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Who Should I Draft?

LeBron James or Kevin Durant (2020)

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  LeBron James
F - LAL
LeBron James
Kevin Durant
F - BKN
Kevin Durant
Expert
Recommendation
79%
Recommended by
19 of 24 experts
21%
Recommended by
5 of 24 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 9# 5
Best Rank# 4# 4
Worst Rank# 11# 15
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 12# 15
Best Rank# 7# 9
Worst Rank# 22# 27
   
Projections 
   
Minutes34.333.0
Field Goals Made9.68.9
Field Goals Att18.817.3
Field Goals %.510.515
Three Points Made2.22.0
Three Points Att6.25.1
Three Points %.359.379
Free Throws Made4.25.6
Free Throws Att6.16.4
Free Throws %.695.874
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds8.06.4
Assists9.64.9
Turnovers3.63.0
Steals1.20.7
Blocks0.61.0
Points25.625.4
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertDTD-
   
Expert Ranks 
   

# 3# 4
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 5# 6
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 6# 8
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 6# 8
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 4# 8
   
JMO
FantasyPros
# 5# 9
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 8# 10
   
Yahoo Staff
Yahoo! Sports
# 4# 6
   
Blaine Blontz
FantasyPros
# 6# 8
   
Mauricio Castillo
Yahoo! Sports
# 5# 9
   
Tom
FantasyPros
# 5
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 4# 7
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 4# 10
   
Adam Koffler
FantasyPros
# 5# 6
   
Vaughn Dalzell
FantasyPros
# 4# 7
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 6# 7
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 4# 6
   
Dan Titus
FantasyPros
# 6# 7
   
Shane Mosley
FB-Ninja
# 6# 15
   
Dave Kluge
FantasyPros
# 7# 5
   
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
# 7# 6
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 11# 7
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 7# 4
   
Site Rankings
CBS Sports
# 7
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  LeBron James
F - LAL
LeBron James
Kevin Durant
F - BKN
Kevin Durant
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes2,3160
   
Field Goals Made6430
   
Field Goals Att1,3030
   
Field Goals %.494.000
   
Three Points Made1480
   
Three Points Att4250
   
Three Points %.348.000
   
Free Throws Made2640
   
Free Throws Att3810
   
Free Throws %.693.000
   
Offensive Rebound670
   
Rebounds5260
   
Assists6840
   
Turnovers2610
   
Steals780
   
Blocks360
   
Points1,6980
   
Player Projections Comparison
  LeBron James
F - LAL
LeBron James
Kevin Durant
F - BKN
Kevin Durant
2020 Projections 
   
   
Minutes34.333.0
   
Field Goals Made9.68.9
   
Field Goals Att18.817.3
   
Field Goals %.510.515
   
Three Points Made2.22.0
   
Three Points Att6.25.1
   
Three Points %.359.379
   
Free Throws Made4.25.6
   
Free Throws Att6.16.4
   
Free Throws %.695.874
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds8.06.4
   
Assists9.64.9
   
Turnovers3.63.0
   
Steals1.20.7
   
Blocks0.61.0
   
Points25.625.4
   
Notes for Player Combination
  LeBron James
F - LAL
LeBron James
Kevin Durant
F - BKN
Kevin Durant
News 
 Lebron James has been listed as questionable with a left ankle sprain for Thursday's game against the Bucks
Ari Koslow
Wed, Jan 20th
Kevin Durant scored 30 points (10-21 FG, 2-4 3PT, 8-9 FT) with nine rebounds, six assists, two blocks and three turnovers in 36 minutes.
Adam Koffler
Mon, Jan 18th
 LeBron James crafted 19 points (6-16 FG, 2-7 3Pt, 5-8 FT), five assists, five rebounds and one steal in 37 minutes in a 115-113 loss to the Warriors.
Ross Jared Joswick
Tue, Jan 19th
Kevin Durant scored a season-high 42 points in 40 minutes in a 122-115 win over the Magic on Saturday. He added four rebounds, five assists, two steals, two blocks, and committed six turnovers in the win.
Adam Koffler
Sat, Jan 16th
 LeBron James (ankle) will start for the Lakers Monday night.
Damian McCoade II
Mon, Jan 18th
Kevin Durant scored 26 points (10-18 FG, 3-5 3PT, 3-4 FT) with three rebounds, six assists, two blocks and just one turnover in 30 minutes in a 116-109 win over the Knicks.
Adam Koffler
Wed, Jan 13th
 LeBron James notched 21 points (6-11 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 7-7 FT), 11 assists, eight rebounds and one steal across 31 minutes in 112-95 victory.
Ross Jared Joswick
Sat, Jan 16th
Nets PF Kevin Durant plans to play on Wednesday against the New York Knicks, which would be his first back-to-back of the season.
Kyle Williams - Fantasy Six Pack
Wed, Jan 13th
 LeBron James manufactures 26 points (9-20 FG, 5-8 3Pt, 3-4 FT), seven assists and six rebounds on Wednesday night in Oklahoma City.
Ross Jared Joswick
Wed, Jan 13th
Kevin Durant scored a game-high 34 points (12-18 FG, 4-7 3PT, 6-7 FT) with nine rebounds, 13 assists, and seven turnovers in a 122-116 win over the Nuggets.
Adam Koffler
Tue, Jan 12th
Notes 
 Even at age 35, LeBron James was still able to finish with 25.3 points per game, 12th-most in the NBA. Even crazier was that he was able to develop as a passer on his way to a career-high 10.2 assists per game, most in the NBA. His blocks and steals have been trending downward over the last few seasons and that should continue as he heads into his 18th season, but his physicality will still likely land him in the top-25 rebounders yet again. All of that makes the future Hall of Famer for a safe but somewhat boring pick.
Dave Kluge - FantasyPros
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
 He's arguably the greatest player of all time, but should you want the King on your fantasy team this season? He's heading into his 18th NBA season, fresh off winning a title just two months ago. While he averaged double-digit assists per game for the first time in his career, his scoring numbers were down with Anthony Davis in town and he continues to shoot under 70 percent from the charity stripe. While he's a relatively safe bet to average somewhere between 23-25 points, 7-8 rebounds, and 8-10 assists per game, James is bound to sit out a handful of contests this season with the Lakers' sights on back-to-back championships. While he's a solid back-end first round pick, I'd rather have young rising stars such as Trae Young, Nikola Jokic, and Jayson Tatum this season ahead of LeBron James.
Adam Koffler - 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