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Karl-Anthony Towns or Damian Lillard (2020)

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
Expert
Recommendation
88%
Recommended by
21 of 24 experts
13%
Recommended by
3 of 24 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 7
Best Rank# 5
Worst Rank# 11
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 7
Best Rank# 5
Worst Rank# 11
   
Projections 
   
Minutes33.836.4
Field Goals Made8.89.0
Field Goals Att17.219.8
Field Goals %.511.453
Three Points Made3.03.8
Three Points Att6.910.1
Three Points %.410.388
Free Throws Made5.06.6
Free Throws Att6.27.3
Free Throws %.812.901
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds11.34.3
Assists3.77.3
Turnovers3.22.8
Steals0.91.1
Blocks1.40.3
Points25.528.4
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertOUT-
   
Expert Ranks 
   

# 2# 9
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 3# 9
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 4# 8
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 4# 6
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 5# 8
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 4# 7
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 4# 7
   
Yahoo Staff
Yahoo! Sports
# 2# 8
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 3# 5
   
Blaine Blontz
FantasyPros
# 4# 8
   
Tom
FantasyPros
# 3# 7
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 4# 6
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 6# 11
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 3# 9
   
Dave Kluge
FantasyPros
# 6# 7
   
Adam Koffler
FantasyPros
# 6# 9
   
Vaughn Dalzell
FantasyPros
# 6# 9
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 2# 10
   
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
# 2# 9
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 5# 7
   
Dan Titus
FantasyPros
# 4# 9
   
Shane Mosley
FB-Ninja
# 6# 5
   
Mauricio Castillo
Yahoo! Sports
# 6# 5
   
JMO
FantasyPros
# 6# 5
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes1,1872,474
   
Field Goals Made316624
   
Field Goals Att6221,348
   
Field Goals %.508.463
   
Three Points Made114270
   
Three Points Att277674
   
Three Points %.412.401
   
Free Throws Made180460
   
Free Throws Att226518
   
Free Throws %.797.888
   
Offensive Rebound9533
   
Rebounds379284
   
Assists153530
   
Turnovers110193
   
Steals3370
   
Blocks4222
   
Points9261,978
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
2020 Projections 
   
   
Minutes33.836.4
   
Field Goals Made8.89.0
   
Field Goals Att17.219.8
   
Field Goals %.511.453
   
Three Points Made3.03.8
   
Three Points Att6.910.1
   
Three Points %.410.388
   
Free Throws Made5.06.6
   
Free Throws Att6.27.3
   
Free Throws %.812.901
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds11.34.3
   
Assists3.77.3
   
Turnovers3.22.8
   
Steals0.91.1
   
Blocks1.40.3
   
Points25.528.4
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
News 
 Karl-Anthony Towns (health and safety protocols) has been ruled out for Monday's game against the Hawks.
Damian McCoade II
Sun, Jan 17th
Damian Lillard scored a game-high 35 points on 10-for-23 shooting while adding six assists, three three-pointers, three rebounds, one steal, and one block in 36 minutes during Monday's 125-104 loss to the Spurs.
John Aubin
Tue, Jan 19th
 Timberwolves C Karl-Anthony Towns says on social media that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
Adam Koffler
Fri, Jan 15th
Damian Lillard registered 36 points on 10-for-23 shooting with seven rebounds, four three-pointers and seven assists in a win over the Hawks on Saturday.
John Aubin
Sun, Jan 17th
 The game between the Grizzlies and Timberwolves, originally scheduled for Friday, has been postponed per Shams Charania.
Kyle Williams - Fantasy Six Pack
Fri, Jan 15th
Damian Lillard scored 22 points on 7-of-16 shooting in Thursday's blowout loss to the Pacers, adding six rebounds, four assists, one steal, two three-pointers, and five turnovers across 36 minutes.
John Aubin
Fri, Jan 15th
 Karl-Anthony Towns compiled 25 points (8-17 FG, 1-4 3PT, 8-8 FT), 14 boards, three assists, two blocks, and one turnover in Wednesday night's loss to Memphis.
Shaan Hoda
Thu, Jan 14th
Damian Lillard scored 40 points on 11-for-23 shooting with one rebound, 13 assists, six three-pointers, and three steals in 42 minutes in the 132-126 win over Sacramento on Wednesday
John Aubin
Thu, Jan 14th
 Karl-Anthony Towns is available to play against the Grizzlies as he works his way back from a dislocated wrist.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Wed, Jan 13th
Blazers' star Damian Lillard is available for Wednesday's game against the Kings.
Alex Burns - Hoop Beast
Wed, Jan 13th
Notes 
 Heading into his fifth season, Anthony-Towns is coming off career-highs in points (26.5) and assists (4.4). Although he saw a slight drop in his rebounds (10.8) he still finished seventh overall. You're betting on his health being better after he's seen an increase in missed games over the last two seasons. Hopefully, the midseason addition of his friend D'Angelo Russell will help Anthony-Towns to play through some of those nagging injuries that sidelined him in 2019-2020.
Dave Kluge - FantasyPros
After six straight seasons of scoring averages in the 20's, Lilliard finally cracked the 30-point average with exactly 30.0 on the season, good for third-highest in the league. At 30 years old, Lilliard is in his prime and should see similar success this year. He also averaged 8.0 assists per game in 2019-2020, 1.1 more than his previous career-high. Lilliard has entered superstar status and should provide top-10 returns in fantasy leagues this season.
Dave Kluge - FantasyPros
 Towns was on pace for a massive fantasy season last year before nagging injuries sidelined him for the majority of the winter and spring. He averaged career-highs in points per game (26.5), assists per game (4.4), and most impressively, three-pointers per game (3.3). He also adds enough blocks (1.2) and steals (.9) to be considered one of the best all-around contributors in the NBA, something that isn't easy to find at the center position.
Aaron Larson - FantasyPros
 
 While fantasy managers might remember Towns' 2019-20 season primarily for his missed games, he actually had a monster season. KAT averaged career highs in points (26.5), assists (4.4), and threes (3.3) while pulling down at least 10 boards for the fifth straight season. As long as he's healthy for the 2020-21 season, he should be an easy top-5 selection in both points and category leagues due to his tremendous stat-stuffing abilities.
Zachary Hanshew - FantasyPros