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Three players with first-round Fantasy ability made huge drops in the Fantasy trade value chart this week, none bigger than Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony. Anthony, whose value hasn't topped 20 in weeks, fell completely off the chart after speaking openly about the possibility of getting shut down for knee surgery after the All-Star break. Nothing has been confirmed, but Anthony really doesn't have any trade value at this point given that it seems all but inevitable that his season is going to end in the next few weeks.

Dwight Howard almost joined Anthony off the board, but it isn't quite clear if his season is over yet. Last week, it seemed like he was going to miss a month, but the reports that he will need 6-8 weeks to recover from a bone-marrow injection in his injured right knee change things a bit. If you can afford to stash Howard, he might get back in time to help you in the Fantasy playoffs, but I wouldn't give up any kind of starting-caliber player for him.

The headliner of this group, however, is Clippers forward Blake Griffin. He was firmly entrenched in the top-10 of these rankings last week but falls all the way to 61st overall after undergoing surgery to remove a staph infection in his elbow. This shouldn't be a season-ender, but missing a top-10 player for three to four weeks -- especially right before the playoffs -- might be enough to sink your season. So, what should we do with Griffin?

If you own Griffin, your plan of action is going to depend entirely where you are in the standings. If you were able to pair Griffin with Damian Lillard or Kyle Lowry this season, you're probably in a pretty good spot overall, with a pair of top-10 players on your roster. If you are in first or second place in your league with a four-game edge on the last playoff spot, your best bet is probably just to wait it out and hope Griffin can get 100-percent healthy by the time your first-round matchup starts. There's no need to make a panic trade if you've given yourself a cushion.

However, if you drafted Griffin in the middle of the first round and pair him with a disappointing mid-second option like Dwight Howard or Chris Bosh, things might not be so rosy for you. Griffin has been so good this season that you are probably still in it, but he is no guarantee of contention on his own. If you find yourself fighting tooth and nail every week for a chance to get into the playoffs, you probably don't have the wiggle room to wait for him to get back healthy. It might be time to consider a panic trade.

Your options for trading Griffin are pretty limited, of course, because nobody who wants to make the playoffs is going to give up anything good for him. You're probably going to have to aim low and offer Griffin up for an unappealing option like Eric Gordon or Josh Smith. Gordon has a ton of short-team value, but you would be trading for him with the knowledge he probably won't have much to offer in the Fantasy playoffs, assuming Jrue Holiday can get back by then.

It stinks that your season might be derailed by a complete freak injury, and that really is what this is. From 2010-11 through 2013-14, Griffin played in 308 of 312 games, good for the fourth-most in the league in that span. He has been a model of consistency, someone you could count on to carry your team, and now you have to move forward without him. However, this doesn't mean your season is over; you just have to play the hand you were dealt smartly.

Player H2H ROTO Player H2H ROTO Player H2H ROTO
Anthony Davis 43 42 DeMar DeRozan 18 15 Danny Green 9 15
James Harden 43 42 Jared Sullinger 18 13 Roy Hibbert 9 12
LeBron James 43 40 Serge Ibaka 17 28 DeMarre Carroll 9 12
DeMarcus Cousins 43 31 Goran Dragic 17 17 Paul Pierce 9 11
Stephen Curry 42 42 Chandler Parsons 17 16 Gorgui Dieng 9 9
Kevin Durant 41 41 Giannis Antetokounmpo 17 16 Jamal Crawford 9 9
Russell Westbrook 41 36 Joe Johnson 16 14 Timofey Mozgov 9 9
Chris Paul 40 38 Ricky Rubio 16 14 Taj Gibson 9 8
John Wall 36 35 Tyson Chandler 15 16 Avery Bradley 9 8
LaMarcus Aldridge 35 27 Eric Gordon 15 14 Tim Hardaway 9 8
Ty Lawson 35 24 Blake Griffin 15 13 David Lee 9 7
Pau Gasol 33 26 Josh Smith 15 12 Wayne Ellington 8 9
Nikola Vucevic 33 22 Kenneth Faried 15 11 Rajon Rondo 8 8
Damian Lillard 32 31 Thaddeus Young 15 11 Greivis Vasquez 8 8
Al Horford 32 29 Robert Covington 14 15 Nene 8 7
Kyrie Irving 30 29 Deron Williams 14 13 Ed Davis 8 7
Kyle Lowry 29 29 Dwyane Wade 14 12 Cody Zeller 8 6
Marc Gasol 28 29 Elfrid Payton 14 12 Tristan Thompson 7 8
Eric Bledsoe 28 24 Brook Lopez 14 11 Wilson Chandler 7 8
Zach Randolph 28 18 Trevor Ariza 13 15 John Henson 7 8
Klay Thompson 27 31 Bradley Beal 13 15 C.J. Miles 7 8
Greg Monroe 27 25 Joakim Noah 13 13 Jose Calderon 7 7
Jeff Teague 27 22 Khris Middleton 13 13 Evan Turner 7 7
Tyreke Evans 26 23 Donatas Motiejunas 13 12 Jason Smith 7 7
DeAndre Jordan 25 28 Tobias Harris 13 12 Jeff Green 7 7
Chris Bosh 25 24 Isaiah Thomas 13 10 Mario Chalmers 7 7
Kawhi Leonard 25 24 Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 13 10 Lou Williams 7 7
Gordon Hayward 25 24 Rudy Gobert 12 14 Lance Stephenson 7 6
Paul Millsap 24 25 Wesley Matthews 12 14 Rodney Stuckey 7 6
Derrick Favors 24 19 George Hill 12 13 Jordan Clarkson 7 6
Kevin Love 23 23 Enes Kanter 12 10 Jeremy Lin 7 6
Andre Drummond 23 20 Luol Deng 12 9 Kemba Walker 7 6
Mike Conley 23 20 Carlos Boozer 12 9 Omer Asik 7 5
Brandon Knight 23 18 Nikola Pekovic 12 9 K.J. McDaniels 6 9
Rudy Gay 22 20 Robin Lopez 11 12 Spencer Hawes 6 9
D.J. Augustin 22 19 Jrue Holiday 11 11 Patrick Beverley 6 7
Monta Ellis 22 18 Jarrett Jack 11 10 Arron Afflalo 6 7
Derrick Rose 22 17 Marcin Gortat 11 10 Mo Williams 6 7
Michael Carter-Williams 22 16 Jonas Valanciunas 11 10 Kris Humphries 6 6
Jimmy Butler 21 23 Gerald Henderson 11 10 Reggie Jackson 6 6
Victor Oladipo 21 17 Tony Parker 11 7 Langston Galloway 6 6
Tim Duncan 20 17 Ryan Anderson 10 13 Harrison Barnes 6 5
Al Jefferson 20 16 Mason Plumlee 10 11 Manu Ginobili 5 7
Darren Collison 19 16 Nerlens Noel 10 11 Gerald Green 5 6
Draymond Green 18 19 Nicolas Batum 10 11 Nikola Mirotic 5 6
Markieff Morris 18 19 Marcus Smart 10 10 JJ Hickson 5 5
Hassan Whiteside 18 17 Jusuf Nurkic 10 9 J.J. Redick 5 5
Dirk Nowitzki 18 17 Trey Burke 10 8 Courtney Lee 5 5
David West 18 16 Shabazz Muhammad 10 8 Dwight Howard 4 5
Andrew Wiggins 18 15 Kyle Korver 9 21 Paul George 4 5