I usually rank the players by position then write a little blurb about them. It seems redundant, though, since I wrote about each player in the Top 150 posts. Seek and ye shall find, at the top of the page next to the magnifying glass. If you can’t see it, then I suggest that you buy yourself a magnifying glass to look for the magnifying glass.

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This year, I’m going to do something different. I’m going to list the players who produce well in each stat category. If you want to see how the other positions ranks:

ADP date courtesy of NFBKC (11/01/2020 – 12/10/2020)

 

FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE (weighted for volume)

There are 25 centers projected to shoot at least 50% from the field. Jokic is at .499. Nine can be found after round 8 – DeAndre Jordan, Ivica Zubac, Nerlens Noel, Jakob Poeltl, Mason Plumlee, Dwight Powell, Jaxson Hayes, Jahlil Okafor, and Daniel Gafford.

NAME FG% ADP
Rudy Gobert .562 29.78
Mitchell Robinson .562 59.5
Clint Capela .547 54.39
Deandre Ayton .533 21.72
Montrezl Harrell .533 92.33
Thomas Bryant .532 71.17
DeAndre Jordan .53 126.28
Jonas Valanciunas .525 53.61
Richaun Holmes .525 83.94
Steven Adams .524 94.22
Mason Plumlee .522 166.44
Hassan Whiteside .52 48.74
Bam Adebayo .518 16.22
Jarrett Allen .517 86.5
Domantas Sabonis .515 38.89
Jahlil Okafor .513 240.83
Ivica Zubac .512 133.33
Jakob Poeltl .511 157.67
Daniel Gafford .509 270.17
Dwight Powell .508 178.11
Andre Drummond .507 31.94
Karl-Anthony Towns .506 4.06
Nerlens Noel .506 134.72
Jaxson Hayes .502 217
Nikola Jokic .499 7.61

POINTS

12 centers are projected to score over 15 ppg. Gobert is at 14.8, so I included him in. None can be found after round 8.

NAME PTS ADP
Karl-Anthony Towns 27.2 4.06
Anthony Davis 25.6 3.5
Joel Embiid 25.1 14.78
Nikola Jokic 20.2 7.61
Nikola Vucevic 19.4 26
Deandre Ayton 19.2 21.72
Domantas Sabonis 18.4 38.89
Jusuf Nurkic 17.3 24.78
Bam Adebayo 17.2 16.22
Andre Drummond 17.1 31.94
Jonas Valanciunas 15.7 53.61
Rudy Gobert 14.8 29.78

REBOUNDS

33 centers are projected to grab at last 5 rebounds per game. 11 can be found after round 8 – James Wiseman, DeMarcus Cousins, DeAndre Jordan, Ivica Zubac, Nerlens Noel, Aron Baynes, Mason Plumlee, Jakob Poeltl, Cody Zeller, Mohamed Bamba, and Jahlil Okafor.

NAME REB ADP
Andre Drummond 15 31.94
Rudy Gobert 13.1 29.78
Joel Embiid 12.5 14.78
Karl-Anthony Towns 12 4.06
Jonas Valanciunas 12 53.61
Domantas Sabonis 11.9 38.89
Clint Capela 11.8 54.39
Deandre Ayton 11.5 21.72
DeAndre Jordan 10.9 126.28
Nikola Vucevic 10.8 26
Jusuf Nurkic 10.6 24.78
Steven Adams 10.5 94.22
Bam Adebayo 10.2 16.22
Anthony Davis 10 3.5
Hassan Whiteside 9.9 48.78
Nikola Jokic 9.6 7.61
James Wiseman 9.5 101.56
Jarrett Allen 8.9 86.5
Ivica Zubac 8.6 133.33
Mason Plumlee 8.5 166.44
Mitchell Robinson 8.4 59.5
Thomas Bryant 8.1 71.17
Wendell Carter Jr. 7.8 78.94
Cody Zeller 7.2 171.33
Aron Baynes 7 145.67
Myles Turner 6.6 57
Richaun Holmes 6.6 83.94
DeMarcus Cousins 6.4 123.33
Montrezl Harrell 6.1 92.33
Jakob Poeltl 5.8 157.67
Mohamed Bamba 5.5 199.83
Jahlil Okafor 5.4 240.83
Nerlens Noel 5.2 134.72

STEALS

There are nine centers projected to steal at least 1 per game. If I expand it to 0.9, then the number goes to 12. Two can be found after round 8 – DeMarcus Cousins and Nerlens Noel.

