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Who Should I Draft?

Bam Adebayo or Jonas Valanciunas (2019)

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Bam Adebayo
C - MIA
Bam Adebayo
Jonas Valanciunas
C - MEM
Jonas Valanciunas
Expert
Recommendation
84%
Recommended by
21 of 25 experts
16%
Recommended by
4 of 25 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 19# 14
Best Rank# 14# 11
Worst Rank# 36# 30
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 54# 59
Best Rank# 37# 46
Worst Rank# 96# 77
   
Projections 
   
Minutes25.325.0
Field Goals Made3.25.3
Field Goals Att6.19.6
Field Goals %.536.555
Three Points Made0.00.4
Three Points Att0.01.7
Three Points %.425.427
Free Throws Made1.32.5
Free Throws Att1.83.1
Free Throws %.724.804
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds8.49.2
Assists2.41.5
Turnovers1.31.9
Steals0.90.4
Blocks1.11.3
Points11.015.2
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 21# 27
   
Site Rankings
Sports Illustrated
# 18# 20
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 15# 22
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 19# 21
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 15# 16
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 25# 35
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 18# 19
   
Joe Kaiser
ESPN
# 14# 15
   
Frank Stampfl
CBS Sports
# 14# 15
   
Site Projections
Hashtag Basketball
# 17# 20
   
Jason Klabacha
Yahoo! Sports
# 18# 22
   
Yahoo Staff
Yahoo! Sports
# 22# 23
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 14# 19
   
Alex Rikleen
RotoWire
# 25# 30
   
Lawrence Doto
Elite Sports NY
# 15# 19
   
Mauricio Castillo
Yahoo! Sports
# 18# 22
   
Jay Taaffe
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 14# 23
   
Kevin So
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 16# 21
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 15# 18
   
Kyle Reiner Pineda
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 20# 23
   
Matt Kuri
Fantasy Analyzers
# 17# 18
   
Andrew Sears
FantasyPros
# 64# 24
   
Marc Roberts
Daily Fantasy Basketball Podcast
# 27# 18
   
Andrew Joe Potter
theScore
# 36# 16
   
Site Rankings
CBS Sports
# 11
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Bam Adebayo
C - MIA
Bam Adebayo
Jonas Valanciunas
C - MEM
Jonas Valanciunas
2018 Stats 
   
   
Minutes1,9131,091
   
Field Goals Made280301
   
Field Goals Att486538
   
Field Goals %.576.560
   
Three Points Made314
   
Three Points Att1548
   
Three Points %.200.292
   
Free Throws Made166147
   
Free Throws Att226185
   
Free Throws %.735.795
   
Offensive Rebound165106
   
Rebounds597419
   
Assists18470
   
Turnovers12191
   
Steals7218
   
Blocks6553
   
Points729763
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Bam Adebayo
C - MIA
Bam Adebayo
Jonas Valanciunas
C - MEM
Jonas Valanciunas
2019 Projections 
   
   
Minutes25.325.0
   
Field Goals Made3.25.3
   
Field Goals Att6.19.6
   
Field Goals %.536.555
   
Three Points Made0.00.4
   
Three Points Att0.01.7
   
Three Points %.425.427
   
Free Throws Made1.32.5
   
Free Throws Att1.83.1
   
Free Throws %.724.804
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds8.49.2
   
Assists2.41.5
   
Turnovers1.31.9
   
Steals0.90.4
   
Blocks1.11.3
   
Points11.015.2
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Bam Adebayo
C - MIA
Bam Adebayo
Jonas Valanciunas
C - MEM
Jonas Valanciunas
News 
 Heat president Pat Riley called center Bam Adebayo "a cornerstone of our franchise" in regards to the upcoming decision they have to make on him.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Oct 26th
Jonas Valanciunas was a beast in Saturday's play-in game, putting up 22 points (8-16 FG, 6-6 FT) along with a team-high 17 rebounds, six assists, and one turnover in 34 minutes of play in a tough 126-122 loss to the Trail Blazers.
Dan Titus
Sat, Aug 15th
 Miami Heat F/C Bam Adebayo produced 14 points (5-12 FG, 3-4 FT) along with four rebounds, four assists, one block, and three turnovers across 38 minutes in a victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.
Dan Titus
Sat, Oct 10th
Jonas Valanciunas went off in Thursday's Western Conference Play-In-clinching win over the Bucks, recording his first career triple-double, scoring 26 points (11-17 FG, 2-3 3PT, 2-2 FT) with 19 rebounds, 12 assists, one block, and three turnovers in 32 minutes.
Adam Koffler
Thu, Aug 13th
 Bam Adebayo scored 15 points (6-8 FG, 3-5 FT) with seven rebounds, one assist, one steal, and three turnovers across 33 minutes in a 102-96 loss to the Lakers in Game 4.
Adam Koffler
Wed, Oct 7th
Jonas Valanciunas racked up 14 points (5-10 FG, 4-6 FT), 10 rebounds, and two steals in 25 minutes of play as Memphis fell to Boston Tuesday.
Aaron Larson
Wed, Aug 12th
 Miami Heat F/C Bam Adebayo will play in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday.
Alex Burns - Hoop Beast
Tue, Oct 6th
Jonas Valanciunasput up 19 points (8-11 FG, 0-1 3PT, 3-3 FT), 11 rebounds, two assists, a steal, and a block over 24 minutes in Friday's 121-92 win over the Thunder.
Dave Kluge
Fri, Aug 7th
 Miami Heat F/C Bam Adebayo (shoulder) is expected to play in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night.
Adam Koffler
Tue, Oct 6th
Jonas Valanciunas registered 21 points (8-17 FG, 0-3 3PT, 5-6 FT), 14 rebounds, and three assists in Wednesday's 124-115 loss to the Jazz.
Dave Kluge
Thu, Aug 6th
Notes 
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