The 2023-24 NBA season is right around the corner, and it’s time to start prepping for your fantasy basketball drafts! It’s never too early to get a jump on your competition. To kick things off, I’m dropping my positional tiers series — starting with the point guards.
Note: only some players will have analysis when listed in the tiers below. Players with multi-position eligibility will only appear in the positional tier story they have the most minutes at.
Tier one: Elite PGs
1) Luka Dončić, Dallas Mavericks
2) Shai-Gilgeous-Alexander, Oklahoma City Thunder
3) Tyrese Haliburton, Indiana Pacers
4) Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors
5) LaMelo Ball, Charlotte Hornets
6) Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers
7) Trae Young, Atlanta Hawks
After delivering the best statistical season of his five-year career, Luka takes the top spot among the elite point guards and will be an MVP candidate once again.
Gilgeous-Alexander deservingly gets a few votes for the best point guard in fantasy. He does literally everything on offense and defense, so I wouldn’t fault anyone for drafting him within the first three picks this season. He finished top three in per-game and total value last season and fantasy managers won’t be disappointed selecting him within the first five picks.
Haliburton gets the nod over future HOF Stephen Curry because of his outstanding peripherals and has proven to deliver 20 points with 10 assists consistently. He’s a threat to lead the league in assists and when you add his defense and efficiency, he’s an easy mid-first-round pick.
His resume speaks for itself, but if he plays over 60 games, Curry could be a top-five player.
Ball was on the verge of having his best season as a pro but fell victim to unfortunate injury luck. I’m expecting him to return to All-Star form.
I’m docking Dame slightly because of his unresolved trade request, but he said he’ll honor his contract until he’s eventually dealt. His situation could drag out til the trade deadline, but until he’s in another uniform, fantasy managers can expect Dame to give you 30 a night as a top-15 player in the NBA.
Young is another player with 20 points and…
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Publish date : 2023-09-18 17:40:24
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