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Kyle Kuzma or Lauri Markkanen (2021)


Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Kyle Kuzma
F - WAS
Kyle Kuzma
Lauri Markkanen
F - CLE
Lauri Markkanen
Expert
Recommendation
57%
Recommended by
8 of 14 experts
43%
Recommended by
6 of 14 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 47# 60
Best Rank# 46# 50
Worst Rank# 86# 92
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 128# 129
Best Rank# 89# 117
Worst Rank# 176# 183
   
Projections 
   
Minutes28.428.1
Field Goals Made5.44.9
Field Goals Att12.210.6
Field Goals %.444.460
Three Points Made1.92.3
Three Points Att5.06.5
Three Points %.370.391
Free Throws Made1.61.8
Free Throws Att2.22.1
Free Throws %.732.828
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds5.45.2
Assists1.81.1
Turnovers1.61.1
Steals0.70.6
Blocks0.50.3
Points14.313.8
   
Misc 
   
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Expert Ranks 
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 72# 81
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 86# 92
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 93# 96
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 46# 66
   
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
# 64# 78
   
Dylan Licciardo
FF Gamers
# 67# 76
   
Dan Titus
Sports Gambling Podcast Network
# 61# 68
   
Scott Youngson
Fantasy Mutant
# 66# 78
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 95# 65
   
Alex Rikleen
RotoWire
# 78# 73
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 75# 62
   
Site Rankings
CBS Sports
# 56# 50
   
Adam Koffler
FantasyPros
# 94# 87
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 78# 73
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Kyle Kuzma
F - WAS
Kyle Kuzma
Lauri Markkanen
F - CLE
Lauri Markkanen
2020 Stats 
   
   
Minutes1,9541,317
   
Field Goals Made335250
   
Field Goals Att757520
   
Field Goals %.443.481
   
Three Points Made137119
   
Three Points Att380296
   
Three Points %.361.402
   
Free Throws Made6776
   
Free Throws Att9792
   
Free Throws %.691.826
   
Offensive Rebound10835
   
Rebounds418268
   
Assists12745
   
Turnovers11352
   
Steals3525
   
Blocks4115
   
Points874695
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Kyle Kuzma
F - WAS
Kyle Kuzma
Lauri Markkanen
F - CLE
Lauri Markkanen
2021 Projections 
   
   
Minutes28.428.1
   
Field Goals Made5.44.9
   
Field Goals Att12.210.6
   
Field Goals %.444.460
   
Three Points Made1.92.3
   
Three Points Att5.06.5
   
Three Points %.370.391
   
Free Throws Made1.61.8
   
Free Throws Att2.22.1
   
Free Throws %.732.828
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds5.45.2
   
Assists1.81.1
   
Turnovers1.61.1
   
Steals0.70.6
   
Blocks0.50.3
   
Points14.313.8
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Kyle Kuzma
F - WAS
Kyle Kuzma
Lauri Markkanen
F - CLE
Lauri Markkanen
News 
 Kyle Kuzma finished Monday’s tilt with 13 points (5-9 FG, 1-3 3PT, 2-2 FT), five rebounds, and three assists to go along with one turnover in 33 minutes of action in the Wizards 116-99 loss to the Spurs.
Josh Thiessen
Tue, Nov 30th
Cavaliers forward Lauri Markkanen scored 24 points (9-15 FG, 5-9 3PT) and grabbed eight rebounds in the Cavaliers 114-96 win over the Mavericks.
Chris Schommer
Tue, Nov 30th
 Wizards SF Kyle Kuzma had 11 points (5-12 FG, 1-4 3PT), 13 rebounds, five assists, and one block against the Hornets Monday night in a 109-103 home loss. Another double-double game should be in the cards when the Wizards take on the Pelicans in New Orleans Wednesday night.
Jordan Bush
Tue, Nov 23rd
Cavs SF Lauri Markkanen remains out after clearing the health and safety protocols due to his conditioning.
Jordan Bush
Thu, Nov 18th
 SF Kyle Kuzma had a great game in a losing effort for the Wizards as they were blown out by the Heat in Miami. Kuzma had 19 points (7-12 FG, 4-9 3PT, 1-2 FT), a game high 13 rebounds, seven assists, and one steal through 40 minutes of game play Thursday night. The Wizards head home to DC to host the Heat on Saturday night where they will hope to stop their two-game losing streak.
Jordan Bush
Fri, Nov 19th
Lauri Markkanen F will not rejoin the Cavaliers in their Wednesday tilt against the Brooklyn Nets.
Josh Thiessen
Tue, Nov 16th
 Wizards SF Kyle Kuzma helped the Wizards keep their lead atop the Eastern conference by hitting a go-ahead three-pointer with 11.4 seconds to play on the road in Cleveland Wednesday night. Kuzma logged 22 points (8-14 FG, 6-9 3PT), five rebounds, one assist, one steal, and one block in 35 minutes.
Jordan Bush
Thu, Nov 11th
Lauri Markkanen, along with teammate Kevin Love have both officially been out of quarantine as of Sunday. Neither is ready for game action at this point, as they both need to focus on their conditioning. The Cavaliers will hope to get both big men back into the rotation as early as Wednesday of this week.
Evan Ritter
Tue, Nov 16th
 Wizards SF Kyle Kuzma notched 15 points (6-11 FG, 3-8 3PT), 10 rebounds, five assists, and one block in Sunday night’s 101-94 win over the defending NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks.
Jordan Bush
Mon, Nov 8th
Lauri Markkanen remained out for Sunday's game against the Knicks after being placed in the NBA's health and safety protocols earlier this past week along with teammate Kevin Love (COVID-19).
Evan Ritter
Sun, Nov 7th
Notes 
 Though Kuzma's fantasy value went into the tank after Anthony Davis came to LA, he's shown that he can be a productive scorer and rebounder when given the opportunity. The move to Washington could give him a needed kickstart, especially on a team where he figures to play a key role on offense.
Zachary Hanshew - FantasyPros
It's tough to know how Cleveland will dole out its frontcourt minutes, but Markkanen will have to compete with Evan Mobley and Jarrett Allen for playing time. Markkanen is an interesting late-round flier due to his upside as a three-point shooter, but he remains a guy to target in the later rounds of drafts rather than inside the top-100. There are too many question marks right now.
Zachary Hanshew - FantasyPros