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Week 16 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 16:February 9th - February 15th

Point Guard

1Russell Westbrook[PG]OKC2Averaging 34.4 points, 8.0 assists, 7.2 rebounds, 2.2 steals and 1.8 threes over last five games.
2Stephen Curry[PG,SG]GSW2
3Chris Paul[PG]LAC2
4John Wall[PG]WAS2
5Jeff Teague[PG]ATL2
6Kyrie Ivring[PG]CLE2
7Ty Lawson[PG]DEN2
8Derrick Rose[PG]CHI2
9D.J. Augustin[PG]DET2Averaging 17.8 points, 9.2 assists, 1.0 steals and 1.2 threes in 34 minutes over last five games.
10Jarrett Jack[PG,SG]BKN2
11George Hill[PG,SG]IND2Averaging 20.0 points, 6.5 assists and 1.5 threes in 27 minutes over last two games.
12Mike Conley[PG]MEM2Only averaging 3.5 assists and 0.8 steals over last four games.
13Jordan Clarkson[PG]LAL2Averaging 14.2 points, 3.4 assists, 1.8 steals and 1.2 threes in 34 minutes over last five games.
14Damian Lillard[PG]POR1
15Kyle Lowry[PG]TOR1
16Ricky Rubio[PG]MIN2Could miss a game this week if he doesn't play in back-to-backs.
17Tony Parker[PG]SAS2
18Patrick Beverley[PG]HOU2
19Jose Calderon[PG]NYK2
20Jeremy Lin[PG]LAL2Coming off the bench behind Clarkson but averaging 12.5 points, 4.5 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.5 threes in 26 minutes over last two games.
21Elfrid Payton[PG]ORL2
22Mo Williams[PG,SG]MIN2Value goes down with Ricky Rubio back but still averaging 10.7 points, 6.3 assists and 1.7 threes in 25 minutes over last three games
23J.J. Barea[PG,SG]DAL2Starting at PG with Rajon Rondo out. Averaging 10.4 points 5.0 assists and 1.0 threes in 28 minutes over last five games.
24Mario Chalmers[PG,SG]MIA2
25Trey Burke[PG]UTA2
26Deron Williams[PG]BKN2Back in action.
27Goran Dragic[PG,SG]PHO1
28Isaiah Thomas[PG]PHO1
29Devin Harris[PG,SG]DAL2
30Reggie Jackson[PG]OKC2
31Dante Exum[PG]UTA2
32Aaron Brooks[PG]CHI2
33Ramon Sessions[PG,SG]SAC2Could start at PG if Darren Collison misses time this week.
34Darren Collison *[PG]SAC2Day-to-day (abdominal).
35Michael Carter-Williams *[PG]PHI1Day-to-day (foot).

Shooting Guard

1James Harden[SG,SF]HOU2
2Klay Thompson[SG,SF]GSW2
3Brandon Knight[PG,SG]MIL2
4Monta Ellis[PG,SG]DAL2
5Jimmy Butler[SG,SF]CHI2
6Kevin Martin[SG]MIN2Averaging 18.6 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.2 steals and 1.8 threes in 37 minutes over last five games.
7CJ Miles[SG,SF]IND2Averaging 19.3 points, 2.0 steals and 3.0 threes in 30 minutes over last three games.
8J.R. Smith[SG,SF]CLE2Averaging 13.2 points, 2.2 steals and 3.2 threes in 29 minutes over last five games.
9Victor Oladipo[SG]ORL2
10Kyle Korver[SG,SF]ATL2
11Danny Green[SG,SF]SAS2
12Joe Johnson[SG,SF]BKN2
13Wayne Ellington[SG]LAL2Averaging 17.4 points, 1.0 steals and 2.4 threes in 39 minutes over last five games.
14Eric Gordon[SG]NO2
15Jamal Crawford[PG,SG]LAC2
16Aaron Afflalo[SG,SF]DEN2
17Bradley Beal *[SG]WAS2Day-to-day (toe).
18Eric Bledsoe[PG,SG]PHO1
19Wesley Matthews[SG,SF]POR1
20DeMar DeRozan[SG,SF]TOR1
21O.J. Mayo[SG]MIL2Averaging 13.2 points, 1.2 steals and 2.0 threes in 26 minutes over last five games.
22Kentavious Caldwell-Pope[SG]DET2
23Langston Galloway[SG]NYK2
24Austin Rivers[SG]LAC2Getting extra minutes with J.J. Redick out. Averaging 11.0 points, 3.5 assists and 3.0 steals in 28 minutes over last two games.
25Jodie Meeks[SG]DET2
26Rasual Butler[SG]WAS2Averaging 13.0 points and 2.0 threes in 26 minutes over last two games.
27Tim Hardaway Jr.[SG]NYK2
28Dion Waiters[SG]OKC2
29Rodney Stuckey[PG,SG]IND2
30Ben McLemore[SG]SAC2
31Quincy Pondexter[SG]NO2
32Avery Bradley[PG,SG]BOS1Averaging 17.6 points, 1.0 steals and 2.0 threes in 33 minutes over last five games.
33Gerald Henderson[SG,SF]CHA1Averaging 20.3 points, 5.0 assists, 1.3 steals and 1.0 threes in 36 minutes over last five games.
34Lou Williams[PG,SG]TOR1
35J.J. Redick *[SG]LAC2Day-to-day (Achilles).

