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Nikola Jokic or Joel Embiid (2019)

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
Expert
Recommendation
92%
Recommended by
23 of 25 experts
8%
Recommended by
2 of 25 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 2# 3
Best Rank# 2# 3
Worst Rank# 4# 4
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 6# 8
Best Rank# 5# 6
Worst Rank# 7# 12
   
Projections 
   
Minutes33.032.4
Field Goals Made7.08.6
Field Goals Att13.917.6
Field Goals %.507.488
Three Points Made1.41.2
Three Points Att5.23.8
Three Points %.389.339
Free Throws Made3.56.3
Free Throws Att4.18.1
Free Throws %.839.791
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds11.412.8
Assists7.33.5
Turnovers2.93.5
Steals1.30.7
Blocks0.81.9
Points20.426.3
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Site Rankings
Sports Illustrated
# 3# 4
   
Site Rankings
CBS Sports
# 3# 4
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 3# 4
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 3# 4
   
Andrew Sears
FantasyPros
# 3# 4
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 3# 4
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 2# 8
   
Marc Roberts
Daily Fantasy Basketball Podcast
# 3# 4
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 3# 4
   
Andrew Joe Potter
theScore
# 3# 4
   
Joe Kaiser
ESPN
# 3# 4
   
Frank Stampfl
CBS Sports
# 3# 4
   
Site Projections
Hashtag Basketball
# 3# 4
   
Jason Klabacha
Yahoo! Sports
# 3# 4
   
Yahoo Staff
Yahoo! Sports
# 3# 4
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 2# 4
   
Alex Rikleen
RotoWire
# 3# 4
   
Mauricio Castillo
Yahoo! Sports
# 3# 4
   
Jay Taaffe
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 3# 4
   
Kevin So
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 3# 4
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 3# 4
   
Kyle Reiner Pineda
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 2# 4
   
Matt Kuri
Fantasy Analyzers
# 3# 4
   
Lawrence Doto
Elite Sports NY
# 4# 2
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 4# 3
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
2018 Stats 
   
   
Minutes2,5042,154
   
Field Goals Made616580
   
Field Goals Att1,2061,199
   
Field Goals %.511.484
   
Three Points Made8379
   
Three Points Att270263
   
Three Points %.307.300
   
Free Throws Made289522
   
Free Throws Att352649
   
Free Throws %.821.804
   
Offensive Rebound228160
   
Rebounds865870
   
Assists581234
   
Turnovers248227
   
Steals10846
   
Blocks54122
   
Points1,6041,761
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
2019 Projections 
   
   
Minutes33.032.4
   
Field Goals Made7.08.6
   
Field Goals Att13.917.6
   
Field Goals %.507.488
   
Three Points Made1.41.2
   
Three Points Att5.23.8
   
Three Points %.389.339
   
Free Throws Made3.56.3
   
Free Throws Att4.18.1
   
Free Throws %.839.791
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds11.412.8
   
Assists7.33.5
   
Turnovers2.93.5
   
Steals1.30.7
   
Blocks0.81.9
   
Points20.426.3
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
News 
 Nikola Jokic recorded 20 points (9-16 FG, 1-4 3PT, 1-1 FT), seven rebounds, five assists, three steals, and one turnover in Saturday night's defeat to the Lakers.
Shaan Hoda
Sun, Sep 27th
The Philadelphia 76ers and Doc Rivers have reached an agreement for Rivers to become Philadelphia's next head coach.
Dan Titus
Thu, Oct 1st
 Nikola Jokic chipped in 22 points (9-14 FG, 1-3 3PT, 3-4 FT), 10 rebounds, five assists, one steal, one block, and five turnovers in Tuesday night's win against the Lakers.
Shaan Hoda
Wed, Sep 23rd
Joel Embiid put forth his best effort in Game 4, recording another monster double-double, scoring 30 points (8-18 FG, 1-5 3PT, 13-18 FT) with 10 boards, three steals, two blocks, and four turnovers as the Sixers get swept by the Celtics.
Adam Koffler
Sun, Aug 23rd
 Nikola Jokic notched 30 points (9-20 FG, 1-4 3PT, 11-12 FT), six boards, nine assists, four steals, and two turnovers in Sunday night's close loss to the Lakers.
Shaan Hoda
Mon, Sep 21st
Joel Embiid scored a game-high 30 points (7-20 FG, 2-5 3PT, 14-16 FT) to go along with 13 rebounds, one assist, one steal, one block, and four turnovers across 35 minutes in a loss on Friday in Game 3.
Dan Titus
Sat, Aug 22nd
 Nikola Jokic recorded 21 points (8-14 FG, 5-7 FT), six rebounds, two assists, one block, and four turnovers in Friday's loss to the Lakers.
Shaan Hoda
Sat, Sep 19th
Joel Embiid posted a very respectable 34 points (11-21 FG, 12-13 FT), 10 rebounds, three assists, one block, and two turnovers as the lone bright spot in a bad 128-101 Game 2 loss to the Celtics.
Adam Koffler
Wed, Aug 19th
 Nikola Jokic poured in 16 points (5-13 FG, 0-4 3PT, 6-6 FT), 22 rebounds, 13 assists, two steals, three blocks, and five turnovers in Tuesday night's Game 7 victory versus the Clippers.
Shaan Hoda
Wed, Sep 16th
Joel Embiid racked up 26 points (8-15 FG, 1-4 3PT, 9-12 FT), 16 rebounds, one assist, two steals, and one block in 37 minutes play Monday.
Aaron Larson
Tue, Aug 18th
Notes 
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