Fantasy NBA Review: Top Overachievers and Busts by Position

Our goal with this analysis is to not only tell you who the best players will be, but also tell you who the most underrated and overrated players are. This season James Harden was the number one guard averaging 55.6 FPs per game. He has met high expectations. Based on average draft position, he was expected to be one of the two best players at his position. Draft based expectations were not as high for DeAndre' Bembry the #139 ranked forward based on ADP. He was the #52 forward based on total fantasy points making him the biggest overachiever. On the other hand, a lot was expected from the #9 drafted center, DeAndre Jordan, but he was just the #15 center based on total fantasy production making him the biggest disappointment among players who played a significant number of games. The table below shows the Top 5 Fantasy Players by Position, the Top 5 Overachievers and the Biggest Busts

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TOP GUARDSBIGGEST OVERACHIEVERSBIGGEST BUSTS
J. Harden (4336 FP, #2 ADP)C. Joseph (#51 FP, #156 ADP)G. Hill (#100 FP, #52 ADP)
R. Westbrook (3902 FP, #1 ADP)T. Satoransky (#39 FP, #122 ADP)A. Bradley (#82 FP, #47 ADP)
D. Lillard (3450 FP, #5 ADP)B. Forbes (#48 FP, #114 ADP)R. Hood (#76 FP, #53 ADP)
B. Beal (3361 FP, #15 ADP)D. Wright (#56 FP, #105 ADP)N. Batum (#47 FP, #30 ADP)
K. Walker (3355 FP, #11 ADP)D. Wade (#36 FP, #84 ADP)J. Lin (#69 FP, #55 ADP)
TOP FORWARDSBIGGEST OVERACHIEVERSBIGGEST BUSTS
G. Antetokounmpo (3676 FP, #3 ADP)D. Bembry (#52 FP, #139 ADP)R. Hollis-Jefferson (#78 FP, #41 ADP)
P. George (3422 FP, #8 ADP)N. Vonleh (#60 FP, #138 ADP)T. Evans (#67 FP, #36 ADP)
K. Durant (3359 FP, #4 ADP)T. Ross (#28 FP, #106 ADP)M. Morris (#83 FP, #54 ADP)
B. Simmons (3151 FP, #6 ADP)J. Green (#48 FP, #123 ADP)G. Hayward (#39 FP, #13 ADP)
B. Griffin (3038 FP, #10 ADP)P. Siakam (#14 FP, #84 ADP)J. Parker (#42 FP, #20 ADP)
TOP CENTERSBIGGEST OVERACHIEVERSBIGGEST BUSTS
N. Jokic (3545 FP, #2 ADP)M. Harrell (#9 FP, #40 ADP)D. Jordan (#15 FP, #9 ADP)
K. Towns (3305 FP, #1 ADP)K. Looney (#27 FP, #57 ADP)H. Whiteside (#17 FP, #12 ADP)
N. Vucevic (3253 FP, #8 ADP)A. Len (#23 FP, #35 ADP)D. Ayton (#12 FP, #7 ADP)
J. Embiid (3040 FP, #3 ADP)M. Robinson (#28 FP, #39 ADP)A. Horford (#14 FP, #10 ADP)
A. Drummond (2930 FP, #4 ADP)D. Dedmon (#25 FP, #34 ADP)E. Kanter (#19 FP, #16 ADP)