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Hi, I need some help comparing players.
Melo vs Wade vs Irving vs Rondo (rank them best to worst for fantasy this year)
Cousins vs Bynum vs Josh Smith vs Al Jeff vs Howard(rank them best to worst for fantasy this year).
Generally I'd have an easy time with this, putting Bynum first from the bigs, and putting Wade first, Irving second from the first comparison, but Irving's preseason performances have raised some concerns and Wade is just a guy you can't depend on to be healthy and provide minutes.
What do you think?
I agree with the other guy, do NOT make your final judgements on preseason basketball... A lot of the players don't play with the same energy, they don't get their full minutes, they aren't used to the system yet and are still working out the bugs and getting back into shape.
Irving/Melo/Rondo/Wade (I'd rank Wade much higher if it weren't for his injury concerns)
If health wasn't a concern it would be: Howard/Bynum/Cousins/Smith/Jefferson
1st off, don't ever judge players on the pre-season. Coaches run weird rotations and experiment with plays, there's a lot of rust and the competition level is just too different to use those numbers. Best to use pre-season to examine how healthy a player is looking and ignore the stats as much as you can.
I'd rank that first group
That 2nd group