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Week 10 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 10:December 29th - January 4th
Two Games:GSW, OKC, POR

Point Guard

1John Wall[PG]WAS4
2Kemba Walker[PG]CHA4Averaging 22.6 points, 5.6 assists, 1.8 steals and 2.0 threes over last five games.
3Derrick Rose[PG]CHI4
4Goran Dragic[PG,SG]PHO4
5Darren Collison[PG]SAC4
6Kyrie Irving *[PG]CLE4Day-to-day (knee).
7Kyle Lowry[PG]TOR3Averaging 23.2 points, 7.6 assists, 4.2 rebounds, 2.2 steals and 2.4 threes over last five games.
8Chris Paul[PG]LAC3
9Mike Conley[PG]MEM3
10Ty Lawson[PG]DEN3
11Rajon Rondo[PG]DAL3Averaging 13.3 points, 8.8 assists, 6.3 rebounds and 1.8 steals in four games as a Maverick.
12Jeff Teague[PG]ATL3
13Jrue Holiday[PG]NO3
14Michael Carter-Williams[PG]PHI3
15Russell Westbrook[PG]OKC2
16Damian Lillard[PG]POR2
17Stephen Curry[PG,SG]GSW2
18Jarrett Jack[PG,SG]BKN4Deron Williams is back but Jack is still starting. Averaging 18.8 points, 5.6 assists, 4.4 rebounds and 1.6 steals over last five games.
19Patrick Beverley[PG]HOU4
20Isaiah Thomas[PG]PHO4
21Deron Williams[PG]BKN4Back in action but averaging 7.5 points and 3.5 assists in 20 minutes over last two games.
22Trey Burke[PG]UTA4
23George Hill *[PG,SG]IND4Back in action.
24Jose Calderon[PG]NYK3Averaging 14.6 points, 5.6 assists and 1.8 threes in 37 minutes over last five games.
25Brandon Jennings[PG]DET3
26Aaron Brooks[PG]CHI4Getting extra minutes with Kirk Hinrich out. Averaging 14.6 points, 4.4 assists and 1.2 threes in 27 minutes over last five games.
27Elfrid Payton[PG]ORL4Averaging 8.0 points, 7.0 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 1.4 steals in 30 minutes over last five games.
28Mario Chalmers[PG,SG]MIA4
29Jerryd Bayless[PG,SG]MIL4
30C.J. Watson[PG,SG]IND4Averaging 12.0 points, 4.5 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.5 threes in 30 minutes over last five games but value goes down with George Hill back.
31Cory Joseph[PG]SAS3Decent short-term play while Tony Parker (hamstring) is out. Averaging 12.2 points, 4.4 assists, 4.4 rebounds and 1.0 steals over last five games.
32Greivis Vasquez[PG,SG]TOR3
33Marcus Smart[PG,SG]BOS3
34Reggie Jackson[PG]OKC2
35Tony Parker *[PG]SAS3Day-to-day (hamstring).

Shooting Guard

1James Harden[SG,SF]HOU4Averaging 31.2 points, 9.2 assists, 5.6 rebounds, 1.6 steals and 2.2 threes over last five games.
2Jimmy Butler[SG,SF]CHI4Averaging 24.6 points, 7.6 rebounds, 1.6 blocks and 1.0 steals over last five games.
3Dwyane Wade[PG,SG]MIA4
4Eric Bledsoe[PG,SG]PHO4
5Brandon Knight[PG,SG]MIL4
6Joe Johnson[SG,SF]BKN4Averaging 19.2 points, 4.4 assists, 2.4 threes and 1.0 steals over last five games.
7Victor Oladipo[SG]ORL4
8Bradley Beal[SG]WAS4
9Monta Ellis[PG,SG]DAL3
10Danny Green[SG,SF]SAS3
11Kobe Bryant *[SG]LAL3Day-to-day (rest).
12J.J. Redick[SG]LAC3Averaging 19.2 points and 4.2 threes over last five games.
13Kentavious Caldwell-Pope[SG]DET3Averaging 16.8 points and 3.5 threes in 31 minutes over last four games.
14CJ Miles *[SG,SF]IND4Day-to-day (illness). Averaging 15.0 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.0 steals and 2.0 threes in 29 minutes over last five games.
15Gerald Green[SG,SF]PHO4
16Corey Brewer[SG,SF]HOU4Averaging 12.5 points, 2.5 steals and 2.5 threes in first two games with Houston.
17Evan Fournier[SG]ORL4
18Ben McLemore[SG]SAC4
19Kyle Korver[SG,SF]ATL3
20Manu Ginobili[SG,SF]SAS3
21Arron Afflalo[SG,SF]DEN3
22Jamal Crawford[PG,SG]LAC3
23Lou Williams[PG,SG]TOR3
24Klay Thompson[SG,SF]GSW2
25Wesley Matthews[SG,SF]POR2
26Alec Burks *[SG]UTA4Day-to-day (shoulder)
27Sergey Karasev[SG]BKN4Averaging 10.8 points, 1.2 steals and 1.2 threes in 30 minutes over last five games.
28Rasual Butler[SG]WAS4
29Rodney Stuckey[PG,SG]IND4
30Tim Hardaway Jr.[SG]NYK3
31Tony Wroten[PG,SG]PHI3Averaging 21.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 1.0 threes in 30 minutes over last two games.
32Avery Bradley[PG,SG]BOS3
33Terrence Ross[SG]TOR3
34Vince Carter[SG]MEM3
35Marco Belinelli[SG]SAS3

