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NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 3

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 3:November 10th - November 16th
Two Games:BOS, LAC, PHI, WAS

Point Guards

1Stephen Curry[PG,SG]GSW4
2Reggie Jackson[PG]OKC4Averaging 19.3 points, 9.0 assists and 2.0 threes in 42 minutes over last three games.
3Jeff Teague[PG]ATL4
4Tony Parker[PG]SAS4
5Damian Lillard[PG]POR3
6Kyle Lowry[PG]TOR3
7Deron Williams[PG]BKN3Averaging 19.8 points, 7.0 assists and 1.4 steals in 38 minutes this season.
8Kemba Walker[PG]CHA3
9Jrue Holiday[PG]NO3
10Kyrie Ivring[PG]CLE3
11Mike Conley[PG]MEM3
12Darren Collison[PG]SAC3
13Donald Sloan[PG]IND4Decent play with George Hill out until early December. Averaging 15.6 points, 5.0 assists and 2.2 threes in 35 minutes over last five games.
14Brandon Jennings[PG]DET4
15Trey Burke[PG]UTA4
16Elfrid Payton[PG]ORL4
17Jeremy Lin[PG]LAL4
18Goran Dragic[PG,SG]PHO3Only averaging 13.7 points, 2.5 assists, 0.7 steals and 0.2 threes after first six games.
19John Wall[PG]WAS2
20Chris Paul[PG]LAC2
21Rajon Rondo[PG]BOS2
22Isaiah Thomas[PG]PHO3
23Derrick Rose *[PG]CHI3Day-to-day (ankles).
24Ty Lawson *[PG]DEN3Day-to-day (ankle).
25D.J. Augustin[PG]DET4
26Tony Wroten[PG,SG]PHI2Averaging 22.6 points, 7.0 assists, 3.0 steals and 2.0 threes over last five games.
27Isaiah Cannon[PG]HOU3Decent short-term play while Patrick Beverley is out. Averaging 16.5 points and 2.5 threes in 33 minutes over last two games.
28Sebastian Telfair[PG]OKC4Averaging 11.6 points, 5.2 assists, 1.4 steals and 1.6 threes over last three games but value goes down with Reggie Jackson and Jeremy Lamb back.
29Shane Larkin[PG]NYK4
30Norris Cole[PG]MIA3
31Aaron Brooks[PG]CHI3Averaging 13.4 points, 5.2 assists and 2.2 threes in 22 minutes over last five games.
32Jameer Nelson[PG]DAL3
33Zach Levine[PG]MIN3Started last game at PG over Mo Williams with Ricky Rubio out.
34Mo Williams[PG,SG]MIN3
35Michael Carter-Williams *[PG]PHI2Could make return this week (shoulder).

Shooting Guards

1Kobe Bryant[SG]LAL4
2Klay Thompson[SG,SF]GSW4
3James Harden[SG,SF]HOU3
4Jimmy Butler[SG,SF]CHI3Averaging 19.6 points, 6.2 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.8 steals in 39 minutes over last five games.
5Brandon Knight[PG,SG]MIL3
6DeMar DeRozan[SG,SF]TOR3
7Dwyane Wade[PG,SG]MIA3
8Joe Johnson[SG,SF]BKN3Averaging 21.2 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.4 threes this season.
9Eric Bledsoe[PG,SG]PHO3Only consistent contributor in the Suns backcourt right now. Averaging 14.8 points, 4.8 assists, 4.6 rebounds, 1.0 steals and 1.0 blocks in 34 minutes over last five games.
10Iman Shumpert[PG,SG]NYK4Playing some point guard with Jose Calderon out. Averaging 15.8 points, 4.2 assists, 3.6 rebounds and 2.6 threes in 32 minutes over last five games.
11Alec Burks[PG,SG]UTA4
12Kyle Korver[SG,SF]ATL4
13Evan Fournier[SG]ORL4Averaging 16.4 points and 1.8 threes in 33 minutes over last five games.
14Danny Green[SG,SF]SAS4
15Tim Hardaway Jr.[SG]NYK4Averaging 17.0 points and 3.3 threes in 27 minutes over last three games.
16Monta Ellis[PG,SG]DAL3
17Wesley Matthews[SG,SF]POR3
18Lance Stephenson[SG]CHA3Averaging 8.3 points, 5.3 assists and 10.5 rebounds this season.
19Tyreke Evans[SG,SF]NO3
20Kevin Martin[SG]MIN3
21Manu Ginobili[SG,SF]SAS4
22Kentavious Caldwell-Pope[SG]DET4
23Jeremy Lamb[SG]OKC4Started and played 41 minutes in season debut (scored 17 points).
24Devin Harris[PG,SG]DAL3
25Terrence Ross[SG]TOR3
26Gerald Green[SG,SF]PHO3Averaging 13.8 points, 1.2 steals and 1.6 threes in only 21 minutes over last five games.
27Gary Neal[PG,SG]CHA3Averaging 15.0 points, and 2.0 threes in 28 minutes over last five games.
28Eric Gordon[SG]NO3
29O.J. Mayo[SG]MIL3
30Aaron Afflalo[SG,SF]DEN3
31Mario Chalmers[PG,SG]MIA3
32Randy Foye[PG,SG]DEN3Averaging 23.5 points, 5.5 assists and 4.0 threes in 30 minutes over last two games.
33J.R. Smith[SG,SF]NYK4
34Vince Carter[SG]MEM3
35Jamal Crawford[PG,SG]LAC2

