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Who Should I Draft?

Kawhi Leonard or Kyrie Irving (2020)


Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Kawhi Leonard
F - LAC
Kawhi Leonard
Kyrie Irving
G - BKN
Kyrie Irving
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
24 of 24 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 24 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 23
Best Rank# 9
Worst Rank# 41
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 23
Best Rank# 9
Worst Rank# 41
   
Projections 
   
Minutes33.532.9
Field Goals Made9.09.0
Field Goals Att19.018.2
Field Goals %.474.494
Three Points Made2.22.6
Three Points Att5.76.8
Three Points %.376.407
Free Throws Made6.03.9
Free Throws Att7.04.3
Free Throws %.868.895
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds7.14.5
Assists4.56.5
Turnovers2.42.5
Steals1.71.3
Blocks0.50.4
Points26.324.4
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertOUT-
   
Expert Ranks 
   

# 13# 32
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 16# 33
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 11# 22
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 12# 28
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 13# 26
   
JMO
FantasyPros
# 13# 27
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 10# 11
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 12# 17
   
Yahoo Staff
Yahoo! Sports
# 13# 22
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 8# 15
   
Blaine Blontz
FantasyPros
# 11# 22
   
Mauricio Castillo
Yahoo! Sports
# 13# 27
   
Tom
FantasyPros
# 11# 12
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 12# 15
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 13# 33
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 14# 28
   
Dave Kluge
FantasyPros
# 10# 29
   
Adam Koffler
FantasyPros
# 15# 34
   
Vaughn Dalzell
FantasyPros
# 14# 22
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 5# 9
   
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
# 10# 22
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 14# 25
   
Dan Titus
FantasyPros
# 12# 41
   
Shane Mosley
FB-Ninja
# 14# 40
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Kawhi Leonard
F - LAC
Kawhi Leonard
Kyrie Irving
G - BKN
Kyrie Irving
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes1,848658
   
Field Goals Made532199
   
Field Goals Att1,133416
   
Field Goals %.470.478
   
Three Points Made12356
   
Three Points Att325142
   
Three Points %.379.394
   
Free Throws Made35694
   
Free Throws Att402102
   
Free Throws %.886.922
   
Offensive Rebound5422
   
Rebounds402103
   
Assists280128
   
Turnovers14952
   
Steals10327
   
Blocks3310
   
Points1,543548
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Kawhi Leonard
F - LAC
Kawhi Leonard
Kyrie Irving
G - BKN
Kyrie Irving
2020 Projections 
   
   
Minutes33.532.9
   
Field Goals Made9.09.0
   
Field Goals Att19.018.2
   
Field Goals %.474.494
   
Three Points Made2.22.6
   
Three Points Att5.76.8
   
Three Points %.376.407
   
Free Throws Made6.03.9
   
Free Throws Att7.04.3
   
Free Throws %.868.895
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds7.14.5
   
Assists4.56.5
   
Turnovers2.42.5
   
Steals1.71.3
   
Blocks0.50.4
   
Points26.324.4
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Kawhi Leonard
F - LAC
Kawhi Leonard
Kyrie Irving
G - BKN
Kyrie Irving
News 
 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
Kyrie Irving scored 28 points (10-21 FG, 2-5 3PT, 6-6 FT) to go along with 11 rebounds, eight assists, three steals and one block in the Nets loss Wednesday against the Raptors.
Ari Koslow
Thu, Apr 22nd
 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
Kyrie Irving scored 32 points (12-19 FG, 3-7 3PT, 5-6 FT) to go along with two rebounds, eight assists and one steal in the Nets win Tuesday over the Pelicans.
Ari Koslow
Wed, Apr 21st
 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
Kyrie Irving scored 20 points (6-19 FG, 2-9 3PT, 6-6 FT) to go along with four rebounds, nine assists, two steals and two blocks in the Nets loss Sunday against Miami.
Ari Koslow
Sun, Apr 18th
 Los Angeles Clippers G/F Kawhi Leonard is questionable for Sunday's game vs. the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Jon Mathisen
Sat, Apr 17th
Kyrie Irving scored 12 points (5-11 FG, 2-7 3PT) to go along with four rebounds, six assists and three steals in the Nets win Friday over Charlotte.
Ari Koslow
Sat, Apr 17th
 Kawhi Leonard (foot) is out for Friday's game versus Philadelphia with foot soreness.
Ross Jared Joswick
Fri, Apr 16th
Kyrie Irving scored 37 points (13-22 FG, 1-3 3PT, 10-10 FT) to go along with three rebounds, nine assists, two steals and one block in the Nets loss Wednesday against Philadelphia.
Ari Koslow
Wed, Apr 14th
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
Don't get me wrong, I think Irving is one of the most talented players in the NBA, but that doesn't necessarily mean I'd feel comfortable spending a second round pick on him this season. We're talking about a guy who has missed over 27% of regular season games throughout his 9-year career in a league where "DNP-rest" nights are becoming more and more prevalent for the league's top players. Now add Kevin Durant to the mix in Brooklyn, a player who will command 16-20 shots per game, and I just can't fathom spending up on Irving. I'd much rather take a chance on an ascending player like Fred VanVleet a whole two rounds later.
Adam Koffler - FantasyPros