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Who Should I Draft?

Trae Young or Kevin Durant (2020)


Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Trae Young
G - ATL
Trae Young
Kevin Durant
F - BKN
Kevin Durant
Expert
Recommendation
96%
Recommended by
23 of 24 experts
4%
Recommended by
1 of 24 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 9# 15
Best Rank# 5# 9
Worst Rank# 26# 27
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 9# 15
Best Rank# 5# 9
Worst Rank# 26# 27
   
Projections 
   
Minutes34.033.0
Field Goals Made8.28.9
Field Goals Att18.317.3
Field Goals %.445.515
Three Points Made3.22.0
Three Points Att9.45.1
Three Points %.369.379
Free Throws Made7.45.6
Free Throws Att8.66.4
Free Throws %.863.874
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds3.96.4
Assists9.24.9
Turnovers4.13.0
Steals1.00.7
Blocks0.21.0
Points26.925.4
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   

# 6# 12
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 8# 13
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 10# 15
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 9# 16
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 10# 15
   
JMO
FantasyPros
# 8# 15
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 8# 24
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 10# 14
   
Yahoo Staff
Yahoo! Sports
# 5# 12
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 13# 14
   
Blaine Blontz
FantasyPros
# 10# 15
   
Mauricio Castillo
Yahoo! Sports
# 8# 15
   
Tom
FantasyPros
# 18
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 7# 9
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 5# 14
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 10# 18
   
Dave Kluge
FantasyPros
# 8# 12
   
Adam Koffler
FantasyPros
# 11# 13
   
Vaughn Dalzell
FantasyPros
# 8# 13
   
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
# 11# 12
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 8# 12
   
Dan Titus
Sports Gambling Podcast
# 8# 14
   
Shane Mosley
FB-Ninja
# 8# 27
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 26# 13
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Trae Young
G - ATL
Trae Young
Kevin Durant
F - BKN
Kevin Durant
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes2,1200
   
Field Goals Made5460
   
Field Goals Att1,2490
   
Field Goals %.437.000
   
Three Points Made2050
   
Three Points Att5680
   
Three Points %.361.000
   
Free Throws Made4810
   
Free Throws Att5590
   
Free Throws %.861.000
   
Offensive Rebound310
   
Rebounds2540
   
Assists5600
   
Turnovers2890
   
Steals650
   
Blocks80
   
Points1,7780
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Trae Young
G - ATL
Trae Young
Kevin Durant
F - BKN
Kevin Durant
2020 Projections 
   
   
Minutes34.033.0
   
Field Goals Made8.28.9
   
Field Goals Att18.317.3
   
Field Goals %.445.515
   
Three Points Made3.22.0
   
Three Points Att9.45.1
   
Three Points %.369.379
   
Free Throws Made7.45.6
   
Free Throws Att8.66.4
   
Free Throws %.863.874
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds3.96.4
   
Assists9.24.9
   
Turnovers4.13.0
   
Steals1.00.7
   
Blocks0.21.0
   
Points26.925.4
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Trae Young
G - ATL
Trae Young
Kevin Durant
F - BKN
Kevin Durant
News 
 Trae Young scored 32 points (10-19 FG, 2-6 3PT, 10-10 FT) to go along with one rebound, four assists, and four turnovers in Friday night's defeat to Philadelphia.
Shaan Hoda
Sat, May 1st
Kevin Durant scored 32 points (11-22 FG, 4-8 3PT, 6-7 FT) to go along with nine rebounds, six assists, one steal and two blocks in the Nets loss Tuesday against the Bucks.
Ari Koslow
Wed, May 5th
 Trae Young (ankle) is officially active for Friday's game versus the 76ers.
Ross Jared Joswick
Fri, Apr 30th
Kevin Durant scored 42 points (16-33 FG, 7-13 3PT, 3-4 FT) to go along with 10 rebounds, two assists and one steal in the Nets loss Sunday against Milwaukee.
Ari Koslow
Sun, May 2nd
 Atlanta Hawks PG Trae Young (ankle) could return by end of the week after suffering a Grade 2 left ankle sprain, per Hawks' GM Travis Schlenk.
Matthew MacKay
Tue, Apr 27th
Kevin Durant (hamstring) will be rested on Friday as the Nets battle the Trail Blazers.
Ross Jared Joswick
Fri, Apr 30th
 All Star PG Trae Young was diagnosed with a Grade 2 lateral strain of his left ankle after landing awkwardly in Wednesday's contest against the Knicks.
Jack Mannis
Thu, Apr 22nd
Kevin Durant scored 42 points (16-24 FG, 2-4 3PT, 8-8 FT) to go along with three rebounds, 10 assists and one steal in the Nets win Thursday over Indiana.
Ari Koslow
Fri, Apr 30th
 Hawks star G Trae Young had to be helped off the floor Wednesday night vs. the Knicks after rolling his left ankle.
Adam Koffler
Wed, Apr 21st
Kevin Durant scored 17 points (5-7 FG, 3-5 3PT, 4-4 FT) to go along with 10 rebounds, four assists, two steals and two blocks in the Nets win Tuesday over Toronto.
Ari Koslow
Wed, Apr 28th
Notes 
 Trae Young exploded onto the scene last year and finished fourth in scoring (29.6 points) and second in assists (9.3) per game. His 205 made three-pointers were sixth-most in the league and he did it at a 36.1% clip. If he's able to improve his shooting heading into his third year, there's no reason to expect him to finish outside the top-three in scoring.
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
 The Atlanta Hawks spared no expense this offseason in putting an extremely formidable team around second-year All-Star PG Trae Young. By adding guys like Bogdan Bogdanovic and Danilo Gallinari, the Hawks are signaling to their young core that they are going all-in to surround them with the talent they need to succeed as early as this season. Last season, Young budded into a superstar right in front of our eyes, finishing fourth in scoring (29.6 ppg) and second in assists (9.3 apg), trailing only LeBron James in that category. While the scoring numbers could come down with a plethora of options to put the ball in the basket, it's not out of the realm of possibility that Young averages over 10 assists per game this season. He's also only missed a total of eight games in two seasons. In a world of "DNP-rest," Young is as safe as they come in the middle to later part of the first round in 2020-21.
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