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Kristaps Porzingis or Jabari Smith Jr. (2022)


Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Kristaps Porzingis
F - WAS
Kristaps Porzingis
Jabari Smith Jr.
F - HOU
Jabari Smith Jr.
Expert
Recommendation
89%
Recommended by
16 of 18 experts
11%
Recommended by
2 of 18 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 61# 19
Best Rank# 8# 22
Worst Rank# 25# 54
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 25# 79
Best Rank# 17# 69
Worst Rank# 48# 106
   
Projections 
   
Minutes30.529.9
Field Goals Made7.45.1
Field Goals Att15.611.8
Field Goals %.471.435
Three Points Made1.61.7
Three Points Att5.24.9
Three Points %.317.371
Free Throws Made5.02.8
Free Throws Att5.83.6
Free Throws %.867.778
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds8.85.1
Assists2.21.6
Turnovers1.81.6
Steals0.70.9
Blocks1.61.1
Points21.014.8
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertDTD-
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 25# 38
   
Eric Moody
Pro Football Network
# 13# 41
   
Leszek Bialecki
FB-Ninja
# 10# 150
   
Mike Randle
FTN
# 26# 149
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 8# 54
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 19# 57
   
Jason Klabacha
Yahoo! Sports
# 21# 115
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 22# 33
   
Jacob W. Dunne
Triple Play Fantasy
# 32# 49
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 15# 42
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 16# 34
   
Dan Titus
Yahoo! Sports
# 20# 39
   
Kyle Williams
Fantasy Six Pack
# 15# 45
   
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
FantasyPros
# 14
   
Luke Monaldo
FantasyPros
# 22
   
Bradlee Kilgore
Fantrax
# 22# 111
   
Site Rankings
CBS Sports
# 22
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 44
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Kristaps Porzingis
F - WAS
Kristaps Porzingis
Jabari Smith Jr.
F - HOU
Jabari Smith Jr.
2021 Stats 
   
   
Minutes1,481
   
Field Goals Made352
   
Field Goals Att767
   
Field Goals %.459
   
Three Points Made78
   
Three Points Att252
   
Three Points %.310
   
Free Throws Made248
   
Free Throws Att286
   
Free Throws %.867
   
Offensive Rebound102
   
Rebounds411
   
Assists119
   
Turnovers81
   
Steals37
   
Blocks84
   
Points1,030
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Kristaps Porzingis
F - WAS
Kristaps Porzingis
Jabari Smith Jr.
F - HOU
Jabari Smith Jr.
2022 Projections 
   
   
Minutes30.529.9
   
Field Goals Made7.45.1
   
Field Goals Att15.611.8
   
Field Goals %.471.435
   
Three Points Made1.61.7
   
Three Points Att5.24.9
   
Three Points %.317.371
   
Free Throws Made5.02.8
   
Free Throws Att5.83.6
   
Free Throws %.867.778
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds8.85.1
   
Assists2.21.6
   
Turnovers1.81.6
   
Steals0.70.9
   
Blocks1.61.1
   
Points21.014.8
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Kristaps Porzingis
F - WAS
Kristaps Porzingis
Jabari Smith Jr.
F - HOU
Jabari Smith Jr.
News 
 Kristaps Porzingis finished Wednesday's loss to the Nets with 27 points (8-14 FG, 2-3 3P, 9-14 FT), 19 rebounds, two blocks, and a steal.
Evan Ritter
Thu, Dec 1st
Jabari Smith Jr. recorded 13 points (5-12 FG, 3-6 3P), four rebounds, two assists, one steal, one block, and one turnover across 31 minutes in Wednesday's 120-100 loss to the Nuggets.
Owen Klukas - The Check Your Bias Podcast
Thu, Dec 1st
 Kristaps Porzingis finished Monday’s 142-127 win over the Timberwolves with 41 points (12-18 FG, 6-10 3P, 11-11 FT), four rebounds, three assists, three blocks, and two steals.
Evan Ritter
Tue, Nov 29th
Jabari Smith Jr. recorded nine points (3-4 FG, 3-4 3P), three rebounds, one assist, and one turnover across 17 minutes in Monday's 129-113 loss to the Nuggets.
Owen Klukas - The Check Your Bias Podcast
Tue, Nov 29th
 Kristaps Porzingis posted a near double-double for the Wizards Friday night, grabbing seven rebounds and scoring 18 points (7-18 FG, 1-4 3PT, 3-3 FT) while also blocking two shots and dishing out one assist in a 110-107 loss to the Heat.
Chris Schommer
Sat, Nov 26th
Jabari Smith Jr. recorded 15 points (5-11 FG, 3-8 3P, 2-2 FT), 13 rebounds, one block, and one turnover across 31 minutes in Saturday's 118-105 win over the Thunder.
Owen Klukas - The Check Your Bias Podcast
Sun, Nov 27th
 Kristaps Porzingis played 34 minutes during Sunday's win over the Hornets, finishing with 12 points (4-9 FG, 2-8 3P, 2-2 FT), eight rebounds, two assists, five blocks, and a steal.
Evan Ritter
Mon, Nov 21st
Jabari Smith Jr. recorded 21 points (6-17 FG, 5-11 3P, 4-4 FT), nine rebounds, one assist, one steal, and one block across 38 minutes in Sunday's 128-122 loss to the Hawks.
Owen Klukas - The Check Your Bias Podcast
Sat, Nov 26th
 Kristaps Porzingis stuffed the stat sheet for the Wizards Friday night, blocking two shots, recording one steal, dishing out five assists, grabbing 17 rebounds, and scoring 20 points in a 107-106 win over the Heat.
Chris Schommer
Sat, Nov 19th
Jabari Smith Jr. recorded 22 points (8-14 FG, 3-9 3P, 3-4 FT), seven rebounds, one assist, and two turnovers across 32 minutes in Sunday's 127-120 loss to the Warriors.
Owen Klukas - The Check Your Bias Podcast
Mon, Nov 21st
Notes 
 Another player whose per-game output is great, but the injuries derail him. I don't mind the fit in Washington, but it's something we have to see play out with the complementary pieces first.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
He's not getting as much attention as other rookies are, but he should carve out a role right away and help Houston with some much-needed knockdown shooting.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Kristaps Porzingis is one of the most talented players in the NBA and is still only 27 years old. He has also been crippled by injuries, failing to play more than 51 games in three of the past four NBA seasons. He remains a quality fantasy option with guard Bradley Beal, who should return fully healthy next season as well. In 17 games with Washington, Porzingis averaged 22.1 PPG, 8.8 RPG, 2.9 APG, and 2.2 steals/blocks per game. The 7-foot-3 center also shot 36.7% 3P on 4.6 attempts. Intriguing upside with Porzingis in Washington, now entering his seventh NBA season.
Mike Randle - FTN