Fantasy Basketball: Week 13 Breakdown

Week 12: January 21th-January 27th ( ) Indicates Number of Home Games Teams with Five Games: L.A. Clippers (2) Teams with Four Games: Atlanta (2), Brooklyn (0), Boston (2), Chicago (3), Detroit (1), Golden State (2), Houston (2), L.A. Lakers (2), Memphis (4), Minnesota (1), New Orleans (2), New York (2), Oklahoma City (0), Phoenix (1), Portland (3), San Antonio (2), Sacramento (2), Washington (2) Teams with Three Games: Charlotte (3), Cleveland (2), Indiana (0), Miami (2), Milwaukee (2), Orlando (2), Philadelphia (2), Toronto (1), Utah (2) Teams with Two Games: Dallas (2), Denver (1) Point Guard Rankings
  1. Chris Paul (LAC)–Returned to action Saturday after missing last three games.
  2. Russell Westbrook (OKC)–Averaging 28.8 PPG and 6.8 APG over last five games.
  3. Rajon Rondo (BOS)–Shooting 49.5% from the field over last eight games.
  4. Stephen Curry (GS)–Returned to action Saturday after missing last two games with ankle injury.
  5. Damian Lillard (POR)–Averaging 17.5 PPG and 6.6 APG at home this season.
  6. Deron Williams (BKN)–In 16 road games, averaging 14.8 PPG and 7.4 APG.
  7. Jeremy Lin (HOU)–Averaging 12.0 PPG, 5.6 APG and 3.6 RPG over last five games.
  8. Tony Parker (SA)--Averaging 20.7 PPG and 6.8 APG over last nine games.
  9. Greivis Vasquez (NO)–Averaging 16.8 PPG, 8.6 APG and 5.2 RPG over last  five games.
  10. John Wall (WAS)–Averaging 13.5 PPG and 8.0 APG since making his season debut.
  11. Goran Dragic (PHO)–In 19 road games, averaging 13.6 PPG and 6.1 APG.
  12. Jeff Teague (ATL)–Increased shooting percentage to 46.7% in January.
  13. Jrue Holliday (PHI)–Averaging 22.4 PPG and 9.2 APG over last 10 games.
  14. Jameer Nelson (ORL)–Dealing with minor knee and hip injuries and may miss time.
  15. Steve Nash (LAL)–Averaging 10.9 PPG and 9.6 APG over last nine games.
  16. Kyrie Irving (CLE)–Averaging 20.8 FGA over last five games hitting 42.3% of shots.
  17. Mike Conley (MEM)–Scored in double-digits in three straight games.
  18. Brandon Jennings (MIL)–Averaging 18.4 PPG and 4.8 APG over last five games.
  19. Kemba Walker (CHA)–Has played through an ankle injury over last few games.
  20. George Hill (IND)–Averaging 15.6 PPG on 45,5% shooing over last five games.
  21. Ty Lawson (DEN)–Has scored 20-plus points in three of last five games.
  22. Jose Calderon (TOR)–Averaging 24.8 minutes per game over last five games.
  23. Brandon Knight (DET)--Averaging 14.1 PPG and 5.6 APG on the road this season.
  24. Darren Collison (DAL)–Averaging 13.8 PPG and 5.6 APG over last five games.
  25. Ricky Rubio (MIN)–Production still low despite joing starting lineup.
Shooting Guard Rankings
  1. Kobe Bryant (LAL)–Averaging 26.2 PPG and 3.0 3PM over last five games.
  2. James Harden (HOU)–Averaging 24.5 PPG and 2.3 STPG over last 10 games.
  3. J.R. Smith (NY)--Despite coming off the bench, still averaging 19.0 PPG in January.
  4. Paul George (IND)–Averaging 20.5 PPG and 9.5 RPG over last five games.
  5. Dwayne Wade (MIA)--Playing time has increased to 31.4 minutes per game over last five.
  6. Wesley Matthews (POR)–Averaging 13.8 PPG and 5.0 RPG over last five games.
  7. Klay Thompson (GS)–Averaging 2.4 3PM on 6.8 3PA over last five games.
  8. Joe Johnson (BKN)–Has four home games in Week 13 and averaging 18.1 PPG on home court.
