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Week 7 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 7:December 8th-December 14th
Two Games:MIL

Point Guards

1Stephen Curry[PG,SG]GSW4
2Kyle Lowry[PG]TOR4Stepping up his game with DeMar DeRozan out. Averaging 28.4 points, 7.8 assists, 4.4 rebounds, 1.6 steals and 2.2 threes over last five games.
3Russell Westbrook[PG]OKC4Averaging 26.7 points, 7.3 assists, 6.0 rebounds, 1.7 steals and 1.7 threes over last three games.
4John Wall[PG]WAS4
5Chris Paul[PG]LAC4
6Kyrie Ivring[PG]CLE4
7Damian Lillard[PG]POR4
8Ty Lawson[PG]DEN4
9Jrue Holiday[PG]NO4
10Jeff Teague[PG]ATL4Averaging career highs in points (17.8) and field goal percentage (49%).
11Darren Collison[PG]SAC4
12Deron Williams[PG]BKN4
13Goran Dragic[PG,SG]PHO4
14Michael Carter-Williams[PG]PHI3Averaging 19.6 points, 12.2 assists, 9.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals over last five games.
15Rajon Rondo[PG]BOS3
16Mike Conley[PG]MEM3
17Derrick Rose[PG]CHI3
18Kemba Walker[PG]CHA3
19Tony Parker *[PG]SAS4Day-to-day (hamstring).
20Trey Burke[PG]UTA4
21Rodney Stuckey[PG,SG]IND4Started last two games at PG over Donald Sloan. Averaging 15.0 points, 4.0 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 2.0 steals in 28 minutes over last two games.
22Reggie Jackson[PG]OKC4
23Greivis Vasquez[PG,SG]TOR4
24Jose Calderon[PG]NYK4
25Zach Levine[PG]MIN4Could start this week if Mo Williams (back) is out. Averaging 19.5 points, 7.0 assists and 1.5 threes in 39 minutes over last two games.
26Mo Williams *[PG,SG]MIN4Day-to-day (back).
27Brandon Jennings[PG]DET3
28Jarrett Jack[PG,SG]BKN4
29C.J. Watson[PG,SG]IND4Averaging 10.7 points and 4.3 assists in 27 minutes over last three games.
30Devin Harris[PG,SG]DAL3
31Jameer Nelson[PG]DAL3
32Patrick Beverley[PG]HOU3Back in action.
33Jason Terry[PG,SG]HOU3Averaging 16.5 points, 4.5 assists, 1.8 steals and 3.3 threes in 37 minutes over last four games but minutes and production will likely decrease with Patrick Beverley back.
34Jeremy Lin[PG]LAL3
35Isaiah Thomas *[PG]PHO4Day-to-day (ankle).

Shooting Guards

1Eric Bledsoe[PG,SG]PHO4Averaging 19.6 points, 5.4 assists, 1.2 blocks, 1.6 steals and 1.0 threes over last five games.
2Dwyane Wade[PG,SG]MIA4Averaging 25.7 points and 5.0 assists over last four games.
3Bradley Beal[SG]WAS4Averaging 20.5 points, 5.5 assists and 3.5 threes over last two games.
4Klay Thompson[SG,SF]GSW4
5James Harden[SG,SF]HOU3
6Monta Ellis[PG,SG]DAL3Averaging 28.4 points, 4.2 assists, 2.2 steals and 1.2 threes over last five games.
7Kobe Bryant[SG]LAL3Averaging 25.8 points, 5.2 rebounds, 4.9 assists and 1.4 steals but shooting career-low 39% from the field.
8Danny Green[SG,SF]SAS4
9Wesley Matthews[SG,SF]POR4Averaging 20.8 points and 4.0 threes over last five games.
10Kyle Korver[SG,SF]ATL4Averaging 14.4 points and 3.0 threes in 30 minutes over last five games.
11Jimmy Butler[SG,SF]CHI3
12Victor Oladipo[SG]ORL3
13J.J. Redick[SG]LAC4Averaging 18.4 points and 3.4 threes over last five games.
14Jamal Crawford[PG,SG]LAC4
15Terrence Ross[SG]TOR4
16Corey Brewer[SG,SF]MIN4
17Joe Johnson[SG,SF]BKN4
18Aaron Afflalo[SG,SF]DEN4
19Ben McLemore[SG]SAC4
20Mario Chalmers[PG,SG]MIA4
21Rasual Butler[SG]WAS4Averaging 16.2 points, 2.2 threes and 1.2 steals in 27 minutes over last five games.
22Gerald Green[SG,SF]PHO4
23Jeremy Lamb[SG]OKC4Averaging 13.8 points, 1.2 steals and 2.0 threes in 21 minutes over last five games.
24Manu Ginobili[SG,SF]SAS4
25Lou Williams[PG,SG]TOR4
26Bojan Bogdanovic[SG,SF]BKN4
27Brandon Knight[PG,SG]MIL2
28Lance Stephenson[SG]CHA3
29Evan Fournier[SG]ORL3
30Kentavious Caldwell-Pope[SG]DET3
31Avery Bradley[PG,SG]BOS3
32Tim Hardaway Jr.[SG]NYK4Averaging 16.5 points and 3.5 threes in 20 minutes over last two games.
33Rodney Hood[SG]UTA4Starting at shooting guard with Alec Burks (shoulder) out. Averaging 12.5 points and 2.5 threes in 26 minutes over last two games.
34Gerald Henderson[SG,SF]CHA3Averaging 13.4 points in 29 minutes over last five games.
35Tony Wroten *[PG,SG]PHI3Could return this week (knee).

