NBA Valuability  Rankings

 

Every year, I use my own statistical algorithm to more accurately portray Jeremias Engelmann's estimated WAR via his Real Plus-Minus statistic on ESPN. This year, I have added about 15 additional variables to better portray the true worth of current NBA players and this is the current model utilized in my Honors Thesis!

 

UPDATED: June 13, 2017

 

 

  1. LeBron James (Cavaliers)

  2. Anthony Davis (Pelicans)
  3. Russell Westbrook (Thunder)
  4. DeMarcus Cousins (Pelicans)
  5. James Harden (Rockets)
  6. Jimmy Butler (Bulls)
  7. Kevin Durant (Warriors)
  8. Stephen Curry (Warriors)
  9. Kyle Lowry (Raptors)
  10. Kawhi Leonard (Spurs)
  11. Blake Griffin (Clippers)
  12. DeMar DeRozan (Raptors)
  13. Damian Lillard (Trail Blazers)
  14. John Wall (Wizards)
  15. Chris Paul (Clippers)
  16. Paul George (Pacers)
  17. Kevin Love (Cavaliers)
  18. Brook Lopez (Nets)
  19. Paul Millsap (Hawks)
  20. Bradley Beal (Wizards)
  21. Kyrie Irving (Cavaliers)
  22. Rudy Gay (Kings)
  23. Gordon Hayward (Jazz)
  24. Marc Gasol (Grizzlies)
  25. Hassan Whiteside (Heat)
  26. Klay Thompson (Warriors)
  27. Al Horford (Celtics)
  28. Mike Conley (Grizzlies)
  29. Draymond Green (Warriors)
  30. Carmelo Anthony (Knicks)
  31. Kemba Walker (Hornets)
  32. Danilo Gallinari (Nuggets)
  33. LaMarcus Aldridge (Spurs)
  34. Eric Bledsoe (Suns)
  35. Dwight Howard (Hawks)
  36. Dwyane Wade (Bulls)
  37. Nikola Vucevic (Magic)
  38. Isaiah Thomas (Celtics)
  39. Harrison Barnes (Mavericks)
  40. Andre Drummond (Pistons)
  41. Nicolas Batum (Hornets)
  42. DeAndre Jordan (Clippers)
  43. Jrue Holiday (Pelicans)
  44. Markieff Morris (Wizards)
  45. Ricky Rubio (Timberwolves)
  46. Dion Waiters (Heat)
  47. Eric Gordon (Rockets)
  48. Jeff Teague (Pacers)
  49. Pau Gasol (Spurs)
  50. Goran Dragic (Heat)
  51. Derrick Rose (Knicks)
  52. Enes Kanter (Thunder)
  53. George Hill (Jazz)
  54. Tobias Harris (Pistons)
  55. Jonas Valanciunas (Raptors)
  56. Serge Ibaka (Raptors)
  57. Robin Lopez (Bulls)
  58. Evan Fournier (Magic)
  59. Dirk Nowitzki (Mavericks)
  60. Trevor Ariza (Rockets)
  61. Karl-Anthony Towns (Timberwolves)
  62. Avery Bradley (Celtics)
  63. Marvin Williams (Hornets)
  64. Tyson Chandler (Suns)
  65. Thaddeus Young (Pacers)
  66. Marcus Morris (Pistons)
  67. Jae Crowder (Celtics)
  68. Zach Randolph (Grizzlies)
  69. Tristan Thompson (Cavaliers)
  70. James Johnson (Heat)
  71. Greg Monroe (Bucks)
  72. Lou Williams (Rockets)
  73. Ryan Anderson (Rockets)
  74. Giannis Antetokounmpo (Bucks)
  75. Khris Middleton (Bucks)
  76. Wilson Chandler (Nuggets)
  77. Derrick Favors (Jazz)
  78. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (Hornets)
  79. Al-Farouq Aminu (Trail Blazers)
  80. Marcin Gortat (Wizards)
  81. Joakim Noah (Knicks)
  82. J.J. Redick (Clippers)
  83. Evan Turner (Trail Blazers)
  84. Brandon Knight (Suns)
  85. Wesley Matthews (Mavericks)
  86. Patrick Beverley (Rockets)
  87. Jerryd Bayless (76ers)
  88. Tony Allen (Grizzlies)
  89. Will Barton (Nuggets)
  90. Andrew Bogut (FA)
  91. Luol Deng (Lakers)
  92. Nikola Jokic (Nuggets)
  93. Al Jefferson (Pacers)
  94. Jamal Crawford (Clippers)
  95. John Henson (Bucks)
  96. Tyreke Evans (Kings)
  97. J.R. Smith (Cavaliers)
  98. Ersan Ilyasova (Hawks)
  99. Courtney Lee (Knicks)
  100. Trevor Booker (Nets)

Distribution of Top 100:

 

ATL Hawks: 3 (Millsap, Howard, Ilyasova)

BOS Celtics: 4 (Horford, Thomas, Bradley, Crowder)

BRK Nets: 2 (Lopez, Booker)

CHA Hornets: 4 (Walker, Batum, Williams, Kidd-Gilchrist)

CHI Bulls: 3 (Butler, Wade, Lopez)

CLE Cavaliers: 5 (James, Love, Irving, Thompson, Smith)

DAL Mavericks: 3 (Barnes, Nowitzki, Matthews)

DEN Nuggets: 4 (Gallinari, Chandler, Barton, Jokic)

DET Pistons: 5 (Drummond, Harris, Morris)

GS Warriors: 4 (Durant, Curry, Thompson, Green)

HOU Rockets: 6 (Harden, Gordon, Ariza, Williams, Anderson, Beverley)

IND Pacers: 4 (George, Teague, Young, Jefferson)

LA Clippers: 5 (Griffin, Paul, Jordan, Redick, Crawford)

LA Lakers: 1 (Deng)

MEM Grizzlies: 4 (Gasol, Conley, Randolph, Allen)

MIA Heat: 4 (Whiteside, Waiters, Dragic, Johnson)

MIL Bucks: 4 (Monroe, Antetokounmpo, Middleton, Henson)

MIN Timberwolves: 2 (Rubio, Towns)

NO Pelicans: 3 (Davis, Cousins, Holiday)

NY Knicks: 4 (Anthony, Rose, Noah, Lee)

OKC Thunder: 2 (Westbrook, Kanter)

ORL Magic: 2 (Vucevic, Fournier)

PHI 76ers: 1 (Bayless)

PHX Suns: 3 (Bledsoe, Chandler, Knight)

POR Trail Blazers: 3 (Lillard, Aminu, Turner)

SA Spurs: 3 (Leonard, Aldridge, Gasol)

SAC Kings: 2 (Gay, Evans)

TOR Raptors: 4 (Lowry, DeRozan, Valanciunas, Ibaka)

UTAH Jazz: 3 (Hayward, Hill, Favors)

WSH Wizards: 4 (Wall, Beal, Morris, Gortat)

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