  9. Eric Gordon (NO)–Has yet to play back-to-back, but averaging 20.0 PPG over last five games.
  10. Kevin Martin (OKC)–With four games on the slate, expect solid production this week.
  11. Monta Ellis (MIL)–Averaging 16.8 PPG and 2.2 STPG over last five games.
  12. Jamal Crawford (LAC)–Five games this week and been on a roll while Chris Paul was out.
  13. Aaron Afflalo (ORL)–Averaging 16.4 PPG and 4.2 RPG over last five games.
  14. Tyreke Evans (SAC)–Back in starting lineup, but has four games this week.
  15. DeMar DeRozen (TOR)–Has scored in double-digits in just three of last five games.
  16. O.J. Mayo (DAL)–Big time production of late, but only two games on slate or would be higher.
  17. Danny Green (SA)--Playing time has increased since Manu Ginobili went down. 
  18. C.J. Miles (CLE)–In last 10 games, averaging 11.9 PPG on 36.4% from the field.
  19. Andre Iguodala (DEN)–Only two games this week or else would be ranked higher.
  20. Richard Hamilton (CHI)--Averaging 12.0 PPG and 2.4 APG over last five games.
  21. Jason Terry (BOS)–Averaging just 7.4 PPG and 2.8 APG over last five games.
  22. J.J. Redick (ORL)–Averaging 3.4 3PM on 7.0 3PA over last five games.
  23. Gerald Henderson (CHA)–In January, averaging 12.0 PPG on 50.5% from the field.
  24. Jordan Crawford (WAS)--Minutes will be limited moving forward as team gets healthier.
  25. Alexey Shved (MIN)--Could miss an extended period of time with an ankle injury.
Small Forward Rankings
  1. Kevin Durant (OKC)–In 18 road games, averaging 31.7 PPG and 2.3 3PM on 5.6 3PA.
  2. LeBron James (MIA)–Averaging 26.2 PPG, 6.6 RPG and 8.0 APG over last five games.
  3. Carmelo Anthony (NY)--Averaging 28.0 PPG  and 3.3 3PM over last five games.
  4. Nicolas Batum (POR)–Averaging 17.8 PPG and 8.4 RPG over last five games.
  5. Andrei Kirilenko (MIN)–With all the injuries to the team, should increase role.
  6. Chandler Parsons (HOU)–Shooting 41% from behing the ark over his last five games.
  7. Rudy Gay (MEM)–Averaging 14.5 PPG and 2.3 3PM over last five games.
  8. Paul Pierce (BOS)–In January, averaging 17.0 PPG on 41.5% shooting from the field. 
  9. Al-Farouq Aminu (NO)–Averaging a double-double over last five games.
  10. Jared Dudley (PHO)–Returned to starting lineup Thursday after missing two games.
  11. Metta World Peace (LAL)–Averaging 14.2 PPG and 1.8 3PM over last five games.
  12. Evan Turner (PHI)--Production slightly down in January, but should rebound.
  13. Luol Deng (CHI)–Suffered a hamstring injury Friday which forced him out Saturday.
  14. Kyle Korver (ATL)–With Lou Williams out, Korver's minutes have increased .
  15. Harrison Barnes (GS)–Averaging 27.8 minutes per game over last five games.
  16. Carlos Delfino (HOU)–Has scored in double-digits in four of last five games.
  17.  Gordon Heyward (UTA)–Averaging 11.8 PPG on 40% shooting over last five games.
  18. Gerald Wallace (BKN)–Production down since returning from a rib injury.
  19. Alonzo Gee (CLE)–Averaging 28.4 minutes per game over last five games.
  20. Danilo Gallinari (DEN)–Only two games in Week 13 or else would rank higher.
  21. Allen Anderson (TOR)–Averaging 13.6 PPG and 2.0 3PM over last five games.
  22. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (CHA)–Has scored in double-digits just once in last five games.
