Last weekend we released the preseason Top-100 Overall rankings for the 2011-2012 NBA season; now it's time to begin breaking down the performers at each individual position. We took a look at the Top 40 guards on Tuesday, today I'll rank the forwards.
As I explained earlier this week, at this early juncture - training camps have yet to open - and the frenzy of free agency will shake things up, the fantasy fortunes of many players could change dramatically over the coming weeks. So check back in regularly for updated rankings....
In addition, it is important to note that, as always, these rankings are based on a nine-category rotisserie league format (the nine categories being: points, assists, rebounds, steals, blocks, three-pointers made, turnovers, FG%, and FT%).
Also please note that any player with forward eligibility in Yahoo! and ESPN Fantasy Leagues will be listed; which means that many players will be ranked at multiple positions, i.e. forward as well as center...
Top 40 Fantasy Forwards for the 2011-2012 NBA Season
Just missed the cut: Andrea Bargnani, Amir Johnson, Jared Dudley, DeMar DeRozan, Tony Allen, Carlos Delfino, Hedo Turkoglu, DeMarcus Cousins, Thaddeus Young, Corey Maggette, Ryan Anderson, Kris Humphries, Chuck Hayes, Andrei Kirilenko, J.J. Hickson, Trevor Ariza, Derrick Williams, Michael Beasley, Austin Daye, Boris Diaw, Chase Budinger
About Tommy Beer
Tommy Beer is a senior NBA writer for HOOPSWORLD and also serves as the
Fantasy Editor. Tommy covers the Knicks and the Nets and is one of the
foremost fantasy basketball experts in the business.
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