Point Guard

RANK NAME Team # Games Analysis
1 Luka Doncic DAL 4 Doncic keeps the top spot with the full slate. He continues to be a mega multi-category producer and he'll continue playing heavy minutes serving as the Mavs top scorer. 
2 Damian Lillard POR 4 Lillard has been able to stay healthy since he hurt his Back and owners can expect the Blazers top option to not have any kind of restrictions and he'll take the most shots and have the most time with the ball.
3 Malcolm Brogdon IND 4 Brogdon is healthy and should be able to play his entire slate of games. Victor Oladipo will be back somewhat soon but until that happens, he'll continue to be the prioritized scorer. 
4 Ben Simmons PHI 4 Simmons doesn't even need to shoot to be productive because he is a very fierce driver and it's hard to stop him on the drive once he gets in the lane and he'll draw plenty of contact and will grab a lot of boards. 
5 Trae Young ATL 3 Young ranks highers than a lot of players with more games than him because he continues to take a ton of shots and until John Collins returns, Young will handle the majority of the Hawks offense on his own. 
6 Devonte Graham CHA 4 Graham continues to impress this season and even though he will eventually cool off a bit, the Hornets lack an identity and Graham has been able to take advantage and he'll continue being the prioritized scorer. 
7 Ricky Rubio PHX 4 Rubio is healthy and we can expect him to play in his full slate of games. Devin Booker gets a ton of pressure put on him and Rubio often finds openings in the lane and he'll continue to help a lot with dimes. 
8 Jamal Murray DEN 4 Murray will run the point but expect him to play off-guard for a decent amount of the game as he'll be set up at the arc a good amount for high-percentage three-point shots. 
9 Russell Westbrook HOU 3 Westbrook isn't as dominant as he was in Oklahoma City as James Harden is the Rockets top scoring option but because they don't have a lot of depth due to injury, Westbrook will still take plenty of shots. 
10 Goran Dragic MIA 4 Dragic has been able to stay healthy and he's being rewarded with more playing time. Despite previous health issues, he'll still continue to drive the lane and draw contact. 
11 Terry Rozier CHA 4 Rozier was signed to be the main floor general for the Hornets but because Graham has been very successful this season, Rozier has seen a good amount of SG minutes. He'll toggle between both positions. 
12 Kendrick Nunn MIA 4 Nunn has been one of the most impressive rookies this season as he took advantage of Jimmy Butler missing time earlier. He has tremendous speed and he'll keep the Heat's offense moving. 
13 Tomas Satoransky CHI 4 Satoransky is in a bit of a timeshare at PG for the Bulls, but he's been able to utilize his strengths which center around ball-handling responsibilities and driving the lane rather than settling on jumpers. 
14 Spencer Dinwiddie BKN 3 Kyrie Irving should be returning in the next week (we think) but Irving has to be able to take contact in practice first and until he's able to practice, Dinwiddie will continue gobbling up all of the minutes and usage. 
15 Chris Paul OKC 3 Paul has been playing better in recent weeks as we've seen his stats go up a bit and while he may not always be the prioritized scorer, he'll get plenty of chances to produce points, dimes and steals. 
16 Isaiah Thomas WSH 4 Thomas will continue to split minutes with Ish Smith, but Thomas is the better scorer and he's been averaging double figures in scoring. He needs to improve his assist-numbers a bit more. 
17 Rajon Rondo LAL 4 Rondo has been able to work his way into the Lakers rotation since he's returned from injury and even though he isn't a great shooter, he'll still provide help with boards, assists and steals. 
18 Eric Bledsoe MIL 3 Bledsoe's scoring will drop a bit now that Khris Middleton is back, but if Brook Lopez needs to sit for another game or two Bledsoe will benefit by picking up more shots in the offense. 
19 Lonzo Ball NO 3 Ball hasn’t been able to stay healthy for a good part of the young season and he was sick last week which hindered him, but he's healthy going into the week and he's been a four-category producer this year. 
20 Jeff Teague MIN 3 Teague will get a good amount of minutes and shots even though Karl-Anthony Towns will get a lot of time with the ball. Teague is good at driving and stopping his drive inside the arc to take open jumpers. 

