Fantasy Maukuss Early 2013-14 Fantasy Basketball Rankings: Top 10 PGs

May 20, 2013

Chris Paul Clippers
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By Mora Best, Maukuss Time
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Injury here, Injury there… next thing you know, half of the top 10 PGs from this past year were injured at some point. Some returned like Kyrie Irving while others will remain out until next year like Rondo. Nonetheless with the recent surge of talent at the Point Guard position in the NBA, the fantasy PG draft class has become extremely deep; like take a swim in the Pacific Ocean deep. I have compiled a list of the top 10 fantasy PGs available in this year’s upcoming draft… I’ll probably update it after the NBA Draft, but until then here we go…
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1. Chris Paul
Chris Paul is a stud and without question a top five fantasy pick year in and year out. He continues to hover around the top of league in assists and steals while holding on to a league’s best assist to turnover ratio. Shooting 48% with 4 of 5 free throws a game never hurts either… yeah Chris Paul is what we like to call fantasy nasty.
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2. Russell Westbrook
Westbrook led PGs in points (23.2) and Free Throws made (5.6) while placing second in rebounds (5.2) behind an injured Rondo. The only thing keeping him behind CP3 at this point is the 43 percent FG% which in reality isn’t that bad considering he takes over 18 shots a game.
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3. Stephen Curry
Have you been afforded the opportunity to check out the playoffs yet!? Exactly… enough said. Stephen Curry is Sick-Nasty and arguably the best point guard in the NBA hands down when healthy. He is the only PG ever to make over 250 3s while shooting 45% from the 3PT line. When you throw in his high FT %, steals, assists, points and 4 rebounds a game… Stephen Curry is becoming an automatic 1st round fantasy pick right in front of our very own eyes.
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4. Kyrie Irving
If not for the mid-season injury, Kyrie Irving would have realized his early 2nd round status. He averaged over 22 points a game, 6 assists, 1.5 steals, almost 4 rebounds a game and shot around 45%. Heading into next year, It is safe to say Irving is on the brink of a break-out season if he can stay healthy.
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5. Deron Williams
Let’s be honest, Deron Williams was a disappointment this season. The 19 points and 7 assists a game was appreciated, but probably way below the 1st round value he was projected to have. Not to mention losing to a D-Roseless Bulls team in the playoffs, he has to be at a low right now. However, even with that said if this is D Wills at his worst then imagine if he bounces back next year and returns to 20 and 10 status… one can only hope right?
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6. John Wall
Teach you how to dougie? No problem, John Wall can do that and more. After returning from injury, John Wall resumed #BeastMode duties making the Wizards look like a completely different team in the process. Similar to Stephen Curry, if I knew I was getting Dougie for the entire season then he would automatically move up a few spots.
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7. Mike Conley
Even though there isn’t anything fancy about Conley’s game, year after year he proves himself a viable fantasy option at PG. Now even more so with Rudy Gay gone, Mike Conley has picked up a lot of the left over duties on Offense. You may be fooled by the mere 15 points per game, but don’t be. Conley has proved me wrong enough times to show me that he is here to stay as a legitimate FBK PG.
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8. Rajon Rondo
When Rondo got injured this year, I think thousands of yells across fantasy land emerged in the sound of one gigantic sigh. I feel for you Rondo owners as he may need some recovery time for this one. If healthy, he is obviously a top 5 fantasy PG. However I’m not a doctor and until he’s able to get back on the floor – Playing it safe will be my choice.
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9. Ty Lawson
Lawson’s injury couldn’t have come at a worse time for fantasy players. However, he still played 73 games this year and gives you a little of everything including points, assists, free throws, 3 pts and steals.
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10. Tony Parker
Parker scored 20 points a game to go along with 8 assists and 4 Free Throws. The most outstanding stat on his statline though is his 52 percent FG%. That is crazy efficient as I am sure a thousand floaters and layups are what make it so high. It goes without saying that he leads all point guards in FG%.
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Click here to see the honorable mention point guards.
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Personally, Derrick Rose and Damian Lillard would be in the top ten and Mike Conley and Ty Lawson would be bumped. Mora is right though, the point guard position has become incredibly deep.
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One Response so far | Have Your Say!

  1. AJ
    July 29th, 2013 at 11:54 pm #

    This list is a joke. How is Derrick Rose not on this list? Rondo is ranked 8th? He got hurt well into the season and won’t be himself until the second half of the season at the earliest. Derrick Rose will be 100% from game one. This makes no sense. Don’t even get me started on John Wall..

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