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Deandre Ayton or Zion Williamson

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Deandre Ayton
C - PHO
Deandre Ayton
Zion Williamson
F - NOR
Zion Williamson
Expert
Recommendation
73%
Recommended by
8 of 11 experts
27%
Recommended by
3 of 11 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 44# 47
   
Projections 
   
Minutes32.330.4
Field Goals Made7.88.0
Field Goals Att13.914.6
Field Goals %.561.546
Three Points Made0.10.6
Three Points Att0.41.9
Three Points %.166.321
Free Throws Made2.33.5
Free Throws Att3.15.1
Free Throws %.750.682
Offensive Rebound1.90.9
Rebounds10.78.3
Assists1.82.7
Turnovers2.02.3
Steals0.71.2
Blocks1.41.0
Points18.320.1
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 47# 59
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 148
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 41# 71
   
Site Projections
Hashtag Basketball
# 25# 136
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 25# 58
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 42# 58
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 66# 70
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 46# 51
   
Jay Taaffe
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 69# 41
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 41# 11
   
Kevin So
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 65# 36
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Deandre Ayton
C - PHO
Deandre Ayton
Zion Williamson
F - NOR
Zion Williamson
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes1,206668
   
Field Goals Made304210
   
Field Goals Att552360
   
Field Goals %.551.583
   
Three Points Made36
   
Three Points Att1314
   
Three Points %.231.429
   
Free Throws Made66114
   
Free Throws Att88178
   
Free Throws %.750.640
   
Offensive Rebound14564
   
Rebounds427150
   
Assists7150
   
Turnovers7959
   
Steals2516
   
Blocks559
   
Points677540
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Deandre Ayton
C - PHO
Deandre Ayton
Zion Williamson
F - NOR
Zion Williamson
2019 Projections 
   
   
Minutes32.330.4
   
Field Goals Made7.88.0
   
Field Goals Att13.914.6
   
Field Goals %.561.546
   
Three Points Made0.10.6
   
Three Points Att0.41.9
   
Three Points %.166.321
   
Free Throws Made2.33.5
   
Free Throws Att3.15.1
   
Free Throws %.750.682
   
Offensive Rebound1.90.9
   
Rebounds10.78.3
   
Assists1.82.7
   
Turnovers2.02.3
   
Steals0.71.2
   
Blocks1.41.0
   
Points18.320.1
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Deandre Ayton
C - PHO
Deandre Ayton
Zion Williamson
F - NOR
Zion Williamson
News 
 Deandre Ayton put up eight points (4-10 FG, 0-2 3PT), 12 rebounds, and two assists over 32 minutes of play Tuesday as the Suns win streak reached seven games.
Aaron Larson
Wed, Aug 12th
Pelicans F Zion Williamson (knee) will miss Thursday's contest against the Magic, putting an end to his rookie season.
Dan Titus
Wed, Aug 12th
 Deandre Ayton missed COVID-19 testing on Sunday and had to be tested for thing Monday morning. He’s replaced in the starting lineup by Dario Saric.
Adam Koffler
Mon, Aug 10th
Zion Williamson will not play Tuesday against the Kings due to right knee soreness.
Brad Camara
Mon, Aug 10th
 Deandre Ayton registered 18 points (7-15 FG, 4-5 FT), 12 rebounds and two assists across 36 minutes in Saturday's 119-112 win over the Heat.
Brad Camara
Sun, Aug 9th
Per David Griffin, Pelicans F Zion Williamson (rest) is expected to play Sunday after sitting Friday against the Wizards.
Adam Koffler
Sat, Aug 8th
 Deandre Ayton scored 19 points in 37 minutes in the Suns win against the Los Angeles Clippers. Ayton was 9-of-18 on field goals, with seven rebounds and four assists.
Brett Tomlinson
Tue, Aug 4th
Pelicans F Zion Williamson (rest) will not suit up against the Washington Wizards on Friday night, the second half of a back-to-back set.
Dan Titus
Fri, Aug 7th
 Deandre Ayton failed to reach double-figures in Sunday's 117-115 win over the Mavericks, contributing seven points (3-8 FG, 0-1 3PT, 1-2 FT) and collecting eight rebounds in 21 minutes of action.
Dan Titus
Mon, Aug 3rd
Zion Williamson scored 24 points (10-12 FG, 4-7 FT) with just two rebounds, and two assists in 22 minutes in a 140-125 loss to the Kings.
Adam Koffler
Thu, Aug 6th
Notes 
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