Good Fantasy Buys: Paul George, Kyrie Irving, and Clint N`Dumba-Capela

In our latest rest of season projection there are 15 forwards whose projected rank is much better than their actual fantasy rank. Aaron Gordon (#19) and Caris LeVert (#42) are a couple forwards who are projected to improve on their season rank. But of all the forwards with improved projected ranking, Paul George is the highest ranking one.

There are 9 forwards that have been fantasy starters, that you may need to bench in weeks the rest of the way. Brandon Clarke, for example, is projected to be just the #60 forward and some owners may have better options. There are only 5 forwards projected to be major fantasy contributors who are widely available on waiver wires. At #52, Dillon Brooks is the highest ranking one.

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[*] = Owned in Under 65% of Leagues, [+/-] = Players With Better/Worse Ranking vs Season-to-Date

TOP 1-2021-4041-60
L. Doncic (DAL) 3321 FP, 52.7 perJ. Randle (NY) 1760 FP, 28.9 perJ. Winslow (MIA) 1331 FP, 21.1 per +
L. James (LAL) 3101 FP, 50 perD. Gallinari (OKC) 1730 FP, 27.5 perC. LeVert (BKN) 1330 FP, 22.9 per +
G. Antetokounmpo (MIL) 2885 FP, 47.3 perK. Middleton (MIL) 1712 FP, 28.1 per +K. Kuzma (LAL) 1313 FP, 21.2 per +
A. Davis (LAL) 2414 FP, 40.7 perJ. Parker (ATL) 1626 FP, 26.7 perM. Morris (NY) 1298 FP, 21.3 per -
P. Siakam (TOR) 2156 FP, 34.2 perM. Bagley (SAC) 1621 FP, 26.1 per +P. Washington (CHA) 1289 FP, 21.5 per -
P. George (LAC) 2144 FP, 35.1 per +D. Green (GS) 1614 FP, 26.9 per +R. Covington (MIN) 1271 FP, 20.2 per
J. Butler (MIA) 2129 FP, 33.8 perE. Paschall (GS) 1570 FP, 26.2 perT. Prince (BKN) 1266 FP, 20.4 per -
K. Leonard (LAC) 2086 FP, 39.3 perB. Bogdanovic (UTA) 1532 FP, 25.1 per -M. Bridges (CHA) 1237 FP, 20.6 per -
D. Sabonis (IND) 2030 FP, 32.7 perG. Hayward (BOS) 1519 FP, 27.6 per +D. Saric (PHO) 1233 FP, 19.6 per -
B. Ingram (NO) 1992 FP, 32.1 perJ. Isaac (ORL) 1518 FP, 24.1 perL. Nance (CLE) 1224 FP, 19.4 per
A. Wiggins (MIN) 1972 FP, 31.3 perK. Oubre (PHO) 1507 FP, 23.9 perO. Porter Jr. (CHI) 1209 FP, 20.8 per +
J. Tatum (BOS) 1924 FP, 30.5 perR. Barrett (NY) 1483 FP, 24.3 perD. Brooks* (MEM) 1179 FP, 19 per
B. Griffin (DET) 1884 FP, 33.3 per +P. Millsap (DEN) 1471 FP, 22.6 per +D. Hunter (ATL) 1160 FP, 19 per -
K. Love (CLE) 1837 FP, 29.2 perH. Barnes (SAC) 1469 FP, 23.3 perJ. Crowder* (MEM) 1151 FP, 18.6 per
K. Porzingis (DAL) 1830 FP, 30.4 perL. Markkanen (CHI) 1452 FP, 23.8 perO. Anunoby (TOR) 1130 FP, 17.9 per
L. Aldridge (SA) 1810 FP, 29.7 perT. Warren (IND) 1450 FP, 23.4 perN. Bjelica* (SAC) 1116 FP, 17.7 per
T. Harris (PHI) 1801 FP, 29.5 perJ. Jackson (MEM) 1430 FP, 23.1 perC. Anthony (POR) 1113 FP, 18 per +
B. Adebayo (MIA) 1791 FP, 28.4 perR. Hachimura (WAS) 1382 FP, 21.6 perR. Gay* (SA) 1111 FP, 18.2 per
A. Gordon (ORL) 1766 FP, 28 per +J. Collins (ATL) 1375 FP, 26.4 per +D. Bertans* (WAS) 1093 FP, 17.1 per
Z. Williamson (NO) 1765 FP, 31.5 per +W. Carter (CHI) 1356 FP, 22.2 per -B. Clarke (MEM) 1092 FP, 17.6 per -

Top 60 Projected Guards Rest of Season

There are 11 guards who are expected to trend down in fantasy production. Joe Harris, for example, is projected to be just the #60 guard and some owners may have better options. There are 8 guards whose projected rank is much better than their actual fantasy rank. At #6, Kyrie Irving is the highest ranking must start. There are only 6 guards projected to be major fantasy contributors who are widely available on waiver wires. At #42, Reggie Jackson is the highest ranking one.

