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Who Should I Draft?

Kevin Durant or Ben Simmons (2020)


Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Kevin Durant
F - BKN
Kevin Durant
Ben Simmons
G - PHI
Ben Simmons
Expert
Recommendation
92%
Recommended by
22 of 24 experts
8%
Recommended by
2 of 24 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 15# 20
Best Rank# 9# 16
Worst Rank# 27# 32
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 15# 20
Best Rank# 9# 16
Worst Rank# 27# 32
   
Projections 
   
Minutes33.035.1
Field Goals Made8.97.0
Field Goals Att17.312.0
Field Goals %.515.580
Three Points Made2.00.0
Three Points Att5.10.1
Three Points %.379.082
Free Throws Made5.63.4
Free Throws Att6.45.6
Free Throws %.874.617
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds6.48.3
Assists4.98.2
Turnovers3.03.3
Steals0.71.9
Blocks1.00.7
Points25.417.4
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   

# 12# 28
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 13# 27
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 15# 20
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 16# 24
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 15# 20
   
JMO
FantasyPros
# 15# 26
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 24# 32
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 14# 19
   
Yahoo Staff
Yahoo! Sports
# 12# 21
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 14# 29
   
Blaine Blontz
FantasyPros
# 15# 21
   
Mauricio Castillo
Yahoo! Sports
# 15# 26
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 9# 29
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 14# 19
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 18# 22
   
Dave Kluge
FantasyPros
# 12# 20
   
Adam Koffler
FantasyPros
# 13# 18
   
Vaughn Dalzell
FantasyPros
# 13# 17
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 13# 27
   
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
# 12# 20
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 12# 30
   
Dan Titus
Sports Gambling Podcast
# 14# 19
   
Shane Mosley
FB-Ninja
# 27# 16
   
Tom
FantasyPros
# 25
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Kevin Durant
F - BKN
Kevin Durant
Ben Simmons
G - PHI
Ben Simmons
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes02,017
   
Field Goals Made0375
   
Field Goals Att0648
   
Field Goals %.000.579
   
Three Points Made02
   
Three Points Att07
   
Three Points %.000.286
   
Free Throws Made0185
   
Free Throws Att0298
   
Free Throws %.000.621
   
Offensive Rebound0114
   
Rebounds0445
   
Assists0455
   
Turnovers0200
   
Steals0120
   
Blocks033
   
Points0937
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Kevin Durant
F - BKN
Kevin Durant
Ben Simmons
G - PHI
Ben Simmons
2020 Projections 
   
   
Minutes33.035.1
   
Field Goals Made8.97.0
   
Field Goals Att17.312.0
   
Field Goals %.515.580
   
Three Points Made2.00.0
   
Three Points Att5.10.1
   
Three Points %.379.082
   
Free Throws Made5.63.4
   
Free Throws Att6.45.6
   
Free Throws %.874.617
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds6.48.3
   
Assists4.98.2
   
Turnovers3.03.3
   
Steals0.71.9
   
Blocks1.00.7
   
Points25.417.4
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Kevin Durant
F - BKN
Kevin Durant
Ben Simmons
G - PHI
Ben Simmons
News 
 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
Ben Simmons totaled 15 points (6-7 FG, 3-5 FT), six rebounds, five assists, and three steals in 33 minutes in the Sixers' 106-94 win over the Bulls on Monday.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Tue, May 4th
 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
Ben Simmons totaled 35 points (2-6 FG, 1-5 FT), six rebounds, five assists, and two steals in 35 minutes in the Sixers' 113-111 win over the Spurs on Sunday.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Mon, May 3rd
 Kevin Durant (hamstring) will be rested on Friday as the Nets battle the Trail Blazers.
Ross Jared Joswick
Fri, Apr 30th
Ben Simmons totaled 18 points (8-10 FG, 2-2 FT), six rebounds, five assists, one block, and one steal in 27 minutes in the Sixers' 126-104 win over the Hawks on Friday.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Sat, May 1st
 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
Ben Simmons totaled 12 points (6-8 FG), three rebounds, four assists, two blocks, and three steals in 23 minutes in the Sixers' 121-90 win over the Thunder on Monday.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Tue, Apr 27th
 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
Sixers' PG Ben Simmons has been ruled out of Wednesday's contest against Phoenix due to a non-COVID illness.
Jack Mannis
Wed, Apr 21st
Notes 
 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