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Who Should I Draft?

Kevin Durant or Joel Embiid (2021)


Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Kevin Durant
F - BKN
Kevin Durant
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
Expert
Recommendation
86%
Recommended by
12 of 14 experts
14%
Recommended by
2 of 14 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 8# 10
Best Rank# 4# 4
Worst Rank# 16# 16
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 8# 10
Best Rank# 4# 4
Worst Rank# 16# 16
   
Projections 
   
Minutes34.130.9
Field Goals Made9.08.9
Field Goals Att16.917.8
Field Goals %.533.499
Three Points Made2.21.2
Three Points Att5.83.6
Three Points %.398.326
Free Throws Made6.28.2
Free Throws Att6.99.9
Free Throws %.889.828
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds6.811.1
Assists4.92.9
Turnovers3.13.1
Steals0.70.9
Blocks1.11.4
Points26.427.1
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert-DTD
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 4# 12
   
Alex Rikleen
RotoWire
# 4# 8
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 7# 16
   
Mauricio Castillo
Yahoo! Sports
# 8# 9
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 5# 8
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 7# 8
   
Adam Koffler
FantasyPros
# 8# 9
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 8# 9
   
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
# 8# 11
   
Dylan Licciardo
FF Gamers
# 7# 9
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 7# 8
   
Dan Titus
Sports Gambling Podcast Network
# 9# 11
   
Scott Youngson
Fantasy Mutant
# 14# 13
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 16# 4
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Kevin Durant
F - BKN
Kevin Durant
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
2020 Stats 
   
   
Minutes1,1571,585
   
Field Goals Made324461
   
Field Goals Att603899
   
Field Goals %.537.513
   
Three Points Made8558
   
Three Points Att189154
   
Three Points %.450.377
   
Free Throws Made210471
   
Free Throws Att238548
   
Free Throws %.882.860
   
Offensive Rebound13113
   
Rebounds247538
   
Assists194145
   
Turnovers120159
   
Steals2551
   
Blocks4569
   
Points9431,451
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Kevin Durant
F - BKN
Kevin Durant
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
2021 Projections 
   
   
Minutes34.130.9
   
Field Goals Made9.08.9
   
Field Goals Att16.917.8
   
Field Goals %.533.499
   
Three Points Made2.21.2
   
Three Points Att5.83.6
   
Three Points %.398.326
   
Free Throws Made6.28.2
   
Free Throws Att6.99.9
   
Free Throws %.889.828
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds6.811.1
   
Assists4.92.9
   
Turnovers3.13.1
   
Steals0.70.9
   
Blocks1.11.4
   
Points26.427.1
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Kevin Durant
F - BKN
Kevin Durant
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
News 
 Kevin Durant scored 25 points (9-17 FG, 1-2 3PT, 6-9 FT) to go along with eight rebounds, four assists and two steals against the Wizards on Monday.
Ari Koslow
Tue, Oct 26th
Joel Embiid totaled 22 points (8-15 FG, 4-6 FT, 2-5 3PT), grabbed nine rebounds, six assists, one steal, and three blocks in the 76ers 115-103 win over Oklahoma City on Sunday.
Brantley Gusler
Mon, Oct 25th
 Kevin Durant scored 38 points (17-24 FG, 2-6 3PT, 2-2 FT) to go along with five rebounds, three assists and one steal against Charlotte on Sunday.
Ari Koslow
Sun, Oct 24th
Joel Embiid will play on Friday as the 76ers take on Brooklyn.
Ari Koslow
Fri, Oct 22nd
 Kevin Durant scored 29 points (9-20 FG, 1-6 3PT, 10-10 FT) to go along with 15 rebounds, 12 assists, one steal and one block in the Nets 114-109 win against the 76ers on Tuesday.
Ari Koslow
Sat, Oct 23rd
Joel Embiid (right knee) is currently listed as questionable for the Sixers game this evening as he was seen shooting free throws with a knee wrap.
Josh Thiessen
Fri, Oct 22nd
 Kevin Durant scored 32 points (13-25 FG, 3-7 3PT, 3-6 FT) with 11 rebounds, four assists and two blocks in the Nets 127-104 loss on Tuesday against the Bucks.
Ari Koslow
Tue, Oct 19th
Joel Embiid totaled 22 points (8-17 FG, 4-6 FT, 2-3 3 PT), grabbed six rebounds, five assists, one steal, one block, and turned the ball over one time in the 76ers' 117-97 win over the Pelicans on Wednesday.
Brantley Gusler
Thu, Oct 21st
 Kevin Durant scored 32 points (15-30 Fg, 2-8 3Pt) 11 rebounds, and three assists across 40 minutes in the Nets 104-89 loss to the Bucks in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals on Thursday night in Milwaukee.
Chris Ferro
Fri, Jun 18th
Sources tell ESPN that Sixers All-Star C Joel Embiid has agreed to a four-year, $196M supermax contract extension that will keep him in Philadelphia through the 2026-27 season.
Adam Koffler
Tue, Aug 17th
Notes 
 Though Durant missed the entire 2019 -20 season, you couldn't tell based on his elite performance in his Nets debut. The Slim Reaper led Brooklyn to the playoffs with a 27/7/5 line that included 2.4 triples, 1.3 swats, and lights-out shooting. As long as he's healthy, it's safe to expect more of the same in 21-22.
Zachary Hanshew - FantasyPros
On a per-game basis, Embiid is nearly unrivaled at center, though health/rest concerns have always got to be in the back of fantasy managers' minds. Embiid has appeared in 51 games in back-to-back seasons, so you'll likely be without him for stretches of the season. He averaged career highs in points (28.5), steals (1.0), and shooting (51.3/37.7/85.9) on his way to runner-up for MVP behind Nikola Jokic. If Ben Simmons is moved, Embiid could see an increase in usage, so there's hope for an even more productive campaign. If you draft Embiid, it's a great idea to pair him with his backup Andre Drummond in a later round.
Zachary Hanshew - FantasyPros