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Nikola Jokic or Joel Embiid (2020)


Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
25 of 25 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 25 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 2# 3
Best Rank# 1# 3
Worst Rank# 4# 7
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 6# 14
Best Rank# 2# 12
Worst Rank# 9# 20
   
Projections 
   
Minutes33.131.3
Field Goals Made8.18.0
Field Goals Att15.516.6
Field Goals %.521.481
Three Points Made1.21.2
Three Points Att3.74.0
Three Points %.344.325
Free Throws Made3.77.2
Free Throws Att4.68.9
Free Throws %.822.804
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds10.211.9
Assists7.23.3
Turnovers3.23.3
Steals1.30.8
Blocks0.71.6
Points21.224.4
   
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Player Statistics Comparison
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes2,3361,506
   
Field Goals Made565382
   
Field Goals Att1,071802
   
Field Goals %.528.476
   
Three Points Made8057
   
Three Points Att255172
   
Three Points %.314.331
   
Free Throws Made246352
   
Free Throws Att301436
   
Free Throws %.817.807
   
Offensive Rebound166141
   
Rebounds711593
   
Assists512152
   
Turnovers226159
   
Steals8544
   
Blocks4465
   
Points1,4561,173
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
2020 Projections 
   
   
Minutes33.131.3
   
Field Goals Made8.18.0
   
Field Goals Att15.516.6
   
Field Goals %.521.481
   
Three Points Made1.21.2
   
Three Points Att3.74.0
   
Three Points %.344.325
   
Free Throws Made3.77.2
   
Free Throws Att4.68.9
   
Free Throws %.822.804
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds10.211.9
   
Assists7.23.3
   
Turnovers3.23.3
   
Steals1.30.8
   
Blocks0.71.6
   
Points21.224.4
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
News 
 Nikola Jokic went nuclear on Monday night, scoring 47 points (20-31 FG, 2-6 3-pt, 5-6 FT) while contributing 15 rebounds, eight assists, a block, and seven turnovers in 45 minutes in a wild 139-137 double-overtime win over the Grizzlies.
Lucas Spence
Tue, Apr 20th
Sixers C Joel Embiid (knee) will play and start Wednesday vs. the Suns.
Adam Koffler
Wed, Apr 21st
 Nikola Jokic was unstoppable on Friday night, scoring an ultra-efficient 29 points (10-12 FG, 1-2 3-pt, 8-9 FT) while pulling down 16 rebounds to go with seven assists and two steals in a 128-99 win over the Rockets.
Lucas Spence
Fri, Apr 16th
Sixer's C Joel Embiid is questionable for Wednesday's matchup with the Suns due to left knee recovery.
Jack Mannis
Wed, Apr 21st
 Nikola Jokic recorded his 15th triple-double of the season on Wednesday, scoring 17 points (6-14 FG, 1-2 3-pt, 4-5 FT) while contributing 10 rebounds, 11 assists, a steal, and two blocks in a 123-106 win over the Heat.
Lucas Spence
Thu, Apr 15th
Joel Embiid totaled 28 points (8-21 FG, 1-3 3PT, 11-14T), thirteen rebounds, eight assists, one block, and one steal in 32 minutes in the Sixers' 107-96 loss to the Warriors on Monday.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Tue, Apr 20th
 Nikola Jokic scored 27 points (10-21 FG, 1-5 3-pt, 6-8 FT) while pulling down 12 rebounds and handing out eight assists in a 116-107 loss to Golden State on Monday night. Jokic added a steal and a block in 37 minutes of action.
Lucas Spence
Tue, Apr 13th
Joel Embiid totaled 36 points (10-20 FG, 0-3 3PT, 16-18 FT), fourteen rebounds, one assist, and one steal in 36 minutes in the Sixers' 106-103 win over the Clippers on Friday.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Sat, Apr 17th
 Nikola Jokic registered yet another triple-double on Sunday, his 14th of the season, by scoring 17 points (6-15 FG, 0-2 3-pt, 5-7 FT) to go with 10 rebounds, 11 assists, a steal, and a block in 32 minutes in a 105-87 loss to Boston.
Lucas Spence
Sun, Apr 11th
Joel Embiid totaled 39 points (13-29 FG, 3-6 3PT, 10-11 FT), thirteen rebounds, two assists, and two blocks in 33 minutes in the Sixers' 123-117 win over the Nets on Wednesday.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Thu, Apr 15th
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