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Nikola Jokic or Lauri Markkanen (2019)

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Lauri Markkanen
F - CHI
Lauri Markkanen
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
25 of 25 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 25 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 6
Best Rank# 5
Worst Rank# 7
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 6
Best Rank# 5
Worst Rank# 7
   
Projections 
   
Minutes33.032.0
Field Goals Made7.06.1
Field Goals Att13.913.8
Field Goals %.507.438
Three Points Made1.42.4
Three Points Att5.27.4
Three Points %.389.373
Free Throws Made3.52.7
Free Throws Att4.13.2
Free Throws %.839.851
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds11.48.5
Assists7.31.4
Turnovers2.91.4
Steals1.30.6
Blocks0.80.6
Points20.418.5
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert-OUT
   
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Player Statistics Comparison
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Lauri Markkanen
F - CHI
Lauri Markkanen
2018 Stats 
   
   
Minutes2,5041,682
   
Field Goals Made616342
   
Field Goals Att1,206795
   
Field Goals %.511.430
   
Three Points Made83120
   
Three Points Att270332
   
Three Points %.307.361
   
Free Throws Made289170
   
Free Throws Att352195
   
Free Throws %.821.872
   
Offensive Rebound22874
   
Rebounds865471
   
Assists58175
   
Turnovers24885
   
Steals10837
   
Blocks5433
   
Points1,604974
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Lauri Markkanen
F - CHI
Lauri Markkanen
2019 Projections 
   
   
Minutes33.032.0
   
Field Goals Made7.06.1
   
Field Goals Att13.913.8
   
Field Goals %.507.438
   
Three Points Made1.42.4
   
Three Points Att5.27.4
   
Three Points %.389.373
   
Free Throws Made3.52.7
   
Free Throws Att4.13.2
   
Free Throws %.839.851
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds11.48.5
   
Assists7.31.4
   
Turnovers2.91.4
   
Steals1.30.6
   
Blocks0.80.6
   
Points20.418.5
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Lauri Markkanen
F - CHI
Lauri Markkanen
News 
 Nikola Jokic posts 32 points (12-15 FG, 1-2 3 Pt, 7-7 FT), seven rebounds, five assists, one block and one steal in 34 minutes in a losing effort in Oklahoma City.
Ross Jared Joswick
Fri, Feb 21st
Lauri Markkanen is expected to return to action by the end February.
Dave Kluge
Wed, Feb 12th
 Nikola Jokic accounted for 22 points (9-18 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 2-2 FT), 11 rebounds, six assists, three steals and a block over 37 inutes in the Nuggets’ 120-116 loss to the Lakers on Wednesday.
Zachary Hanshew
Thu, Feb 13th
Lauri Markkanen will miss 4-6 weeks while dealing with a stress reaction in his right pelvis.
Zachary Hanshew
Fri, Jan 24th
 Nikola Jokic scored 19 points (6-8 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 7-8 FT), 13 assists, eight rebounds and one block in a seven-point victory over the Spurs.
Ross Jared Joswick
Tue, Feb 11th
Lauri Markkanen scored 21 on 6-of-14, going 4-of-10 from behind the arc and 5-of-6 on free throws. He pulled six rebounds, dished one assist, and stole a ball over a team-high 31 minutes.
Dave Kluge
Wed, Jan 22nd
 Nikola Jokic posted 19 points (6-8 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 7-8 FT) 13 assists, eight rebounds, and one block over 38 minutes in Monday's 127-120 win over the Spurs.
Dave Kluge
Mon, Feb 10th
Lauri Markkanen is still dealing with a a sprained ankle but is expected to play in Wednesday's matchup against the Timberwolves.
Dave Kluge
Wed, Jan 22nd
 Nikola Jokic concocted 23 points (9-19 FG, 0-3 3Pt, 5-5 FT), nine rebounds, six assists, three blocks and one steal in a 117-108 win over the Suns.
Ross Jared Joswick
Sun, Feb 9th
Lauri Markkanen scored only eight points on Monday, going 2-of-11 from the floor and missing all seven attempts from three-point range. He doubled his point total going a perfect 4-of-4 from the free throw line while adding eight rebounds.
Dave Kluge
Mon, Jan 20th
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