Shooting Guard

RANK NAME Team # Games Analysis
1 James Harden HOU 3 Even with three games, Harden continues to see a rediculous amount of shots and time with the ball. The Rockets need Harden on the court and he'll continue taking a lot of three-pointers. 
2 Bradley Beal WSH 4 As the Wizards youth continues to find their way and learn their exact role in the Wizards offense, Beal will continue playing heavy minutes and he'll continue logging a lot of shots. 
3 Jimmy Butler MIA 4 Butler has been very helpful on both sides of the ball as he'll continue leading the Heat in scoring and he'll also help them on the defensive end grabbing at least two steals per game. 
4 Devin Booker PHX 4 Booker will continue being the Suns top scoring options and even with Rubio sharing the back court with him, Booker will still get a lot of time with the ball and that will help him dish more assists. 
5 CJ McCollum POR 4 McCollum has still been able to put up high-scoring games even with Carmelo Anthony now on his team taking shots. McCollum should be able to keep his role as the Blazers second scoring option. 
6 Zach LaVine CHI 4 LaVine will have quiet shooting nights as he'll look to stay at the arc for the most part even though he has strong driving ability. He's been grabbing four boards and producing four assists per game. 
7 Buddy Hield SAC 4 Hield will continue to be the prioritized scorer in Sacramento until De'Aaron Fox returns and it's still undetermined when we will see Fox return to the Kings lineup and Hield will produce boards and steals.
8 Jeremy Lamb IND 4 Lamb has been a good second shooting option for the Pacers this season and he also has the ability to keep plays alive by grabbing a lot of long rebounds. He'll continue to get at least 30 minutes per game. 
9 Jrue Holiday NO 3 Holiday has needed to toggle between both guard spots because the Pelicans have faced a lot of injuries throughout the season. With Ball back running the point for the most part, Holiday's assists may drop a tad.
10 Andrew Wiggins MIN 3 Wiggins has been having a very strong season as he's improved his game overall since last season. He's more aggressive when it comes to attacking the rim and drawing contact. 
11 Fred VanVleet TOR 3 VanVleet's days of being the main playmaker look like they're coming to an end soon as Kyle Lowry's return should be in the next week or two, but VanVleet will still be able to log a lot of minutes.
12 Donovan Mitchell UT 3 Mitchell hasn't been camping out at the arc as much in recent weeks and that's added to his production. He has a strong drive and needs to continue utilizing his drive and he'll bring the ball up at times. 
13 Josh Richardson PHI 4 INJ: Richardson missed his last two games and there's a chance he'll have to miss his first game of the week as he has an injured Hamstring. It hasn't been confirmed that he'll miss Monday's game.
14 Lou Williams LAC 3 Williams will still see a lot of usage even in games in which both Paul George and Kawhi Leonard are active. Williams will do what he does best and that's lead the second unit in scoring. 
15 Gary Harris DEN 4 Harris will get set up a lot at the arc and elbow and he won't attack the rim as much, but as a starter, he'll get plenty of shots and his defense will help save his minutes even when his shots aren't falling. 
16 Delon Wright DAL 4 Wright is the off-guard to Doncic and you'll see him run point a decent amount against opposing second units, but know that Doncic gets a lot of playing time and when he's on the floor Wright serves as SG. 
17 Khris Middleton MIL 3 Middleton is back in the Bucks lineup and he should be able to move up the rankings starting next week. The Bucks are watching his minutes and he should see at least 20 minutes in all games this week. 
18 Evan Fournier ORL 3 Fournier will benefit by taking more shots even with Aaron Gordon back in the lineup because Nikola Vucevic is still out. Expect Fournier to continue to get time bringing up the ball. 
19 Luke Kennard DET 3 Kennard will continue to help fantasy owners with percentages because he is an incredible free-throw shooter and he takes a lot of high-percentage shots from the field and will see a good amount of shots. 
20 Shai Gilgeous-Alexander OKC 3 Gilgeous-Alexander has been the Thunder's prioritized scorer this year and continues to see a lot of success when Paul draws doubles on the drive. He's also grabbed 5.1 rebounds per game this season. 

