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Jaren Jackson Jr. or Michael Porter Jr. (2020)

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
Experts' Pick
  Jaren Jackson Jr.
F - MEM
Jaren Jackson Jr.
Michael Porter Jr.
F - DEN
Michael Porter Jr.
Expert
Recommendation
50%
Recommended by
12 of 24 experts
50%
Recommended by
12 of 24 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 24
Best Rank# 14
Worst Rank# 49
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 58
Best Rank# 40
Worst Rank# 84
   
Projections 
   
Minutes29.527.3
Field Goals Made6.45.9
Field Goals Att13.212.1
Field Goals %.483.489
Three Points Made2.42.1
Three Points Att6.35.2
Three Points %.391.402
Free Throws Made2.62.1
Free Throws Att3.62.6
Free Throws %.744.822
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds5.06.5
Assists1.41.3
Turnovers1.81.6
Steals0.80.8
Blocks1.60.6
Points17.816.0
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertOUT-
   
Expert Ranks 
   

# 31# 28
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 36# 28
   
Site Rankings
CBS Sports
# 65# 14
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 37# 19
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 61# 37
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 32# 30
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 34# 25
   
Adam Koffler
FantasyPros
# 41# 25
   
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
# 35# 33
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 37# 27
   
Dan Titus
FantasyPros
# 46# 27
   
Shane Mosley
FB-Ninja
# 37# 32
   
Tom
FantasyPros
# 26
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 28# 45
   
Dave Kluge
FantasyPros
# 30# 31
   
Mauricio Castillo
Yahoo! Sports
# 19# 65
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 30# 33
   
Blaine Blontz
FantasyPros
# 29# 37
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 28# 34
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 29# 31
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 31# 49
   
JMO
FantasyPros
# 19# 65
   
Yahoo Staff
Yahoo! Sports
# 29# 36
   
Vaughn Dalzell
FantasyPros
# 27# 32
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Jaren Jackson Jr.
F - MEM
Jaren Jackson Jr.
Michael Porter Jr.
F - DEN
Michael Porter Jr.
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes1,622903
   
Field Goals Made353195
   
Field Goals Att753383
   
Field Goals %.469.509
   
Three Points Made14562
   
Three Points Att368147
   
Three Points %.394.422
   
Free Throws Made13960
   
Free Throws Att18672
   
Free Throws %.747.833
   
Offensive Rebound5566
   
Rebounds262259
   
Assists7846
   
Turnovers9949
   
Steals3927
   
Blocks9225
   
Points990512
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Jaren Jackson Jr.
F - MEM
Jaren Jackson Jr.
Michael Porter Jr.
F - DEN
Michael Porter Jr.
2020 Projections 
   
   
Minutes29.527.3
   
Field Goals Made6.45.9
   
Field Goals Att13.212.1
   
Field Goals %.483.489
   
Three Points Made2.42.1
   
Three Points Att6.35.2
   
Three Points %.391.402
   
Free Throws Made2.62.1
   
Free Throws Att3.62.6
   
Free Throws %.744.822
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds5.06.5
   
Assists1.41.3
   
Turnovers1.81.6
   
Steals0.80.8
   
Blocks1.60.6
   
Points17.816.0
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Jaren Jackson Jr.
F - MEM
Jaren Jackson Jr.
Michael Porter Jr.
F - DEN
Michael Porter Jr.
News 
 Grizzlies’ executive Zach Kleiman said that F Jaren Jackson Jr. (knee) will not be ready to play when the season begins.
Brad Camara
Thu, Nov 19th
Despite again coming off the bench for the Nuggets, Michael Porter, Jr. tied his season-high with 30 points on Monday (10-18 FG, 6-10 3-pt, 4-5 FT) while adding eight rebounds, two steals, and one turnover in 28 minutes of action in a big 117-113 win over Dallas.
Lucas Spence
Mon, Jan 25th
 Grizzlies Executive VP Zach Kleiman said that Jaren Jackson Jr. has underwent successful surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee and is expected to make a full recovery.
Alex Burns - Hoop Beast
Wed, Aug 19th
Michael Porter, Jr. played 35 minutes off the bench during a double-overtime win over the Suns on Saturday night, scoring 14 points (5-9 FG, 3-4 3-pt, 1-1 FT) while pulling down a season-high 11 rebounds to go with one steal, one block, and three turnovers.
Lucas Spence
Sun, Jan 24th
 Jaren Jackson Jr. will miss the rest of the NBA season after suffering a torn meniscus during Monday's loss to the Pelicans, according to a statement released by the Grizzlies.
Alex Burns - Hoop Beast
Tue, Aug 4th
After missing three weeks of action, Michael Porter, Jr. (COVID-19 protocols) came off the bench for the Nuggets on Friday night, playing 19 minutes and scoring just seven points (4-7 FG, 1-4 3-pt) while adding six rebounds, two assists, and one steal in an overtime win over Phoenix.
Lucas Spence
Sat, Jan 23rd
 Jaren Jackson Jr. scored 22 points (7-17 FG, 6-8 FT, 2-8 3PT) with two rebounds, two assists, one steal, two blocks, and one turnover in 31 minutes in Monday's 109-99 loss to the Pelicans.
Adam Koffler
Mon, Aug 3rd
Michael Porter Jr. has cleared the league’s COVID-19 health and safety protocol and is available to play against the Suns.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Fri, Jan 22nd
 Jalen Jackson Jr scored 21 points (8-13 FG, 3-3 FT) with three rebounds, two blocks, two steals, and two three's across 35 minutes in Sunday's 108-106 loss to the Spurs.
Dan Titus
Sun, Aug 2nd
Michael Porter Jr. (health and safety protocols) is questionable for Friday's game in Phoenix.
Damian McCoade II
Fri, Jan 22nd
Notes 
 JJJ is going to be out "a minute" according to Grizzlies executive vice president of basketball operations Zach Kleiman, but that shouldn't stop you from giving the rising star big man a look in your upcoming fantasy drafts. So long as your league has an IR roster spot, you can stash Jackson Jr. and have a valuable asset come the middle of the 2020-21 season. In 57 games a season ago, JJJ averaged 17.4 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.6 blocks, and 2.5 3PM in just under 29 minutes per game. The 3-pointers are an added bonus for a guy that is eligible at the center position, but the lack of rebounds is a bit of a concern. Additionally, Jackson Jr. has had trouble with staying on the court due to foul trouble in his first two NBA seasons. If he can stay out of foul trouble and play over 30 minutes per game, we could see JJJ increase his averages even more in his third-year in the league. Consider him a top-75 player this season, but realize he may not contribute for your squad right away as he recovers from offseason knee surgery.
Adam Koffler - FantasyPros