Fantasy Basketball: Week 14 Breakdown

Week 14: January 28th-February 3rd ( ) Indicates Number of Home Games Teams with Four Games: Chicago (1), Detroit (3), Golden State (2), L.A. Lakers (1), Milwaukee (2), New Orleans (0), Orlando (0), Sacramento (0), Toronto (3), Utah (3), Washington (1) Teams with Three Games: Brooklyn (3), Boston (3), Charlotte (0), Cleveland (2), Dallas (0), Denver (3), Houston (1), Indiana (2), L.A. Clippers (0), Memphis (1), Miami (0), Minnesota (3), New York (3) Philadelphia (3), Phoenix (2), Portland (2) Teams with Two Games: Atlanta (2), Oklahoma City (1) ,San Antonio (2) Point Guard Rankings
  1. Stephen Curry (GS)–Averaging 25.2 PPG and 3.8 3PM over last five games.
  2. Brandon Jennings (MIL)–In January, averaging 21.5 PPG, 6.5 RPG and 3.4 RPG.
  3. Kyrie Irving (CLE)–Has scored at least 31 points in four of last five games.
  4. Jameer Nelson (ORL)–Averaging 16.8 PPG and 7.6 APG over last five games.
  5. Rajon Rondo (BOS)–Averaging 18.8 PPG, 10.4 APG and 8.8 RPG over last five games.
  6. John Wall (WAS)–In five road games, averaging 14.4 PPG and 7.6 APG.
  7. Jrue Holiday (PHI)–Averaging 24.2 PPG and 10.2 APG over alst five games.
  8. Greivis Vasquez (NO)–Averaging just under a double-double over last five games.
  9. Steve Nash (LAL)–In nine road games, averaging 12.4 PPG and 8.1 APG.
  10. Deron Williams (BKN)–Over last 10 games, averaging 18.7 PPG and 8.0 APG.
  11. Damian Lillard (POR)–Dealing with sore hamstring, but minutes have not decreased.
  12. Brandon Knight (DET)–Minutes down under 30 MPG, but four games on slate this week.
  13. Jose Calderon (TOR)–In 21 home games, averaging 12.5 PPG and 9.5 APG.
  14. Ty Lawson (DEN)–Averaging 17.8 PPG, 5.8 APG and 1.8 STLPG over last five games.
  15. Jeremy Lin (HOU)–Averaging 10.4 PPG, 5.0 APG and 2.2 STLPG over last five games.
  16. Kemba Walker (CHA)–In January, averaging 17.3 PPG, 5.2 APG and 4.0 RPG.
  17. Isaiah Thomas (SAC)--Still not consistent enough to rank higher, despite having four games.
  18. Mike Conley (MEM)--Averaging 15.6 PPG, 5.0 APG and 2.0 STLPG over last five games.
  19. Russell Westbrook (OKC)–Only two games on slate or else would be ranked in top five.
  20. Jarrett Jack (GS)--Averaging just under a double-double over last five games.
  21. Darren Collison (DAL)–Production up in January, contributing in most fantasy categories.
  22. Goran Dragic (PHO)–Averaging 13.2 PPG and 6.8 APG over last five games.
  23. Eric Bledsoe (LAC)--Injury to Chris Paul has opened to door for uptick in production.
  24. George Hill (IND)–Averaging 13.1 PPG, 4.1 RPG and 4.3 APG over last five games.
  25. Nate Robinson (CHI)--Continuing to earn minutes with Derrick Rose out of lineup.
  26. Tony Parker (SA)–Only two games in Week 14 or else would be ranked higher.
  27. Raymond Felton (NY)--Played 29 minutes in return to lineup on Saturday.
  28. Ricky Rubio (MIN)–Has returned to starting lineup, but production still not there.
  29. Jeff Teague (ATL)–Increase in production of late, but only two games this week.
  30. Kyle Lowry (TOR)--Averaging just 25.0 MPG over last five games and dealing with tight back.
Injured: Chris Paul (LAC), Derrick Rose (CHI), Mo Williams (UTA)
