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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
FantasyPros
# 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 poured in 38 points (11-26 FG, 3-5 3PT, 13-19 FT), four rebounds, 10 assists, two steals, one block, and two turnovers in Wednesday night's comeback win against Detroit.
Shaan Hoda
Thu, Jan 21st
Kevin Durant scored 30 points (10-21 FG, 2-4 3PT, 8-9 FT) with nine rebounds, six assists, two blocks and three turnovers in 36 minutes.
Adam Koffler
Mon, Jan 18th
 Trae Young is available to play against the Pistons, although dealing with a sore heel.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Wed, Jan 20th
Kevin Durant scored a season-high 42 points in 40 minutes in a 122-115 win over the Magic on Saturday. He added four rebounds, five assists, two steals, two blocks, and committed six turnovers in the win.
Adam Koffler
Sat, Jan 16th
 Trae Young (heel) is officially probable for Wednesday's game versus Detroit.
Ross Jared Joswick
Tue, Jan 19th
Kevin Durant scored 26 points (10-18 FG, 3-5 3PT, 3-4 FT) with three rebounds, six assists, two blocks and just one turnover in 30 minutes in a 116-109 win over the Knicks.
Adam Koffler
Wed, Jan 13th
 Trae Young notched 20 points (3-8 FG, 2-5 3PT, 12-13 FT), eight rebounds, 13 assists, three steals, and six turnovers in Monday's afternoon victory over the Wolves.
Shaan Hoda
Tue, Jan 19th
Nets PF Kevin Durant plans to play on Wednesday against the New York Knicks, which would be his first back-to-back of the season.
Kyle Williams - Fantasy Six Pack
Wed, Jan 13th
 Trae Young registered 26 points (7-23 FG, 1-9 3PT, 11-12 FT), seven rebounds, 11 assists, and five turnovers in Saturday night's defeat to Portland.
Shaan Hoda
Sun, Jan 17th
Kevin Durant scored a game-high 34 points (12-18 FG, 4-7 3PT, 6-7 FT) with nine rebounds, 13 assists, and seven turnovers in a 122-116 win over the Nuggets.
Adam Koffler
Tue, Jan 12th
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