NAME STL ADP
Andre Drummond 1.7 31.94
Anthony Davis 1.5 3.5
Jusuf Nurkic 1.3 24.78
Nikola Jokic 1.2 7.61
Bam Adebayo 1.2 16.22
Mitchell Robinson 1.1 59.5
Nerlens Noel 1.1 134.72
Joel Embiid 1 14.78
DeMarcus Cousins 1 123.33
Karl-Anthony Towns 0.9 4.06
Nikola Vucevic 0.9 26
Steven Adams 0.9 94.22

BLOCKS

There are 30 centers projected to block at least 1 shot per game. 11 can be found after round 8 – James Wiseman, DeMarcus Cousins, DeAndre Jordan, Ivica Zubac, Nerlens Noel, Jakob Poeltl, Mason Plumlee, Bol Bol, Marquese Chriss, Goga Bitadze, and Daniel Gafford.

NAME BLK ADP
Anthony Davis 2.4 3.5
Rudy Gobert 2.2 29.78
Brook Lopez 2.2 72.72
Myles Turner 2.1 57
Hassan Whiteside 2.1 48.78
Mitchell Robinson 2.4 59.5
Andre Drummond 1.7 31.94
James Wiseman 1.7 101.56
Jusuf Nurkic 1.6 24.78
Nerlens Noel 1.6 134.72
Karl-Anthony Towns 1.5 4.06
Deandre Ayton 1.5 21.72
Clint Capela 1.5 54.39
Wendell Carter Jr. 1.5 78.94
Joel Embiid 1.4 14.78
Jakob Poeltl 1.4 157.67
Daniel Gafford 1.4 270.17
Bam Adebayo 1.3 16.22
Jonas Valanciunas 1.2 53.61
Thomas Bryant 1.2 71.17
Steven Adams 1.2 94.22
Jarrett Allen 1.2 86.5
Ivica Zubac 1.2 133.33
DeMarcus Cousins 1.2 123.33
Goga Bitadze 1.2 254.67
Bol Bol 1.1 227.5
Mason Plumlee 1 166.44
DeAndre Jordan 1 126.28
Marquese Chriss 1 177.15
Richaun Holmes 1 83.94

 

  1. Cohen says:
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    SON, 8 cat 9 tm roto
    Draft question
    Looking at Davis/Leonard then top point guard and another big.
    My fifth pick is going to be a point guard again
    My question is if Paul and Van Fleet are both there i know u have Paul a little higher but does it matter that Van Fleet has SG designation . Somewhat similiar except for 3s and FG pct.Which way should i go?

    • Son

      Son says:
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      I’ve been taking FVV over CP3 in some drafts. Just depends on what I want and how I feel. I also do like positional flexibility, but would only use that as a tie breaker. Keep in mind that the projections just show overall value. I love TOR guys cuz they play a ton but Paul would provide more dimes. Just depends on what you want

      • Cohen says:
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        Awesome thank you for your knowledge!

        • Son

          Son says:
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          Anytime

  2. Sir Jon says:
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    Sir SON! Perfect thread to ask on this one because it’s my center-focused/rebound-centric/big boys-rule league:

    12 teams, h2h 11 cats: std 9 plus OFF REB and DEF REB (boards reign supreme), keep 5 by round

    For the last keeper: Should I try to nab a 9th round pick (would require dark arts, but possible) and keep Jaylen Brown, take young boy on my team that will get small-ball C minutes – PJ Wash (12th round), or Baynes in the 14th with starting job in TOR?

    Thanks as always, master!

    • Son

      Son says:
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      I love both PJ and Baynes. PJ for me. Will get more defensive stats

      • Sir Jon says:
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        PJelly Time it is…

        So Jay Bee is a distant third?

        • Son

          Son says:
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          You should probably take Brown 2nd but I’m lower on him than most and higher on baynes

          • Sir Jon says:
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            I have Ayton (1), Sabonis (9), Jokic (12), and Wood (15)

            So the first four spots are locked up – just needed to get agreement on PJ as #1 best option. You da man, and da sir!

            • Son

              Son says:
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              Salud

              • SIR JON says:
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                The Lord has been good, SIR!

                • Son

                  Son says:
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                  Lol. There is only one Lord and his shooting efficiency isn’t so great. 🙂

                  • Sir Jon says:
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                    What TIME is it!!!

                    • Son says:
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                      Shit. There’s two then. Time lord and lord covington

    • Michael says:
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      Son,

      When will team assessor tool be updated? Was a huge help the past few years.

      • Son

        Son says:
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        Should be updated

  3. Sir Jon says:
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    I have Ayton (1), Sabonis (9), Jokic (12), and Wood (15)

    So the first four spots are locked up – just needed to get agreement on PJ as #1 best option. You da man, and da sir!

  4. Jay says:
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    Sir Son, my league is 12 teams H2H 11 Cats 9 stn and extra 2 Cats are FTM FGM
    i have the 4th overall pick and would you take Lillard at 4th overall? Also, would it be crazy if i take Nurk 3rd overall if i get another high scorer in the 2nd round?

    • Son

      Son says:
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      Not crazy but who’s off the board?

