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Week 20 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, timeshare 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 20:March 9th - March 15th
Five Games:NYK
Two Games:DAL

Point Guard

1Stephen Curry[PG,SG]GSW4
2Chris Paul[PG]LAC4Averaging 26.2 points, 13.0 assists, 1.2 steals and 1.4 threes over last five games.
3Russell Westbrook[PG]OKC3Averaging 42.8 points, 9.8 assists, 12.8 rebounds, 2.3 steals and 1.3 threes over last five games.
4Eric Bledsoe[PG,SG]PHO4
5Reggie Jackson[PG]DET4Averaging 15.6 points, 7.8 assists, 4.8 rebounds and 1.2 steals over last five games.
6Jeff Teague[PG]ATL4
7Isaiah Thomas[PG]BOS4
8Ricky Rubio[PG]MIN4
9Ty Lawson[PG]DEN4
10Mike Conley[PG]MEM4
11Michael Carter-Williams[PG]MIL4
12Damian Lillard[PG]POR3
13John Wall[PG]WAS3
13Kyrie Ivring[PG]CLE3
14Mo Williams[PG,SG]CHA3Averaging 22.2 points, 9.8 assists and 3.6 threes over last five games.
15Deron Williams[PG]BKN3
16Kyle Lowry[PG]TOR3Back in action.
17Goran Dragic *[PG,SG]MIA3Day-to-day (back).
18Langston Galloway[PG,SG]NYK5
19Elfrid Payton[PG]ORL4Averaging 9.5 points, 11.0 assists and 3.0 steals over last two games.
20Dennis Schroeder[PG]ATL4Averaging 15.7 points, 8.0 assists and 1.3 threes in 29 minutes over last four games.
21Aaron Brooks[PG]CHI4
22Ray McCallum[PG]SAC4
23Jeremy Lin[PG]LAL3Averaging 14.6 points, 6.8 assists, 4.6 rebounds, 2.2 steals and 1.2 threes in 29 minutes over last five games.
24Isaiah Cannon[PG]PHI3Averaging 15.6 points, 4.4 assists and 3.8 threes in 31 minutes over last five games.
25George Hill[PG,SG]IND3
26Tony Parker[PG]SAS3
27Jordan Clarkson[PG]LAL3Averaging 16.4 points, 4.8 assists and 1.4 threes in 32 minutes over last five games.
28Marcus Smart[PG,SG]BOS4
29D.J. Augustin[PG]OKC3Averaging 12.8 points, 3.4 assists, 1.2 steals and 1.8 threes in 29 minutes over last five games.
30Patrick Beverley[PG]HOU3
31Trey Burke[PG]UTA3
32Jarrett Jack[PG,SG]BKN3
33Mario Chalmers[PG,SG]MIA3
34Rajon Rondo[PG]DAL2
35Kemba Walker *[PG]CHA3Could return this week (ankle).

