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Karl-Anthony Towns or Nikola Jokic (2020)

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Expert
Recommendation
72%
Recommended by
18 of 25 experts
28%
Recommended by
7 of 25 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 1
Best Rank# 2
Worst Rank# 3
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 5
Best Rank# 3
Worst Rank# 9
   
Projections 
   
Minutes33.833.1
Field Goals Made8.88.1
Field Goals Att17.215.5
Field Goals %.511.521
Three Points Made3.01.2
Three Points Att6.93.7
Three Points %.410.344
Free Throws Made5.03.7
Free Throws Att6.24.6
Free Throws %.812.822
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds11.310.2
Assists3.77.2
Turnovers3.23.2
Steals0.91.3
Blocks1.40.7
Points25.521.2
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertOUT-
   
Expert Ranks 
   

# 1# 3
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 2# 3
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 2# 3
   
Site Rankings
CBS Sports
# 1# 2
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 2# 3
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 2# 3
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 2# 3
   
Frank Stampfl
CBS Sports
# 2# 3
   
Yahoo Staff
Yahoo! Sports
# 2# 3
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 2# 3
   
Blaine Blontz
FantasyPros
# 2# 3
   
Tom
FantasyPros
# 2# 3
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 2# 3
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 2# 3
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 1# 2
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 2# 4
   
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
# 2# 3
   
Dan Titus
FantasyPros
# 2# 3
   
Dave Kluge
FantasyPros
# 3# 2
   
Shane Mosley
FB-Ninja
# 2# 1
   
Vaughn Dalzell
FantasyPros
# 3# 1
   
Adam Koffler
FantasyPros
# 3# 2
   
JMO
FantasyPros
# 3# 2
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 3# 2
   
Mauricio Castillo
Yahoo! Sports
# 3# 2
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes1,1872,336
   
Field Goals Made316565
   
Field Goals Att6221,071
   
Field Goals %.508.528
   
Three Points Made11480
   
Three Points Att277255
   
Three Points %.412.314
   
Free Throws Made180246
   
Free Throws Att226301
   
Free Throws %.797.817
   
Offensive Rebound95166
   
Rebounds379711
   
Assists153512
   
Turnovers110226
   
Steals3385
   
Blocks4244
   
Points9261,456
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
2020 Projections 
   
   
Minutes33.833.1
   
Field Goals Made8.88.1
   
Field Goals Att17.215.5
   
Field Goals %.511.521
   
Three Points Made3.01.2
   
Three Points Att6.93.7
   
Three Points %.410.344
   
Free Throws Made5.03.7
   
Free Throws Att6.24.6
   
Free Throws %.812.822
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds11.310.2
   
Assists3.77.2
   
Turnovers3.23.2
   
Steals0.91.3
   
Blocks1.40.7
   
Points25.521.2
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
News 
 Timberwolves C Karl-Anthony Towns says on social media that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
Adam Koffler
Fri, Jan 15th
Nikola Jokic did what he does best on Thursday night, leading the Nuggets to a win over the Warriors by notching his fifth triple-double of the season. Jokic scored 23 points (8-16 FG, 0-4 3-pt, 7-7 FT) to go with 14 rebounds, 10 assists, three steals, and three turnovers in 36 minutes of action.
Lucas Spence
Fri, Jan 15th
 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
Nikola Jokic put forth yet another terrific fantasy performance on Tuesday, scoring 23 points (8-17 FG, 1-4 3-pt, 6-6 FT) while filling up the box score with eight rebounds, 11 assists, one block, and a career-high seven steals in a 122-116 loss to Brooklyn.
Lucas Spence
Wed, Jan 13th
 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
Nikola Jokic led the way for the Nuggets during Sunday's 114-89 win over the Knicks, scoring 22 points (9-15 FG, 1-3 3-pt, 3-3 FT) to go along with 10 rebounds, five assists, one steal, one block, and two turnovers in 30 minutes of action.
Lucas Spence
Sun, Jan 10th
 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
Nikola Jokic continued his terrific start to the season on Saturday, scoring 15 points (6-8 FG, 3-3 FT) while adding nine rebounds, 12 assists, and four turnovers in a 115-103 victory over the short-handed 76ers.
Lucas Spence
Sat, Jan 9th
 Head coach Ryan Saunders says he expects Karl-Anthony Towns to play Wednesday against Memphis.
Aaron Larson
Tue, Jan 12th
Nikola Jokic turned in another monster effort on Thursday night, scoring a season-high 38 points (14-31 FG, 4-10 3-pt, 6-10 FT) to go with 11 rebounds, four assists, two steals, and three turnovers in an overtime loss to Dallas.
Lucas Spence
Fri, Jan 8th
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
Nikola Jokic regressed in every statistical category (points, rebounds, assists, blocks, and steals) last year from his 2018-2019 campaign but still finished top-30 across the board and with 13 triple-doubles (second-best in the league). The reason I have him ranked this high is because of his consistency over the last three seasons. He's averaging 19.5 rebounds, 10.4 rebounds, 6.8 assists, 1.2 steals, and 0.7 steals over a three-year stretch. That type of production would warrant a top-five pick and there's no reason to expect him to slow down at just age 25.
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