Small Forwards

1Carmelo Anthony[SF,PF]NYK4
2Gordon Hayward[SG,SF]UTA4
3Josh Smith[SF,PF]DET4
4Tobias Harris[SF,PF]ORL4Averaging 16.2 points, 9.2 rebounds and 1.2 steals over last five games.
5LeBron James[SF,PF]CLE3
6Rudy Gay[SF,PF]SAC3Averaging 23.8 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.0 steals and 1.6 threes over last five games.
7Nicolas Batum[SG,SF]POR3
8Solomon Hill[SG,SF]IND4Averaging 15.2 points, 5.4 rebounds, 1.6 steals and 1.4 threes in 36 minutes over last five games.
9Kawhi Leonard[SG,SF]SAS4
10Chris Copeland[SF]IND4Averaging 18.0 points, 6.6 rebounds and 2.8 threes in 34 minutes over last five games.
11Trevor Ariza[SF]HOU3
12Chandler Parsons[SF,PF]DAL3
13DeMarre Carroll[SF]ATL4Averaging 12.6 points, 5.6 rebounds, 1.2 steals and 2.0 threes in 33 minutes this season.
14Mike Dunleavy[SG,SF]CHI3Averaging 20.0 points and 4.0 threes in 30 minutes over last two games.
15Luol Deng[SF]MIA3
16Wilson Chandler[SG,SF]DEN3Starting at small forward over Danilo Gallinari. Averaging 13.7 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.0 threes in 29 minutes over last three games.
17Courtney Lee[SG,SF]MEM3
18P.J. Tucker[SF,PF]PHO3Averaging 10.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, 2.5 steals and 2.0 threes in 32 minutes over last two games.
19Andre Iguodala[SG,SF]GSW4
20Harrison Barnes[SF]GSW4
21Wesley Johnson[SG,SF]LAL4
22Tony Allen[SG,SF]MEM3
23Andrew Wiggins[SF]MIN3
24Marvin Williams[SF]CHA3
25Michael Kidd-Gilchrist[SF]CHA3
26Giannis Antetokoumpo[SF]MIL3
27Marcus Morris[SF,PF]PHO3
28Jeff Green[SF,PF]BOS2
29Caron Butler[SF]DET4
30Carl Landry[SF,PF]SAC3Averaging 14.7 points and 3.3 rebounds in 25 minutes over last three games.
31Corey Brewer[SG,SF]MIN3Averaging 10.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.0 steals in 25 minutes over last two games.
32Lance Thomas[SF]OKC4
33Danilo Gallinari[SF]DEN3
34Paul Pierce[SF]WAS2
35Anthony Morrow[SG,SF]OKC4Could make return this week (knee).