Shooting Guard Rankings
  1. Kobe Bryant (LAL)–PPG down of late, but uptick in production everywhere else.
  2. Monta Ellis (MIL)–Averaging 19.2 PPG, 6.8 APG and 4.8 RPG over last five games.
  3. James Harden (HOU)–Averaging 25.8 PPG, 6.8 APG and 4.8 RPG over last five games.
  4. Klay Thompson (GS)--In January, averaging 35.8 MPG and has four games this week.
  5. Eric Gordon (NO)–Averaging 18.0 PPG on 42.3% shooting over last nine games.
  6. Paul George (IND)–Averaging 21.6 PPG and 7.6 RPG over last five games.
  7. Aaron Afflalo (ORL)–Four games slated for Week 14, but production down lately.
  8. Dwayne Wade (MIA)–In January, averaging 21.7 PPG, 5.5 RPG and 4.6 APG.
  9. Andre Iguodala (DEN)–In 20 home games, averaging 14.1 PPG, 5.8 RPG and 4.9 APG.
  10. DeMar DeRozen (TOR)–Four games slated for Week 14, but scoring down in January.
  11. Tyreke Evans (SAC)–Averaging 15.8 PPG on 50.9% shooting over last five games.
  12. Joe Johnson (BKN)–In January, averaging 18.5 PPG on 43.9% shooting from the field.
  13. Wesley Matthews (POR)--Averaging 16.6 PPG on 43.9% shooting over last five games.
  14. O.J. Mayo (DAL)–Shooting just 31.3% from behind the ark over last five games.
  15. J.R. Smith (NY)–Shooting just 27.5 % from the field over last five games.
  16. Randy Foye (UTA)--Averaging 13.0 PPG in 51.1% shooting over last five games.
  17. J.J. Redick (ORL)–Minutes up of late while averaging 3.2 3PM over last five games.
  18. Luke Ridnour (MIN)--Averaging 15.4 PPG, 4.0 RPG and 3.4 APG over last five games
  19. Jared Dudley (PHO)--Averaging 13.0 PPG and 4.8 RPG over last 10 games.
  20. Jamal Crawford (LAC)–With Chris Paul out, should continue to see increased minutes.
  21. Brandon Beal (WAS)--Has been inconsistent, but has for games on slate for Week 14.
  22. Kevin Martin (OKC)–Playing well lately, but only two games in Week 14.
  23. Vince Carter (DAL)--Averaging 15.0 PPG on 48.1% shooting over last five games.
  24. Manu Ginobili (SA)--Only two games in Week 14 or else would be ranked higher.
  25. Jason Kidd (NY)--Minutes are expected to drop with the return of Raymond Felton.
  26. Richard Hamilton (CHI)–Playing 21.0 MPG while averaging 3.6 FGM over last five games.
  27. C.J. Miles (CLE)–Has missed last three games, but expected to play in Week 14.
  28. Danny Green (SA)–Only two games in Week 14 or else would be ranked higher.
  29. Thabo Sefolosha (OKC)--Production down, and only two games slated for Week 14.
  30. Gerald Henderson (CHA)–Averaging 12.2 PPG and 3.4 RPG over last five games.
Injured: Lou Williams (ATL), Chauncey Billups (LAC), Alexey Schved (MIN)
