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Who Should I Draft?

Damian Lillard or Joel Embiid (2019)

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
Expert
Recommendation
72%
Recommended by
18 of 25 experts
28%
Recommended by
7 of 25 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 7# 8
Best Rank# 6# 6
Worst Rank# 10# 12
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 7# 8
Best Rank# 6# 6
Worst Rank# 10# 12
   
Projections 
   
Minutes36.732.4
Field Goals Made8.38.6
Field Goals Att19.017.6
Field Goals %.443.488
Three Points Made3.11.2
Three Points Att8.53.8
Three Points %.364.339
Free Throws Made6.56.3
Free Throws Att7.28.1
Free Throws %.910.791
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds4.312.8
Assists7.03.5
Turnovers2.73.5
Steals1.10.7
Blocks0.41.9
Points27.026.3
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 7# 9
   
Andrew Sears
FantasyPros
# 9# 13
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 7# 8
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 6# 17
   
Leszek Bialecki
FB-Ninja
# 7# 8
   
Marc Roberts
Daily Fantasy Basketball Podcast
# 7# 9
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 7# 9
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 6# 12
   
Jason Klabacha
Yahoo! Sports
# 7# 8
   
Yahoo Staff
Yahoo! Sports
# 9# 10
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 8# 10
   
Alex Rikleen
RotoWire
# 9# 11
   
Mauricio Castillo
Yahoo! Sports
# 7# 8
   
Jay Taaffe
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 7# 9
   
Kevin So
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 7# 8
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 7# 8
   
Kyle Reiner Pineda
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 8# 9
   
Matt Kuri
Fantasy Analyzers
# 7# 8
   
Lawrence Doto
Elite Sports NY
# 12# 6
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 8# 7
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 8# 6
   
Site Projections
Hashtag Basketball
# 9# 7
   
Andrew Joe Potter
theScore
# 10# 8
   
Joe Kaiser
ESPN
# 9# 7
   
Site Rankings
Sports Illustrated
# 8# 7
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
2018 Stats 
   
   
Minutes2,8382,154
   
Field Goals Made681580
   
Field Goals Att1,5331,199
   
Field Goals %.444.484
   
Three Points Made23779
   
Three Points Att643263
   
Three Points %.369.300
   
Free Throws Made468522
   
Free Throws Att513649
   
Free Throws %.912.804
   
Offensive Rebound68160
   
Rebounds371870
   
Assists551234
   
Turnovers212227
   
Steals8846
   
Blocks34122
   
Points2,0671,761
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
2019 Projections 
   
   
Minutes36.732.4
   
Field Goals Made8.38.6
   
Field Goals Att19.017.6
   
Field Goals %.443.488
   
Three Points Made3.11.2
   
Three Points Att8.53.8
   
Three Points %.364.339
   
Free Throws Made6.56.3
   
Free Throws Att7.28.1
   
Free Throws %.910.791
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds4.312.8
   
Assists7.03.5
   
Turnovers2.73.5
   
Steals1.10.7
   
Blocks0.41.9
   
Points27.026.3
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
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
The Philadelphia 76ers and Doc Rivers have reached an agreement for Rivers to become Philadelphia's next head coach.
Dan Titus
Thu, Oct 1st
 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
Joel Embiid put forth his best effort in Game 4, recording another monster double-double, scoring 30 points (8-18 FG, 1-5 3PT, 13-18 FT) with 10 boards, three steals, two blocks, and four turnovers as the Sixers get swept by the Celtics.
Adam Koffler
Sun, Aug 23rd
 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
Joel Embiid scored a game-high 30 points (7-20 FG, 2-5 3PT, 14-16 FT) to go along with 13 rebounds, one assist, one steal, one block, and four turnovers across 35 minutes in a loss on Friday in Game 3.
Dan Titus
Sat, Aug 22nd
 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
Joel Embiid posted a very respectable 34 points (11-21 FG, 12-13 FT), 10 rebounds, three assists, one block, and two turnovers as the lone bright spot in a bad 128-101 Game 2 loss to the Celtics.
Adam Koffler
Wed, Aug 19th
 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
Joel Embiid racked up 26 points (8-15 FG, 1-4 3PT, 9-12 FT), 16 rebounds, one assist, two steals, and one block in 37 minutes play Monday.
Aaron Larson
Tue, Aug 18th
Notes 
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