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Giannis Antetokounmpo or LeBron James (2020)

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Giannis Antetokounmpo
F - MIL
Giannis Antetokounmpo
LeBron James
F - LAL
LeBron James
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
24 of 24 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 24 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 2# 9
Best Rank# 1# 4
Worst Rank# 5# 11
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 5# 12
Best Rank# 1# 7
Worst Rank# 10# 22
   
Projections 
   
Minutes32.134.3
Field Goals Made10.69.6
Field Goals Att19.018.8
Field Goals %.557.510
Three Points Made1.32.2
Three Points Att3.96.2
Three Points %.333.359
Free Throws Made6.74.2
Free Throws Att9.76.1
Free Throws %.691.695
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds13.38.0
Assists5.79.6
Turnovers3.63.6
Steals1.11.2
Blocks1.20.6
Points29.225.6
   
Misc 
   
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Expert Ranks 
   

# 2# 3
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 2# 5
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 1# 6
   
Site Rankings
CBS Sports
# 2
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 3# 6
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 2# 4
   
JMO
FantasyPros
# 3# 5
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 3# 8
   
Yahoo Staff
Yahoo! Sports
# 3# 4
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 2# 11
   
Blaine Blontz
FantasyPros
# 2# 6
   
Mauricio Castillo
Yahoo! Sports
# 3# 5
   
Tom
FantasyPros
# 2# 5
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 5# 7
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 2# 4
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 1# 4
   
Dave Kluge
FantasyPros
# 1# 7
   
Adam Koffler
FantasyPros
# 1# 5
   
Vaughn Dalzell
FantasyPros
# 1# 4
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 2# 6
   
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
# 3# 7
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 3# 4
   
Dan Titus
FantasyPros
# 2# 6
   
Shane Mosley
FB-Ninja
# 2# 6
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Giannis Antetokounmpo
F - MIL
Giannis Antetokounmpo
LeBron James
F - LAL
LeBron James
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes1,9172,316
   
Field Goals Made685643
   
Field Goals Att1,2381,303
   
Field Goals %.553.494
   
Three Points Made89148
   
Three Points Att293425
   
Three Points %.304.348
   
Free Throws Made398264
   
Free Throws Att629381
   
Free Throws %.633.693
   
Offensive Rebound14067
   
Rebounds856526
   
Assists354684
   
Turnovers231261
   
Steals6178
   
Blocks6636
   
Points1,8571,698
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Giannis Antetokounmpo
F - MIL
Giannis Antetokounmpo
LeBron James
F - LAL
LeBron James
2020 Projections 
   
   
Minutes32.134.3
   
Field Goals Made10.69.6
   
Field Goals Att19.018.8
   
Field Goals %.557.510
   
Three Points Made1.32.2
   
Three Points Att3.96.2
   
Three Points %.333.359
   
Free Throws Made6.74.2
   
Free Throws Att9.76.1
   
Free Throws %.691.695
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds13.38.0
   
Assists5.79.6
   
Turnovers3.63.6
   
Steals1.11.2
   
Blocks1.20.6
   
Points29.225.6
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Giannis Antetokounmpo
F - MIL
Giannis Antetokounmpo
LeBron James
F - LAL
LeBron James
News 
 Giannis Antetokounmpo put up 25 points (11-17 FG, 1-3 3PT, 2-4 FT, 12 rebounds, and three assists Thursday night. He also blocked one shot over 35 minutes of play in Milwaukee's loss to the Lakers.
Aaron Larson
Fri, Jan 22nd
LeBron James posted 34 points (13-25 FG, 6-10 3Pt, 2-2 FT), eight assists, six rebounds, one block and one steal in 38 minutes on Thursday versus Milwaukee.
Ross Jared Joswick
Fri, Jan 22nd
 Friday's game between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Washington Wizards has been postponed, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.
Alex Burns - Hoop Beast
Wed, Jan 20th
Lebron James has been listed as questionable with a left ankle sprain for Thursday's game against the Bucks
Ari Koslow
Wed, Jan 20th
 Giannis Antetokounmpo put up 34 points (13-26 FG, 2-6 3PT, 6-8 FT), 12 rebounds, and seven assists Monday night. He also added two steals over 39 minutes of play.
Aaron Larson
Tue, Jan 19th
LeBron James crafted 19 points (6-16 FG, 2-7 3Pt, 5-8 FT), five assists, five rebounds and one steal in 37 minutes in a 115-113 loss to the Warriors.
Ross Jared Joswick
Tue, Jan 19th
 Giannis Antetokounmpo put up 31 points (14-21 FG, 2-5 3PT, 1-10 FT), nine rebounds, and one assist Friday night against Dallas. He also blocked one shot over 30 minutes of play.
Aaron Larson
Sat, Jan 16th
LeBron James (ankle) will start for the Lakers Monday night.
Damian McCoade II
Mon, Jan 18th
 Giannis Antetokounmpo racked up 22 points (7-15 FG, 2-5 3 PT, 6-10 FT), 10 rebounds, and 10 assists Wednesday night. He added three blocks and two steals over 33 minutes of play.
Aaron Larson
Thu, Jan 14th
LeBron James notched 21 points (6-11 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 7-7 FT), 11 assists, eight rebounds and one steal across 31 minutes in 112-95 victory.
Ross Jared Joswick
Sat, Jan 16th
Notes 
 Fresh off a monster contract extension, Giannis Antetokounmpo appears prepped to lead the league in usage rate again, making his ceiling as a fantasy asset sky-high. The back-to-back MVP's ability to accumulate top-five numbers in points and rebounds puts him in a tier of his own. He's also displaying an upward trajectory having just set career-highs in both categories with 29.5 points and 13.6 rebounds per game. Although his efficiency and free throw percentage can hurt your team some weeks, he shouldn't make it past the fifth overall pick in your draft.
Dave Kluge - FantasyPros
Even at age 35, LeBron James was still able to finish with 25.3 points per game, 12th-most in the NBA. Even crazier was that he was able to develop as a passer on his way to a career-high 10.2 assists per game, most in the NBA. His blocks and steals have been trending downward over the last few seasons and that should continue as he heads into his 18th season, but his physicality will still likely land him in the top-25 rebounders yet again. All of that makes the future Hall of Famer for a safe but somewhat boring pick.
Dave Kluge - FantasyPros
 The back-to-back reigning MVP will remain an elite fantasy force this season. Antetokounmpo has impressively raised both his average points and rebounds per game over every season of his seven-year career, even though he's seen his minutes on the court actually decline over the past three seasons. That might not be the case this year if the Bucks aren't able to coast as easily through their regular season schedule. He led the NBA with a hearty 37.5% usage rate and is a triple-double threat every time he steps on the court. His free-throw and three-point percentage still leave something to be desired, which keeps him outside of the consensus top-three
Aaron Larson - FantasyPros
He's arguably the greatest player of all time, but should you want the King on your fantasy team this season? He's heading into his 18th NBA season, fresh off winning a title just two months ago. While he averaged double-digit assists per game for the first time in his career, his scoring numbers were down with Anthony Davis in town and he continues to shoot under 70 percent from the charity stripe. While he's a relatively safe bet to average somewhere between 23-25 points, 7-8 rebounds, and 8-10 assists per game, James is bound to sit out a handful of contests this season with the Lakers' sights on back-to-back championships. While he's a solid back-end first round pick, I'd rather have young rising stars such as Trae Young, Nikola Jokic, and Jayson Tatum this season ahead of LeBron James.
Adam Koffler - FantasyPros