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Who Should I Draft?

Buddy Hield or D'Angelo Russell (2019)

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  D'Angelo Russell
G - MIN
D'Angelo Russell
Buddy Hield
G - SAC
Buddy Hield
Expert
Recommendation
58%
Recommended by
14 of 24 experts
42%
Recommended by
10 of 24 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 19# 17
Best Rank# 14# 15
Worst Rank# 26# 25
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 35# 34
Best Rank# 27# 25
Worst Rank# 59# 47
   
Projections 
   
Minutes30.730.6
Field Goals Made6.86.6
Field Goals Att15.914.7
Field Goals %.437.453
Three Points Made2.83.4
Three Points Att6.45.8
Three Points %.338.418
Free Throws Made2.01.5
Free Throws Att2.61.7
Free Throws %.772.875
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds4.14.9
Assists5.72.5
Turnovers3.01.8
Steals1.20.9
Blocks0.30.4
Points19.719.9
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 21# 22
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 20# 21
   
Andrew Sears
FantasyPros
# 44# 47
   
Marc Roberts
Daily Fantasy Basketball Podcast
# 19# 25
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 21# 29
   
Andrew Joe Potter
theScore
# 19# 21
   
Joe Kaiser
ESPN
# 18# 21
   
Jason Klabacha
Yahoo! Sports
# 20# 21
   
Lawrence Doto
Elite Sports NY
# 12# 20
   
Mauricio Castillo
Yahoo! Sports
# 21# 22
   
Jay Taaffe
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 14# 16
   
Kevin So
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 21# 22
   
Kyle Reiner Pineda
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 21# 24
   
Matt Kuri
Fantasy Analyzers
# 18# 20
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 17# 15
   
Yahoo Staff
Yahoo! Sports
# 24# 16
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 19# 18
   
Site Rankings
CBS Sports
# 19# 15
   
Site Rankings
Sports Illustrated
# 20# 19
   
Alex Rikleen
RotoWire
# 26# 19
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 18# 16
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 18# 17
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 18# 17
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 14# 9
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  D'Angelo Russell
G - MIN
D'Angelo Russell
Buddy Hield
G - SAC
Buddy Hield
2018 Stats 
   
   
Minutes2,4482,615
   
Field Goals Made659623
   
Field Goals Att1,5171,360
   
Field Goals %.434.458
   
Three Points Made234278
   
Three Points Att635651
   
Three Points %.369.427
   
Free Throws Made160171
   
Free Throws Att206193
   
Free Throws %.777.886
   
Offensive Rebound53106
   
Rebounds315413
   
Assists563205
   
Turnovers253147
   
Steals9958
   
Blocks2033
   
Points1,7121,695
   
Player Projections Comparison
  D'Angelo Russell
G - MIN
D'Angelo Russell
Buddy Hield
G - SAC
Buddy Hield
2019 Projections 
   
   
Minutes30.730.6
   
Field Goals Made6.86.6
   
Field Goals Att15.914.7
   
Field Goals %.437.453
   
Three Points Made2.83.4
   
Three Points Att6.45.8
   
Three Points %.338.418
   
Free Throws Made2.01.5
   
Free Throws Att2.61.7
   
Free Throws %.772.875
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds4.14.9
   
Assists5.72.5
   
Turnovers3.01.8
   
Steals1.20.9
   
Blocks0.30.4
   
Points19.719.9
   
Notes for Player Combination
  D'Angelo Russell
G - MIN
D'Angelo Russell
Buddy Hield
G - SAC
Buddy Hield
News 
 In an interview with senior writer Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic, Timberwolves G D'Angelo Russell stated, “this is where I’m supposed to be.” Russell was referring to the warm reception he received from fans and the Timberwolves organization upon arriving at the Minnesota airport after being traded by the Golden State Warriors on February 6, 2020.
Dan Titus
Thu, May 14th
Buddy Hield recorded 28 points (10-17 FG, 8-14 3PT), five rebounds, two assists, and two steals in Thursday's win over the Lakers.
Dave Kluge
Thu, Aug 13th
 D'Angelo Russell put up 28 points (8-15 FG, 5-12 3PT, 7-9 FT), six rebounds, five assists, and four steals across 33 minutes of play Tuesday night.
Aaron Larson
Wed, Mar 11th
Buddy Hield chipped in 11 points (4-5 FG, 3-4 FT) with three assists, two rebounds, three three-pointers, and three turnovers in 19 minutes of action.
Dan Titus
Wed, Aug 12th
 D'Angelo Russell scored 19 points (6-18 FG, 0-7 3PT, 7-7 FT), with six rebounds, five assists, one steal, one block, and five turnovers in 35 minutes in Sunday's 120-107 loss to New Orleans.
Adam Koffler
Mon, Mar 9th
Buddy Hield put up 17 points (6-16 FG, 3-10 3PT, 2-2 FT) and one rebound in Friday's loss to the Nets.
Dave Kluge
Fri, Aug 7th
 D'Angelo Russell mustered just five points (2-14 FG, 0-4 3PT, 1-2 FT), five rebounds, and three assists over 23 minutes of play Friday.
Aaron Larson
Sat, Mar 7th
Buddy Hield registered three points (1-5 FG, 1-4 3PT), one rebound, and one steal over 11 minutes of relief in Thursday's 140-125 win over the Pelicans.
Dave Kluge
Fri, Aug 7th
 D’Angelo Russell totaled 19 points (6-13 FG, 4-10 3PT, 3-3 FT), three rebounds, four assists, and one steal in 31 minutes in the Timberwolves’ 115-108 victory over the Bulls on Wednesday.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Thu, Mar 5th
Buddy Hield put up 21 points (8-20 FG, 5-14 3PT), four rebounds, three assists, and one steal over 30 minutes off the bench in the overtime loss to Dallas on Tuesday.
Aaron Larson
Tue, Aug 4th
Notes 
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