Power Forwards

1Serge Ibaka[PF,C]OKC4Blocks are down but 3's are up. Averaging 19.2 points, 7.6 rebounds, 2.6 threes and 0.8 blocks over last five games.
2Derrick Favors[PF,C]UTA4
3Tim Duncan[PF,C]SAS4
4Paul Millsap[PF]ATL4
5Anthony Davis[PF]NO3
6Kevin Love[PF,C]CLE3
7LaMarcus Aldridge[PF,C]POR3
8Zach Randolph[PF,C]MEM3Averaging 17.4 points, 10.9 rebounds and 1.4 steals this season.
9Dirk Nowitzki[PF]DAL3
10Pau Gasol[PF,C]CHI3
11Markieff Morris[PF]PHO3Averaging 18.4 points, 7.2 rebounds, 1.2 steals and 1.0 blocks in 32 minutes over last five games.
12Greg Monroe[PF,C]DET4Averaging 17.0 points and 12.0 rebounds in 31 minutes over first three games.
13Draymond Green[SF,PF]GSW4Value goes up with David Lee out. Averaging 12.8 point, 7.4 rebounds, 1.2 steals and 1.6 threes in 33 minutes this season.
14Amar'e Stoudemire[PF,C]NYK4Averaging 13.2 points, 9.2 rebound and 1.0 steals in 24 minutes over last five games.
15Thaddeus Young[SF,PF]MIN3
16Kenneth Faried[PF]DEN3
17Blake Griffin[PF,C]LAC2
18Channing Frye[PF]ORL4
19Ed Davis[PF,C]LAL4
20Carlos Boozer[PF,C]LAL4
21Boris Diaw[PF,C]SAS4
22Ryan Anderson[PF,C]NO3
23Jabari Parker[PF]MIL3
24Shawne Williams[PF]MIA3
25Taj Gibson[PF]CHI3
26Mirza Teletovic[PF]BKN3
27Amir Johnson *[PF,C]TOR3Day-to-day (ankle).
28Patrick Patterson[PF]TOR3Decent play if Amir Johnson (ankle) misses time this week. Averaging 11.7 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.3 threes in 30 minutes over last three games.
29Luis Scola[PF,C]IND4
30Trevor Booker[PF]UTA4Averaging 10.2 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.2 threes in 21 minutes over last five games.
31Jared Sullinger[PF,C]BOS2
32Mike Scott[PF]ATL4
33Kevin Garnett[PF,C]BKN3
34Tristan Thompson[PF,C]CLE3
35David West *[PF]IND4Day-to-day (ankle).


1Nikola Vucevic[PF,C]ORL4
2Al Horford[PF,C]ATL4
3Andre Drummond[PF,C]DET4
4Jordan Hill[PF,C]LAL4Averaging 14.8 points, 9.2 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in 30 minutes this season,
5Roy Hibbert *[C]IND4Day-to-day (knee).
6Andrew Bogut[C]GSW4Averaging 7.0 points, 11.8 rebounds and 2.4 blocks this season.
7DeMarcus Cousins[PF,C]SAC3Averaging 25.0 points, 12.0 rebounds, 1.6 blocks and 1.0 steals over last five games.
8Chris Bosh[PF,C]MIA3
9Al Jefferson[PF,C]CHA3
10Marc Gasol[C]MEM3
11Dwight Howard[C]HOU3
12Tyson Chandler[C]DAL3Averaging 10.6 points, 8.4 rebounds and 2.2 blocks in 29 minutes over last five games.
13Joakim Noah[PF,C]CHI3
14Brook Lopez[C]BKN3Averaging 16.0 points, 6.7 rebounds and 2.0 blocks over last three games.
15Larry Sanders[PF,C]MIL3
16Robin Lopez[C]POR3
17Nikola Pekovic[C]MIN3
18Jonas Valanciunas[C]TOR3
19Omer Asik[C]NO3
20Steven Adams[C]OKC4
21Samuel Dalembert[C]NYK4
22Enes Kanter[C]UTA4
23Anderson Varejao[PF,C]CLE3
24DeAndre Jordan[C]LAC2
25Marcin Gortat[C]WAS2
26Timofey Mozgov[C]DEN3
27Miles Plumlee[PF,C]PHO3
28JaVale McGee[C]DEN3Averaging 8.2 points and 2.8 blocks in only 14 minutes over last four games.
29John Henson[PF,C]MIL3
30Brandan Wright[PF,C]DAL3
31Chris Kaman[PF,C]POR3
32Kelly Olynyk[C]BOS2
33Rudy Gobert[C]UTA4
34Gorgui Dieng[C]MIN3
35Cody Zeller[PF,C]CHA3Averaging 11.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 27 minutes over last two games.