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Week 19 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, timeshare 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 19:March 2nd-March 8th

Point Guard

1Stephen Curry[PG,SG]GSW4
2Eric Bledsoe[PG,SG]PHO4
3Mo Williams[PG,SG]CHA4Averaging 21.0 points, 6.0 assists and 3.8 threes over last four games,.
4Russell Westbrook *[PG]OKC3Underwent facial surgery on Saturday but could play this week. Averaging 30.6 points, 11.8 assists, 10.6 rebounds and 1.2 steals over last five games.
5Isaiah Thomas[PG]BOS4Averaging 22.2 points, 6.0 assists and 2.5 threes in 28 minutes over last four games.
6Deron Williams[PG]BKN4Averaging 15.6 points, 7.6 assists, 4.2 rebounds and 1.4 steals in 35 minutes over last five games.
7Ty Lawson[PG]DEN4
8Goran Dragic[PG,SG]MIA4
9Mike Conley[PG]MEM4
10Kyle Lowry[PG]TOR4Only averaging 11.6 points and 4.8 assists on 30% shooting from the field in five games after the All-Star break.
11Kyrie Ivring *[PG]CLE4Day-to-day (shoulder).
12Chris Paul[PG]LAC3
13John Wall[PG]WAS3
14Damian Lillard[PG]POR3
15Jeff Teague[PG]ATL3
16Ricky Rubio[PG]MIN3
17Reggie Jackson[PG]DET3
18Michael Carter-Williams[PG]MIL3
19Trey Burke[PG]UTA4Averaging 18.2 points, 1.2 steals and 2.2 threes in 29 minutes over last five games.
20Devin Harris[PG,SG]DAL4Averaging 11.6 points, 4.6 assists, 2.2 steals and 1.4 threes in 25 minutes over last five games.
21Rajon Rondo[PG]DAL4
22Jarrett Jack[PG,SG]BKN4
23Aaron Brooks[PG]CHI4Decent play for points and 3's with Derrick Rose out. Averaging 10.0 points, 1.3 steals and 1.7 threes as a starter this season.
24Ray McCallum[PG]SAC4Value goes up with Darren Collison likely out for the year. Averaging 11.6 points, 3.8 assists, 1.2 steals and 1.0 threes in 26 minutes over last five games.
25Jeremy Lin[PG]LAL4
26Marcus Smart[PG,SG]BOS4
27George Hill[PG,SG]IND3
28Patrick Beverley[PG]HOU4
29Jordan Clarkson[PG]LAL4
30Isaiah Cannon[PG]PHI4
31Mario Chalmers[PG,SG]MIA4
32Norris Cole[PG]NO4
33Tony Parker[PG]SAS3Only averaging 6.8 points and 4.0 assists on 26% shooting from the field over last five games.
34Elfrid Payton[PG]ORL3
35D.J. Augustin[PG]OKC3Decent short-term play if Russell Westbrook (face) misses time this week.