Small Forward

1LeBron James[SF,PF]CLE4
2Rudy Gay[SF,PF]SAC4
3Tobias Harris[SF,PF]ORL4Averaging 19.4 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.2 steals and 2.4 threes over last five games.
4Gordon Hayward[SG,SF]UTA4
5Luol Deng[SF]MIA4Averaging 18.0 points, 5.2 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 1.8 steals and 1.2 threes over last five games.
6Trevor Ariza[SF]HOU4
7Josh Smith[SF,PF]HOU4
8Carmelo Anthony[SF,PF]NYK3
9Tyreke Evans[SG,SF]NO3
10Robert Covington[SF]PHI3
11Wilson Chandler[SG,SF]DEN3
12DeMarre Carroll[SF]ATL3
13Chandler Parsons[SF,PF]DAL3Only averaging 7.7 points over last three games.
14Shabazz Muhammed[SF]MIN3Averaging 17.6 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.0 threes in 34 minutes over last five games.
15Jeff Green[SF,PF]BOS3
16Jared Dudley[SG,SF]MIL4Averaging 15.6 points, 5.2 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 2.2 threes in 30 minutes over last five games.
17Giannis Antetokoumpo[SF]MIL4
19Marcus Morris[SF,PF]PHO4
19P.J. Tucker[SF,PF]PHO4
20Paul Pierce[SF]WAS4
21Michael Kidd-Gilchrist[SF]CHA4
22Khris Middleton[SF]MIL4
23Andrew Wiggins[SF]MIN3
24Nick Young[SG,SF]LAL3
25James Johnson[SF,PF]TOR3Started last three games at small forward over Landry Fields (concussion). Averaging 10.0 points, 5.6 rebounds, 1.2 blocks and 1.0 steals in 27 minutes over last five games.
26Courtney Lee[SG,SF]MEM3
27Wesley Johnson[SG,SF]LAL3
28Nicolas Batum[SG,SF]POR2
29Solomon Hill[SG,SF]IND4
30Mike Dunleavy[SG,SF]CHI4
31K.J. McDaniels[SG,SF]PHI3
32Matt Barnes[SF]LAC3
33Evan Turner[SG,SF]BOS3
34Kawhi Leonard *[SG,SF]SAS3Day-to-day (hand).
35Kevin Durant *[SF]OKC2Day-to-day (ankle).

