon Rondo (head) misses time this week. Averaging 10.5 points, 3.5 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 3.0 threes in 28 minutes over last two games.
28Ricky Rubio *[PG]MIN4Expected to return this week (ankle) but will likely be on minutes restriction.
29Dante Exum[PG]UTA4
30Marcus Smart[PG,SG]BOS4
31Jose Calderon[PG]NYK3
32George Hill[PG,SG]IND3
33C.J. Watson[PG,SG]IND3
34Jameer Nelson[PG]DEN3
35Brian Roberts[PG]CHA4

Shooting Guard

1Klay Thompson[SG,SF]GSW4
2Monta Ellis[PG,SG]DAL4Averaging 25.0 points, 5.6 assists, 1.8 steals and 1.6 threes over last five games.
3Brandon Knight[PG,SG]MIL4
4Eric Bledsoe[PG,SG]PHO4
5James Harden[SG,SF]HOU3
6Wesley Matthews[SG,SF]POR4
7Bradley Beal[SG]WAS4
8J.R. Smith[SG,SF]CLE4
9Eric Gordon[SG]NO4
10Kyle Korver[SG,SF]ATL4
11Lou Williams[PG,SG]TOR4Averaging 19.4 points, 2.2 steals and 2.4 threes in 27 minutes over last five games.
12DeMar DeRozan[SG,SF]TOR4
13Joe Johnson[SG,SF]BKN4
14Victor Oladipo *[SG]ORL4Day-to-day (Achilles).
15Jimmy Butler[SG,SF]CHI3Mini slump is over? Averaging 28.5 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.5 steals and 1.0 threes over last two games.
16Jamal Crawford[PG,SG]LAC4
17Kevin Martin *[SG]MIN4Back in action. Averaging 18.0 points and 1.7 threes in 32 minutes over last three games.
18J.J. Redick[SG]LAC4
19Joe Ingles[SG]UTA4Averaging 8.8 points, 5.2 assists, 2.0 steals and 1.8 threes in 31 minutes over last five games.
20O.J. Mayo[SG]MIL4Averaging 14.6 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.2 threes in 27 minutes over last five games.
21Avery Bradley[PG,SG]BOS4
22Kentavious Caldwell-Pope[SG]DET4
23K.J. McDaniels[SG]PHI4
24Danny Green[SG,SF]SAS3
25Wayne Ellington[SG]LAL3Averaging 25.5 points, 4.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.0 steals and 2.0 threes over last two games.
26Arron Afflalo[SG,SF]DEN3
27Marcus Thornton[SG]BOS4Averaging 16.0 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.5 threes in 18 minutes over last two games.
28Gerald Henderson[SG,SF]CHA4
29Dion Waiters[SG]OKC4
30Jodie Meeks[SG]DET4
31Terrence Ross[SG]TOR4
32Lance Stephenson[SG]CHA4
33Langston Galloway[SG]NYK3
34Tim Hardaway Jr.[SG]NYK3Averaging 15.2 points and 2.4 threes in 24 minutes over last five games.
35Rodney Stuckey[PG,SG]IND3

Small Forward

1LeBron James[SF,PF]CLE4Averaging 30.3 points, 5.5 rebounds, 6.0 assists, 1.3 blocks, 1.5 steals and 1.5 threes over last five games.
2Kevin Durant[SF]OKC4
3Gordon Hayward[SG,SF]UTA4Averaging 22.2 points, 7.0 rebounds, 4.6 assists, 2.2 steals and 1.6 threes over last five games.
4Tyreke Evans[SG,SF]NO4Averaging 16.6 points, 9.2 assists, 4.2 rebounds, 1.0 steals and 1.0 threes over last five games.
5Andrew Wiggins[SF]MIN4
6Rudy Gay[SF,PF]SAC4
7Carmelo Anthony[SF,PF]NYK3
8Kawhi Leonard[SG,SF]SAS3Averaging 16.6 points, 8.4 rebounds, 1.8 steals and 1.4 threes over last five games.
9Khris Middleton[SF]MIL4Averaging 15.8 points, 4.2 rebounds, 1.8 steals and 2.2 threes in 33 minutes over last five games.
10Jared Dudley[SG,SF]MIL4Averaging 17.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 1.5 steals and 3.0 threes in 30 minutes over last two games.
11Chandler Parsons *[SF,PF]DAL4Day-to-day (illness).
12Robert Covington[SF]PHI4
13Paul Pierce[SF]WAS4
14Giannis Antetokoumpo[SF]MIL4
15Jeff Green[SF,PF]MEM4
16Michael Kidd-Gilchrist[SF]CHA4
17Matt Barnes[SF]LAC4
18Harrison Barnes[SF]GSW4
19P.J. Tucker[SF,PF]PHO4
20Courtney Lee[SG,SF]MEM4
21Evan Turner[SG,SF]BOS4
22Tony Allen[SG,SF]MEM4
23Trevor Ariza[SF]HOU3
24Wilson Chandler[SG,SF]DEN3
25Nicolas Batum[SG,SF]POR4Only averaging 4.8 points on 26% shooting from the field over last five games.
26Jerami Grant[SF]PHI4Averaging 10.2 points, 1.2 blocks and 1.6 threes in 24 minutes over last five games.
27Marcus Morris[SF,PF]PHO4
28Tobias Harris[SF,PF]ORL4
29Kyle Singler[SG,SF]DET4
30Alan Anderson[SG,SF]BKN4
31Tayshaun Prince[SF,PF]BOS4
32Manu Ginobili[SG,SF]SAS3
33Wesley Johnson[SG,SF]LAL3
34DeMarre Carroll *[SF]ATL4Day-to-day (Achilles).
35Luol Deng *[SF]MIA3Day-to-day (calf).