Shooting Guard

1Victor Oladipo[SG]ORL4Averaging 24.6 points, 5.6 assists, 5.0 rebounds, 1.8 steals and 1.8 threes over last five games.
2James Harden[SG,SF]HOU3
3Klay Thompson[SG,SF]GSW4
4J.J. Redick[SG]LAC4Averaging 17.8 points, 4.4 rebounds and 3.0 threes in 40 minutes over last five games.
5Kevin Martin[SG]MIN4
6Brandon Knight[PG,SG]PHO4
7Kyle Korver[SG,SF]ATL4
8DeMar DeRozan[SG,SF]TOR3Averaging 30.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.3 steals over last three games.
9Dwyane Wade[SG]MIA3
10Eric Gordon[SG]NO3
11J.R. Smith[SG,SF]CLE3
12Danny Green[SG,SF]SAS3
13Tim Hardaway Jr.[SG]NYK5
14Gary Neal[PG,SG]MIN4Averaging 16.8 points and 1.4 threes in 28 minutes over last five games.
15Avery Bradley *[PG,SG]BOS4Day-to-day (elbow).
16Jamal Crawford *[PG,SG]LAC4Day-to-day (calf).
17Kentavious Caldwell-Pope[SG]DET4
18Will Barton[SG]DEN4
19Ben McLemore[SG]SAC4
20Jodie Meeks[SG]DET4
21Lou Williams[PG,SG]TOR3
22Joe Johnson[SG,SF]BKN3
23Gerald Henderson[SG,SF]CHA3Averaging 16.6 points, 1.4 steals and 1.6 threes in 35 minutes over last five games.
24Bradley Beal[SG]WAS3
25Wayne Ellington[SG]LAL3
26Aaron Afflalo[SG,SF]POR3Value goes up with Wesley Matthews (Achilles) out for the year.
27CJ Miles[SG,SF]IND3
28Rodney Stuckey[PG,SG]IND3
29Tyler Johnson[SG]MIA3Averaging 17.5 points, 4.5 assists, 5.5 rebounds and 1.5 threes in 40 minutes over last two games.
30Alexey Shved[SG]NYK5Averaging 12.8 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.2 threes in 23 minutes over last five games.
31Randy Foye[PG,SG]DEN4Averaging 12.2 points and 2.8 threes in 25 minutes over last five games.
32Monta Ellis[PG,SG]DAL2
33Terrence Ross[SG]TOR3
34Jason Richardson[SG,SF]PHI3
35Dion Waiters[SG]OKC3

Small Forward

1LeBron James[SF,PF]CLE3
2Rudy Gay[SF,PF]SAC4
3Khris Middleton[SF]MIL4Averaging 18.4 points, 6.8 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 2.2 threes over last five games.
4Danilo Gallinari[SF]DEN4Averaging 17.6 points, 5.2 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 2.6 threes in 33 minutes over last five games.
5P.J. Tucker[SF,PF]PHO4
6Andrew Wiggins[SF]MIN4
7Giannis Antetokoumpo[SF]MIL4
8DeMarre Carroll[SF]ATL4
9Wilson Chandler[SG,SF]DEN4
10Tobias Harris[SF,PF]ORL4
11Kawhi Leonard[SG,SF]SAS3Averaging 19.8 points, 7.6 rebounds, 2.4 steals, 1.8 blocks and 1.0 threes over last five games.
12Nicolas Batum[SG,SF]POR3Averaging 17.3 points, 8.7 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 3.0 threes over last three games.
13Tyreke Evans[SG,SF]NO3
14Gordon Hayward[SG,SF]UTA3
15Trevor Ariza[SF]HOU3
16Jae Crowder[SF]BOS4Averaging 11.2 points, 7.6 rebounds, 1.4 threes and 1.0 steals in 28 minutes over last five games.
17Jeff Green[SF,PF]MEM4
18Mike Dunleavy[SG,SF]CHI4Averaging 17.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.5 threes in 35 minutes over last two games.
19Harrison Barnes[SF]GSW4
20Tony Allen[SG,SF]MEM4
21Marcus Morris[SF,PF]PHO4
22Tony Snell[SG,SF]CHI4
23Jared Dudley[SG,SF]MIL4
24Evan Turner[SG,SF]BOS4
25Jonas Jerebko[SF]BOS4
26Matt Barnes[SF]LAC4Day-to-day (hamstring).
27Michael Kidd-Gilchrist[SF]CHA3
28Robert Covington[SF]PHI3
29Luol Deng *[SF]MIA3Day-to-day (thigh).
30James Johnson[SF,PF]TOR3
31Corey Brewer[SG,SF]HOU3
32Paul Pierce[SF]WAS3
33Wesley Johnson[SG,SF]LAL3
34Chandler Parsons *[SF,PF]DAL2Day-to-day (ankle).
35Kevin Durant *[SF]OKC3Day-to-day (foot).