      As for Nurk, I hope you mean 3rd rd and not 3rd overall. I’ve seen him go in the 2nd and 3rd in drafts

  5. James Widdicks says:
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    Hi Son, just drafted today and used awesome draft tools from here. It’s an 8 man 9 cat league but think I messed up my team slightly:

    G: Booker
    J. Murray
    Sexton
    Seth

    F:KD
    Jokic
    Middleton
    Bojan
    JJJ

    C: Nurkic
    Porzingis
    Brook Lopez
    Markkanen

    Obviously lacking in a few cats and overly strong in other ones- anything that massively stands out for you?

    • Son

      Son says:
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      Weak in steals, but outside of that, solid team

  6. I Just Wanna Kawhi says:
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    What’s up my man

    How high are we on Noel and Boucher? Guys like Bazley and Holmes are on the wire, thinking whether to make the swap or not

    • Son

      Son says:
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      I missed you. So much that I wanna Kawhi.

      Pretty high on both. Holmes is similar to those other two. Bazley will get the most minutes out of everyone, but then it comes down to what you want

      • I Just Wanna Kawhi says:
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        My mannnn! I just dropped Boucher and picked up Noel. But I’m now having a strong urge to drop Markannen and place a bid on Bazley. Hah That may sound stupid but Lauri hasn’t really done shit for much of his career.

        • Son

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          I like both Boucher and Noel.

          I’d rather have Markk than Bazley

      • I Just Wanna Kawhi says:
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        *picked up Holmes

  7. Churrbadurr says:
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    Punt FT. I have the option of keeping 2 out of Ayton(costs 2nd Rd pick)/Gobert(costs 3rd rd pick)/Nurkic(costs 4th rd pick) to start my build with. Which pair would you lean towards?

    • Son

      Son says:
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      Gobert/Nurk

  8. Luguentz says:
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    Eyo Son! Care to comment on my roster woes? Drafted this in 9cat H2H, 12-team. My own understanding is 1) Harden underutilised 2) needs more wings and more tres production. Been thinking about Memphis frontcourt and White, possibly Dray as potential trade chips with Tatum (no chance I assume), MPJ, Kelly O in mind. 2 for 1 would also enable picking another solid wing off the waivers like Bazley. How’s it look to you?

    Team is:
    G: Harden Gilgeous-Alexander Fultz Dejounte White
    F: Anunoby Covington Draymond Clarke
    C: Nurkic Valanciunas Carter Jr Horford

    • Luguentz says:
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      Update: just weighing my options I’ve mainly thought of one or both of White and Clarke, with MPJ, Oubre, as well as Powell as options to lessen my scoring troubles. Could White for Powell be worth a shot? Also, for what it’s worth, waivers have Burks and Barton in addition to Bazley, so if I free up a spot, one of them would probably look like an option. I’m guessing Kennard and Kevin Porter are less interesting. Sorry for the mass of text!

      • Son

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        I like Bazley the best. I like MPJ if you can get him

    • Son

      Son says:
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      Eyo!!!

      You super light in tres. Just average in points. Really good in boards, steals, and blocks

      • Luguentz says:
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        Thanks! In any of these cases, or when trying to get Middleton or Don Mitch, is a combination of Valanciunas and White/Clarke feasible? Just looking at the rosters who might have an use for what I’ve to offer. Similarly, MPJ also worth offering 2 players? I suppose the upside is there

        • Son

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          It really depends on the other owner. How they feel about those players and what their team looks like. In your case, it’s good to try and match with a team that needs boards, steals, and/or blocks. I think MPJ has a lot of potential. There’s risk though as well. As for 2 for 1, always depends on who you’re giving up

          • Luguentz says:
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            Thanks for the 2 cents! Will snoop around as I really would like to accommodate Bazley as well.

            • Son

              Son says:
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              Anytime!

              • Luguentz says:
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                Oof… a few further questions, just can’t completely come to my own conclusions. White (of the Spurs variety) and Clarke seem to be both good players of their own in a vacuum as well – is it a drastic overpay if I move them for a Powell or Richardson or Hield (and pick up Bazley, theoretically). Does either duo with Bazley hold more value or would I be better off just conceding trying to get more 3s and continue with the team I have? I think there is a point where I’m just trading for the sake of trading, but Richardson’s multi position eligibility is good, as was his performance today.

                • Son

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                  Hield probably fits your team the best

                  • Luguentz says:
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                    Back again! No one’s been biting, and now that news of Derrick being out for a further while, I’m probably even less likely to have a chance of anyone accepting a trade. On top of all that, ESPN doesn’t seem to be inclined to make him IR-eligible. Would you rather pick Bazley up or wait and hope that he’ll remain under the radar for the time it takes me to slot White in that IR space? I suppose he does have too much potential value to just drop him outright.