Power Forward

1LaMarcus Aldridge[PF,C]POR4Averaging 29.8 points, 11.0 rebounds and 1.3 steals over last five games.
2Anthony Davis *[PF]NO4Day-to-day (groin).
3Paul Millsap[PF]ATL4Averaging 21.2 points, 9.2 rebounds, 2.4 steals, 1.0 blocks and 2.0 threes over last five games.
4Draymond Green[SF,PF]GSW4
5Kevin Love[PF,C]CLE4
6Serge Ibaka[PF,C]OKC4
7Blake Griffin[PF,C]LAC4
8Zach Randolph[PF,C]MEM4
9Ryan Anderson[PF,C]NO4Averaging 18.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.8 threes and 1.0 steals in 29 minutes over last five games.
10Derrick Favors[PF,C]UTA4
11Greg Monroe[PF,C]DET4
12Dirk Nowitzki[PF]DAL4
13Jared Sullinger[PF,C]BOS4
14Thaddeus Young[SF,PF]MIN4
15Markieff Morris[PF]PHO4
16Pau Gasol[PF,C]CHI3Averaging 14.8 points, 15.6 rebounds and 2.8 blocks over last five games.
17Tim Duncan[PF,C]SAS3
18Nerlens Noel[PF,C]PHI4
19Amir Johnson[PF,C]TOR4Averaging 20.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 36 minutes over last two games.
20Luc Richard Mbah a Moute[PF]PHI4Averaging 15.5 points, 2.0 steals and 1.5 threes in 32 minutes over last two games.
21Brandon Bass[PF,C]BOS4Averaging 12.0 points, 7.8 rebounds, 1.0 blocks and 1.0 steals in 29 minutes over last five games.
23Tristan Thompson[PF,C]CLE4
24Patrick Patterson[PF]TOR4
25Josh Smith[SF,PF]HOU3Value goes up with Dwight Howard out. Averaging 13.0 points, 6.2 rebounds, 2.0 blocks, 1.2 steals and 1.2 threes in 27 minutes over last five games.
26Donates Motiejunas[PF]HOU3Averaging 17.2 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.2 threes over last five games.
27Kenneth Faried *[PF]DEN3Day-to-day (illness).
28David West[PF]IND3
29Channing Frye[PF]ORL4
30Kris Humphries[PF]WAS4
31Marreese Speights[PF,C]GSW4
32David Lee[PF,C]GSW4
33Taj Gibson[PF]CHI3
34Jason Smith[PF,C]NYK3
35Ed Davis[PF,C]LAL3


1DeMarcus Cousins[PF,C]SAC4
2Al Horford[PF,C]ATL4Averaging 18.6 points, 9.4 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 2.0 blocks and 1.0 steals over last five games.
3Marc Gasol[C]MEM4
4Nikola Vucevic[PF,C]ORL4
5DeAndre Jordan[C]LAC4
6Andre Drummond[PF,C]DET4
7Brook Lopez[C]BKN4Averaging 17.0 points, 6.2 rebounds and 2.6 blocks in 31 minutes over last five games.
8Tyson Chandler[C]DAL4
9Al Jefferson[PF,C]CHA4Averaging 14.8 points, 8.8 rebounds and 2.8 blocks in 27 minutes over last five games.
10Chris Bosh[PF,C]MIA3
11Hassan Whiteside[C]MIA3Averaging 11.5 points, 13.3 rebounds and 3.3 blocks in only 23 minutes over last five games.
12Joakim Noah[PF,C]CHI3Averaging 9.2 points, 10.8 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 1.4 blocks over last five games.
13Jonas Valanciunas[C]TOR4
14Marcin Gortat[C]WAS4
15John Henson[PF,C]MIL4Averaging 10.8 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.8 blocks in 20 minutes over last five games.
16Enes Kanter[C]UTA4
17Gorgui Dieng[C]MIN4
18Mason Plumlee[PF,C]BKN4
19Nikola Pekovic[C]MIN4
20Cody Zeller[PF,C]CHA4Averaging 15.0 points, 10.5 rebounds, 5.5 assists, 1.5 blocks and 1.5 steals in 34 minutes over last two games.
21Timofey Mozgov[C]CLE4
22Rudy Gobert[C]UTA4
23Andrew Bogut[C]GSW4
24Alex Len[C]PHO4
25Steven Adams[C]OKC4
26Jordan Hill[PF,C]LAL3
27Roy Hibbert[C]IND3
28Omer Asik[C]NO4
29Chris Kaman[PF,C]POR4
30Tyler Zeller[PF,C]BOS4
31Jusuf Nurkic[C]DEN3
32J.J. Hickson[PF,C]DEN3
33Robert Sacre[C]LAL3Averaging 7.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocks in 30 minutes over last two games.
34Alexis Ajinca[C]NO4
35Henry Sims[C]PHI4