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NBA Weekly Player Rankings: Week 4

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 4:November 17th - November 23rd
Two Games:ATL, GSW, IND

Point Guards

1Chris Paul[PG]LAC4
2Rajon Rondo[PG]BOS4Averaging 10.1 points, 12.0 assists, 8.1 rebounds and 1.9 steals this season.
3Reggie Jackson[PG]OKC4Averaging 24.2 points, 7.6 assists, 4.0 rebounds, 1.0 steals and 2.2 threes in 42 minutes over last five games.
4Kyrie Ivring[PG]CLE4
5Ty Lawson[PG]DEN4Averaging 20.3 points, 8.0 assists, 1.7 steals and 1.7 threes over last three games.
6Jrue Holiday[PG]NO4Averaging 17.6 points, 7.8 assists, 1.0 steals and 1.2 threes over last five games.
7Mike Conley[PG]MEM4
8Deron Williams[PG]BKN4
9Kemba Walker[PG]CHA4
10Tony Parker[PG]SAS4
11Goran Dragic[PG,SG]PHO4
12Isaiah Thomas[PG]PHO4
13Michael Carter-Williams[PG]PHI4Back in action (shoulder). Averaging 16.0 points, 6.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists, 1.0 steals and 1.5 threes in 29 minutes over first two games.
14Tony Wroten[PG,SG]PHI4Averaging 20.3 points, 6.3 assists, 4.2 rebounds, 2.2 steals and 1.8 three this season but value could go down with Michael Carter-Williams back.
15Damian Lillard[PG]POR3Averaging 24.0 points, 8.2 assists, 5.2 rebounds, 1.2 steals and 4.0 threes on 58% shooting from the field over last five games.
16John Wall[PG]WAS3
17Kyle Lowry[PG]TOR3
18Brandon Jennings[PG]DET3Averaging 21.8 points, 6.4 assists, 1.6 steals and 2.8 threes in 32 minutes over last five games.
19Darren Collison[PG]SAC3
20Stephen Curry[PG,SG]GSW2
21Derrick Rose *[PG]CHI3Day-to-day (hamstring).
22Jeremy Lin[PG]LAL4
23Jameer Nelson[PG]DAL4
24Trey Burke[PG]UTA3
25Jeff Teague[PG]ATL2
26Jarrett Jack[PG,SG]BKN4
27Norris Cole[PG]MIA4
28Patrick Beverley *[PG]HOU3Expected back this week (hamstring).
29Mo Williams[PG,SG]MIN3
30Zach Levine[PG]MIN3
31D.J. Augustin[PG]DET3
32Kirk Hinrich[PG,SG]CHI3
33Aaron Brooks[PG]CHI3
34Isaiah Cannon[PG]HOU3
35Shane Larkin[PG]NYK3

