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Who Should I Draft?

De'Aaron Fox or Desmond Bane (2022)


Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  De'Aaron Fox
G - SAC
De'Aaron Fox
Desmond Bane
G - MEM
Desmond Bane
Expert
Recommendation
67%
Recommended by
12 of 18 experts
33%
Recommended by
6 of 18 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 22
Best Rank# 17
Worst Rank# 41
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 50
Best Rank# 38
Worst Rank# 75
   
Projections 
   
Minutes35.331.6
Field Goals Made9.07.0
Field Goals Att18.815.2
Field Goals %.477.462
Three Points Made1.53.1
Three Points Att5.17.5
Three Points %.293.417
Free Throws Made4.62.1
Free Throws Att6.22.3
Free Throws %.740.903
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds4.04.5
Assists6.63.1
Turnovers2.91.6
Steals1.31.2
Blocks0.40.4
Points24.119.2
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertDTDOUT
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Site Rankings
CBS Sports
# 17# 22
   
Leszek Bialecki
FB-Ninja
# 28# 56
   
Mike Randle
FTN
# 29# 43
   
Jason Klabacha
Yahoo! Sports
# 28# 34
   
Jacob W. Dunne
Triple Play Fantasy
# 22# 36
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 20# 33
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 32# 37
   
Dan Titus
Yahoo! Sports
# 25# 29
   
Kyle Williams
Fantasy Six Pack
# 33# 65
   
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
FantasyPros
# 29# 36
   
Luke Monaldo
FantasyPros
# 22# 80
   
Bradlee Kilgore
Fantrax
# 29# 49
   
Eric Moody
Pro Football Network
# 29# 27
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 37# 17
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 32# 30
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 41# 36
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 34# 20
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 35# 33
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  De'Aaron Fox
G - SAC
De'Aaron Fox
Desmond Bane
G - MEM
Desmond Bane
2021 Stats 
   
   
Minutes2,0842,266
   
Field Goals Made516508
   
Field Goals Att1,0921,101
   
Field Goals %.473.461
   
Three Points Made74228
   
Three Points Att249523
   
Three Points %.297.436
   
Free Throws Made261140
   
Free Throws Att348155
   
Free Throws %.750.903
   
Offensive Rebound2546
   
Rebounds231334
   
Assists330208
   
Turnovers168111
   
Steals6892
   
Blocks2530
   
Points1,3671,384
   
Player Projections Comparison
  De'Aaron Fox
G - SAC
De'Aaron Fox
Desmond Bane
G - MEM
Desmond Bane
2022 Projections 
   
   
Minutes35.331.6
   
Field Goals Made9.07.0
   
Field Goals Att18.815.2
   
Field Goals %.477.462
   
Three Points Made1.53.1
   
Three Points Att5.17.5
   
Three Points %.293.417
   
Free Throws Made4.62.1
   
Free Throws Att6.22.3
   
Free Throws %.740.903
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds4.04.5
   
Assists6.63.1
   
Turnovers2.91.6
   
Steals1.31.2
   
Blocks0.40.4
   
Points24.119.2
   
Notes for Player Combination
  De'Aaron Fox
G - SAC
De'Aaron Fox
Desmond Bane
G - MEM
Desmond Bane
News 
 De'Aaron Fox tallied 32 points (11-21 FG, 5-8 3PT, 5-6 FT), eight rebounds, six assists and four steals in Tuesday's 113-109 win over the Grizzlies.
Diego Sandoval
Wed, Nov 23rd
Desmond Bane (toe) has been diagnosed with a grade 2 sprain in his big toe that will leave him sidelined for at least two weeks.
Leo Sells
Tue, Nov 15th
 De'Aaron Fox collected 33 points (11-18 FG, 2-4 3PT, 9-9 FT), seven assists and four rebounds in 36 minutes of Sacramento's 137-129 win over the Pistons on Sunday.
Diego Sandoval
Mon, Nov 21st
Desmond Bane has been listed as doubtful ahead of Tuesday's game against the Pelicans.
Ari Koslow
Mon, Nov 14th
 De'Aaron Fox lead the Kings offense Thursday night, scoring 28 points (11-15 FG, 2-3 3PT, 4-4 FT) while also recording one steal, dishing out eight assists, and grabbing three rebounds in a 130-112 win over the Spurs.
Chris Schommer
Fri, Nov 18th
Desmond Bane is doubtful to play Sunday vs the Wizards due to right toe soreness.
Vince DiSilvio
Sun, Nov 13th
 De'Aaron Fox recorded 22 points (10-19 FG, 2-4 3PT, 0-2 FT), eight assists, four rebounds, three steals and one block in 34 minutes of Sunday's 122-115 win over the Warriors.
Diego Sandoval
Mon, Nov 14th
Desmond Bane scored 32 points (12-23 FG, 5-10 3PT, 3-3 FT) to go along with six rebounds and six assists on Wednesday against the Spurs.
Ari Koslow
Thu, Nov 10th
 De'Aaron Fox collected 32 points (13-19 FG, 2-5 3PT, 4-5 FT), 12 assists, seven rebounds and two steals in 36 minutes of Friday's 120-114 win over the Lakers.
Diego Sandoval
Sat, Nov 12th
Desmond Bane scored 28 points (9-16 FG, 4-8 3PT, 6-6 FT) to go along with three rebounds, four assists and one steal on Sunday against the Wizards.
Ari Koslow
Sun, Nov 6th
Notes 
 The two-man game with him and Sabonis is going to be fun, and the Kings are all-in on Fox. His ceiling is limited with his inability to knockdown shots consistently.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Bane took a major league last season, but will he be able to maintain that with Dillon Brooks and Ja Morant fully healthy? His value comes from having the ball in his hand.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 De'Aaron Fox could be much higher on list, but he has only averaged 55.3 games started in over the past three seasons. His scoring average dipped slightly from an impressive 2020-2021 season where he posted 25.2 PPG. Fox also saw his 3P percentage drop below 30% for the secodn time in the past two seasons. His 5.6 APG was also a decline from his 7.2 APG in the prior season. Can he justify a Top 25 fantasy ranking, or is this his likely annual production for the foreseeable future?
Mike Randle - FTN
If not for teammate Ja Morant, a strong case could be made that Desmond Bane was the NBA's most improved player. Bane almost doubled his PPG (18.2) while maintaining his superb 3P marksmanship (43.6 percent) on over double the attempts. Bane is a superb free-throw shooter (90.3 percent), and is a solid all-around shooting guard option boasting 1.2 steals per contest.
Mike Randle - FTN