TOP 1-2021-4041-60
J. Harden (HOU) 3205 FP, 50.9 perC. McCollum (POR) 1931 FP, 31.1 perJ. Richardson (PHI) 1508 FP, 24.7 per
B. Beal (WAS) 2625 FP, 41 perC. Paul (OKC) 1902 FP, 34.8 perR. Jackson* (DET) 1482 FP, 23.9 per
R. Westbrook (HOU) 2623 FP, 41.6 perD. Graham (CHA) 1884 FP, 31.4 per -L. Kennard (DET) 1468 FP, 23.7 per -
D. Lillard (POR) 2609 FP, 42.1 perM. Conley (UTA) 1870 FP, 30.7 perG. Dragic (MIA) 1453 FP, 23.4 per -
T. Young (ATL) 2503 FP, 41 perM. Brogdon (IND) 1868 FP, 30.1 perK. Nunn (MIA) 1434 FP, 22.8 per
K. Irving (BKN) 2403 FP, 38.8 per +S. Gilgeous-Alexander (OKC) 1862 FP, 29.6 perM. Smart (BOS) 1360 FP, 21.6 per -
D. Russell (GS) 2309 FP, 38.5 per +S. Dinwiddie (BKN) 1787 FP, 28.8 per -M. Fultz (ORL) 1331 FP, 21.1 per
D. Booker (PHO) 2241 FP, 35.6 perJ. Brown (BOS) 1787 FP, 28.4 perG. Harris* (DEN) 1326 FP, 20.4 per
B. Simmons (PHI) 2198 FP, 36 perB. Hield (SAC) 1723 FP, 27.3 perT. Hardaway* (DAL) 1321 FP, 21 per
K. Walker (BOS) 2178 FP, 34.6 perL. Ball (NO) 1722 FP, 27.8 per +I. Thomas (WAS) 1312 FP, 20.5 per +
J. Holiday (NO) 2102 FP, 33.9 perW. Barton (DEN) 1689 FP, 26 perJ. Lamb (IND) 1292 FP, 20.8 per +
D. Mitchell (UTA) 2099 FP, 34.4 perE. Bledsoe (MIL) 1687 FP, 27.7 per -E. Payton* (NY) 1268 FP, 20.8 per
K. Lowry (TOR) 2063 FP, 32.8 per +R. Rubio (PHO) 1677 FP, 26.6 perD. Rose (DET) 1250 FP, 22.1 per
V. Oladipo (IND) 2033 FP, 34.5 per +E. Fournier (ORL) 1619 FP, 25.7 perJ. Clarkson* (CLE) 1220 FP, 19.4 per
D. DeRozan (SA) 2024 FP, 33.2 perD. Schroder (OKC) 1616 FP, 25.7 perP. Beverley* (LAC) 1219 FP, 20 per
F. VanVleet (TOR) 2011 FP, 31.9 perJ. Teague (MIN) 1603 FP, 25.4 perD. Murray (SA) 1212 FP, 19.9 per -
J. Murray (DEN) 1975 FP, 30.4 perT. Rozier (CHA) 1577 FP, 26.3 per -C. White (CHI) 1205 FP, 19.8 per -
J. Morant (MEM) 1971 FP, 32.9 perC. Sexton (CLE) 1516 FP, 24.1 perJ. Redick (NO) 1200 FP, 19.4 per
L. Williams (LAC) 1961 FP, 32.1 per -B. Bogdanovic (SAC) 1508 FP, 23.9 perT. Herro (MIA) 1195 FP, 19 per
Z. LaVine (CHI) 1932 FP, 31.7 perD. Fox (SAC) 1508 FP, 31.4 per +J. Harris (BKN) 1165 FP, 18.8 per -

Top 30 Projected Centers Rest of Season

If you need help at center there are a number of players who are available in at least 35% of leagues and are projected to be in the top 30 the rest of the season. Enes Kanter, at #20, is the highest ranking center of this waiver wire group. There are only 3 centers whose projected rank is significantly better than their actual fantasy rank. At #7, Clint N`Dumba-Capela is the highest ranking must start. There are only 3 centers who are projected to be fantasy busts. Richaun Holmes, for example, is projected to be just the #25 center and some owners may have better options.

TOP 1-1011-2021-30
K. Towns (MIN) 2620 FP, 41.6 perH. Whiteside (POR) 1665 FP, 26.9 perB. Lopez (MIL) 1173 FP, 19.2 per
N. Jokic (DEN) 2545 FP, 39.2 perD. Ayton (PHO) 1618 FP, 28.9 per +W. Cauley-Stein* (GS) 1131 FP, 18.9 per
A. Drummond (DET) 2161 FP, 34.9 perS. Adams (OKC) 1556 FP, 24.7 perC. Zeller* (CHA) 1119 FP, 18.7 per
J. Embiid (PHI) 2120 FP, 38.1 perJ. Valanciunas (MEM) 1490 FP, 24 perM. Robinson (NY) 1086 FP, 17.8 per
R. Gobert (UTA) 1934 FP, 31.7 perM. Turner (IND) 1465 FP, 23.6 per +R. Holmes (SAC) 1081 FP, 17.2 per -
N. Vucevic (ORL) 1907 FP, 35.3 perT. Thompson (CLE) 1422 FP, 22.6 per -J. Nurkic* (POR) 1000 FP, 30.3 per
C. Capela (HOU) 1824 FP, 28.9 per +D. Jordan (BKN) 1351 FP, 21.8 perD. Howard* (LAL) 953 FP, 15.4 per
M. Harrell (LAC) 1769 FP, 29 perJ. Allen (BKN) 1268 FP, 20.4 per -I. Zubac* (LAC) 916 FP, 15 per
A. Horford (PHI) 1752 FP, 28.7 perM. Gasol (TOR) 1257 FP, 20.9 perJ. McGee* (LAL) 914 FP, 14.7 per
T. Bryant (WAS) 1679 FP, 26.2 perE. Kanter* (BOS) 1182 FP, 18.8 perK. Looney* (GS) 869 FP, 14.5 per