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Who Should I Draft?

Karl-Anthony Towns or Joel Embiid (2019)

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
Expert
Recommendation
96%
Recommended by
24 of 25 experts
4%
Recommended by
1 of 25 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 1# 3
Best Rank# 1# 3
Worst Rank# 3# 4
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 3# 8
Best Rank# 1# 6
Worst Rank# 6# 12
   
Projections 
   
Minutes34.532.4
Field Goals Made8.88.6
Field Goals Att16.717.6
Field Goals %.525.488
Three Points Made1.81.2
Three Points Att3.43.8
Three Points %.406.339
Free Throws Made4.86.3
Free Throws Att5.78.1
Free Throws %.847.791
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds12.312.8
Assists3.23.5
Turnovers2.73.5
Steals0.80.7
Blocks1.61.9
Points25.026.3
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 1# 3
   
Site Rankings
Sports Illustrated
# 2# 4
   
Site Rankings
CBS Sports
# 1# 4
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 1# 4
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 2# 4
   
Andrew Sears
FantasyPros
# 2# 4
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 2# 4
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 1# 8
   
Marc Roberts
Daily Fantasy Basketball Podcast
# 2# 4
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 2# 4
   
Andrew Joe Potter
theScore
# 2# 4
   
Joe Kaiser
ESPN
# 2# 4
   
Frank Stampfl
RotoExperts
# 1# 4
   
Site Projections
Hashtag Basketball
# 2# 4
   
Jason Klabacha
Yahoo! Sports
# 2# 4
   
Yahoo Staff
Yahoo! Sports
# 2# 4
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 3# 4
   
Alex Rikleen
RotoWire
# 1# 4
   
Mauricio Castillo
Yahoo! Sports
# 2# 4
   
Jay Taaffe
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 1# 4
   
Kevin So
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 2# 4
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 1# 4
   
Kyle Reiner Pineda
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 3# 4
   
Matt Kuri
Fantasy Analyzers
# 2# 4
   
Lawrence Doto
Elite Sports NY
# 3# 2
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
2018 Stats 
   
   
Minutes2,5452,154
   
Field Goals Made681580
   
Field Goals Att1,3151,199
   
Field Goals %.518.484
   
Three Points Made14279
   
Three Points Att355263
   
Three Points %.400.300
   
Free Throws Made376522
   
Free Throws Att450649
   
Free Throws %.836.804
   
Offensive Rebound265160
   
Rebounds955870
   
Assists259234
   
Turnovers241227
   
Steals6846
   
Blocks125122
   
Points1,8801,761
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
2019 Projections 
   
   
Minutes34.532.4
   
Field Goals Made8.88.6
   
Field Goals Att16.717.6
   
Field Goals %.525.488
   
Three Points Made1.81.2
   
Three Points Att3.43.8
   
Three Points %.406.339
   
Free Throws Made4.86.3
   
Free Throws Att5.78.1
   
Free Throws %.847.791
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds12.312.8
   
Assists3.23.5
   
Turnovers2.73.5
   
Steals0.80.7
   
Blocks1.61.9
   
Points25.026.3
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
News 
 After the tragic death of his mother due to COVID-19, The Minnesota Timberwolves have been supporting Karl-Anthony Towns emotionally and “giving him space” as it relates to his physical recovery from a broken wrist.
Adam Koffler
Thu, Jun 11th
The Philadelphia 76ers and Doc Rivers have reached an agreement for Rivers to become Philadelphia's next head coach.
Dan Titus
Thu, Oct 1st
 Karl-Anthony Towns continues to heal from the broken left wrist, and the Wolves say surgery is not being discussed as an option, and he will be re-evaluated in another two weeks.
Adam Koffler
Fri, Mar 6th
Joel Embiid put forth his best effort in Game 4, recording another monster double-double, scoring 30 points (8-18 FG, 1-5 3PT, 13-18 FT) with 10 boards, three steals, two blocks, and four turnovers as the Sixers get swept by the Celtics.
Adam Koffler
Sun, Aug 23rd
 Karl-Anthony Towns was diagnosed with a fractured left wrist and will be re-evaluated in two weeks.
Brad Camara
Fri, Feb 21st
Joel Embiid scored a game-high 30 points (7-20 FG, 2-5 3PT, 14-16 FT) to go along with 13 rebounds, one assist, one steal, one block, and four turnovers across 35 minutes in a loss on Friday in Game 3.
Dan Titus
Sat, Aug 22nd
 Karl-Anthony Towns will miss games and remains without a timetable to return from his left wrist injury, per Minnesota Timberwolves Head Coach Ryan Sanders.
Brad Camara
Thu, Feb 20th
Joel Embiid posted a very respectable 34 points (11-21 FG, 12-13 FT), 10 rebounds, three assists, one block, and two turnovers as the lone bright spot in a bad 128-101 Game 2 loss to the Celtics.
Adam Koffler
Wed, Aug 19th
 Karl-Anthony Towns (wrist) is expected to miss multiple games after the All-Star break.
Brad Camara
Thu, Feb 13th
Joel Embiid racked up 26 points (8-15 FG, 1-4 3PT, 9-12 FT), 16 rebounds, one assist, two steals, and one block in 37 minutes play Monday.
Aaron Larson
Tue, Aug 18th
Notes 
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