Small Forward Rankings
  1. LeBron James (MIA)–Averaging 30.0 PPG, 7.0 RPG and 8.4 APG over last five games.
  2. Carmelo Anthony (NY)–Has scored at least 25 points in six straight games.
  3. Nicolas Batum (POR)–Has recorded a triple-double in two of last three games.
  4. Andrei Kirilenko (MIN)–In January, producing across the board on a consistent basis.
  5. Al-Farouq Aminu (NO)–Averaging just under a double-double over last 10 games.
  6. Ersan Ilyasova (MIL)--Averaging 21.2 PPG, 10.8 RPG and 2.4 3PM over last five games.
  7. Paul Pierce (BOS)–Shooting just 32.9% from field over last five games.
  8. Evan Turner (PHI)–Averaging 16.6 PPG, 6.6 RPG and 5.4 APG over last five games.
  9. Danilo Gallinari (DEN)--Averaging 15.4 PPG. 3.4 RPG and 1.4 STLPG over last five games.
  10. Chandler Parsons (HOU)–In January, averaging 13.0 PPG on 46.9% shooting.
  11. Metta World Peace (LAL)–Averaging 35.2 MPG and 2.6 3PM over last five games.
  12. Rudy Gay (MEM)–Averaging 13.2 PPG and 7.2 RPG over last five games.
  13. Gordon Heyward (UTA)–Averaging 14.0 PPG on 43.9% shooting over last five games.
  14. Martell Webster (WAS)--Producing across the board lately and four games this week.
  15. Carlos Delfino (HOU)–Shooting 47.2% from behind the ark over last five games.
  16. Jimmy Butler (CHI)--With Luol Deng out, minutes and production have increased.
  17. Kevin Durant (OKC)–Only two games in Week 14, or else would be ranked in top five.
  18. Alan Anderson (TOR)–Averaging 16.4 PPG and 3.6 RPG over last five games.
  19. Tayshaun Prince (DET)--Averaging 10.2 PPG and 32.2 MPG over last five games.
  20. Shawn Marion (DAL)–Averaging 10.6 PPG and 7.6 RPG over last five games.
  21. Mike Dunleavy (MIL)--Averaging 11.2 PPG and 2.6 3PM over last five games.
  22. Gerald Wallace (BKN)–Has scored in double digits just once over last five games.
  23. Kyle Korver (ATL)–Playing great, but only two games slated for Week 14.
  24. Alonzo Gee (CLE)–Averaging 6.8 PPG, 4.0 RPG and 1.8 STLPG over last five games.
  25. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (CHA)--In January, averaging just 7.5 PPG and 5.3 RPG.
  26. Wilson Chandler (DEN)–Minutes aren't consistent, but produces in most categories.
  27. John Salmons (SAC)--Production starting to decrease with less significant role of late.
  28. Harrison Barnes (GS)–Minutes has decreased significantly due to inconsistent production.
  29. Kawhi Leonard (SA)–Only two games this week or would be ranked higher.
  30. Kyle Singler (DET)--Minutes increased of late and four games slated for Week 14.
Injured: Luol Deng (CHI), Danny Granger (IND), Chase Budinger (MIN)
