Skip to main content

Who Should I Draft?

Kawhi Leonard or Kevin Durant (2020)


Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Kawhi Leonard
F - LAC
Kawhi Leonard
Kevin Durant
F - BKN
Kevin Durant
Expert
Recommendation
71%
Recommended by
17 of 24 experts
29%
Recommended by
7 of 24 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 4# 5
Best Rank# 3# 4
Worst Rank# 9# 15
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 11# 15
Best Rank# 5# 9
Worst Rank# 16# 27
   
Projections 
   
Minutes33.533.0
Field Goals Made9.08.9
Field Goals Att19.017.3
Field Goals %.474.515
Three Points Made2.22.0
Three Points Att5.75.1
Three Points %.376.379
Free Throws Made6.05.6
Free Throws Att7.06.4
Free Throws %.868.874
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds7.16.4
Assists4.54.9
Turnovers2.43.0
Steals1.70.7
Blocks0.51.0
Points26.325.4
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 5# 8
   
Site Rankings
CBS Sports
# 3# 7
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 5# 8
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 6# 8
   
JMO
FantasyPros
# 7# 9
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 4# 10
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 4# 7
   
Blaine Blontz
FantasyPros
# 5# 8
   
Mauricio Castillo
Yahoo! Sports
# 7# 9
   
Tom
FantasyPros
# 6
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 6# 7
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 7# 10
   
Dave Kluge
FantasyPros
# 4# 5
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 3# 7
   
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
# 5# 6
   
Dan Titus
Sports Gambling Podcast
# 5# 7
   
Shane Mosley
FB-Ninja
# 7# 15
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 7# 6
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 6# 4
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 9# 6
   
Adam Koffler
FantasyPros
# 8# 6
   
Yahoo Staff
Yahoo! Sports
# 7# 6
   
Vaughn Dalzell
FantasyPros
# 8# 7
   

# 5# 4
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Kawhi Leonard
F - LAC
Kawhi Leonard
Kevin Durant
F - BKN
Kevin Durant
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes1,8480
   
Field Goals Made5320
   
Field Goals Att1,1330
   
Field Goals %.470.000
   
Three Points Made1230
   
Three Points Att3250
   
Three Points %.379.000
   
Free Throws Made3560
   
Free Throws Att4020
   
Free Throws %.886.000
   
Offensive Rebound540
   
Rebounds4020
   
Assists2800
   
Turnovers1490
   
Steals1030
   
Blocks330
   
Points1,5430
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Kawhi Leonard
F - LAC
Kawhi Leonard
Kevin Durant
F - BKN
Kevin Durant
2020 Projections 
   
   
Minutes33.533.0
   
Field Goals Made9.08.9
   
Field Goals Att19.017.3
   
Field Goals %.474.515
   
Three Points Made2.22.0
   
Three Points Att5.75.1
   
Three Points %.376.379
   
Free Throws Made6.05.6
   
Free Throws Att7.06.4
   
Free Throws %.868.874
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds7.16.4
   
Assists4.54.9
   
Turnovers2.43.0
   
Steals1.70.7
   
Blocks0.51.0
   
Points26.325.4
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Kawhi Leonard
F - LAC
Kawhi Leonard
Kevin Durant
F - BKN
Kevin Durant
News 
 Kawhi Leonard scored 16 points (7-12 FG, 2-3 3PT) with six assists and five rebounds over 30 minutes in the Clippers' 110-104 loss to the Nuggets on Saturday.
Jon Mathisen
Sun, May 2nd
Kevin Durant scored 32 points (11-22 FG, 4-8 3PT, 6-7 FT) to go along with nine rebounds, six assists, one steal and two blocks in the Nets loss Tuesday against the Bucks.
Ari Koslow
Wed, May 5th
 Los Angeles Clippers SF Kawhi Leonard (foot) has been ruled out due to right foot soreness and will be re-evaluated next week, per Shams Charania.
Matthew MacKay
Tue, Apr 20th
Kevin Durant scored 42 points (16-33 FG, 7-13 3PT, 3-4 FT) to go along with 10 rebounds, two assists and one steal in the Nets loss Sunday against Milwaukee.
Ari Koslow
Sun, May 2nd
 Kawhi Leonard scored 15 points (6-11 FG, 2-6 3PT, 1-1 FT) with 11 rebounds, eight assists, and one block over 23 minutes as the Clippers cruised to a 124-105 win over the T-Wolves.
Jon Mathisen
Mon, Apr 19th
Kevin Durant (hamstring) will be rested on Friday as the Nets battle the Trail Blazers.
Ross Jared Joswick
Fri, Apr 30th
 Kawhi Leonard is set to return to the court on Sunday against Minnesota after missing the last four games with a foot injury.
Ari Koslow
Sun, Apr 18th
Kevin Durant scored 42 points (16-24 FG, 2-4 3PT, 8-8 FT) to go along with three rebounds, 10 assists and one steal in the Nets win Thursday over Indiana.
Ari Koslow
Fri, Apr 30th
 Los Angeles Clippers G/F Kawhi Leonard is questionable for Sunday's game vs. the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Jon Mathisen
Sat, Apr 17th
Kevin Durant scored 17 points (5-7 FG, 3-5 3PT, 4-4 FT) to go along with 10 rebounds, four assists, two steals and two blocks in the Nets win Tuesday over Toronto.
Ari Koslow
Wed, Apr 28th
Notes 
 The biggest risk when drafting Kawhi Leonard is his load management. Without suffering any major injuries, Leonard suited up for just 57 games last year. When he plays, you're getting a player that'll churn out top-10 scoring performances almost every night as well as top-five value in steals. In addition, his 7.1 rebounds and 4.9 assists per game were good for 33rd and 36th in the league, respectively. He deserves to be picked in the first round, but make sure to have someone to plug in for his inevitable healthy scratches.
Dave Kluge - FantasyPros
We haven't seen Kevin Durant play in over a year and have yet to see how he'll fare with teammate Kyrie Irving in Brooklyn. It's very likely that Kevin Durant can return to form and average high-20's in the scoring department again, but the risk here should push him into the second round. In category-scoring leagues, he's a bit more valuable as his field goal and free throw percentage won't hurt you. We haven't seen him average over 6.8 rebounds per game since the 2016-2017 player so you're banking on him being a top scorer again when you draft him.
Dave Kluge - FantasyPros
  Durant is one of the most challenging players to project this season. We haven't seen the 13-year veteran in an NBA game since he ruptured his Achilles tendon in Game 5 of the 2019 NBA Finals. When he's on the floor he's been a model of consistency as one of the best pure scorers of his era, averaging 27 points per game for his career. It remains to be seen how he'll look returning from the serious injury and leading the new-look Nets alongside Kyrie Irving.
Aaron Larson - FantasyPros