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Who Should I Draft?

Kyrie Irving or Kawhi Leonard (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
Best Rank
Worst Rank
   
ADP 
   
Composite
Best Rank
Worst Rank
   
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 AlertOUTOUT
   
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 Tuesday against the Pacers.
Kyle Williams - Fantasy Six Pack
Mon, Apr 12th
Kyrie Irving will miss the Nets game Monday against Minnesota.
Ari Koslow
Sun, Apr 11th
 Clippers G/F Kawhi Leonard (rest) will not play Sunday vs. the Pistons.
Adam Koffler
Sat, Apr 10th
Kyrie Irving scored 18 points (6-11 FG, 2-5 3PT, 4-4 FT) to go along with four rebounds in the Nets loss Saturday against the Lakers.
Ari Koslow
Sun, Apr 11th
 Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points (11-20 FG, 3-6 3PT, 6-7 FT) with eight assists, five rebounds, and one steal over 33 minutes as the Clippers beat the Rockets 126-109 on Friday.
Jon Mathisen
Sat, Apr 10th
Kyrie Irving scored 24 points (7-14 FG, 4-6 3PT, 6-6 FT) to go along with two rebounds, six assists and one block in the Nets win Wednesday over New Orleans.
Ari Koslow
Thu, Apr 8th
 Kawhi Leonard provided 27 points (10-20 FG, 3-7 3PT, 4-4 FT) with five rebounds, five assists, and five turnovers over 38 minutes in the Clippers' 113-103 win over the Suns on Thursday.
Jon Mathisen
Fri, Apr 9th
Kyrie Irving scored 40 points (15-28 FG, 5-12 3PT, 5-5 FT) to go along with two rebounds, seven assists and one steal in the Nets win Monday over the Knicks.
Ari Koslow
Tue, Apr 6th
 Kawhi Leonard is widely expected to re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers this summer "barring a dramatic turn of events."
Ari Koslow
Wed, Apr 7th
Kyrie Irving scored 24 points (12-27 FG, 0-4 3PT) to go along with two rebounds, 15 assists and two steals in the Nets loss Sunday against Chicago.
Ari Koslow
Mon, Apr 5th
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