Power Forward Rankings
  1. Carlos Boozer (CHI)–Averaging double-double in January and four games in Week 14.
  2. David Lee (GS)–Averaging 17.3 PPG and 11.0 RPG over last five games.
  3. LaMarcus Aldridge (POR)–Averaging 18.2 PPG and 9.6 RPG over last five games.
  4. Blake Griffin (LAC)–In last 10 games, averaging 20.4 PPG, 8.6 RPG and 5.1 APG.
  5. Paul Milsap (UTA)–In 19 home games, averaging 14.2 PPG , 7.5 RPG and 1.3 STLPG.
  6. Zach Randoph (MEM)–In January, averaging 13.6 PPG and 9.3 RPG.
  7. Kevin Garnett (BOS)–In January, producing across the board in all categories but 3PM.
  8. Pau Gasol (LAL)--Producing well in new role, despite the team's struggles.
  9. Dirk Nowitzki (DAL)–Averaging 16.3 PPG, 3.3 APG and 6.2 RPG over last 10 games.
  10.  Anthony Davis (NO)–Averaging 12.0 PPG, 8.4 RPG and 2.2 BLKPG over last five games.
  11. Ed Davis (TOR)–Averaging 15.4 PPG and 8.0 RPG over last five games.
  12. Thaddeus Young (PHI)–Averaging 14.8 PPG and 7.8 RPG over last five games.
  13. David West (IND)–In 19 home games, averaging just 14.3 PPG and 8.3 RPG.
  14. Ryan Anderson (NO)–Averaging 18.2 PPG and 2.4 3PM over last five games.
  15. Tristian Thompson (CLE)–Just shy of averaging a double-double in sophomore season.
  16. Derrick Favors (UTA)--Averaging 11.8 PPG and 5.0 RPG over last five games.
  17. Elton Brand (DAL)--Averaging just shy of a double-double over last five games.
  18. Amar’e Stoudimire (NY)–Playing time continues to climb as production increases.
  19. Luis Scola (PHO)–Averaging 13.0 PPG, 6.6 RPG and 4.0 APG over last five games.
  20. Glen Davis (ORL)--Averaging 13.0 PPG and 5.6 RPG over last five games.
  21. Kenneth Faried (DEN)–Minutes and production down a bit over last five games.
  22. Carl Landry (GS)–Has recorded two double-doubles in last five games.
  23. Jason Maxiell (DET)--Minutes have been down, but four games slated for Week 14.
  24. Josh Smith (ATL)–Only two games this week or else would be ranked in top five.
  25. Derrick Williams (MIN)–With all the injuries, he will continue to log minutes for Timberwolves.
  26. Serge Ibaka (OKC)--Only two games this wee or else would be ranked in top 10.
  27. Jared Sillinger (BOS)–Averaging 25.0 MPG over last five games, but production inconsistent.
  28. Hakim Warrick (CHA)–Played only 18 minutes over last two games.
  29. Boris Diaw (SA)–Increased minutes with Tim Duncan out, but only two games this week.
  30. Patrick Patterson (HOU)–Production inconsistent, but still getting minutes.
Injured: Tim Duncan (SA), Kevin Love (MIN), Rasheed Wallace (NY), Andrea Bargnani (TOR)
Center Rankings
  1. Joakim Noah (CHI)–Four games this week and averaging a double-double on the season.
  2. DeMarcus Cousins (SAC)–In January, averaging 19.7 PPG, 11.7 RPG and 3.6 APG.
  3. Nikola Vucevic (ORL)–Production down with Glen Davis back, but still averaging double-double.
  4. Al Jefferson (UTA)--Averaging 17.0 PPG, 9.0 RPG and 1.2 STLPG over last five games.
  5. Dwight Howard (LAL)--Appears to be over shoulder injury so go-to-go for Week 14.
  6. Greg Monroe (DET)–Averaging a double-double in the month of January.
  7. Larry Sanders (MIL)–Has now recorded three double-doubles over last five games.
  8. Brook Lopez (BKN)–Averaging 19.0 PPG, 7.0 RPG and 3.0 BLKPG over last five games.
  9. Tyson Chandler (NY)–Having a great season and is now averaging a double-double.
  10. Amir Johnson (TOR)–Averaging 14.4 PPG and 8.2 RPG over last five games.
  11. J.J. Hickson (POR)–In January, averaging 12.5 PPG and 10.4 RPG.
  12. Chris Bosh (MIA)--Production down in January, but still logging big time minutes.
  13. Marc Gasol (MEM)–Averaging just 11.5 PPG and 7.4 RPG in month of January.
  14. Roy Hibbert (IND)–Production upswing, averaging 11.2 PPG and 8.0 RPG last five games.
  15. Omer Asik (HOU)–Scoring has been inconsistent, but rebounding has been great.
  16. Nene Hilario (WAS)–Has now scored at least 12 points in four of last five games.
  17. Jason Thompson (SAC)–Production has been down, but four games slated for Week 14.
  18. Emeka Okafor (WAS)–Averaging a double-double in the month of January.
  19. Spencer Hawes (PHI)--Averaging 11.6 PPG, 6.0 RPG and 1.6 BLKPG over last five games.
  20. Andre Drummond (DET)--Has shown flashes of solid value, and has four games this week.
  21. Marcin Gortat (PHO)–Averaging 12.4 PPG and 8.8 RPG over last five games. 
  22. Al Horford (ATL)–Only two games this week or would be ranked in top 10.
  23. Kosta Koufos (DEN)–Has recorded double-digit scoring in three of last five games.
  24. DeAndre Jordan (LAC)–Production low despite Chris Paul being absent from lineup.
  25. Tyler Zeller (CLE)–Outside of rebounding, not much fantasy value at this point.
  26. Chris Kaman (DAL)–Averaging only 17.4 MPG over last five games.
  27. JaVake McGee (DEN)--Solid fantasy producer despite the lack of playing time.
  28. Bismac Biyombo (CHA)–Scoring low, but averaging 7.8 RPG and 2.8 BLKPG over last five games.
  29. Tiago Splitter (SA)–Only two games this week or would be ranked higher.
  30. Kendrick Perkins (OKC)--Minimal production in Thunder offense and only two games.
Injured: Jonas Valanciunas (TOR), Andrew Bynum (PHI), Nikola Pekovic (MIN), Andrew Bogut (GS), Anderson Varejao (CLE), Byron Mullens (CHA)
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