Shooting Guard

1James Harden[SG,SF]HOU4
2Jimmy Butler[SG,SF]CHI4
3Klay Thompson[SG,SF]GSW4
4Monta Ellis[PG,SG]DAL4
5Eric Gordon[SG]NO4Averaging 14.8 points, 5.2 assists, 4.8 rebounds and 3.6 threes in 38 minutes over last five games.
6Avery Bradley[PG,SG]BOS4Averaging 20.4 points, 3.2 steals and 2.4 threes in 36 minutes over last five games.
7Joe Johnson[SG,SF]BKN4
8Dwyane Wade[SG]MIA4
9J.R. Smith[SG,SF]CLE4
10Wesley Matthews[SG,SF]POR3
11Victor Oladipo[SG]ORL3
12Kevin Martin[SG]MIN3
13DeMar DeRozan[SG,SF]TOR4
14Brandon Knight *[PG,SG]PHO4Day-to-day (hip).
15Ben McLemore[SG]SAC4Averaging 14.4 points, 1.0 steals and 2.0 threes in 33 minutes over last five games.
16Will Barton[SG]DEN4Averaging 19.7 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.7 threes in 29 minutes over last three games.
17Quincy Pondexter[SG]NO4Averaging 21.5 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.0 threes in 37 minutes over last two games.
18Jason Richardson[SG,SF]PHI4Averaging 14.0 points and 4.0 threes in 25 minutes over last two games.
19Lou Williams[PG,SG]TOR4
20Gerald Henderson[SG,SF]CHA4
21Wayne Ellington[SG]LAL4
22Rodney Stuckey[PG,SG]IND3Averaging 20.0 points, 3.8 assists, 1.0 steals and 2.0 threes in 25 minutes over last five games.
23Danny Green[SG,SF]SAS3
24Kyle Korver[SG,SF]ATL3
25Bradley Beal *[SG]WAS3Back in action.
26Tim Hardaway Jr.[SG]NYK3Averaging 20.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.0 threes in 34 minutes over last two games.
27CJ Miles[SG,SF]IND3
28Jamal Crawford[PG,SG]LAC3
29Kentavious Caldwell-Pope[SG]DET3
30J.J. Redick[SG]LAC3
31Langston Galloway[SG]NYK3
32O.J. Mayo[SG]MIL3
33Markel Brown[SG]BKN4Averaging 9.2 points, 5.0 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 1.0 blocks in 29 minutes over last five games.
34Aaron Afflalo[SG,SF]POR3
35Dion Waiters[SG]OKC3

Small Forward

1LeBron James[SF,PF]CLE4
2Tyreke Evans[SG,SF]NO4
3Gordon Hayward[SG,SF]UTA4
4Rudy Gay[SF,PF]SAC4
5Trevor Ariza[SF]HOU4
6Robert Covington[SF]PHI4
7P.J. Tucker[SF,PF]PHO4
8Luol Deng[SF]MIA4
9Kawhi Leonard[SG,SF]SAS3
10Chandler Parsons *[SF,PF]DAL4Day-to-day (ankle).
11Danilo Gallinari[SF]DEN4Averaging 16.2 points, 1.8 steals and 3.0 threes in 29 minutes over last five games.
12James Johnson[SF,PF]TOR4Averaging 13.2 points, 4.4 rebounds, 2.2 blocks and 1.6 steals in 30 minutes over last five games.
13Jae Crowder[SF]BOS4Averaging 16.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 4.0 threes in 29 minutes over last four games.
14Jonas Jerebko[SF]BOS4Averaging 18.0 points, 7.5 rebounds and 3.5 threes in 23 minutes over last two games.
15Michael Kidd-Gilchrist[SF]CHA4Averaging 16.3 points, 8.3 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 34 minutes over last four games.
16Wilson Chandler[SG,SF]DEN4
17Evan Turner[SG,SF]BOS4
18Corey Brewer[SG,SF]HOU4
19Jeff Green[SF,PF]MEM4
20Harrison Barnes[SF]GSW4
21Mike Dunleavy[SG,SF]CHI4
22Al-Farouq Aminu[SF]DAL4
23Marcus Morris[SF,PF]PHO4
24Wesley Johnson[SG,SF]LAL4
25Giannis Antetokoumpo[SF]MIL3
26Andrew Wiggins[SF]MIN3
27Khris Middleton[SF]MIL3
28DeMarre Carroll[SF]ATL3
29Nicolas Batum[SG,SF]POR3
30Paul Pierce[SF]WAS3Back in action.
31Tobias Harris[SF,PF]ORL3
32Matt Barnes[SF]LAC3
33Tony Snell[SG,SF]CHI4Averaging 14.0 points and 2.7 threes in 30 minutes over last three games.
34Henry Walker[SF]MIA4Averaging 11.8 points and 2.8 threes in 28 minutes over last four games.
35Kevin Durant *[SF]OKC3Day-to-day (foot).