Small Forwards

1LeBron James[SF,PF]CLE4
2Carmelo Anthony[SF,PF]NYK4
3Kevin Durant *[SF]OKC4Could be on minutes restriction (30 mpg.) this week. Averaging 18.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.0 threes in 30 minutes over last two games.
4Kawhi Leonard[SG,SF]SAS4
5Rudy Gay[SF,PF]SAC4
6Gordon Hayward[SG,SF]UTA4Averaging 20.8 points, 5.2 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 2.2 threes over last five games.
7Tyreke Evans[SG,SF]NO4
8Wilson Chandler[SG,SF]DEN4
9Nicolas Batum[SG,SF]POR4Only averaging 8.9 points on 37% shooting from the field this season.
10DeMarre Carroll[SF]ATL4
11Tobias Harris[SF,PF]ORL3
12Chandler Parsons[SF,PF]DAL3
13Trevor Ariza[SF]HOU3
14Josh Smith[SF,PF]DET3
15Jeff Green[SF,PF]BOS3
16P.J. Tucker[SF,PF]PHO4Averaging 12.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, 1.5 steals and 1.5 threes in 33 minutes over last two games.
17Solomon Hill[SG,SF]IND4
18Paul Pierce[SF]WAS4
19Andrew Wiggins[SF]MIN4
20Harrison Barnes[SF]GSW4
21Matt Barnes[SF]LAC4Averaging 15.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.5 threes in 37 minutes over last two games.
22Luol Deng *[SF]MIA4Day-to-day (hand).
23K.J. McDaniels[SG,SF]PHI3Averaging 12.0 points, 8.4 rebounds, 2.4 blocks, 1.6 steals and 1.2 threes in 33 minutes over last five games.
24Nick Young[SG,SF]LAL3Averaging 18.4 points and 3.0 threes in 25 minutes over last five games.
25Robert Covington[SF]PHI3Averaging 21.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 3.0 threes in 29 minutes over last three games.
26Mike Dunleavy[SG,SF]CHI3
27Shabazz Muhammed[SF]MIN4Averaging 18.0 points and 5.4 rebounds in 24 minutes over last five games.
28Anthony Morrow[SG,SF]OKC4
29Marcus Morris[SF,PF]PHO4
30Chris Copeland[SF]IND4
31Andre Iguodala[SG,SF]GSW4
32James Johnson[SF,PF]TOR4
33Wesley Johnson[SG,SF]LAL3Averaging 10.2 points, 1.4 blocks and 2.0 threes in 30 minutes over last five games.
34Tony Allen[SG,SF]MEM3
35Courtney Lee[SG,SF]MEM3

