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Giannis Antetokounmpo or Nikola Jokic (2021)


Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Giannis Antetokounmpo
F - MIL
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
14 of 14 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 14 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 1# 7
Best Rank# 1# 5
Worst Rank# 2# 12
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 1# 7
Best Rank# 1# 5
Worst Rank# 2# 12
   
Projections 
   
Minutes35.033.3
Field Goals Made10.010.1
Field Goals Att18.017.5
Field Goals %.552.577
Three Points Made1.41.1
Three Points Att3.94.3
Three Points %.389.334
Free Throws Made4.96.2
Free Throws Att5.99.1
Free Throws %.839.685
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds10.711.3
Assists7.75.5
Turnovers3.13.3
Steals1.41.2
Blocks0.71.1
Points26.327.5
   
Misc 
   
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Expert Ranks 
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 1# 9
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 1# 8
   
Alex Rikleen
RotoWire
# 1# 5
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 1# 11
   
Mauricio Castillo
Yahoo! Sports
# 1# 5
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 1# 7
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 1# 5
   
Adam Koffler
FantasyPros
# 1# 5
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 1# 5
   
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
# 1# 7
   
Dylan Licciardo
FF Gamers
# 2# 8
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 1# 12
   
Dan Titus
Sports Gambling Podcast Network
# 1# 6
   
Scott Youngson
Fantasy Mutant
# 3# 4
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Giannis Antetokounmpo
F - MIL
Giannis Antetokounmpo
2020 Stats 
   
   
Minutes2,4882,013
   
Field Goals Made732626
   
Field Goals Att1,2931,100
   
Field Goals %.566.569
   
Three Points Made9267
   
Three Points Att237221
   
Three Points %.388.303
   
Free Throws Made342398
   
Free Throws Att394581
   
Free Throws %.868.685
   
Offensive Rebound20596
   
Rebounds779670
   
Assists599357
   
Turnovers222207
   
Steals9571
   
Blocks4873
   
Points1,8981,717
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Giannis Antetokounmpo
F - MIL
Giannis Antetokounmpo
2021 Projections 
   
   
Minutes35.033.3
   
Field Goals Made10.010.1
   
Field Goals Att18.017.5
   
Field Goals %.552.577
   
Three Points Made1.41.1
   
Three Points Att3.94.3
   
Three Points %.389.334
   
Free Throws Made4.96.2
   
Free Throws Att5.99.1
   
Free Throws %.839.685
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds10.711.3
   
Assists7.75.5
   
Turnovers3.13.3
   
Steals1.41.2
   
Blocks0.71.1
   
Points26.327.5
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Giannis Antetokounmpo
F - MIL
Giannis Antetokounmpo
News 
 Nikola Jokic totaled 32 points (13-29 FG, 1-6 3PT, 5-9 FT), twenty rebounds, ten assists, and one block in the Nuggets’ 116-102 loss to the Suns on Friday.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Sun, Jun 13th
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 15 points (4-11 Fg, 6-10 Ft, 1-3 3Pt) 10 rebounds, two assists, and three steals in 22 minutes of action in the Bucks 137-95 blowout loss to the Heat in Miami.
Chris Ferro
Fri, Oct 22nd
 Nikola Jokic totaled 24 points (9-17 FG, 1-3 3PT, 5-6 FT), thirteen rebounds, six assists, and one steal in the Nuggets’ 123-98 loss to the Suns on Wednesday.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Fri, Jun 11th
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 32 points (12-25 Fg, 7-9 Ft, 1-4 3Pt) 14 rebounds, 7 assists, 2 blocks, and one steal across 30 minutes in the Bucks 127-104 win over the Nets in Tuesday night's season opener in Milwaukee.
Chris Ferro
Wed, Oct 20th
 Nikola Jokic totaled 22 points (10-23 FG, 2-5 3 PT), nine rebounds, three assists, three blocks, and two steals in the Nuggets’ 122-105 loss to the Suns on Monday.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Wed, Jun 9th
Milwaukee Bucks PF Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) will play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday after suffering a hyperextended left knee during the Eastern Conference Finals, per Shams Charania.
Matthew MacKay
Tue, Jul 6th
 Denver Nuggets All-Star C Nikola Jokic has officially won the 2020-21 NBA's Most Valuable Player Award, per Shams Charania.
Matthew MacKay
Tue, Jun 8th
Giannis Antetokounmpo has been upgraded to questionable ahead of game one of the NBA finals on Tuesday between Milwaukee and Phoenix.
Ari Koslow
Tue, Jul 6th
 Nikola Jokic totaled 36 points (13-22 FG, 2-4 3PT, 8-8 FT), eight rebounds, six assists, and one steal in the Nuggets’ 126-115 win over the Trailblazers on Thursday.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Mon, Jun 7th
Milwaukee Bucks PF Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) is listed as doubtful for Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday against the Phoenix Suns.
Matthew MacKay
Tue, Jul 6th
Notes 
 The Joker wasn't kidding around when he stepped on the court last season, averaging a monstrous 26/10/8 while nailing 1.3 triples and shooting 56.6% from the field. Most incredibly, he did all of this from the center position. The reigning MVP has a unique skillset as a point center that should place him atop the fantasy rankings for the 2021-22 season. The only other player who could challenge him for this honor is Steph Curry, but Jokic's triple-double upside gives him the edge for me.
Zachary Hanshew - FantasyPros
The two-time MVP, reigning world champion, and Finals MVP is an easy first-round selection in fantasy drafts, but unless he can improve his awful FT shooting (sub-70% last two seasons), he's a mid-first-round type of guy. His elite scoring, rebounding, and assists are dragged down by his three-point shooting and struggles from the charity stripe. In a points league, Giannis is a no-brainer top-2 pick, but his value in categories leagues is a bit lower.
Zachary Hanshew - FantasyPros