Power Forward

1Draymond Green[SF,PF]GSW4Averaging 15.0 points, 10.4 rebounds, 2.2 blocks, 1.6 steals and 2.2 threes over last five games.
2Pau Gasol[PF,C]CHI4
3Paul Millsap[PF]ATL4
4Anthony Davis *[PF]NO3Back in action.
5Andrea Bargnani[PF,C]NYK5Averaging 18.6 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.0 blocks in 31 minutes over last five games.
6Greg Monroe[PF,C]DET4Averaging 18.6 points, 12.0 rebounds and 1.6 steals over last five games.
7Zach Randolph[PF,C]MEM4
8Nerlens Noel[PF,C]PHI3Averaging 11.2 points, 12.0 rebounds, 3.6 steals and 2.0 blocks over last five games.
9LaMarcus Aldridge[PF,C]POR3
10Derrick Favors[PF,C]UTA3Averaging 17.8 points, 8.6 rebounds, 2.0 blocks and 1.4 steals over last five games.
11Serge Ibaka[PF,C]OKC3
12Kevin Love[PF,C]CLE3
13Tim Duncan[PF,C]SAS3
14Nikola Mirotic[PF]CHI4Getting extra minutes with Taj Gibson and Jimmy Butler out. Averaging 22.0 points, 8.3 rebounds and 1.8 threes in 32 minutes over last four games.
15Ersan Ilyasova[PF]MIL4
16Kenneth Faried[PF]DEN4
17Markieff Morris[PF]PHO4
18Spencer Hawes[PF,C]LAC4
19Brandon Bass[PF,C]BOS4
20Channing Frye[PF]ORL4
21Terrence Jones[SF,PF]HOU3
22David West[PF]IND3
23Thaddeus Young[SF,PF]BKN3Minutes are down in Brooklyn but still averaging 11.4 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.2 steals and 1.2 threes in 24 minutes over last five games.
24Ed Davis[PF,C]LAL3
25Josh Smith[SF,PF]HOU3
26Donates Motiejunas[PF]HOU3
27Tristan Thompson[PF,C]CLE3
28Dirk Nowitzki[PF]DAL2
30Luc Richard Mbah a Moute[PF]PHI3
31Carlos Boozer[PF,C]LAL3
32Patrick Patterson[PF]TOR3
33Amir Johnson[PF,C]TOR3
34Dante Cunningham[PF]NO3
35Blake Griffin *[PF,C]LAC4Day-to-day (elbow). Could make return this week.


1Marc Gasol[C]MEM4
2Andre Drummond[PF,C]DET4Averaging 14.4 points, 14.6 rebounds and 2.8 blocks over last five games.
3DeMarcus Cousins[PF,C]SAC4
4Joakim Noah[PF,C]CHI4Averaging 9.2 points 10.8 rebounds and 7.8 assists over last five games.
5DeAndre Jordan[C]LAC4
6Al Horford[PF,C]ATL4
7Nikola Vucevic *[PF,C]ORL4Day-to-day (ankle).
8Rudy Gobert[C]UTA3Averaged 11.2 points, 14.6 rebounds, 2.6 blocks and 1.0 steals over last five games.
9Al Jefferson[PF,C]CHA3Averaging 18.6 points, 10.6 rebounds, 1.6 blocks and 1.6 steals over last five games.
10Hassan Whiteside *[C]MIA3Day-to-day (ankle).
11Brook Lopez[C]BKN3
12Timofey Mozgov[C]CLE3
13Marcin Gortat[C]WAS3
14Jonas Valanciunas[C]TOR3
15Andrew Bogut[C]GSW4
16Nikola Pekovic[C]MIN4
17Gorgui Dieng[C]MIN4
18Roy Hibbert[C]IND3
19Robin Lopez[C]POR3
20Enes Kanter[C]OKC3
21Omer Asik[C]NO3
22Cole Aldrich[C]NYK5
23J.J. Hickson[PF,C]DEN4
24Zaza Pachulia[C]MIL4
25John Henson[PF,C]MIL4
26Tyler Zeller[PF,C]BOS4
27Kelly Olynyk[C]BOS4Back in action.
28Alex Len *[C]PHO4Day-to-day (ankle).
29Tyson Chandler[C]DAL2
30Mason Plumlee[PF,C]BKN3
31Alexis Ajinca[C]NO3
32Jordan Hill[PF,C]LAL3
33Cody Zeller[PF,C]CHA3
34Tiago Splitter[C]SAS3
35Jason Smith[PF,C]NYK5