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2015-2016 Preseason Rankings

Top 150

All rankings are for 9-cat H2H leagues unless otherwise noted. All player positions are from Yahoo Fantasy Basketball.  1) Anthony Davis (PF/C) – The decision of who to pick first comes down to one thing. Risk appetite. Anthony Davis’ short career has been both spectacular and record breaking. We haven’t seen these type of numbers …

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Point Guards

All rankings are for 9-cat H2H leagues unless otherwise noted. All player positions are from Yahoo Fantasy Basketball.  1) Stephen Curry (PG/SG) – A completely reasonable first-overall pick for those not willing to gamble their season on AD’s health. Steph’s playoff schedule is superior to Davis’ and is coming off a year in which he …

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Shooting Guards

1) Stephen Curry (PG/SG) – A completely reasonable first-overall pick for those not willing to gamble their season on AD’s health. Steph’s playoff schedule is superior to Davis’ and is coming off a year in which he was significantly more valuable on a cumulative basis than Davis. With the Spurs, Clippers, and Rockets all significantly …

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Small Forwards

1) James Harden (SG/SF) – While Harden is clearly behind Davis and Curry in terms of 9-cat production, he is a legitimate option at the top of the draft in 8-cat. In 2014-2015, Harden was superior to Davis on a per game basis in 8-cat  and posted nearly identical value to Curry. Ty Lawson is …

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Power Forwards

1) Anthony Davis (PF/C) – The decision of who to pick first comes down to one thing. Risk appetite. Anthony Davis’ short career has been both spectacular and record breaking. We haven’t seen these type of numbers from a big since Kevin Garnett’s 2003-2004 MVP season. Unfortunately, there is one number associated with Davis that …

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Centers

1) Anthony Davis (PF/C) – The decision of who to pick first comes down to one thing. Risk appetite. Anthony Davis’ short career has been both spectacular and record breaking. We haven’t seen these type of numbers from a big since Kevin Garnett’s 2003-2004 MVP season. Unfortunately, there is one number associated with Davis that …

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