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D'Angelo Russell or Buddy Hield

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Buddy Hield
G - SAC
Buddy Hield
D'Angelo Russell
G - MIN
D'Angelo Russell
Expert
Recommendation
56%
Recommended by
5 of 9 experts
44%
Recommended by
4 of 9 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 17# 13
   
Projections 
   
Minutes30.731.6
Field Goals Made6.97.7
Field Goals Att16.118.0
Field Goals %.430.429
Three Points Made3.73.2
Three Points Att9.38.7
Three Points %.399.369
Free Throws Made1.62.9
Free Throws Att1.93.7
Free Throws %.857.797
Offensive Rebound0.70.2
Rebounds4.64.0
Assists2.96.1
Turnovers2.33.1
Steals0.91.1
Blocks0.20.3
Points19.321.7
   
Misc 
   
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Expert Ranks 
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 19# 58
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 18# 30
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 23# 29
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 16# 17
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 18# 22
   
Jay Taaffe
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 15# 10
   
Kevin So
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 31# 21
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 21# 12
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 31# 22
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Buddy Hield
G - SAC
Buddy Hield
D'Angelo Russell
G - MIN
D'Angelo Russell
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes2,1821,452
   
Field Goals Made491360
   
Field Goals Att1,147846
   
Field Goals %.428.426
   
Three Points Made269158
   
Three Points Att681431
   
Three Points %.395.367
   
Free Throws Made115161
   
Free Throws Att136199
   
Free Throws %.846.809
   
Offensive Rebound5717
   
Rebounds325177
   
Assists209285
   
Turnovers165147
   
Steals6648
   
Blocks1713
   
Points1,3661,039
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Buddy Hield
G - SAC
Buddy Hield
D'Angelo Russell
G - MIN
D'Angelo Russell
2019 Projections 
   
   
Minutes30.731.6
   
Field Goals Made6.97.7
   
Field Goals Att16.118.0
   
Field Goals %.430.429
   
Three Points Made3.73.2
   
Three Points Att9.38.7
   
Three Points %.399.369
   
Free Throws Made1.62.9
   
Free Throws Att1.93.7
   
Free Throws %.857.797
   
Offensive Rebound0.70.2
   
Rebounds4.64.0
   
Assists2.96.1
   
Turnovers2.33.1
   
Steals0.91.1
   
Blocks0.20.3
   
Points19.321.7
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Buddy Hield
G - SAC
Buddy Hield
D'Angelo Russell
G - MIN
D'Angelo Russell
News 
 Buddy Hield recorded 28 points (10-17 FG, 8-14 3PT), five rebounds, two assists, and two steals in Thursday's win over the Lakers.
Dave Kluge
Thu, Aug 13th
In an interview with senior writer Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic, Timberwolves G D'Angelo Russell stated, “this is where I’m supposed to be.” Russell was referring to the warm reception he received from fans and the Timberwolves organization upon arriving at the Minnesota airport after being traded by the Golden State Warriors on February 6, 2020.
Dan Titus
Thu, May 14th
 Buddy Hield chipped in 11 points (4-5 FG, 3-4 FT) with three assists, two rebounds, three three-pointers, and three turnovers in 19 minutes of action.
Dan Titus
Wed, Aug 12th
D'Angelo Russell put up 28 points (8-15 FG, 5-12 3PT, 7-9 FT), six rebounds, five assists, and four steals across 33 minutes of play Tuesday night.
Aaron Larson
Wed, Mar 11th
 Buddy Hield put up 17 points (6-16 FG, 3-10 3PT, 2-2 FT) and one rebound in Friday's loss to the Nets.
Dave Kluge
Fri, Aug 7th
D'Angelo Russell scored 19 points (6-18 FG, 0-7 3PT, 7-7 FT), with six rebounds, five assists, one steal, one block, and five turnovers in 35 minutes in Sunday's 120-107 loss to New Orleans.
Adam Koffler
Mon, Mar 9th
 Buddy Hield registered three points (1-5 FG, 1-4 3PT), one rebound, and one steal over 11 minutes of relief in Thursday's 140-125 win over the Pelicans.
Dave Kluge
Fri, Aug 7th
D'Angelo Russell mustered just five points (2-14 FG, 0-4 3PT, 1-2 FT), five rebounds, and three assists over 23 minutes of play Friday.
Aaron Larson
Sat, Mar 7th
 Buddy Hield put up 21 points (8-20 FG, 5-14 3PT), four rebounds, three assists, and one steal over 30 minutes off the bench in the overtime loss to Dallas on Tuesday.
Aaron Larson
Tue, Aug 4th
D’Angelo Russell totaled 19 points (6-13 FG, 4-10 3PT, 3-3 FT), three rebounds, four assists, and one steal in 31 minutes in the Timberwolves’ 115-108 victory over the Bulls on Wednesday.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Thu, Mar 5th
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