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Updated fantasy basketball category league rankings

Bucks swingman Khris Middleton is nearing a return to the court. Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

With a growing crop of young talent around the NBA and a number of star veterans still atop their game, the 2022-23 fantasy basketball rankings are always changing.

Here are the top 200 players for leagues that use ESPN's standard head-to-head (H2H) category scoring.

More rankings: Points leagues

Latest update: Nov. 28

Player, Positions, Team, (Primary Position Rank)
1. Nikola Jokic, C, Den (C1)
2. Jayson Tatum, SF/PF, Bos (SF1)
3. Kevin Durant, SF/PF, Bkn (SF2)
4. Tyrese Haliburton, PG/SG, Ind (PG1)
5. Stephen Curry, PG, GS (PG2)
6. Trae Young, PG, Atl (PG3)
7. Luka Doncic, PG/SG, Dal (PG4)
8. Devin Booker, PG/SG, Phx (SG1)
9. Joel Embiid, C, Phi (C2)
10. Karl-Anthony Towns, PF/C, Min (C3)
11. Anthony Davis, PF/C, LAL (PF1)
12. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, PG/SG, OKC (SG2)
13. Giannis Antetokounmpo, PF/C, Mil (PF2)
14. Donovan Mitchell, PG/SG, Cle (SG3)
15. Dejounte Murray, PG/SG, Atl (PG5)
16. DeMar DeRozan, SG/SF, Chi (SF3)
17. LeBron James, PG/SF/PF, LAL (SF4)
18. Bam Adebayo, PF/C, Mia (C4)
19. LaMelo Ball, PG, Cha (PG6)
20. James Harden, PG/SG, Phi (SG4)
21. Paul George, SG/SF, LAC (SF5)
22. Domantas Sabonis, PF/C, Sac (PF3)
23. Damian Lillard, PG, Por (PG7)
24. Myles Turner, PF/C, Ind (C5)
25. Darius Garland, PG/SG, Cle (PG8)
26. Ja Morant, PG, Mem (PG9)
27. Desmond Bane, SG, Mem (SG5)
28. Jalen Brunson, PG/SG, NY (PG10)
29. Mikal Bridges, SF, Phx (SF6)
30. Jarrett Allen, C, Cle (C6)
31. Rudy Gobert, C, Min (C7)
32. Pascal Siakam, PF/C, Tor (PF4)
33. Jaylen Brown, SG/SF, Bos (SG6)
34. Jrue Holiday, PG/SG, Mil (PG11)
35. Nikola Vucevic, C, Chi (C8)
36. De'Aaron Fox, PG, Sac (PG12)
37. Fred VanVleet, PG/SG, Tor (PG13)
38. Kyrie Irving, PG/SG, Bkn (PG14)
39. Jimmy Butler, SG/SF, Mia (SF7)
40. Chris Paul, PG, Phx (PG15)
41. Alperen Sengun, C, Hou (C9)
42. Khris Middleton, SF, Mil (SF8)
43. Evan Mobley, PF/C, Cle (PF5)
44. Anthony Edwards, SG/SF, Min (SG7)
45. Bradley Beal, SG, Wsh (SG8)
46. Franz Wagner, SF/PF, Orl (SF9)
47. Lauri Markkanen, SF/PF, Utah (PF6)
48. Kristaps Porzingis, PF/C, Wsh (C10)
49. Devin Vassell, SG/SF, SA (SF10)
50. O.G. Anunoby, SF, Tor (SF11)
51. Ivica Zubac, C, LAC (C11)
52. Paolo Banchero, SF/PF, Orl (PF7)
53. Deandre Ayton, C, Phx (C12)
54. Scottie Barnes, SF/PF, Tor (PF8)
55. John Collins, PF/C, Atl (PF9)
56. Buddy Hield, SG/SF, Ind (SG9)
57. Terry Rozier, PG/SG, Cha (SG10)
58. Julius Randle, PF, NY (PF10)
