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Nikola Jokic or Jayson Tatum (2020)

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Jayson Tatum
F - BOS
Jayson Tatum
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
24 of 24 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 24 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 6# 10
Best Rank# 3# 8
Worst Rank# 9# 16
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 6# 10
Best Rank# 3# 8
Worst Rank# 9# 16
   
Projections 
   
Minutes33.135.3
Field Goals Made8.18.8
Field Goals Att15.519.5
Field Goals %.521.454
Three Points Made1.22.9
Three Points Att3.77.4
Three Points %.344.414
Free Throws Made3.74.4
Free Throws Att4.65.4
Free Throws %.822.817
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds10.26.9
Assists7.23.6
Turnovers3.22.4
Steals1.31.4
Blocks0.70.9
Points21.225.0
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert-DTD
   
Expert Ranks 
   

# 5# 14
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 7# 11
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 5# 9
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 7# 10
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 7# 11
   
JMO
FantasyPros
# 4# 9
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 9# 12
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 8# 9
   
Yahoo Staff
Yahoo! Sports
# 4# 11
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 7# 10
   
Blaine Blontz
FantasyPros
# 6# 9
   
Mauricio Castillo
Yahoo! Sports
# 4# 9
   
Tom
FantasyPros
# 6# 47
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 5# 8
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 7# 9
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 4# 13
   
Dave Kluge
FantasyPros
# 4# 16
   
Adam Koffler
FantasyPros
# 5# 8
   
Vaughn Dalzell
FantasyPros
# 4# 11
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 8# 14
   
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
# 3# 8
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 4# 11
   
Dan Titus
FantasyPros
# 6# 10
   
Shane Mosley
FB-Ninja
# 2# 10
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Jayson Tatum
F - BOS
Jayson Tatum
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes2,3362,265
   
Field Goals Made565552
   
Field Goals Att1,0711,226
   
Field Goals %.528.450
   
Three Points Made80189
   
Three Points Att255469
   
Three Points %.314.403
   
Free Throws Made246254
   
Free Throws Att301313
   
Free Throws %.817.812
   
Offensive Rebound16664
   
Rebounds711460
   
Assists512200
   
Turnovers226155
   
Steals8595
   
Blocks4456
   
Points1,4561,547
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Jayson Tatum
F - BOS
Jayson Tatum
2020 Projections 
   
   
Minutes33.135.3
   
Field Goals Made8.18.8
   
Field Goals Att15.519.5
   
Field Goals %.521.454
   
Three Points Made1.22.9
   
Three Points Att3.77.4
   
Three Points %.344.414
   
Free Throws Made3.74.4
   
Free Throws Att4.65.4
   
Free Throws %.822.817
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds10.26.9
   
Assists7.23.6
   
Turnovers3.22.4
   
Steals1.31.4
   
Blocks0.70.9
   
Points21.225.0
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Jayson Tatum
F - BOS
Jayson Tatum
News 
 MVP candidate Nikola Jokic notched yet another double-double on Monday, scoring 20 points (8-13 FG, 0-2 3-pt, 4-4 FT) to go along with 10 rebounds, four assists, two steals, one block, and six turnovers in a 117-113 win over the Mavericks.
Lucas Spence
Mon, Jan 25th
Jayson Tatum scored 24 points on 10-for-21 shooting with four rebounds, five assists, three three-pointers, and a block across 31 minutes in Monday's win over the Bulls.
John Aubin
Tue, Jan 26th
 Nikola Jokic put the Nuggets on his back yet again on Saturday night, leading the team to a 120-112 victory in double-overtime over the Suns, one night after beating the Suns on Friday night in one overtime. Jokic scored 29 points (9-21 FG, 11-14 FT) while hauling in a season-high 22 rebounds to go with six assists, one steal, and six turnovers in 42 minutes of playing time.
Lucas Spence
Sun, Jan 24th
Celtics SF Jayson Tatum (COVID-19) will play during Monday's game against the Bulls.
Kyle Williams - Fantasy Six Pack
Mon, Jan 25th
 Nikola Jokic led the Nuggets to a big overtime win over the Suns on Friday night, scoring a team-high 31 points (15-27 FG, 1-3 3-pt, 0-1 FT) while adding 10 rebounds, eight assists, three steals, and three turnovers in 40 minutes of playing time.
Lucas Spence
Sat, Jan 23rd
Celtics G/F Jayson Tatum (health & safety protocols) will not play Sunday vs. the Cavaliers.
Adam Koffler
Sat, Jan 23rd
 Nikola Jokic was up to his usual MVP tricks on Tuesday night, posting his 14th consecutive double-double of the season while scoring 27 points (12-21 FG, 0-4 3-pt, 3-3 FT) to go along with 12 rebounds, six assists, one steal, one block, and one turnover in 28 minutes during a 119-101 blowout win over Oklahoma City.
Lucas Spence
Tue, Jan 19th
Celtics star SF Jayson Tatum (health and safety protocols) will not play in Friday’s contest against the 76ers.
Brad Camara
Thu, Jan 21st
 Nuggets center Nikola Jokic was at it again on Sunday night, posting another monster fantasy line to the tune of 35 points (14-23 FG, 3-6 3-pt, 4-4 FT), 14 rebounds, nine assists, two steals, one block, and six turnovers in a 109-105 loss to Utah.
Lucas Spence
Sun, Jan 17th
Celtics star SF Jayson Tatum (COVID-19) is working out in Boston Thursday and could play in Friday’s contest against the 76ers.
Brad Camara
Thu, Jan 21st
Notes 
 Nikola Jokic regressed in every statistical category (points, rebounds, assists, blocks, and steals) last year from his 2018-2019 campaign but still finished top-30 across the board and with 13 triple-doubles (second-best in the league). The reason I have him ranked this high is because of his consistency over the last three seasons. He's averaging 19.5 rebounds, 10.4 rebounds, 6.8 assists, 1.2 steals, and 0.7 steals over a three-year stretch. That type of production would warrant a top-five pick and there's no reason to expect him to slow down at just age 25.
Dave Kluge - FantasyPros
Jayson Tatum signed a signed a five-year contract extension worth up to $195 million with the Celtics this offseason. He had a breakout campaign in his third year in the league, averaging 23.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.4 steals, 0.9 blocks and 2.9 triples across 34.3 minutes over 66 games. Gordon Hayward signed with the Hornets, the former third overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft could have an expanded role. The 22-year-old made his first All-Star appearance last season and is expected to once again carry the Celtics' offense. Tatum is projected to be a mid-to-late first round pick in upcoming fantasy drafts, expect more of the same élite production in 2020-21.
Brad Camara - FantasyPros