Small Forward

1LeBron James[SF,PF]CLE2
2Kevin Durant[SF]OKC2
3Gordon Hayward[SG,SF]UTA2Averaging 24.4 points, 6.2 rebounds, 4.2 assists, 1.2 steals and 2.2 threes over last five games.
4Kawhi Leonard[SG,SF]SAS2Averaging 18.8 points, 6.6 rebounds, 2.8 steals and 2.0 threes over last five games.
5Carmelo Anthony[SF,PF]NYK2
6Giannis Antetokoumpo[SF]MIL2Averaging 17.6 points, 10.8 rebounds, 1.6 blocks and 1.0 steals over last five games.
7Tobias Harris[SF,PF]ORL2Averaging 28.5 points, 8. 5 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.5 threes in 42 minutes over last two games.
8Trevor Ariza[SF]HOU2Averaging 22.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.5 steals and 4.5 threes over last two games.
9Tyreke Evans[SG,SF]NO2
10Andrew Wiggins[SF]MIN2
11Khris Middleton[SF]MIL2Averaging 15.0 points, 6.4 rebounds, 2.4 steals and 1.0 threes in 37 minutes over last five games.
12Rudy Gay[SF,PF]SAC2
13Chandler Parsons[SF,PF]DAL2
14Luol Deng[SF]MIA2
15DeMarre Carroll[SF]ATL2
16Wilson Chandler[SG,SF]DEN2
17Jeff Green[SF,PF]MEM2
18Paul Pierce[SF]WAS2
19Al-Farouq Aminu[SF]DAL2Averaging 7.6 points, 6.6 rebounds, 1.8 steals and 1.6 blocks in 25 minutes over last five games.
20Matt Barnes[SF]LAC2
21Jared Dudley[SG,SF]MIL2
22Harrison Barnes[SF]GSW2
23Manu Ginobili[SG,SF]SAS2
24Danilo Gallinari[SF]DEN2Averaging 12.8 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.2 threes in 24 minutes over last five games.
25Robert Covington[SF]PHI1
26Nicolas Batum[SG,SF]POR1
27Corey Brewer[SG,SF]HOU2
28Wesley Johnson[SG,SF]LAL2
29Courtney Lee[SG,SF]MEM2
30Andre Iguodala[SG,SF]GSW2
31Kyle Singler[SG,SF]DET2
32Nick Young[SG,SF]LAL2
33Tony Allen[SG,SF]MEM2
34Solomon Hill[SG,SF]IND2
35Otto Porter[SG,SF]WAS2Could see extra minutes if Bradley Beal (toe) misses time this week.