59. Zach LaVine, SG/SF, Chi (SG11)
60. Wendell Carter Jr., PF/C, Orl (C13)
61. Andrew Wiggins, SF/PF, GS (SF12)
62. Anfernee Simons, PG/SG, Por (SG12)
63. Tobias Harris, SF/PF, Phi (SF13)
64. Jordan Poole, PG/SG, GS (SG13)
65. Jerami Grant, SF/PF, Por (PF11)
66. Keldon Johnson, SF/PF, SA (SF14)
67. Brandon Ingram, SF/PF, NO (SF15)
68. Brook Lopez, C, Mil (C14)
69. Jakob Poeltl, C, SA (C15)
70. Tre Jones, PG, SA (PG16)
71. Tyler Herro, PG/SG, Mia (SG14)
72. CJ McCollum, PG/SG, NO (SG15)
73. Kyle Lowry, PG, Mia (PG17)
74. Jalen Green, SG, Hou (SG16)
75. Josh Giddey, PG/SG, OKC (PG18)
76. Clint Capela, C, Atl (C16)
77. Royce O'Neale, SF/PF, Bkn (SF16)
78. Kyle Kuzma, SF/PF, Wsh (PF12)
79. Jonas Valanciunas, C, NO (C17)
80. Keegan Murray, PF, Sac (PF13)
81. Christian Wood, PF/C, Dal (C18)
82. Kevin Porter Jr., PG/SG, Hou (SG17)
83. Zion Williamson, PF, NO (PF14)
84. Tyrese Maxey, PG/SG, Phi (SG18)
85. Kelly Olynyk, PF/C, Utah (C19)
86. Draymond Green, PF, GS (PF15)
87. Jordan Clarkson, SG, Utah (SG19)
88. P.J. Washington, PF/C, Cha (PF16)
89. Jusuf Nurkic, C, Por (C20)
90. Michael Porter Jr., SF, Den (SF17)
91. Marcus Smart, PG/SG, Bos (SG20)
92. Spencer Dinwiddie, PG/SG, Dal (SG21)
93. Jamal Murray, PG, Den (PG19)
94. Aaron Gordon, PF, Den (PF17)
95. Bol Bol, PF/C, Orl (C21)
96. Jarred Vanderbilt, PF/C, Utah (PF18)
97. Nic Claxton, PF/C, Bkn (C22)
98. Herbert Jones, SF/PF, NO (PF19)
99. Josh Hart, SG/SF, Por (SG22)
100. Bojan Bogdanovic, PF, Det (PF20)
101. Jabari Smith Jr., PF, Hou (PF21)
102. Harrison Barnes, SF/PF, Sac (SF18)
103. Saddiq Bey, SF/PF, Det (SF19)
104. Russell Westbrook, PG, LAL (PG20)
105. Bobby Portis, PF/C, Mil (PF22)
106. Kevin Huerter, SG, Sac (SG23)
107. Isaiah Hartenstein, PF/C, NY (C23)
108. Al Horford, PF/C, Bos (C24)
109. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, SG/SF, Den (SG24)
110. Ben Simmons, PG, Bkn (PG21)
111. Jaden McDaniels, SF, Min (SF20)
112. De'Anthony Melton, PG/SG, Phi (PG22)
113. D'Angelo Russell, PG/SG, Min (PG23)
114. Mason Plumlee, C, Cha (C25)
115. Bones Hyland, PG, Den (PG24)
116. Jaden Ivey, PG/SG, Det (PG25)
117. Dorian Finney-Smith, SF/PF, Dal (SF21)
118. Steven Adams, C, Mem (C26)
119. Mike Conley, PG, Utah (PG26)
120. Bennedict Mathurin, SG/SF, Ind (SF22)
121. Bruce Brown, SG, Den (SG25)
122. Ayo Dosunmu, PG/SG, Chi (SG26)
123. Onyeka Okongwu, C, Atl (C27)
124. Robert Williams III, PF/C, Bos (C28)
125. Jalen Smith, PF/C, Ind (PF23)
126. Grant Williams, PF, Bos (PF24)
127. Malik Monk, SG/SF, Sac (SG27)
128. Chris Boucher, PF/C, Tor (PF25)
129. Jaren Jackson Jr., PF/C, Mem (PF26)
130. Gary Trent Jr., SG, Tor (SG28)
131. Aleksej Pokusevski, PF, OKC (PF27)