Small Forward

RANK NAME Team # Games Analysis
1 LeBron James LAL 4 When James has the full slate, he will always take the top spot and he'll continue splitting time between running the point and helping at SF against bigger defenders. It's been very hard stopping him on the drive.
2 Tobias Harris PHI 4 Harris spends a good amount of time at the arc and while the shots are falling, he's a much better slasher and he must take advantage of opposing defenders with that ability. He'll see more shots if Richardson sits.
3 Kawhi Leonard LAC 3 Leonard doesn't have any kind of back to back situation and he should be active in all three games this week but Leonard owners must know that he can sit at anytime and they must have a back up plan. 
4 Will Barton DEN 4 Barton does a little bit of everything for the Nuggets as he'll have moments when he's bringing the ball up. Unlike Harris, Barton will play in the paint and follow up his own shots to grab boards. 
5 Brandon Ingram NO  3 Ingram has been able to stay healthy and he's the Pelicans top scoring option and he can hit long-range jumpers and drive the lane successfully. He's good at creeping around the elbow to get open shots. 
6 Kelly Oubre Jr.  PHX 4 Oubre has been a very nice fit for Phoenix this season and even when Deandre Ayton eventually returns, he may lose out on a couple of shots, but Oubre will still have a big role in the Suns offense. 
7 Bogdan Bogdanovic SAC 4 INJ: Bogdanovic is nursing a sore Hamstring but reports say that it shouldn't hold him out for any games this week. That could change if it for some reason acts up during pre-game warmups on Monday. 
8 Miles Bridges CHA 4 Bridges has been taking a decent amount of three-pointers, but he needs to use his size more to get in the lane. He's been trading places at the arc with PJ Washington. Looking for his boards numbers to rise. 
9 T.J. Warren IND 4 Warren will get minutes at both forward positions, but it's the wing shooting that Bojan Bogdanovic provided the Pacers last year that they want Warren to help with. He's been helpful grabbing steals.
10 Tyler Herro MIA 4 With other Heat players returning to the lineup, Herro could lose shots if they aren't falling but his defense will continue to save his minutes and he'll help grab long boards and steals. 
11 Jonathan Isaac ORL 3 Isaac will continue to see more plays in the lane with Vucevic out for a bit as Aaron Gordon will play more on the arc. Isaac can hit mid-range jumpers and he'll help with boards and especially blocks. 
12 Rodney Hood POR 4 Hood's defense will continue to keep him very involved in the Blazers rotation. He's a better defender than Kent Bazemore. While Hood may serve as just a bailout shooter, he'll help grab steals. 
13 Marcus Morris NY 3 INJ: Morris missed his previous game because he's suffering from Neck pain. His status for Monday's game is up in the air.
14 Danilo Gallinari OKC 3 Gallinari will continue to see a good amount of shots and I'm considering moving him to the PF group starting next week because that's where he see's a lot of his minutes because of his size. 
15 Jae Crowder MEM 3 Crowder's role is locked in as he's been able to drive and draw contact while hitting open long-range shots. The Grizzlies don't have a ton of depth and Crowder having more experience than his teammates is needed.
16 Taurean Prince BKN 3 Prince will continue to see a bigger offensive role with Irving and Caris LeVert out. He'll help out on both sides of the ball including slowing down quicker offenses. Prince has grabbed six boards per game this year.
17 OG Anunoby TOR 3 Anunoby will have a major role for the Raptors even when Lowry returns to the lineup. He's able to attack the lane with force and draw contact. He's been helpful with boards, blocks and steals. 
18 Joe Harris BKN 3 Harris will see more shots as long as LeVert is sidelined. He'll take a lot of three's, but he will drive the lane when it is open. He has good ball-handling skills and will continue to help grab steals on the perimeter.
19 Danuel House Jr.  HOU 3 INJ: House missed his last game because he was sick so we'll have to wait and see if he's fully recovered so he can play in Tuesday's game versus San Antonio
20 Glenn Robinson III GSW 3 While Robinson's scoring has been up and down throughout the season, he'll continue to log heavy minutes because the Warriors don't have the depth and he's been very helpful on defense.

