Player values are officially set in stone now, so it’s time to update the Top 50. There aren’t too many drastic differences, but certainly there are some changes worth noting.
The biggest jump, once again, goes to Anthony Davis, who’s up 18 spots since the preseason edition, and Andre Drummond, who’s up an incredible 25 spots. You’ll notice that I came around on ranking injured players. It still leaves too much up for debate in my mind, but Anthony Davis’s needed presence was the deal breaker.
New to the party are Russell Westbrook, Eric Bledsoe, Kobe Bryant, Michael Carter-Williams, Klay Thompson and Paul Millsap. For obvious reasons, Derrick Rose was ousted, along with Tim Duncan, Andre Iguodala, Zach Randolph and Rudy Gay.
Don’t forget you can ask any of your draft questions on Twitter at @DimeFantasyDoc. Rankings are based on head-to-head play.
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50. JOAKIM NOAH, Chicago Bulls (Previously: 34)
Noah should see an uptick in production similar to last year’s value now that Rose is gone.
49. DERRICK FAVORS, Utah Jazz (Previously: 48)
I thought we would see a lot more blocks out of Favors, but he’s still been rock solid rebounding and scoring.
48. TONY PARKER, San Antonio Spurs (Previously: 33)
Parker’s value is limited by his lack of treys and steals, but he’s still as safe as they come.