132. Evan Fournier, SG/SF, NY (SG29)
132. Andre Drummond, C, Chi (C29)
133. Kevon Looney, PF/C, GS (C30)
134. Max Strus, SG, Mia (SG30)
135. Kawhi Leonard, SF/PF, LAC (SF23)
136. Monte Morris, PG, Wsh (PG27)
137. Collin Sexton, PG/SG, Utah (SG31)
137. Trey Murphy III, SG/SF, NO (SG32)
138. Kelly Oubre Jr., SG/SF/PF, Cha (PF28)
139. Isaiah Stewart, PF/C, Det (C31)
140. Mitchell Robinson, C, NY (C32)
140. Caris LeVert, SG/SF, Cle (SG33)
141. Reggie Jackson, PG, LAC (PG28)
142. Gary Payton II, PG, Por (PG29)
143. Daniel Gafford, PF/C, Wsh (C33)
143. Caleb Martin, SG/SF, Mia (SG34)
144. Bogdan Bogdanovic, SG/SF, Atl (SG35)
145. Klay Thompson, SG, GS (SG36)
146. Immanuel Quickley, PG, NY (PG30)
147. Tari Eason, SF, Hou (SF24)
148. RJ Barrett, SG/SF, NY (SF25)
148. Robert Covington, SF/PF, LAC (PF29)
149. Derrick White, PG/SG, Bos (PG31)
150. Jalen Suggs, PG/SG, Orl (PG32)
151. Larry Nance Jr., PF, NO (PF30)
152. Isaiah Jackson, PF/C, Ind (PF31)
153. Lonnie Walker IV, SG/SF, LAL (SF26)
153. Mo Bamba, C, Orl (C34)
154. Alex Caruso, PG/SG, Chi (PG33)
155. Kevin Love, PF, Cle (PF32)
156. Patrick Williams, SF/PF, Chi (PF33)
157. Torrey Craig, SF/PF, Phx (SF27)
158. Thomas Bryant, C, LAL (C35)
158. Tyus Jones, PG, Mem (PG34)
159. Cole Anthony, PG, Orl (PG35)
160. Brandon Clarke, PF/C, Mem (PF34)
160. Cameron Johnson, SF/PF, Phx (SF28)
161. Malcolm Brogdon, PG/SG, Bos (PG36)
162. Josh Richardson, SG/SF, SA (SG37)
163. Dillon Brooks, SG/SF, Mem (SG38)
164. Marcus Morris Sr., SF/PF, LAC (PF35)
165. Deni Avdija, SF/PF, Wsh (SF29)
167. John Wall, PG, LAC (PG37)
170. Luguentz Dort, SG/SF, OKC (SG39)
170. Malik Beasley, SG, Utah (SG40)
171. Gordon Hayward, SF, Cha (SF30)
172. Davion Mitchell, PG, Sac (PG38)
172. Dennis Smith Jr., PG, Cha (PG39)
173. Jeremy Sochan, PF, SA (PF36)
173. JaVale McGee, C, Dal (C36)
174. Markelle Fultz, PG, Orl (PG40)
175. Darius Bazley, SF/PF, OKC (SF31)
175. Grayson Allen, SG, Mil (SG41)
176. Chris Duarte, SG, Ind (SG42)
176. Jalen McDaniels, PF, Cha (PF37)
177. Jalen Williams, SG, OKC (SG43)
178. Cade Cunningham, PG/SG, Det (PG41)
179. James Wiseman, C, GS (C37)
181. Norman Powell, SG/SF, LAC (SG44)
182. Jalen Duren, C, Det (C38)
184. Walker Kessler, C, Utah (C39)
185. Jae'Sean Tate, SF/PF, Hou (SF32)
186. Santi Aldama, PF, Mem (PF38)
187. Jonathan Isaac, SF/PF, Orl (PF39)
188. Quentin Grimes, SG, NY (SG45)
191. Jaylen Nowell, SG, Min (SG46)
192. Xavier Tillman, PF, Mem (PF40)
195. Patrick Beverley, PG, LAL (PG42)
197. Tim Hardaway Jr., SG/SF, Dal (SG47)
198. Lonzo Ball, PG, Chi (PG43)
199. Donte DiVincenzo, PG/SG, GS (SG48)
200. Shaedon Sharpe, SG, Por (SG49)