  23. Kawhi Leonard (SA)--Averaging 8.4 PPG and 4.0 RPG over last five games.
  24. Shawn Marion (DAL)--Averaging 14.0 PPG and 7.6 RPG over last five games.
  25. Wilson Chandler (DEN)--Averaging 20.0 minutes per game since returning to action.
Power Forward Rankings
  1. Blake Griffin (LAC)--Averaging 19.2 PPG, 6.6 RPG and 5.0 APG over last five games.
  2. Carlos Boozer (CHI)–Averaging 21.4 PPG and 13.8 RPG over last five games. 
  3. LaMarcus Aldridge (POR)–In January, averaging 19.3 PPG and 10.8 RPG.
  4. Kevin Garnett (BOS)–Averaging 13.0 PPG, 6.8 RPG and 1.6 BLKPG over last five games.
  5. David Lee (GS)–Suffered an ankle injury on Saturday, but expects to play Monday.
  6. Zach Randoph (MEM)–Averaging a double-double over last five games.
  7. Josh Smith (ATL)–Averaging 14.3 FGA over last five games resulting in 13.3 PPG
  8. Tim Duncan (SA)–Didn't play on Saturday, but it was not due to an injury.
  9. David West (IND)–Averaging 18.0 PPG and 8.8 RPG over last five games.
  10. Anthony Davis (NO)–Filling the box score in all categories outside of 3PM.
  11. Ed Davis (TOR)–Increased production, averaging 14.6 PPG and 8.6 RPG in last five games.
  12. Tristian Thompson (CLE)–Averaging a double-double over last five games.
  13. Paul Milsap (UTA)–In January, averaging 15.9 PPG and 7.2 RPG.
  14. Thaddeus Young (PHI)–Averaging 16.4 PPG and 9.0 RPG over last five games.
  15. Amar'e Stoudimire (NY)--Has been cleared to increase playing time moving forward.
  16. Ryan Anderson (NO)–Has scored in double-digits in four of last five games.
  17. Luis Scola (PHO)--Averaging 14.6 PPG and 6.8 RPG over last five games.
  18. Kenneth Faried (DEN)--Only two games this week or would be ranked higher.
  19. Dirk Nowitzki (DAL)–Only two games this week or would be ranked higher.
  20. Jared Sillinger (BOS)–Averaging 9.0 PPG and 9.8 RPG over last five games.
  21. Carl Landry (GS)–Averaging 11.2 PPG and 6.8 RPG over last five games.
  22. Hakim Warrick (CHA)–Averaging 28.4 minutes per game over last five games.
  23. Derrick Williams (MIN)–Shooting just 36.4% from the field over last five games.
  24. Boris Diaw (SA)–Averaging just 6.4 PPG and 4.4 RPG over last five games.
  25. Patrick Patterson (HOU)–Struggling as of late, but has four games in Week 13.
Center Rankings
  1. DeMarcus Cousins (SAC)–Averaging 19.4 PPG, 12.0 RPG and 4.0 APG over last five games.
  2. Joakim Noah (CHI)–In January, averaging 11.1 PPG, 11.6 RPG and 1.7 BLKPG.
  3. Al Horford (ATL)–Averaging 12.0 PPG and 12.8 RPG over last four games.
  4. Brook Lopez (BKN)–At home averaging 19.6 PPG and 2.4 BLKPG.
  5. J.J. Hickson (POR)–In January, averaging 11.8 PPG and 10.9 RPG.
  6. Nikola Vucevic (ORL)–Averaging 13.6 PPG and 13.2 RPG over last five games.
  7. Tyson Chandler (NY)--Averaging just under a double-double over last five games.
  8. Omer Asik (HOU)–Averaging a double-double over last five games.
  9. DeAndre Jordan (LAC)–Five games on the slate, so plenty chances to produce.
  10. Greg Monroe (DET)--Averaging a double-double over last five games.
  11. Marc Gasol (MEM)–Production down as of late, but four games in Week 13.
  12. Chris Bosh (MIA)–Shooting 53% from the field over last five games.
  13. Marcin Gortat (PHO)--In last 10 games, averaging a double-double.
  14. Larry Sanders (MIL)–Averaging 9.4 PPG, 8.8 RPG and 2.6 BLKPG over last five games.
  15. Roy Hibbert (IND)–Minutes and production down over the last 10 games.
  16. Amir Johnson (TOR)–Filling the stat line in every category expect 3PM over last 10 games.
  17. Emeka Okafor (WAS)–Averaging just under a double-double in January.
  18. Tiago Splitter (SA)–Averaging 28.8 minutes per game over last five games.
  19. Nene Hilario (WAS)–Minutes have increased as of late, but production hasn't followed.
  20. Jason Thompson (SAC)–Production down significantly with team now fully healthy.
  21. Tyler Zeller (CLE)–Averaging 9.0 PPG and 8.4 RPG over last five games.
  22. Bismac Biyombo (CHA)–Averaging 1.5 BLKPG over last five games.
  23. Kosta Koufos (DEN)–Only two games on slate for Week 13 or would rank higher.
  24. Chris Kaman (DAL)–Averaging 9.5 PPG and 5.8 RPG over last five games.
  25. Nikola Pekovic (MIN)--Could be back in lineup by the end of the week.
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