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Who Should I Draft?

Damian Lillard or Jimmy Butler (2019)

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
Jimmy Butler
F - MIA
Jimmy Butler
Expert
Recommendation
96%
Recommended by
24 of 25 experts
4%
Recommended by
1 of 25 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 7# 13
Best Rank# 6# 8
Worst Rank# 10# 28
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 7# 13
Best Rank# 6# 8
Worst Rank# 10# 28
   
Projections 
   
Minutes36.734.9
Field Goals Made8.37.2
Field Goals Att19.015.5
Field Goals %.443.460
Three Points Made3.11.5
Three Points Att8.54.1
Three Points %.364.351
Free Throws Made6.55.8
Free Throws Att7.26.8
Free Throws %.910.858
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds4.35.7
Assists7.05.1
Turnovers2.71.7
Steals1.11.8
Blocks0.40.6
Points27.022.0
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 8# 10
   
Site Rankings
Sports Illustrated
# 8# 13
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 8# 19
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 7# 14
   
Andrew Sears
FantasyPros
# 9# 16
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 7# 11
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 6# 25
   
Leszek Bialecki
FB-Ninja
# 7# 15
   
Marc Roberts
Daily Fantasy Basketball Podcast
# 7# 26
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 7# 17
   
Andrew Joe Potter
theScore
# 10# 14
   
Joe Kaiser
ESPN
# 9# 18
   
Site Projections
Hashtag Basketball
# 9# 11
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 6# 11
   
Jason Klabacha
Yahoo! Sports
# 7# 15
   
Yahoo Staff
Yahoo! Sports
# 9# 14
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 8# 28
   
Lawrence Doto
Elite Sports NY
# 12# 29
   
Mauricio Castillo
Yahoo! Sports
# 7# 15
   
Jay Taaffe
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 7# 16
   
Kevin So
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 7# 19
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 7# 13
   
Kyle Reiner Pineda
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 8# 15
   
Matt Kuri
Fantasy Analyzers
# 7# 15
   
Alex Rikleen
RotoWire
# 9# 8
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
Jimmy Butler
F - MIA
Jimmy Butler
2018 Stats 
   
   
Minutes2,8382,185
   
Field Goals Made681418
   
Field Goals Att1,533904
   
Field Goals %.444.462
   
Three Points Made23767
   
Three Points Att643192
   
Three Points %.369.349
   
Free Throws Made468312
   
Free Throws Att513365
   
Free Throws %.912.855
   
Offensive Rebound68122
   
Rebounds371343
   
Assists551263
   
Turnovers21295
   
Steals88123
   
Blocks3439
   
Points2,0671,215
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
Jimmy Butler
F - MIA
Jimmy Butler
2019 Projections 
   
   
Minutes36.734.9
   
Field Goals Made8.37.2
   
Field Goals Att19.015.5
   
Field Goals %.443.460
   
Three Points Made3.11.5
   
Three Points Att8.54.1
   
Three Points %.364.351
   
Free Throws Made6.55.8
   
Free Throws Att7.26.8
   
Free Throws %.910.858
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds4.35.7
   
Assists7.05.1
   
Turnovers2.71.7
   
Steals1.11.8
   
Blocks0.40.6
   
Points27.022.0
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
Jimmy Butler
F - MIA
Jimmy Butler
News 
 Trail Blazers G Damian Lillard was re-evaluated by trainers over the weekend and revealed only a mild knee sprain for the Bubble MVP. He’s expected to make a full recovery ahead of the start of the 2020-2021 season
Dan Titus
Tue, Sep 1st
Jimmy Butler dropped 35 points (11-19 FG, 1-3 3PT, 12-12 FT) and added 12 rebounds, 11 assists, five steals, one block, and three turnovers across 47 minutes in a 111-108 win over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.
Dan Titus
Sat, Oct 10th
 NBA Bubble MVP Damian Lillard will leave the Orlando campus on Thursday and return to Portland for further evaluation on his injured right knee.
Dan Titus
Thu, Aug 27th
Jimmy Butler scored 22 points (8-17 FG, 0-3 3PT, 6-7 FT), with 10 rebounds, nine assists, three steals, one block, and three turnovers in 43 minutes as the Heat fall to the Lakers 102-96 in Game 4 and fall behind in the series, 3-1.
Adam Koffler
Wed, Oct 7th
 Damian Lillard has been diagnosed with a right knee sprain and will miss Game 5 against the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday.
Dan Titus
Tue, Aug 25th
Jimmy Butler put on a heck of a performance for the Heat in Game 2, scoring 25 points (7-17 FG, 0-1 3PT, 11-12 FT) with a game-high 13 assists, eight rebounds, one steal, and three turnovers across 45 minutes in a 124-114 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers.
Dan Titus
Sat, Oct 3rd
 Damian Lillard scored 11 points (3-9 FG, 1-2 3PT, 4-4 FT) and provided four assists, one rebound, one steal, and three turnovers across 27 minutes in a 135-115 loss to the Lakers on Monday night.
Dan Titus
Tue, Aug 25th
Jimmy Butler tallied 22 points (8-19 FG, 0-3 3PT, 6-7 FT), two rebounds, eight assists, one steal, and one turnover in Sunday's victory versus Boston.
Shaan Hoda
Mon, Sep 28th
 Damian Lillard (knee) will not return to tonight’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers after suffering an apparent knee injury.
Dan Titus
Mon, Aug 24th
Jimmy Butler played 36 minutes in a 121-108 loss to the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals and scored 17 points (5-11 FG, 0-2 3PT, 7-8 FT) and added eight rebounds, eight assists, one steal, and one block.
Dan Titus
Sat, Sep 26th
Notes 
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