Shooting Guards

1Kobe Bryant[SG]LAL4FG% is an issue (37%) but averaging 25.4 points, 5.2 rebounds, 3.9 assists, 1.7 steals and 1.8 threes this season.
2Brandon Knight[PG,SG]MIL4Averaging 18.1 points, 6.7 assists, 6.1 rebounds, 1.3 steals and 1.4 threes this season.
3Eric Bledsoe[PG,SG]PHO4
4Monta Ellis[PG,SG]DAL4
5Joe Johnson[SG,SF]BKN4
6Dwyane Wade *[PG,SG]MIA4Day-to-day (hamstring).
7James Harden[SG,SF]HOU3
8Victor Oladipo *[SG]ORL4Back in action (face). Averaging 15.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.5 assists over first two games.
9Manu Ginobili[SG,SF]SAS4Averaging 14.8 points, 4.2 assists, 1.4 steals and 1.4 threes in 26 minutes over last five games,.
10Evan Fournier[SG]ORL4Averaging 20.2 points, 1.4 steals and 2.6 threes in 37 minutes over last five games. Started last game next to Victor Oladipo.
11Mario Chalmers[PG,SG]MIA4Averaging 16.0 points, 5.3 assists, 1.3 steals and 1.3 threes over last three games.
12Lance Stephenson[SG]CHA4
13Jeremy Lamb[SG]OKC4Averaging 13.6 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.0 steals and 1.4 threes in 34 minutes over last five games.
14Jamal Crawford[PG,SG]LAC4
15J.J. Redick[SG]LAC4
16Jimmy Butler[SG,SF]CHI3Averaging career-highs in points (21.3), rebounds (6.3), assists (3.4), threes (1.1) and FG% (53%).
17DeMar DeRozan[SG,SF]TOR3
18Kevin Martin[SG]MIN3
19Wesley Matthews[SG,SF]POR3
20Alec Burks[PG,SG]UTA3
21Ben McLemore[SG]SAC3Averaging 14.6 points and 2.4 threes in 35 minutes over last five games.
22Klay Thompson[SG,SF]GSW2
23Gerald Green[SG,SF]PHO4Averaging 15.8 points and 2.6 threes in 19 minutes over last five games.
24Danny Green[SG,SF]SAS4
25O.J. Mayo[SG]MIL4
26Aaron Afflalo[SG,SF]DEN4
27Eric Gordon[SG]NO4
28Gary Neal[PG,SG]CHA4
29Devin Harris[PG,SG]DAL4
30Bojan Bogdanovic[SG,SF]BKN4Averaging 10.6 points and 1.2 threes in 32 minutes over last five games.
31Terrence Ross[SG]TOR3
32J.R. Smith[SG,SF]NYK3
33Kyle Korver[SG,SF]ATL2
34Iman Shumpert *[PG,SG]NYK3Day-to-day (hip).
35Bradley Beal *[SG]WAS3Could make return this week (hand).

Small Forwards

1LeBron James[SF,PF]CLE4
2Tyreke Evans[SG,SF]NO4Averaging 16.3 points, 7.1 assists, 6.8 rebounds, 1.0 steals and 1.5 threes this season.
3Tobias Harris[SF,PF]ORL4
4Kawhi Leonard[SG,SF]SAS4
5Luol Deng[SF]MIA4Averaging 15.4 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.6 steals and 2.0 threes over last five games.
6Chandler Parsons[SF,PF]DAL4
7Carmelo Anthony[SF,PF]NYK3Averaging 27.4 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.2 threes over last five games.
8Gordon Hayward[SG,SF]UTA3
9Rudy Gay[SF,PF]SAC3
10Josh Smith[SF,PF]DET3
11Courtney Lee[SG,SF]MEM4
12Giannis Antetokoumpo[SF]MIL4Averaging 17.0 points and 6.0 rebounds in 29 minutes over last three games.
13Jeff Green[SF,PF]BOS4
14Trevor Ariza[SF]HOU3Averaging 14.9 points, 6.1 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 2.9 threes this season.
15Nicolas Batum *[SG,SF]POR3Day-to-day (knee).
16Anthony Morrow[SG,SF]OKC4Back in action (knee). Averaging 16.0 points and 2.3 threes over last three games.
17Tony Allen[SG,SF]MEM4
18Wilson Chandler[SG,SF]DEN4
19Marcus Morris[SF,PF]PHO4
20Matt Barnes[SF]LAC4
21P.J. Tucker[SF,PF]PHO4
22Wesley Johnson[SG,SF]LAL4
23Mike Dunleavy[SG,SF]CHI3
24Paul Pierce[SF]WAS3
25Andrew Wiggins[SF]MIN3
26Danilo Gallinari[SF]DEN4
27Marvin Williams[SF]CHA4
28K.J. McDaniels[SG,SF]PHI4
29Nick Young *[SG,SF]LAL4Expected to return this week (thumb).
30Evan Turner[SG,SF]BOS4
31Hollis Thompson[SF]PHI4
32Shawn Marion[SF,PF]CLE4
33Caron Butler[SF]DET3
34Corey Brewer[SG,SF]MIN3
35Solomon Hill[SG,SF]IND2Averaging 16.6 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.2 steals in 38 minutes over last five games.

