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Who Should I Draft?

Will Barton or De'Anthony Melton (2021)


Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  De'Anthony Melton
G - MEM
De'Anthony Melton
Will Barton
G - DEN
Will Barton
Expert
Recommendation
71%
Recommended by
10 of 14 experts
29%
Recommended by
4 of 14 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 57# 66
Best Rank# 48# 66
Worst Rank# 69# 83
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 113# 141
Best Rank# 85# 134
Worst Rank# 145# 165
   
Projections 
   
Minutes22.631.9
Field Goals Made3.75.2
Field Goals Att8.811.9
Field Goals %.425.435
Three Points Made1.81.9
Three Points Att4.65.1
Three Points %.384.379
Free Throws Made1.01.8
Free Throws Att1.22.2
Free Throws %.808.792
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds3.64.1
Assists2.93.2
Turnovers1.41.7
Steals1.30.9
Blocks0.50.4
Points10.314.0
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Site Rankings
CBS Sports
# 64# 67
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 58# 75
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 66# 77
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 60# 75
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 64# 68
   
Adam Koffler
FantasyPros
# 48# 69
   
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
# 60# 74
   
Dylan Licciardo
FF Gamers
# 61# 69
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 63# 75
   
Dan Titus
Sports Gambling Podcast Network
# 64# 83
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 82# 68
   
Scott Youngson
Fantasy Mutant
# 71# 67
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 69# 66
   
Alex Rikleen
RotoWire
# 69# 66
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  De'Anthony Melton
G - MEM
De'Anthony Melton
Will Barton
G - DEN
Will Barton
2020 Stats 
   
   
Minutes1,0451,736
   
Field Goals Made172259
   
Field Goals Att393608
   
Field Goals %.438.426
   
Three Points Made8798
   
Three Points Att211257
   
Three Points %.412.381
   
Free Throws Made4195
   
Free Throws Att51121
   
Free Throws %.804.785
   
Offensive Rebound3039
   
Rebounds161226
   
Assists132181
   
Turnovers6696
   
Steals5950
   
Blocks3123
   
Points472711
   
Player Projections Comparison
  De'Anthony Melton
G - MEM
De'Anthony Melton
Will Barton
G - DEN
Will Barton
2021 Projections 
   
   
Minutes22.631.9
   
Field Goals Made3.75.2
   
Field Goals Att8.811.9
   
Field Goals %.425.435
   
Three Points Made1.81.9
   
Three Points Att4.65.1
   
Three Points %.384.379
   
Free Throws Made1.01.8
   
Free Throws Att1.22.2
   
Free Throws %.808.792
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds3.64.1
   
Assists2.93.2
   
Turnovers1.41.7
   
Steals1.30.9
   
Blocks0.50.4
   
Points10.314.0
   
Notes for Player Combination
  De'Anthony Melton
G - MEM
De'Anthony Melton
Will Barton
G - DEN
Will Barton
News 
 De'Anthony Melton scored 22 (9-16 FG, 4-8 3PT), and added seven rebounds, and two assists in 33 minutes Saturday night.
Josh Thiessen
Sun, Oct 24th
Denver Nuggets G/F Will Barton declined his $14.7M player option and will become a free agent ahead of the 2021-2022 season.
Dan Titus
Mon, Jul 19th
 Memphis Grizzlies guard De'Anthony Melton (leg) has been ruled out Monday against the Bulls.
Kyle Williams - Fantasy Six Pack
Mon, Apr 12th
Will Barton totaled 10 points (4-8 FG, 2-5 3PT), one rebound, three assists, and one block in the Nuggets’ 123-98 loss to the Suns on Wednesday.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Fri, Jun 11th
 Grizzlies G De’Anthony Melton (leg) has been ruled out Wednesday vs. the Hawks.
Adam Koffler
Wed, Apr 7th
Will Barton plans to test his hamstring during warmups prior to Game 2 against Phoenix and if all goes well, is expected to also return to the lineup.
Ethan Biddle - The Work of Ethan Biddle
Wed, Jun 9th
 Grizzlies' G De'Anthony Melton will miss Monday's matchup with the Heat due to left leg soreness.
Jack Mannis
Mon, Apr 5th
Denver SF Will Barton has been ruled out ahead of Game 4 due to a hamstring strain.
Jack Mannis
Fri, May 28th
 Memphis Grizzlies PG De'Anthony Melton scored 12 points (4-5 FG, 2-3 3PT, 2-2 FT) with a rebound and three assists across 18 minutes during Saturday's 126-110 blowout loss against the Utah Jazz.
Matthew MacKay
Sun, Mar 28th
Will Barton will miss Game 3 of the Nuggets-Blazers series with a hamstring injury suffered prior to the end of the regular season.
Ethan Biddle - The Work of Ethan Biddle
Wed, May 26th
Notes 
 Melton once again saw limited run, but he was ultra-efficient with his minutes, averaging 16.3 points, 5.5 boards, 4.5 dimes, 3.2 combined blocks/steals, and 3.0 triples per-36 minutes last season. It's unlikely he sees an uptick in minutes this season, as Memphis' backcourt is one of the most crowded in the NBA. You can roll the dice on him as a late-round flier, but you can't win your leagues on per-36 numbers.
Zachary Hanshew - FantasyPros
Availability will be a concern, as Barton has appeared in just 157 games over the last three seasons. When healthy, he's been a useful fantasy option who should be taken near the back of the top-150.
Zachary Hanshew - FantasyPros