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Ja Morant or Jonas Valanciunas

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Ja Morant
G - MEM
Ja Morant
Jonas Valanciunas
C - MEM
Jonas Valanciunas
Expert
Recommendation
64%
Recommended by
7 of 11 experts
36%
Recommended by
4 of 11 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 53# 55
   
Projections 
   
Minutes31.026.2
Field Goals Made6.66.1
Field Goals Att14.010.6
Field Goals %.471.581
Three Points Made1.00.4
Three Points Att2.91.3
Three Points %.342.351
Free Throws Made3.42.1
Free Throws Att4.42.9
Free Throws %.775.737
Offensive Rebound0.72.8
Rebounds3.911.1
Assists7.21.8
Turnovers3.31.8
Steals0.90.4
Blocks0.31.1
Points17.614.9
   
Misc 
   
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Player Statistics Comparison
  Ja Morant
G - MEM
Ja Morant
Jonas Valanciunas
C - MEM
Jonas Valanciunas
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes2,0411,815
   
Field Goals Made436425
   
Field Goals Att917728
   
Field Goals %.476.584
   
Three Points Made6031
   
Three Points Att17788
   
Three Points %.339.352
   
Free Throws Made239142
   
Free Throws Att308194
   
Free Throws %.776.732
   
Offensive Rebound48211
   
Rebounds251780
   
Assists474128
   
Turnovers218126
   
Steals5731
   
Blocks1876
   
Points1,1711,023
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Ja Morant
G - MEM
Ja Morant
Jonas Valanciunas
C - MEM
Jonas Valanciunas
2019 Projections 
   
   
Minutes31.026.2
   
Field Goals Made6.66.1
   
Field Goals Att14.010.6
   
Field Goals %.471.581
   
Three Points Made1.00.4
   
Three Points Att2.91.3
   
Three Points %.342.351
   
Free Throws Made3.42.1
   
Free Throws Att4.42.9
   
Free Throws %.775.737
   
Offensive Rebound0.72.8
   
Rebounds3.911.1
   
Assists7.21.8
   
Turnovers3.31.8
   
Steals0.90.4
   
Blocks0.31.1
   
Points17.614.9
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Ja Morant
G - MEM
Ja Morant
Jonas Valanciunas
C - MEM
Jonas Valanciunas
News 
 Memphis Grizzlies PG Ja Morant has won the 2019-2020 NBA Rookie of the Year award.
Dan Titus
Thu, Sep 3rd
Jonas Valanciunas was a beast in Saturday's play-in game, putting up 22 points (8-16 FG, 6-6 FT) along with a team-high 17 rebounds, six assists, and one turnover in 34 minutes of play in a tough 126-122 loss to the Trail Blazers.
Dan Titus
Sat, Aug 15th
 Ja Morant played the final four games with a broken right thumb.
Brad Camara
Mon, Aug 17th
Jonas Valanciunas went off in Thursday's Western Conference Play-In-clinching win over the Bucks, recording his first career triple-double, scoring 26 points (11-17 FG, 2-3 3PT, 2-2 FT) with 19 rebounds, 12 assists, one block, and three turnovers in 32 minutes.
Adam Koffler
Thu, Aug 13th
 Ja Morant dropped a team-high 35 points (13-28 FG, 3-6 3PT, 6-8 FT) along with eight assists, four rebounds, with eight turnovers across 42 minutes in a play-in game loss to the Trail Blazers on Saturday.
Dan Titus
Sat, Aug 15th
Jonas Valanciunas racked up 14 points (5-10 FG, 4-6 FT), 10 rebounds, and two steals in 25 minutes of play as Memphis fell to Boston Tuesday.
Aaron Larson
Wed, Aug 12th
 Ja Morant recorded a triple-double in Thursday's 119-106 win over the Bucks, scoring 12 points on 5-of-17 shooting, with 13 rebounds, 10 assists, and six turnovers.
Adam Koffler
Thu, Aug 13th
Jonas Valanciunasput up 19 points (8-11 FG, 0-1 3PT, 3-3 FT), 11 rebounds, two assists, a steal, and a block over 24 minutes in Friday's 121-92 win over the Thunder.
Dave Kluge
Fri, Aug 7th
 Ja Morant led the Grizzlies with 26 points (7-13 FG, 1-4 3PT, 11-15 FT) and 13 assists Tuesday. He also added four rebounds, two blocks, and one steal in 42 minutes of play.
Aaron Larson
Wed, Aug 12th
Jonas Valanciunas registered 21 points (8-17 FG, 0-3 3PT, 5-6 FT), 14 rebounds, and three assists in Wednesday's 124-115 loss to the Jazz.
Dave Kluge
Thu, Aug 6th
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