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Who Should I Start?

Damian Lillard or Jimmy Butler

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
Jimmy Butler
F - MIA
Jimmy Butler
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
11 of 11 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 11 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 5
   
Projections 
   
Minutes36.834.7
Field Goals Made8.96.3
Field Goals Att19.714.0
Field Goals %.453.451
Three Points Made3.70.8
Three Points Att9.52.7
Three Points %.386.308
Free Throws Made6.67.1
Free Throws Att7.48.5
Free Throws %.893.836
Offensive Rebound0.41.3
Rebounds4.36.2
Assists7.65.8
Turnovers2.82.0
Steals1.11.8
Blocks0.40.5
Points28.220.6
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert-OUT
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 11# 17
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 3# 14
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 7# 8
   
Site Projections
Hashtag Basketball
# 3# 21
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 5# 10
   
Jay Taaffe
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 7# 15
   
Kevin So
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 6# 11
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 4# 11
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 6# 12
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 15# 20
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 10# 12
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
Jimmy Butler
F - MIA
Jimmy Butler
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes2,2291,879
   
Field Goals Made549326
   
Field Goals Att1,203724
   
Field Goals %.456.450
   
Three Points Made23329
   
Three Points Att596115
   
Three Points %.391.252
   
Free Throws Made405417
   
Free Throws Att456500
   
Free Throws %.888.834
   
Offensive Rebound30101
   
Rebounds257360
   
Assists478341
   
Turnovers175121
   
Steals5997
   
Blocks2230
   
Points1,7361,098
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
Jimmy Butler
F - MIA
Jimmy Butler
2019 Projections 
   
   
Minutes36.834.7
   
Field Goals Made8.96.3
   
Field Goals Att19.714.0
   
Field Goals %.453.451
   
Three Points Made3.70.8
   
Three Points Att9.52.7
   
Three Points %.386.308
   
Free Throws Made6.67.1
   
Free Throws Att7.48.5
   
Free Throws %.893.836
   
Offensive Rebound0.41.3
   
Rebounds4.36.2
   
Assists7.65.8
   
Turnovers2.82.0
   
Steals1.11.8
   
Blocks0.40.5
   
Points28.220.6
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
Jimmy Butler
F - MIA
Jimmy Butler
News 
 Damian Lillard racked up 21 points (6-19 FG, 3-7 3PT, 6-7 FT), nine rebounds, eight assists, and two steals Tuesday night as the Blazers topped the Rockets.
Aaron Larson
Wed, Aug 5th
Heat All-Star Jimmy Butler (ankle) has been ruled out of Tuesday’s game vs. Boston.
Adam Koffler
Tue, Aug 4th
 Damian Lillard led the Trail Blazers in scoring in 44 minutes of play, dropping 30 points (8-19 FG, 9-9 FT) while distributing a season-high 16 assists along with two rebounds, one block, and five three-pointers in a tough 128-124 loss to the Celtics.
Dan Titus
Sun, Aug 2nd
Jimmy Butler scored 16 points (4-9 FG, 8-8 FT) along with seven rebounds, five assists, two steals, and two blocks across 33 minutes in the Heat's loss to the Raptors on Monday afternoon.
Chris Ferro
Mon, Aug 3rd
 Damian Lillard played in the Trailblazers’ 140-135 overtime victory over the Grizzlies on Friday with soreness on a muscle that attaches his pelvic bone to his abs.
Leonard Grandio
Sun, Aug 2nd
Heat G/F Jimmy Butler does not appear on the NBA's official injury report and is expected to play Monday against the Raptors.
Alex Burns - Hoop Beast
Sun, Aug 2nd
 Damian Lillard scored 29 points (10-22 FG, 7-9 FT, 2-9 3PT), with five rebounds, nine assists, and three turnovers across 44 minutes in 140-135 overtime win vs. the Grizzlies.
Adam Koffler
Fri, Jul 31st
Speaking with the media on Sunday, Heat forward Jae Crowder mentioned Jimmy Butler missing practice and said, "We want to talk to him as soon as he gets out of quarantine and whatever he's in. But it's just next-man-up mentality." He then went on to say, "It's definitely a curve ball to us to hear stuff like what's going on with him. And you never know what to expect."
Alex Burns - Hoop Beast
Sun, Aug 2nd
 All-Star PG Damian Lillard will play Friday against the Grizzlies according to Trail Blazers head coach, Terry Stotts.
Dan Titus
Thu, Jul 30th
Speaking with the media on Sunday morning, Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra stated that Jimmy Butler had an excused absence from Sunday's practice. Butler's status for Monday's game against the Raptors is currently unknown.
Alex Burns - Hoop Beast
Sun, Aug 2nd
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