Power Forward

RANK NAME Team # Games Analysis
1 Anthony Davis LAL 4 This was a tougher decision giving Davis the stop spot over Giannis than one would thinks despite Davis playing one more game than Antetokounmpo this week. Davis has been thankfully able to stay on the court.
2 Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL 3 Antetokounmpo is hard to take out of the top spot with three or four games, but Davis is maybe the only other PF that can break through. It was a tough decision because Antetokounmpo is THAT productive.
3 Kristaps Porzingis DAL 4 Porzingis takes the third spot with the full slate and Doncic is able to find Porzingis open a lot throughout games and he'll continue helping out big time producing boards and blocks.
4 Pascal Siakam TOR 3 Siakam will still be prioritized even when Lowry returns because of how explosive he is. Siakam drives the lane with zero fear and he'll take whatever contact he has to in order to get more points on the board. 
5 Al Horford PHI 4 Horford has settled into a nice role and has been able to share the paint with Joel Embiid this season. There haven't been any issues. Horford is used to playing PF and with his shooting range, it'll work out for him.
6 Carmelo Anthony POR 4 Anthony has made an immediate impact since coming to Portland and his scoring has helped Portland produce three straight wins. Anthony just produced his first double-double of the season. 
7 Paul George LAC 3 George will continue to produce in a lot of areas because of his defensive impact. The Clippers don't give him extra minutes beyond 30 as much but that will change as the season continues. 
8 Kevin Love CLE 3 Love has had a bit of an issue with his Back over the last couple of weeks, but he comes into this week healthy and is expected to play in all three of his games this season. He's grabbing 11.1 boards per game. 
9 Harrison Barnes SAC 4 Barnes has been logging a lot of minutes and even when Marvin Bagley III returns, he'll still toggle between both forward positions and he's been able to get more shots in recent games. 
10 Myles Turner IND 4 Turner hasn't been the same impact player that we're used to seeing. He hasn't really been the same since returning from injury and he has a long-range game, but it's not working. He needs more plays in the post. 
11 Dario Saric PHX 4 Saric's scoring has been all over the place this year but he's still averaging double figures. It's his rebounding that's made him flirt with top 100 value. He's grabbed 7.1 boards per game this season. 
12 Lauri Markkanen CHI 4 Another player who has been struggling to put up consistent double-digit scoring lines has been Markkanen. Because Wendell Carter Jr. is such an inside player, Markkanen hasn't been playing in the paint as much.
13 Justise Winslow MIA 4 Winslow is back from the Concussion and he'll get minutes at multiple positions. He can even help bring the ball up if the Heat need him to. He'll put up more production as he shakes off the rust from being out. 
14 Paul Millsap DEN 4 Millsap has been able to keep his role and Jerami Grant hasn't taken too many minutes away from him. He'll produce from the arc when Nikola Jokic drives inside because he'll often be open from that area.
15 Nemanja Bjelica SAC 4 Bjelica is currently auditioning for more playing time because once Bagley returns, it will shift other players to other positions in the Kings rotation. Bjelica coming off of a double-double helps his cause. 
16 PJ Washington CHA 4 Washington has cooled off since the start of the season and he'll have to learn that when the three-pointers aren't falling he must switch it up and attack the lane a bit more. He's grabbing just 5.1 boards per game.
17 Rui Hachimura WSH 4 Hachimura needs all of the reps that he can get at this point. His scoring patterns show inconsistency. He'll have a couple of big scoring games and then follow them up with a couple of quiet scoring games. 
18 Moritz Wagner WSH 4 INJ: Wagner is dealing with an injured Ankle and had to miss his previous game. His status for his first game of the week is uncertain. 
19 Julius Randle NY 3 Randle continues to be the go-to producer for the Knicks this season and if Morris needs to sit for another game, Randle will pick up a lot of that production and he'll continue being a big help with points and boards. 
20 Bojan Bogdanovic UT 3 Bogdanovic scored 30-plus points in 2 of his last 3 games and he won't be a huge help on the glass. He spends a lot of time at the arc on both sides of the ball. He's grabbed steals in his last four games. 


