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Fantasy Basketball: Friday Free-for-All

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It's such a nice day out in New York today - a refreshing day we needed with all the snow we've gotten this winter. The weather has put me in a refreshing mood; for the first Free-for-all Friday, let's talk about keepers, a nice refreshing topic as we draw close to the season's mid-point.

This was my most daunting task: Create the top 30 keepers at each position for the next 3-4 seasons, especially since certain positions are so deep (PF, PG) while others get shallow fast (C, SG). It was a challenge I welcomed with open arms. I had to take the player's primary position even though you'll see players on the PF list that have been playing a lot of Center this season. It's easier to group this way. I'm sure I missed some players, and I cut an awful lot of players out of the top 30. Here you'll see fading stars fall on the list and young players rising. Let me know in the comments if you disagree with any of the lists below, or if I omitted anyone by mistake. Please keep in mind, I tried to incorporate the short-term.

The keeper rankings after the jump:

PG
Chris Paul
Derrick Rose
Deron Williams
Stephen Curry
Russell Westbrook
Rajon Rondo
John Wall
Raymond Felton
Steve Nash
Brandon Jennings
Tony Parker
Jason Kidd
Jrue Holiday
Jose Calderon
Chauncey Billups
Ty Lawson
Devin Harris
Darren Collison
Kyle Lowry
Ricky Rubio
Ramon Sessions
Mike Conley
Aaron Brooks
Mo Williams
DJ Augustin
Jameer Nelson
Baron Davis
Andre Miller
Eric Bledsoe

Jeff Teague

SG
Kobe Bryant
Dwyane Wade
Monta Ellis
Tyreke Evans
Eric Gordon
Joe Johnson
Stephen Jackson
Kevin Martin
Landry Fields
Ray Allen
Jason Richardson
Brandon Roy
Manu Ginoboli
OJ Mayo
Evan Turner
Rodney Stuckey
Gilbert Arenas
Wesley Johnson
J.R. Smith
Marcus Thornton
John Salmons
Wesley Matthews
Carlos Delfino
James Harden
DeMar DeRozan
Mike Dunleavy
Rudy Fernandez
Jodie Meeks
Jamal Crawford

Jason Terry

SF
Kevin Durant
LeBron James
Danny Granger
Carmelo Anthony
Andre Iguodala
Rudy Gay
Gerald Wallace
Danilo Gallinari
Dorell Wright
Paul Pierce
Michael Beasley
Caron Butler
Rashard Lewis
Trevor Ariza
Luol Deng
Nicolas Batum
Hedo Turkoglu
Corey Maggette
Austin Daye
Marvin Williams
Paul George
Christian Eyenga
Francisco Garcia
Omri Casspi
Jared Dudley
Tayshaun Prince
Andrei Kirilenko
Kelenna Azubuike
Shane Battier

Ron Artest

PF
Kevin Love
Amare Stoudemire
Pau Gasol
Blake Griffin
Dirk Nowitzki
Josh Smith
LaMarcus Aldridge
David Lee
Zach Randolph
Paul Millsap
Chris Bosh
Carlos Boozer
Luis Scola
David West
Elton Brand
Wilson Chandler
DeMarcus Cousins
Jeff Green
Andray Blatche
Tyrus Thomas
Anthony Randolph
Kevin Garnett
Tim Duncan
Lamar Odom
Channing Frye
Boris Diaw
Troy Murphy
Carl Landry
Kris Humphries
Derrick Favors
C
Dwight Howard
Al Jefferson
Al Horford
Andrea Bargnani
Joakim Noah
Andrew Bogut
Andrew Bynum
Nene Hilario
Brook Lopez
Marc Gasol
Roy Hibbert
JaVale McGee
Serge Ibaka
Anderson Varejao
Marcin Gortat
DeJuan Blair
Tyson Chandler
Chris Kaman
J.J. Hickson
Andris Biedrins
Marcus Camby
Emeka Okafor
DeAndre Jordan
Darko Milicic
Greg Monroe
Greg Oden
Samuel Dalembert
Spencer Hawes
Robin Lopez
Ronny Turiaf