Power Forwards

1Anthony Davis[PF]NO4
2Kevin Love[PF,C]CLE4
3Blake Griffin[PF,C]LAC4
4Serge Ibaka[PF,C]OKC4
5Tim Duncan[PF,C]SAS4
6Dirk Nowitzki[PF]DAL4
7Zach Randolph[PF,C]MEM4
8LaMarcus Aldridge *[PF,C]POR3Day-to-day (illness).
9Pau Gasol[PF,C]CHI3
10Derrick Favors[PF,C]UTA3
11Ryan Anderson[PF,C]NO4
12Jared Sullinger[PF,C]BOS4Averaging 15.8 points and 10.2 rebounds over last five games.
13Channing Frye[PF]ORL4Averaging 12.2 points, 6.2 rebounds, 3.0 three and 1.2 steals in 37 minutes over last five games.
14Carlos Boozer[PF,C]LAL4Averaging 16.8 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 31 minutes over last five games.
15Kenneth Faried[PF]DEN4
16Markieff Morris[PF]PHO4Only averaging 10.0 points on 41% shooting from the field over last five games.
17Nerlens Noel[PF,C]PHI4
18Greg Monroe[PF,C]DET3
19Thaddeus Young *[SF,PF]MIN3Day-to-day (personal).
20Paul Millsap[PF]ATL2
21Shawne Williams[PF]MIA4Averaging 18.0 points, and 4.5 threes in 28 minutes over last two games.
22Jabari Parker[PF]MIL4Only averaging 10.3 points and 5.6 rebounds on 42% shooting from the field this season.
23Boris Diaw[PF,C]SAS4
24Taj Gibson[PF]CHI3
25Amir Johnson[PF,C]TOR3
27Kevin Garnett[PF,C]BKN4
28Tristan Thompson[PF,C]CLE4
29Mirza Teletovic[PF]BKN4
30Ed Davis[PF,C]LAL4
31Amar'e Stoudemire[PF,C]NYK3
32Kris Humphries[PF]WAS3Averaging 11.7 points, 8.0 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in 23 minutes over last three games.
33Donates Motiejunas[PF]HOU3
34Draymond Green[SF,PF]GSW2
35Terrence Jones *[SF,PF]HOU3Day-to-day (knee).


1Nikola Vucevic[PF,C]ORL4Averaging 19.5 points, 10.6 rebounds, 1.2 blocks and 1.0 steals over last five games.
2Chris Bosh[PF,C]MIA4
3Marc Gasol[C]MEM4
4Al Jefferson[PF,C]CHA4
5DeAndre Jordan[C]LAC4
6Kelly Olynyk[C]BOS4Averaging 16.6 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.8 threes in 32 minutes over last five games.
7Brook Lopez[C]BKN4
8DeMarcus Cousins[PF,C]SAC3
9Dwight Howard[C]HOU3
10Tyson Chandler[C]DAL4
11Jordan Hill[PF,C]LAL4Averaging 12.0 points, 10.8 rebound and 1.0 blocks in 32 minutes over last five games.
12Omer Asik[C]NO4
13Larry Sanders[PF,C]MIL4Averaging 5.0 points, 6.6 rebounds, 2.2 steals and 2.0 blocks in only 21 minutes over last five games.
14Anderson Varejao[PF,C]CLE4
15Marcin Gortat[C]WAS3
16Joakim Noah[PF,C]CHI3
17Andre Drummond[PF,C]DET3
18Robin Lopez[C]POR3
19Roy Hibbert[C]IND2
20Al Horford[PF,C]ATL2
21Jonas Valanciunas[C]TOR3
22Enes Kanter[C]UTA3Averaging 14.4 points and 5.8 rebounds in 25 minutes over last five games.
23Steven Adams[C]OKC4
24Miles Plumlee[PF,C]PHO4Averaging 9.8 points and 9.2 rebounds in 32 minutes over last five games.
25Brandan Wright[PF,C]DAL4
26Timofey Mozgov[C]DEN4
27J.J. Hickson[PF,C]DEN4Averaging 9.7 points and 9.0 rebounds in 18 minutes over last three games.
28Henry Sims[C]PHI4
29Spencer Hawes[C]LAC4
30Nikola Pekovic[C]MIN3Only averaging 10.4 points and 8.0 rebound in 23 minutes over last five games.
31Gorgui Dieng[C]MIN3Averaging 10.0 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 22 minutes over last five games.
32Chris Kaman[PF,C]POR3Averaging 12.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.8 blocks in 19 minutes over last five games.
33Andrew Bogut[C]GSW2
34Alex Len[C]PHO4
35Samuel Dalembert[C]NYK3