                    • Luguentz says:
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                      I think the only other options left on the board are dishing out Clarke/White for either Powell or Richardson, and they kinda look like net losses?

                    • Son

                      Son says:
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                      That’s tough. I probably pick up Bazley

                    • Son

                      Son says:
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                      I don’t mind Powell and Richardson either

                  • Luguentz says:
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                    Thanks for the feedback! I’ll give those Powell-Rich trades a go as well. Are they about the same or would you prefer either one? Lesser value in Wiggins probably?

                    • Son

                      Son says:
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                      similar

  9. Miel says:
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    Hi son,

    Would love to seek for advice on my team on 14team, h2h 9cat league.

    Trae Young
    Westbrook
    Sabonis
    Aldridge
    Warren
    Coby White
    Oladipo
    Jerami Grant
    Bojan
    Delon Wright
    Mason Plumlee
    Carmelo
    Gharris

    What are your thought for my team? Any moves or trades you could advise?

    • Son

      Son says:
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      You weak in blocks. Also, blocks and the percentages are light.

      • Miel says:
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        Thanks for your comment son, would ot be a good team if i just punt blocks??

        • Son

          Son says:
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          You already are!!! =) Your strongest cats are points and dimes. Average in steals and ft%. Weak in boards, 3s, and fg%. There are many paths to take here. What gives you the best chance to win 5 cats per week?

          • Miel says:
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            Thanks a lot. Great insights here.. Your always reliable <3

            • Son

              Son says:
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              I heart you too

  10. Philip says:
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    Hi son,

    Always love your content here.. You’ve helped me won couple of times the past years. May I ask for your input on my team here. 12 team ,9 cat h2h league.

    G: Harden, Rubio, Derrick White,Killian Hayes, Divincenzo
    F: Butler, PG13, Middleton, Hayward, Bazley
    C: Love, Draymond, Boucher

    • Son

      Son says:
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      That’s good to hear, Philip! Thanks for reading!

      Super weak in fg% and very weak in blocks. Strengths are dimes, steals, and ft%. Average in boards and good in points.

      • Philip says:
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        Thanks. Elite bigs hae been hoarded and sniped before me so thought of just going for usual guard stats here and punt bigmans stats. League is no trade one so i’ll be wih this team for the season.. Hope this’ll be a good one.

        Will be looking forward on following your articles to help me dis year too.

        • Son

          Son says:
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          Gotcha. There are many paths to victory!

          Good luck this season!

  11. Sam says:
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    Hi. there Son,

    I just discovered this site, and wow, what a wealth of information. I’m participating in my very first fantasy draft tonight – 9 category, 12 team, H2H, snake draft. I had a couple questions for ya 🙂

    I have the second overall pick, and if possible I want to draft Luka – he’s been my favorite player not on my home team and it would be so fun to root for him this season. Do you think that’s just simply worse than taking a player like KAT? I know having a center like KAT is super valuable, I’m wondering if I can make it work by trying to nab Ayton or Drummond (or maybe even Bam if he somehow falls) with the 23rd or 26th pick – getting me solid scoring, rebounds, and FG%. Do you have any thoughts? Or general strategies that would be good to keep in mind going into the draft tonight?

    Thank you! I’m about to spend a whole lot of time reading this website lol. I’m definitely a little overwhelmed, but I feel like once I’ve done a full fantasy season I’ll have a much greater sense of what the hell I’m doing.

    Sam

    • Son

      Son says:
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      Welcome!!!

      Luka takes a hit in 9-cat due to turnovers but it’s your team, so I’m all about grabbing your guys. There are many paths to victory so if you with Luka, map out a plan to build around him and execute. With that said, be cognizant of how the draft unfolds and pounce on value if it presents itself.

      The Razzball community is one of extraordinary magnitude, so reach out and someone will help

      • Sam says:
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        Yeah the turnovers were the main concern I had, I’m wondering if the game just keeps slowing down for him and he can take care of the ball more in his third (!) year.

        Do you have a consensus pick you think is the best or most versatile? Im not opposed to punting, it’s just intimidating given I’ve never done this before, so I’m trying to figure out how to best set up the rest of the draft for success.

        Thanks for the response!

        • Son

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          I think he can improve. I personally like AD because he gives you everything, especially the D stats but everyone has their risks and weaknesses. Like I said, there are many paths to victory

  12. Davis says:
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    Hey Son, love your content!

    If you’ve got a minute, would love any thoughts on this team 🙂

    G: Harden, Kemba, Kyrie, Seth Curry, Killian, Huerter
    F: PG-13, J. Harris, Crowder, Danny Green
    C: Embiid, Boucher, Nance

    Thinking of picking up Noel or Jordan as another big.

    • Son

      Son says:
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      Super weak in boards and fg%. Strengths are tres and ft%. Weak in blocks as well. So, getting bigs is a good thing

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