RANK NAME Team # Games Analysis
1 Joel Embiid PHI 4 Embiid takes the top spot with the full slate of games this week. Keep in mind that the Sixers do have a back to back later this week and there's a chance Embiid could sit for a game because of it. 
2 Karl Anthony-Towns MIN 3 Towns takes the second spot, but as he's been the most productive center in fantasy this season hitting nearly four three-pointers per game and even helping with steals and blocks. 
3 Domantas Sabonis IND 4 Sabonis continues to dominate in the paint even though he can hit long-range jumpers. He's forced Turner to play more at the arc taking away from Turner's production. Sabonis dominates points and boards. 
4 Andre Drummond DET 3 Drummond continues to be the best rebounder in the league. He grabs 17.1 rebounds per game while scoring over 17.1 points per game from right under the basket. He's been very helpful with blocks too. 
5 Nikola Jokic DEN 4 Jokic hasn't been as strong of a scorer this season, but he makes up for it by putting up production in other categories such as rebounds and assists while helping with steals a bit as well. 
6 Bam Adebayo MIA 4 Adebayo's role is locked in and he'll never lose minutes and he'll even have plays in which he brings up the ball. Adebayo continues to put up strong numbers averaging a double-double.
7 Hassan Whiteside POR 4 Whiteside recorded 10 blocks in his last game and he'll still score in double figures reguarly even with Anthony taking shots away from him. Whiteside is more of a driver and has more success scoring in the paint. 
8 Thomas Bryant WSH 4 Even though other big men in Washington are starting to pull their weight a bit more, Bryant will still lead the big men in scoring and he's grabbed 8.5 boards per game. He has range, but is needed more inside. 
9 Clint Capela HOU 3 INJ: Capela has been battling an illness and he's missed his last two games. He has until Tuesday night to make it back to full health in order to be activated. 
10 Aron Baynes PHX 4 INJ: Baynes has been a bit banged up as he missed games with a Hip injury and now he's dealing with an injured Calf, but he should still be able to play in Monday's game despite not being 100 percent. 
11 Wendell Carter Jr.  CHI 4 Carter has been seeing a lot of games in the 30's and without any true depth behind him, expect Carter to continue seeing a lot of minutes. He'll score from right under the basket for the most part. 
12 Rudy Gobert UT 3 Gobert would be much higher on the list if he had the full slate. He continues to be a 13 and 13 man from the low block and he's been blocking 2 shots per game this season. The Jazz don't have a lot of size. 
13 Richaun Holmes SAC 4 Holmes is making a strong case to keep his spot in the Kings rotation once Bagley returns. He's produced a few double-doubles lately while blocking 1.5 shots per game this season. 
14 Davis Bertans WSH 4 Bertans will help stretch the floor as he isn't a traditional center. He'll get a lot of shots from long-range and his scoring will often live and die by his three-ball. He's blocked shots in four of his last five games. 
15 Cody Zeller CHA 4 Zeller had been dealing with a minor Hip injury over the last week, but it looks to be behind him and while his numbers have tailed off a bit since the beginning of the season, he'll still get at least 20 minutes.
16 Tristan Thompson CLE 3 Thompson has recorded four stright double-digit rebounding games. He's averaged over 10 boards per game and this has been arguably his most productive season scoring over 14 points per game as well.
17 Montrezl Harrell LAC 3 Harrell doesn't need a ton of minutes in order to produce points and boards and he's compiled more 10-plus rebound games lately and has scored at least 23 points in 3 of his last 5 games. 
18 Jonas Valanciunas MEM 3 INJ: Valanciunas missed his previous game because he's sick making his status for Monday's game uncertain. It's unfortunate that he's dealing with a back to back situation between Sunday and Monday
19 Jarrett Allen BKN 3 Allen continues to out-produce DeAndre Jordan and he'll get the nod when it comes down to which Nets center is getting the extra minutes. Allen has averaged double figures in scoring and rebounding this year. 
20 Dwight Howard LAL 4 Howard has struggled over the Lakers last few games and that's because he has a very limited role and doesn't always hit the 20-minute mark. With the full slate, we'll see if he's given anymore rotation love.