Power Forward

1Pau Gasol[PF,C]CHI4
2Anthony Davis[PF]NO3
3Derrick Favors[PF,C]UTA4
4Kevin Love[PF,C]CLE4Only averaging 0.8 threes over last five games.
5David West[PF]IND4Averaging 13.8 points, 7.4 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 1.2 steals and 1.2 blocks over last five games.
6Markieff Morris[PF]PHO4
7Paul Millsap[PF]ATL3
8Blake Griffin[PF,C]LAC3
9Tim Duncan[PF,C]SAS3
10Dirk Nowitzki[PF]DAL3
11Greg Monroe[PF,C]DET3Minutes and production should go up with Josh Smith gone.
12Kenneth Faried[PF]DEN3Signs of life? Averaging 23.0 points and 19.5 rebounds over last two games.
13Ryan Anderson[PF,C]NO3
14LaMarcus Aldridge *[PF,C]POR2Day-to-day (illness).
15Tristan Thompson[PF,C]CLE4Value goes up with Anderson Varejao out for the year. Averaging 7.5 points, 11.0 rebounds, 1.0 steals and 1.0 blocks in 33 minutes over last two games.
16Kris Humphries[PF]WAS4Averaging 16.0 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 26 minutes over last two games.
17Taj Gibson[PF]CHI4
19Thaddeus Young[SF,PF]MIN3
20Jared Sullinger[PF,C]BOS3
21Ed Davis[PF,C]LAL3Averaging 13.0 points, 8.8 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in 28 minutes over last five games.
22Nerlens Noel[PF,C]PHI3
23Serge Ibaka[PF,C]OKC2
24Draymond Green[SF,PF]GSW2
25Carlos Boozer[PF,C]LAL3
26Amir Johnson[PF,C]TOR3
27Boris Diaw[PF,C]SAS3
28Patrick Patterson[PF]TOR3
29Mirza Teletovic[PF]BKN4
30Nikola Mirotic[PF]CHI4
31Donates Motiejunas[PF]HOU4Value goes down with Josh Smith starting at power forward.
32Channing Frye[PF]ORL4Value goes down if move to reserve role is permanent. Averaging 7.0 points and 1.8 threes in 21 minutes over last five games.
33Jason Smith[PF,C]NYK3
34Zach Randolph *[PF,C]MEM3Day-to-day (knee).
35Amar'e Stoudemire *[PF,C]NYK3Day-to-day (knee).


1DeMarcus Cousins[PF,C]SAC4
2Nikola Vucevic[PF,C]ORL4
3Joakim Noah[PF,C]CHI4
4Al Jefferson[PF,C]CHA4
5Dwight Howard[C]HOU4
6Marc Gasol[C]MEM3
7Tyson Chandler[C]DAL3Averaging 13.4 points, 13.6 rebounds and 1.2 blocks over last five games.
8DeAndre Jordan[C]LAC3
9Al Horford[PF,C]ATL3
10Andre Drummond[PF,C]DET3Averaging 16.4 points, 14.8 rebounds, 2.0 blocks and 1.6 steals over last five games.
11Mason Plumlee[PF,C]BKN4Starting over Brook Lopez for now. Averaging 15.4 points, 10.8 rebounds and 2.0 blocks in 34 minutes over last five games.
12Roy Hibbert[C]IND4Averaging 13.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.2 blocks over last four games.
13Marcin Gortat[C]WAS4
14Jonas Valanciunas[C]TOR3Averaging 21.0 points and 10.0 rebounds over last two games.
15Gorgui Dieng[C]MIN3
16Tyler Zeller[PF,C]BOS3Averaging 15.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 23 minutes over last five games.
17Kelly Olynyk[C]BOS3Averaging 14.8 points and 6.0 rebounds in 26 minutes over last five games.
18Jordan Hill[PF,C]LAL3
19Timofey Mozgov[C]DEN3
20Chris Andersen[C]MIA4Averaging 12.5 points, 6.0 rebounds, 1.0 blocks and 1.0 steals in 27 minutes over last two games.
21Alex Len[C]PHO4Averaging 13.5 points, 9.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks in 26 minutes over last two games.
22Rudy Gobert[C]UTA4
23Kyle O'Quinn[C]ORL4
24Brook Lopez *[C]BKN4Back in action but only averaging 4.6 points in 12 minutes over last three games.
25Enes Kanter[C]UTA4
26Zaza Pachulia[C]MIL4Decent short-term play if Larry Sander (illness) misses time this week. Averaging 12.5 points, 11.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals in 28 minutes over last two games.
27Larry Sanders *[PF,C]MIL4Day-to-day (illness).
28Omer Asik[C]NO3
29Cole Aldrich[C]NYK3Averaging 11.2 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.4 blocks in 22 minutes over last five games.
30Henry Sims[C]PHI3
31Steven Adams[C]OKC2Averaging 9.8 points, 11.0 rebounds, 1.8 blocks and 1.0 steals in 29 minutes over last five games.
32John Henson[PF,C]MIL4
33Tiago Splitter[C]SAS3
34Samuel Dalembert[C]NYK3
35Chris Bosh *[PF,C]MIA4Could make return this week (calf).