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James Harden or Trae Young (2020)


Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  James Harden
G - BKN
James Harden
Trae Young
G - ATL
Trae Young
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
24 of 24 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 24 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 4
Best Rank# 3
Worst Rank# 10
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 8
Best Rank# 5
Worst Rank# 26
   
Projections 
   
Minutes36.234.0
Field Goals Made9.48.2
Field Goals Att21.118.3
Field Goals %.445.445
Three Points Made4.23.2
Three Points Att11.49.4
Three Points %.357.369
Free Throws Made9.47.4
Free Throws Att10.88.6
Free Throws %.876.863
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds6.43.9
Assists7.39.2
Turnovers4.54.1
Steals1.81.0
Blocks0.70.2
Points32.526.9
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertOUT-
   
Expert Ranks 
   

# 1# 3
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 3# 4
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 2# 5
   
Site Rankings
CBS Sports
# 1# 8
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 1# 5
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 1# 6
   
JMO
FantasyPros
# 1# 4
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 1# 5
   
Yahoo Staff
Yahoo! Sports
# 1# 2
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 1# 7
   
Blaine Blontz
FantasyPros
# 1# 5
   
Mauricio Castillo
Yahoo! Sports
# 1# 4
   
Tom
FantasyPros
# 1# 10
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 1# 4
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 2# 3
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 2# 6
   
Dave Kluge
FantasyPros
# 2# 4
   
Adam Koffler
FantasyPros
# 2# 6
   
Vaughn Dalzell
FantasyPros
# 2# 4
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 1# 10
   
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
# 1# 6
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 2# 4
   
Dan Titus
FantasyPros
# 2# 4
   
Shane Mosley
FB-Ninja
# 1# 4
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  James Harden
G - BKN
James Harden
Trae Young
G - ATL
Trae Young
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes2,4832,120
   
Field Goals Made672546
   
Field Goals Att1,5141,249
   
Field Goals %.444.437
   
Three Points Made299205
   
Three Points Att843568
   
Three Points %.355.361
   
Free Throws Made692481
   
Free Throws Att800559
   
Free Throws %.865.861
   
Offensive Rebound6931
   
Rebounds445254
   
Assists512560
   
Turnovers305289
   
Steals12565
   
Blocks608
   
Points2,3351,778
   
Player Projections Comparison
  James Harden
G - BKN
James Harden
Trae Young
G - ATL
Trae Young
2020 Projections 
   
   
Minutes36.234.0
   
Field Goals Made9.48.2
   
Field Goals Att21.118.3
   
Field Goals %.445.445
   
Three Points Made4.23.2
   
Three Points Att11.49.4
   
Three Points %.357.369
   
Free Throws Made9.47.4
   
Free Throws Att10.88.6
   
Free Throws %.876.863
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds6.43.9
   
Assists7.39.2
   
Turnovers4.54.1
   
Steals1.81.0
   
Blocks0.70.2
   
Points32.526.9
   
Notes for Player Combination
  James Harden
G - BKN
James Harden
Trae Young
G - ATL
Trae Young
News 
 Nets star guard James Harden (hamstring) will miss at least the next few games and will be re-evaluated in 10 days.
Adam Koffler
Tue, Apr 6th
Trae Young racked up 34 points (9-21 FG, 3-9 3PT, 13-14 FT), five rebounds, 11 assists, two steals, and two turnovers in Sunday's win over Indiana.
Shaan Hoda
Sun, Apr 18th
 Nets' SG James Harden will miss the remainder of the Nets' matchup with the Knicks.
Jack Mannis
Mon, Apr 5th
Trae Young struggled in Thursday's defeat to the Bucks with 15 points (3-17 FG, 0-3 3PT, 9-9 FT), two rebounds, nine assists, and six turnovers.
Shaan Hoda
Fri, Apr 16th
 Nets' SG James Harden was not listed on the Nets' injury report on Monday, paving the way for his return.
Jack Mannis
Mon, Apr 5th
Atlanta Hawks PG Trae Young (calf) will be available to play against the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday.
Matthew MacKay
Thu, Apr 15th
 James Harden has been ruled out with tightness in his right hamstring ahead of the Nets game Thursday against Charlotte.
Ari Koslow
Thu, Apr 1st
Atlanta Hawks PG Trae Young (calf) is a game-time decision to play against the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday due to a left calf contusion.
Matthew MacKay
Thu, Apr 15th
 James Harden won't return to Wednesday's game against Houston after departing with tightness in his right hamstring.
Ari Koslow
Wed, Mar 31st
Hawks PG Trae Young (calf) has been ruled out of Tuesday night’s game vs. the Raptors.
Adam Koffler
Tue, Apr 13th
Notes 
 Had his offseason not been surrounded by drama and trade rumors, James Harden would be a top-three pick, but unfortunately, the Rockets' long-term plans are muddying the waters in projecting where Harden will play this year. His streak as a three-year scoring champion could easily be extended this year, especially with Russell Westbrook out of the picture. The risk of not playing this year is the only reason he isn't higher in these rankings.
Dave Kluge - FantasyPros
Trae Young exploded onto the scene last year and finished fourth in scoring (29.6 points) and second in assists (9.3) per game. His 205 made three-pointers were sixth-most in the league and he did it at a 36.1% clip. If he's able to improve his shooting heading into his third year, there's no reason to expect him to finish outside the top-three in scoring.
Dave Kluge - FantasyPros
  The Atlanta Hawks spared no expense this offseason in putting an extremely formidable team around second-year All-Star PG Trae Young. By adding guys like Bogdan Bogdanovic and Danilo Gallinari, the Hawks are signaling to their young core that they are going all-in to surround them with the talent they need to succeed as early as this season. Last season, Young budded into a superstar right in front of our eyes, finishing fourth in scoring (29.6 ppg) and second in assists (9.3 apg), trailing only LeBron James in that category. While the scoring numbers could come down with a plethora of options to put the ball in the basket, it's not out of the realm of possibility that Young averages over 10 assists per game this season. He's also only missed a total of eight games in two seasons. In a world of "DNP-rest," Young is as safe as they come in the middle to later part of the first round in 2020-21.
Adam Koffler - FantasyPros