Power Forward

1Anthony Davis *[PF]NO2Day-to-day (shoulder).
2Draymond Green[SF,PF]GSW2Averaging 10.2 points, 12.0 rebounds, 4.6 assists, 1.6 blocks, 1.6 steals and 1.2 threes over last five games.
3Pau Gasol[PF,C]CHI2Averaging career highs in rebounds (12.0) and blocks (2.2).
4Paul Millsap[PF]ATL2
5Greg Monroe[PF,C]DET2Averaging 17.6 points, 12.4 rebounds and 1.4 steals over last five games.
6Chris Bosh[PF,C]MIA2
7Tim Duncan[PF,C]SAS2
8Serge Ibaka[PF,C]OKC2
9Blake Griffin[PF,C]LAC2
10Kevin Love[PF,C]CLE2
11Josh Smith[SF,PF]HOU2Production has increased with Dwight Howard out. Averaging 12.6 points, 9.2 rebounds, 1.8 blocks, 1.4 steals and 2.0 threes in 29 minutes over last five games.
12Zach Randolph[PF,C]MEM2
13Derrick Favors[PF,C]UTA2
14Dirk Nowitzki[PF]DAL2
15Thaddeus Young[SF,PF]MIN2
16Ryan Anderson[PF,C]NO2
17Donates Motiejunas[PF]HOU2Averaging 18.4 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.2 threes in 30 minutes over last five games.
18David West[PF]IND2
19LaMarcus Aldridge[PF,C]POR1
20Carlos Boozer[PF,C]LAL2Averaging 15.4 points and 7.5 rebounds in 27 minutes over last four games.
21Kenneth Faried[PF]DEN2
23Taj Gibson[PF]CHI2
24Tristan Thompson[PF,C]CLE2
25Marreese Speights[PF,C]GSW2
26Jared Sullinger[PF,C]BOS1
27Markieff Morris[PF]PHO1
28Nerlens Noel[PF,C]PHI1
29Kris Humphries[PF]WAS2
30David Lee[PF,C]GSW2
31Jason Smith[PF,C]NYK2
32Ed Davis[PF,C]LAL2
33Channing Frye[PF]ORL2
34Terrence Jones[SF,PF]HOU2
35Ryan Kelly[PF]LAL2


1Al Horford[PF,C]ATL2Averaging 16.2 points, 11.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 1.2 blocks and 1.6 steals over last five games.
2DeMarcus Cousins[PF,C]SAC2
3Marc Gasol[C]MEM2
4Nikola Vucevic[PF,C]ORL2
5DeAndre Jordan[C]LAC2
6Brook Lopez[C]BKN2Averaging 21.6 points, 8.0 rebound and 2.2 blocks in 34 minutes over last five games.
7Andre Drummond[PF,C]DET2
8Tyson Chandler[C]DAL2
9Joakim Noah[PF,C]CHI2
10Hassan Whiteside *[C]MIA2Day-to-day (ankle). Averaging 17.8 points, 15.8 rebounds, 2.8 blocks and 1.0 steals in 30 minutes over last four games.
11Timofey Mozgov[C]CLE2Averaging 11.2 points, 7.6 rebounds and 2.0 blocks in 25 minutes over last five games.
12Marcin Gortat[C]WAS2
13John Henson[PF,C]MIL2Getting extra minutes with Zaza Pachulia out. Averaging 11.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.8 blocks in 28 minutes over last five games.
14Roy Hibbert[C]IND2
15Rudy Gobert[C]UTA2
16Enes Kanter[C]UTA2
17Nikola Pekovic[C]MIN2
18Andrew Bogut[C]GSW2
19Gorgui Dieng[C]MIN2In a timeshare with Nikola Pekovic. Averaging 8.8 points, 7.6 rebounds, 1.0 blocks in 24 minutes over last five games.
20Mason Plumlee[PF,C]BKN2
21Al Jefferson[PF,C]CHA1
22Jusuf Nurkic[C]DEN2
23Steven Adams[C]OKC2
24Omer Asik[C]NO2
25Jonas Valanciunas[C]TOR1
26Robin Lopez[C]POR1Back in action. Averaging 11.0 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.3 blocks in 31 minutes over last three games.
27J.J. Hickson[PF,C]DEN2
28Robert Sacre[C]LAL2
29Amar'e Stoudemire[PF,C]NYK2
30Alexis Ajinca[C]NO2
31Boris Diaw[PF,C]SAS2
32Chris Andersen[C]MIA2
33Tiago Splitter[C]SAS2
34Jason Thompson[PF,C]SAC2
35Kyle O'Quinn[C]ORL2