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Who Should I Start?

Damian Lillard or Joel Embiid

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
11 of 11 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 11 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 5# 10
   
Projections 
   
Minutes37.330.4
Field Goals Made9.37.8
Field Goals Att20.216.3
Field Goals %.459.480
Three Points Made3.91.2
Three Points Att9.93.6
Three Points %.394.323
Free Throws Made6.86.9
Free Throws Att7.78.6
Free Throws %.893.804
Offensive Rebound0.42.1
Rebounds4.311.8
Assists7.83.1
Turnovers2.93.2
Steals1.10.8
Blocks0.31.4
Points29.423.8
   
Misc 
   
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Expert Ranks 
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 11# 21
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 3# 43
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 7# 10
   
Site Projections
Hashtag Basketball
# 4# 14
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 5# 11
   
Jay Taaffe
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 7# 9
   
Kevin So
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 6# 13
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 4# 9
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 6# 10
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 15# 23
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 10# 16
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes2,4741,506
   
Field Goals Made624382
   
Field Goals Att1,348802
   
Field Goals %.463.476
   
Three Points Made27057
   
Three Points Att674172
   
Three Points %.401.331
   
Free Throws Made460352
   
Free Throws Att518436
   
Free Throws %.888.807
   
Offensive Rebound33141
   
Rebounds284593
   
Assists530152
   
Turnovers193159
   
Steals7044
   
Blocks2265
   
Points1,9781,173
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
2019 Projections 
   
   
Minutes37.330.4
   
Field Goals Made9.37.8
   
Field Goals Att20.216.3
   
Field Goals %.459.480
   
Three Points Made3.91.2
   
Three Points Att9.93.6
   
Three Points %.394.323
   
Free Throws Made6.86.9
   
Free Throws Att7.78.6
   
Free Throws %.893.804
   
Offensive Rebound0.42.1
   
Rebounds4.311.8
   
Assists7.83.1
   
Turnovers2.93.2
   
Steals1.10.8
   
Blocks0.31.4
   
Points29.423.8
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
News 
 Trail Blazers G Damian Lillard was re-evaluated by trainers over the weekend and revealed only a mild knee sprain for the Bubble MVP. He’s expected to make a full recovery ahead of the start of the 2020-2021 season
Dan Titus
Tue, Sep 1st
The Philadelphia 76ers and Doc Rivers have reached an agreement for Rivers to become Philadelphia's next head coach.
Dan Titus
Thu, Oct 1st
 NBA Bubble MVP Damian Lillard will leave the Orlando campus on Thursday and return to Portland for further evaluation on his injured right knee.
Dan Titus
Thu, Aug 27th
Joel Embiid put forth his best effort in Game 4, recording another monster double-double, scoring 30 points (8-18 FG, 1-5 3PT, 13-18 FT) with 10 boards, three steals, two blocks, and four turnovers as the Sixers get swept by the Celtics.
Adam Koffler
Sun, Aug 23rd
 Damian Lillard has been diagnosed with a right knee sprain and will miss Game 5 against the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday.
Dan Titus
Tue, Aug 25th
Joel Embiid scored a game-high 30 points (7-20 FG, 2-5 3PT, 14-16 FT) to go along with 13 rebounds, one assist, one steal, one block, and four turnovers across 35 minutes in a loss on Friday in Game 3.
Dan Titus
Sat, Aug 22nd
 Damian Lillard scored 11 points (3-9 FG, 1-2 3PT, 4-4 FT) and provided four assists, one rebound, one steal, and three turnovers across 27 minutes in a 135-115 loss to the Lakers on Monday night.
Dan Titus
Tue, Aug 25th
Joel Embiid posted a very respectable 34 points (11-21 FG, 12-13 FT), 10 rebounds, three assists, one block, and two turnovers as the lone bright spot in a bad 128-101 Game 2 loss to the Celtics.
Adam Koffler
Wed, Aug 19th
 Damian Lillard (knee) will not return to tonight’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers after suffering an apparent knee injury.
Dan Titus
Mon, Aug 24th
Joel Embiid racked up 26 points (8-15 FG, 1-4 3PT, 9-12 FT), 16 rebounds, one assist, two steals, and one block in 37 minutes play Monday.
Aaron Larson
Tue, Aug 18th
Notes 
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