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Who Should I Draft?

D'Angelo Russell or Zion Williamson (2019)

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Zion Williamson
F - NOR
Zion Williamson
D'Angelo Russell
G - MIN
D'Angelo Russell
Expert
Recommendation
60%
Recommended by
15 of 25 experts
40%
Recommended by
10 of 25 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 37# 35
Best Rank# 18# 27
Worst Rank# 77# 59
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 37# 35
Best Rank# 18# 27
Worst Rank# 77# 59
   
Projections 
   
Minutes30.530.7
Field Goals Made7.66.8
Field Goals Att13.115.9
Field Goals %.560.437
Three Points Made0.82.8
Three Points Att0.06.4
Three Points %.000.338
Free Throws Made2.42.0
Free Throws Att3.42.6
Free Throws %.695.772
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds8.84.1
Assists3.05.7
Turnovers2.13.0
Steals1.51.2
Blocks1.10.3
Points19.119.7
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Site Rankings
Sports Illustrated
# 32# 35
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 31# 41
   
Leszek Bialecki
FB-Ninja
# 33# 34
   
Marc Roberts
Daily Fantasy Basketball Podcast
# 18# 33
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 27# 38
   
Joe Kaiser
ESPN
# 35# 37
   
Site Projections
Hashtag Basketball
# 32# 37
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 18# 34
   
Jason Klabacha
Yahoo! Sports
# 30# 39
   
Alex Rikleen
RotoWire
# 31# 59
   
Mauricio Castillo
Yahoo! Sports
# 32# 40
   
Kevin So
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 31# 40
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 36# 38
   
Kyle Reiner Pineda
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 32# 43
   
Matt Kuri
Fantasy Analyzers
# 33# 34
   
Andrew Sears
FantasyPros
# 87
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 73# 34
   
Lawrence Doto
Elite Sports NY
# 66# 22
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 48# 27
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 77# 32
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 30
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 62# 38
   
Andrew Joe Potter
theScore
# 56# 35
   
Yahoo Staff
Yahoo! Sports
# 55# 54
   
Jay Taaffe
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 39# 31
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Zion Williamson
F - NOR
Zion Williamson
D'Angelo Russell
G - MIN
D'Angelo Russell
2018 Stats 
   
   
Minutes2,448
   
Field Goals Made659
   
Field Goals Att1,517
   
Field Goals %.434
   
Three Points Made234
   
Three Points Att635
   
Three Points %.369
   
Free Throws Made160
   
Free Throws Att206
   
Free Throws %.777
   
Offensive Rebound53
   
Rebounds315
   
Assists563
   
Turnovers253
   
Steals99
   
Blocks20
   
Points1,712
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Zion Williamson
F - NOR
Zion Williamson
D'Angelo Russell
G - MIN
D'Angelo Russell
2019 Projections 
   
   
Minutes30.530.7
   
Field Goals Made7.66.8
   
Field Goals Att13.115.9
   
Field Goals %.560.437
   
Three Points Made0.82.8
   
Three Points Att0.06.4
   
Three Points %.000.338
   
Free Throws Made2.42.0
   
Free Throws Att3.42.6
   
Free Throws %.695.772
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds8.84.1
   
Assists3.05.7
   
Turnovers2.13.0
   
Steals1.51.2
   
Blocks1.10.3
   
Points19.119.7
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Zion Williamson
F - NOR
Zion Williamson
D'Angelo Russell
G - MIN
D'Angelo Russell
News 
 Pelicans F Zion Williamson (knee) will miss Thursday's contest against the Magic, putting an end to his rookie season.
Dan Titus
Wed, Aug 12th
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
 Zion Williamson will not play Tuesday against the Kings due to right knee soreness.
Brad Camara
Mon, Aug 10th
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
 Per David Griffin, Pelicans F Zion Williamson (rest) is expected to play Sunday after sitting Friday against the Wizards.
Adam Koffler
Sat, Aug 8th
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
 Pelicans F Zion Williamson (rest) will not suit up against the Washington Wizards on Friday night, the second half of a back-to-back set.
Dan Titus
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
 Zion Williamson scored 24 points (10-12 FG, 4-7 FT) with just two rebounds, and two assists in 22 minutes in a 140-125 loss to the Kings.
Adam Koffler
Thu, Aug 6th
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
Notes 
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