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Sports.ws Player Position Options

You may have already noticed that there are some new position options available to commissioners this season. It’s true, we’ve been busy trying to perfect how we handle the process involved in assigning default eligibility. While we haven’t introduced any new formats, we’ve tweaked the methodologies that determine the status of each player. The result is a system based on consistency and transparency. To recap, commissioners will still have to make the basic choice of…

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Amalgamated Position Index for NBA Players

Introduction Although basketball has always been one of the most fluid and dynamic sports, the recent wave of small ball has made assessing player positions with any sense of objectivity even more difficult. The fact of the matter is that, unlike baseball, football and hockey, there’s no set framework that rosters need to be built around. Coaches have historically followed certain patterns but even those have been thrown out the window as big men have…

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Utah Jazz – Amalgamated Position Index

Player Standard API Liberal API Conservative API Joel Bolomboy PF PF PF Tony Bradley APIs Not Currently Available Alec Burks SG PG/SG SG Dante Exum PG/SG PG/SG PG Derrick Favors PF/C PF/C PF Rudy Gobert C C C Rodney Hood SG SG/SF SG Joe Ingles SF SG/SF SF Jonas Jerebko SF/PF SF/PF PF Joe Johnson SG/SF SG/SF SG/SF Tyler Lydon APIs Not Currently Available Raul Neto PG PG PG Ricky Rubio PG PG PG Thabo…

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Toronto Raptors – Amalgamated Position Index

Player Standard API Liberal API Conservative API OG Anunoby APIs Not Currently Available Bruno Caboclo SF SF SF DeMar DeRozan SG SG/SF SG Serge Ibaka PF PF/C PF Kyle Lowry PG PG PG Alfonzo McKinnie APIs Not Currently Available C.J. Miles SG/SF SG/SF SG/SF Malcolm Miller APIs Not Currently Available Lucas Nogueira C C C Jakob Poeltl C C C Norman Powell SG SG/SF SG Pascal Siakam SF/PF SF/PF PF Jonas Valanciunas C C C…

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San Antonio Spurs – Amalgamated Position Index

Player Standard API Liberal API Conservative API LaMarcus Aldridge PF/C PF/C PF Kyle Anderson SG/SF SG/SF SF Joel Anthony PF/C PF/C C Davis Bertans SF/PF SF/PF SF Jaron Blossomgame APIs Not Currently Available Bryn Forbes SG PG/SG SG Pau Gasol PF/C PF/C PF/C Rudy Gay SF SF/PF SF Manu Ginobili SG SG SG Danny Green SG/SF SG/SF SG Joffrey Lauvergne PF/C PF/C PF/C David Lee PF/C PF/C PF/C Kawhi Leonard SF SG/SF SF Patty Mills…

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Sacramento Kings – Amalgamated Position Index

Player Standard API Liberal API Conservative API Bogdan Bogdanovic APIs Not Currently Available Vince Carter SG/SF SG/SF SG/SF Willie Cauley-Stein C PF/C C De’Aaron Fox APIs Not Currently Available Harry Giles APIs Not Currently Available Buddy Hield SG SG SG George Hill PG PG/SG PG Justin Jackson APIs Not Currently Available Kosta Koufos C PF/C C Skal Labissiere PF/C PF/C PF Ty Lawson PG PG PG Frank Mason III APIs Not Currently Available Georgios Papagiannis…

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Portland Trail Blazers – Amalgamated Position Index

Player Standard API Liberal API Conservative API Al-Farouq Aminu SF SF/PF SF Zach Collins APIs Not Currently Available Pat Connaughton SG SG/SF SG Allen Crabbe SG SG SG Ed Davis PF/C PF/C PF/C Moe Harkless SF SF SF Jake Layman SF/PF SF/PF SF Meyers Leonard PF/C PF/C PF/C Damian Lillard PG PG PG C.J. McCollum SG PG/SG SG Shabazz Napier PG PG PG Jusuf Nurkic C C C Caleb Swanigan APIs Not Currently Available Evan…

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Phoenix Suns – Amalgamated Position Index

Player Standard API Liberal API Conservative API Dragan Bender PF PF PF Eric Bledsoe PG PG/SG PG Devin Booker SG SG SG Tyson Chandler C C C Marquese Chriss PF SF/PF PF Jared Dudley SF SG/SF SF Josh Jackson APIs Not Currently Available Mike James APIs Not Currently Available Derrick Jones Jr. SF SF SF Brandon Knight PG/SG PG/SG PG/SG Alex Len C PF/C C Elijah Millsap SG/SF SG/SF SG Alec Peters APIs Not Currently…

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Philadelphia 76ers – Amalgamated Position Index

Player Standard API Liberal API Conservative API Justin Anderson SG/SF SG/SF SG/SF Jerryd Bayless PG/SG PG/SG PG Jonah Bolden APIs Not Currently Available Sterling Brown APIs Not Currently Available Robert Covington SF SF SF Joel Embiid C PF/C C Jawun Evans APIs Not Currently Available Markelle Fultz APIs Not Currently Available Richaun Holmes PF/C PF/C PF Amir Johnson PF PF/C PF Furkan Korkmaz APIs Not Currently Available Mathias Lessort APIs Not Currently Available Timothe Luwawu…