Power Forward

1Pau Gasol[PF,C]CHI4
2Kevin Love[PF,C]CLE4
3Draymond Green[SF,PF]GSW4
4Terrence Jones[SF,PF]HOU4Averaging 15.0 points, 10.6 rebounds and 3.0 blocks in 31 minutes over last five games.
5Derrick Favors[PF,C]UTA4
6Dirk Nowitzki[PF]DAL4
7Nerlens Noel[PF,C]PHI4
8Markieff Morris[PF]PHO4
9Zach Randolph[PF,C]MEM4
10Serge Ibaka[PF,C]OKC3Averaging 17.2 points, 9.0 rebounds and 3.8 blocks over last five games.
11LaMarcus Aldridge[PF,C]POR3
12Paul Millsap[PF]ATL3
13Tim Duncan[PF,C]SAS3
14Greg Monroe[PF,C]DET3
15Ed Davis[PF,C]LAL4
16Thaddeus Young[SF,PF]BKN4
17Dante Cunningham[PF]NO4Averaging 11.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals in 35 minutes over last two games.
18Josh Smith[SF,PF]HOU4
19Donates Motiejunas[PF]HOU4
20Luc Richard Mbah a Moute[PF]PHI4
21David West[PF]IND3
22Ersan Ilyasova[PF]MIL3Averaging 14.3 points, 9.7 rebounds and 1,7 threes in 29 minutes over last three games.
23Andrea Bargnani[PF,C]NYK3Averaging 15.0 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.0 blocks in 26 minutes over last five games.
24Kenneth Faried[PF]DEN4
25Brandon Bass[PF,C]BOS4
26Tristan Thompson[PF,C]CLE4
27Carlos Boozer[PF,C]LAL4
28Patrick Patterson[PF]TOR4
29Amir Johnson[PF,C]TOR4
30Spencer Hawes[PF,C]LAC3
32Channing Frye[PF]ORL3
33Nikola Mirotic[PF]CHI4
34Anthony Davis *[PF]NO4Day-to-day (shoulder).
35Taj Gibson *[PF]CHI4Day-to-day (ankle).


1Marc Gasol[C]MEM4
2Hassan Whiteside[C]MIA4
3DeMarcus Cousins *[PF,C]SAC4Day-to-day (ankle).
4Joakim Noah[PF,C]CHI4
5Rudy Gobert[C]UTA4
6Al Jefferson[PF,C]CHA4
7Brook Lopez[C]BKN4
8Timofey Mozgov[C]CLE4
9Alex Len[C]PHO4
10Jonas Valanciunas[C]TOR4
11Tyson Chandler *[C]DAL4Day-to-day (hip).
12DeAndre Jordan[C]LAC3
13Nikola Vucevic[PF,C]ORL3
14Andre Drummond[PF,C]DET3
15Al Horford[PF,C]ATL3
16Marcin Gortat[C]WAS3Averaging 14.6 points, 13.4 rebounds and 1.0 blocks over last five games.
17Alexis Ajinca[C]NO4Averaging 16.7 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks in 23 minutes over last three games.
18Mason Plumlee[PF,C]BKN4
19Jason Thompson[PF,C]SAC4Averaging 11.0 points, 11.0 rebound and 2.5 blocks in 33 minutes over last two games.
20Joffrey Lauvergne[C]DEN4Getting extra minutes with Jusif Nurkic out. Averaging 10.0 points, 7.5 rebounds, 1.0 blocks and 1.0 threes in 26 minutes over last two games.
21Omer Asik[C]NO4
22Tyler Zeller[PF,C]BOS4
23Roy Hibbert[C]IND3
24Robin Lopez[C]POR3
25John Henson[PF,C]MIL3
26Gorgui Dieng[C]MIN3
27Nikola Pekovic *[C]MIN3Day-to-day (ankle).
28Jordan Hill[PF,C]LAL4
29J.J. Hickson[PF,C]DEN4
30Andrew Bogut[C]GSW4
31Cody Zeller[PF,C]CHA4
32Zaza Pachulia[C]MIL3
33Mitch McGary[PF,C]OKC3
34Jusuf Nurkic *[C]DEN4Day-to-day (ankle).
35Enes Kanter *[C]OKC3Day-to-day (thigh). Averaging 15.8 points and 9.0 rebounds in 30 minutes as a starter for OKC.