Power Forwards

1Anthony Davis[PF]NO4
2Kevin Love[PF,C]CLE4
3Paul Millsap[PF]ATL4Averaging league best 2.2 steals per game.
4LaMarcus Aldridge[PF,C]POR4
5Blake Griffin[PF,C]LAC4
6Serge Ibaka[PF,C]OKC4
7Derrick Favors[PF,C]UTA4
8Draymond Green[SF,PF]GSW4
9Tim Duncan[PF,C]SAS4
10Markieff Morris[PF]PHO4
11Ryan Anderson[PF,C]NO4
12Jared Sullinger[PF,C]BOS3Averaging 17.0 points, 9.4 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 2.6 threes over last five games.
13Pau Gasol[PF,C]CHI3
14Dirk Nowitzki[PF]DAL3
15Zach Randolph[PF,C]MEM3
16Thaddeus Young[SF,PF]MIN4
17David West[PF]IND4
18Amar'e Stoudemire[PF,C]NYK4Averaging 16.2 points and 8.8 rebounds in 31 minutes over last five games.
19Amir Johnson[PF,C]TOR4Averaging 20.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.5 steals in 30 minutes over last two games.
20Patrick Patterson[PF]TOR4Averaging 10.2 points, 7.8 rebounds and 1.6 threes in 29 minutes over last five games.
21Marreese Speights[PF,C]GSW4
22Greg Monroe[PF,C]DET3
23Donates Motiejunas[PF]HOU3Averaging 14.0 points and 7.8 rebounds in 31 minutes over last five games.
24Nerlens Noel[PF,C]PHI3
25Kris Humphries[PF]WAS4Averaging 13.0 points,12.0 rebounds and 1.5 steals in 28 minutes over last two games but minutes and production could decreases with Nene back.
26Tristan Thompson[PF,C]CLE4
27Mirza Teletovic[PF]BKN4
28Boris Diaw[PF,C]SAS4
29Nene[PF,C]WAS4Back in action.
30Kenneth Faried *[PF]DEN4Day-to-day (back).
31Jabari Parker[PF]MIL2
32Ed Davis[PF,C]LAL3
33Carlos Boozer[PF,C]LAL3
34Taj Gibson[PF]CHI3Back in action.
35Channing Frye[PF]ORL3


1Chris Bosh[PF,C]MIA4
2Marcin Gortat[C]WAS4
3DeAndre Jordan[C]LAC4
4Marc Gasol[C]MEM3
5Andre Drummond[PF,C]DET3
6Joakim Noah[PF,C]CHI3
7Al Jefferson[PF,C]CHA3
8Tyson Chandler[C]DAL3
9Roy Hibbert[C]IND4
10Andrew Bogut[C]GSW4
11Jonas Valanciunas[C]TOR4
12Robin Lopez[C]POR4
13Al Horford[PF,C]ATL4Only averaging 12.9 points and 6.1 rebounds this season.
14Gorgui Dieng[C]MIN4
15Brook Lopez[C]BKN4Day-to-day (back). Averaging 17.8 points, 8.0 rebounds and 1.6 blocks over last five games.
16DeMarcus Cousins *[PF,C]SAC4Day-to-day (illness).
17Nikola Vucevic *[PF,C]ORL3Day-to-day (back).
18Dwight Howard *[C]HOU3Day-to-day (back).
19Enes Kanter[C]UTA4
20Anderson Varejao[PF,C]CLE4
21Timofey Mozgov[C]DEN4
22Omer Asik[C]NO4
23Spencer Hawes[C]LAC4
24Jordan Hill[PF,C]LAL3
25J.J. Hickson[PF,C]DEN4
26Jason Thompson[PF,C]SAC4Decent short-term play if DeMarcus Cousins (illness) misses time this week. Averaging 13.5 points and 9.5 rebounds in 35 minutes over last two games.
27Chris Kaman[PF,C]POR4
28Miles Plumlee[PF,C]PHO4
29Steven Adams[C]OKC4
30Samuel Dalembert[C]NYK4
31Tyler Zeller[PF,C]BOS3Started last four games at center over Kelly Olynyk. Averaging 11.8 points, 9.3 rebounds and 1.0 blocks as a starter.
32Brandan Wright[PF,C]DAL3
33Kelly Olynyk[C]BOS3Value goes down if move to reserve role is permanent. Only averaging 7.4 points in 22 minutes over last five games.
34Cody Zeller[PF,C]CHA3
35Kyle O'Quinn[C]ORL3Decent short-term play if Nikola Vucevic misses time this week. Averaging 11.6 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.2 blocks over last five games.