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Jamal Murray or DeMar DeRozan (2020)


Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Jamal Murray
G - DEN
Jamal Murray
DeMar DeRozan
G - SAS
DeMar DeRozan
Expert
Recommendation
58%
Recommended by
14 of 24 experts
42%
Recommended by
10 of 24 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 17# 32
Best Rank# 13# 13
Worst Rank# 24# 33
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 45# 40
Best Rank# 24# 32
Worst Rank# 47# 64
   
Projections 
   
Minutes33.934.2
Field Goals Made7.88.0
Field Goals Att17.015.7
Field Goals %.459.507
Three Points Made2.30.2
Three Points Att6.20.8
Three Points %.367.233
Free Throws Made3.25.3
Free Throws Att3.66.3
Free Throws %.875.843
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds4.25.4
Assists5.05.5
Turnovers2.42.4
Steals1.11.1
Blocks0.30.3
Points21.121.4
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertOut-
   
Expert Ranks 
   

# 21# 22
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 15# 33
   
Site Rankings
CBS Sports
# 23
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 22# 25
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 19# 26
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 16# 17
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 17# 22
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 19# 23
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 18# 30
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 17# 32
   
Adam Koffler
FantasyPros
# 18# 32
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 13# 29
   
Dan Titus
FantasyPros
# 17# 19
   
Shane Mosley
FB-Ninja
# 24# 33
   
Tom
FantasyPros
# 27# 21
   
Blaine Blontz
FantasyPros
# 23# 22
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 24# 13
   
JMO
FantasyPros
# 31# 28
   
Vaughn Dalzell
FantasyPros
# 23# 21
   
Yahoo Staff
Yahoo! Sports
# 26# 25
   
Mauricio Castillo
Yahoo! Sports
# 31# 28
   
Dave Kluge
FantasyPros
# 23# 22
   
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
# 23# 22
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 22# 21
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Jamal Murray
G - DEN
Jamal Murray
DeMar DeRozan
G - SAS
DeMar DeRozan
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes1,9042,316
   
Field Goals Made408557
   
Field Goals Att8941,049
   
Field Goals %.456.531
   
Three Points Made1129
   
Three Points Att32435
   
Three Points %.346.257
   
Free Throws Made163381
   
Free Throws Att185451
   
Free Throws %.881.845
   
Offensive Rebound4544
   
Rebounds236375
   
Assists284379
   
Turnovers127164
   
Steals6770
   
Blocks1720
   
Points1,0911,504
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Jamal Murray
G - DEN
Jamal Murray
DeMar DeRozan
G - SAS
DeMar DeRozan
2020 Projections 
   
   
Minutes33.934.2
   
Field Goals Made7.88.0
   
Field Goals Att17.015.7
   
Field Goals %.459.507
   
Three Points Made2.30.2
   
Three Points Att6.20.8
   
Three Points %.367.233
   
Free Throws Made3.25.3
   
Free Throws Att3.66.3
   
Free Throws %.875.843
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds4.25.4
   
Assists5.05.5
   
Turnovers2.42.4
   
Steals1.11.1
   
Blocks0.30.3
   
Points21.121.4
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Jamal Murray
G - DEN
Jamal Murray
DeMar DeRozan
G - SAS
DeMar DeRozan
News 
 Nuggets' star Jamal Murray has a torn ACL in his left knee and will miss the remainder of the season.
Jack Mannis
Tue, Apr 13th
DeMar DeRozan scored 19 points (7-11 Fg, 5-5 Ft) six assists, and two rebounds across 25 minutes in the Spurs 120-97 win over the Magic on Monday night in Orlando.
Chris Ferro
Tue, Apr 13th
 Jamal Murray (sore right knee) returned from a four-game absence on Monday night, scoring 17 points (5-15 FG, 1-5 3-pt, 6-6 FT) while contributing four rebounds, four assists, three steals, a block, and four turnovers in 33 minutes in a loss to Golden State. However, Murray was re-injured (this time to his left knee) in the closing minutes of the game and had to be assisted to the locker room.
Lucas Spence
Tue, Apr 13th
DeMar DeRozan scored 33 points (13-25 Fg, 7-8 Ft) eight assists, and five rebounds across 34 minutes in the Spurs 119-117 win over the Mavs on Sunday night in Dallas.
Chris Ferro
Mon, Apr 12th
 Nuggets' G Jamal Murray exited Monday's matchup with the Warriors with what looks to be a left knee injury.
Jack Mannis
Tue, Apr 13th
DeMar DeRozan scored 14 points (5-13 Fg, 4-6 Ft) four rebounds, four assists, and two steals across 30 minutes in the Spurs 106-96 loss to the Nuggets on Wednesday night in Denver.
Chris Ferro
Thu, Apr 8th
 Nuggets' G Jamal Murray is available to play in Monday's contest against the Golden State Warriors.
Jack Mannis
Mon, Apr 12th
DeMar DeRozan is expected to take a "wide open" approach to free agency in terms of possible landing spots this offseason.
Ari Koslow
Wed, Apr 7th
 Denver Nuggets PG Jamal Murray (knee) is questionable to play Monday's game against the Golden State Warriors due to soreness in his right knee.
Matthew MacKay
Mon, Apr 12th
DeMar DeRozan scored 20 points (4-9 Fg, 12-13 Ft) four rebounds, and two assists across 26 minutes in the Spurs 125-101 loss to the Cavaliers on Monday night in San Antonio.
Chris Ferro
Tue, Apr 6th
Notes 
 If you only look at Muray's entire stat line from 2019-20, it looks like he may have plateaued as an above average point guard who averages 18.5 points and almost five assists per game. But we must not forget what he was able to do in the Orlando Bubble postseason, when Murray showcased his true superstar ability night-in-and-night-out. In 19 playoff games, he averaged 26.5 points (50.5 FG%), 4.8 rebounds, 6.6 assists, and 3.3 3PM per game. Those averages resemble guys like Kyrie Irving and Devin Booker, who are bound to be top-15 fantasy assets in 2020-21. Murray may not be able to sustain such production for an entire season, but he certainly showed he's got the capability to put up some monster performances (two 50-point games in the 2019-20 playoffs). He could be a steal in the middle rounds of your fantasy draft.
Adam Koffler - FantasyPros