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Deandre Ayton or Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2020)

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Deandre Ayton
C - PHO
Deandre Ayton
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
G - OKC
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
Expert
Recommendation
88%
Recommended by
21 of 24 experts
13%
Recommended by
3 of 24 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 18# 24
Best Rank# 11# 16
Worst Rank# 30# 49
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 18# 24
Best Rank# 11# 16
Worst Rank# 30# 49
   
Projections 
   
Minutes32.435.1
Field Goals Made8.28.0
Field Goals Att14.317.2
Field Goals %.572.468
Three Points Made0.11.7
Three Points Att0.14.7
Three Points %.182.379
Free Throws Made2.54.8
Free Throws Att3.35.9
Free Throws %.755.811
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds10.85.6
Assists1.85.4
Turnovers2.02.5
Steals0.71.2
Blocks1.30.7
Points18.922.6
   
Misc 
   
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Expert Ranks 
   

# 20# 27
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 19# 29
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 17# 24
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 18# 22
   
JMO
FantasyPros
# 20# 32
   
Yahoo Staff
Yahoo! Sports
# 17# 24
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 17# 25
   
Blaine Blontz
FantasyPros
# 18# 25
   
Mauricio Castillo
Yahoo! Sports
# 20# 32
   
Tom
FantasyPros
# 23# 60
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 14# 23
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 24# 26
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 20# 24
   
Dave Kluge
FantasyPros
# 15# 19
   
Adam Koffler
FantasyPros
# 19# 28
   
Vaughn Dalzell
FantasyPros
# 20# 49
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 11# 35
   
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
# 17# 24
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 17# 27
   
Dan Titus
FantasyPros
# 18# 20
   
Shane Mosley
FB-Ninja
# 17# 18
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 21# 19
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 30# 16
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 21# 18
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Deandre Ayton
C - PHO
Deandre Ayton
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
G - OKC
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes1,2362,429
   
Field Goals Made310478
   
Field Goals Att5681,015
   
Field Goals %.546.471
   
Three Points Made387
   
Three Points Att13251
   
Three Points %.231.347
   
Free Throws Made67288
   
Free Throws Att89357
   
Free Throws %.753.807
   
Offensive Rebound14747
   
Rebounds436412
   
Assists72232
   
Turnovers80134
   
Steals2579
   
Blocks5847
   
Points6901,331
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Deandre Ayton
C - PHO
Deandre Ayton
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
G - OKC
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
2020 Projections 
   
   
Minutes32.435.1
   
Field Goals Made8.28.0
   
Field Goals Att14.317.2
   
Field Goals %.572.468
   
Three Points Made0.11.7
   
Three Points Att0.14.7
   
Three Points %.182.379
   
Free Throws Made2.54.8
   
Free Throws Att3.35.9
   
Free Throws %.755.811
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds10.85.6
   
Assists1.85.4
   
Turnovers2.02.5
   
Steals0.71.2
   
Blocks1.30.7
   
Points18.922.6
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Deandre Ayton
C - PHO
Deandre Ayton
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
G - OKC
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
News 
 Deandre Ayton scored 27 points (11-13 FG, 0-1 3PT, 5-5 FT) with 13 rebounds, one assist, and one steal in Friday's overtime loss to the Nuggets.
Aaron Hudson
Sat, Jan 23rd
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored a team-high 30 points (11-20 FG, 2-5 3PT, 6-6 FT), three rebounds, eight assists and two steals across 39 minutes in Friday's 120-106 loss to the Clippers.
Brad Camara
Sat, Jan 23rd
 Deandre Ayton scored 26 points (11-15 FG, 4-4 FT) with 17 rebounds, three assists, and five blocks in Wednesday's 109-103 win over the Rockets.
Aaron Hudson
Thu, Jan 21st
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander registered 14 points (5-11 FG, 1-4 3PT, 3-6 FT), seven assists and five rebounds across 27 minutes in Tuesday’s 119-101 loss to the Nuggets.
Brad Camara
Wed, Jan 20th
 Deandre Ayton scored 18 points (7-14 FG, 0-2 3PT, 4-5 FT) with 16 rebounds, three assists, and one block in Monday’s 108-104 loss to the Grizzlies.
Aaron Hudson
Mon, Jan 18th
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored a season-high 33 points (13-19 FG, 3-5 3PT, 4-4 FT), with five rebounds, 10 assists and one steal across 44 minutes in Friday's 127-125 win over the Bulls.
Brad Camara
Sat, Jan 16th
 Deandre Ayton scored eight points (4-10 FG) with six rebounds, one assist, and one block in Monday's blowout loss to the Wizards.
Aaron Hudson
Tue, Jan 12th
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander compiled 17 points (5-12 FG, 1-3 3PT, 6-7 FT), two rebounds and one assist across 27 minutes in Wednesday's 128-99 loss against the Lakers.
Brad Camara
Thu, Jan 14th
 Deandre Ayton scored 14 points (7-8 FG, 0-3 FT) with 12 rebounds, two assists, and two blocks in Friday's 110-105 overtime loss to the Pistons.
Aaron Hudson
Sat, Jan 9th
Shia Gilgeous-Alexander scored a team-high 20 points (7-10 FG, 6-9 FT), with nine rebounds and two assists across 33 minutes in Tuesday's 112-102 loss against the Spurs.
Brad Camara
Wed, Jan 13th
Notes 
 Chris Paul's arrival in Phoenix should do wonders for Ayton's fantasy value this season. The former 2018 first overall pick played just 38 games a season ago, but averaged 18.2 points (54.6 FG%), 11.5 rebounds, and 1.5 blocks in 32.5 minutes per game. With CP3 running the offense, a healthy Ayton should have no problem averaging 20 and 10 this season, and could even improve his FG% with more high-percentage looks. Don't overlook Ayton in the 2nd round of drafts.
Adam Koffler - FantasyPros
I'm going to be targeting SGA in every league I play in this season. I think he could realistically finish as a top-25 fantasy asset in 2020-21. As a member of the Thunder in his second season, Gilgeous-Alexander exponentially improved upon his rookie season output with the Clippers. He averaged 19.0 points, 5.9 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 1.1 steals, and just 1.9 turnovers in almost 35 minutes per game last season, doubling his points scored and rebounds from 2018-19 with the Clippers. Now with Chris Paul, Danilo Gallinari, and Dennis Schroder all on different teams, SGA becomes the focal point on offense for the Thunder. General Manager Sam Presti recently told ESPN's Royce Young, "we're really kind of clearing the way for him [Gilgeous-Alexander] to expand his game, to be on the ball full time." Of note, SGA's production last season was on a usage rate of 23.7%. That number went up to 31.1% with Paul, Gallinari, and Schroder off the floor. Sky's the limit for Shai Gilgeous-Alexander this season.
Adam Koffler - FantasyPros