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Jimmy Butler or Kawhi Leonard

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Kawhi Leonard
F - LAC
Kawhi Leonard
Jimmy Butler
F - MIA
Jimmy Butler
Expert
Recommendation
78%
Recommended by
7 of 9 experts
22%
Recommended by
2 of 9 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 6
   
Projections 
   
Minutes33.034.7
Field Goals Made9.26.3
Field Goals Att19.414.0
Field Goals %.475.451
Three Points Made2.10.8
Three Points Att5.62.7
Three Points %.369.308
Free Throws Made6.37.1
Free Throws Att7.18.5
Free Throws %.886.836
Offensive Rebound0.81.3
Rebounds7.26.2
Assists4.65.8
Turnovers2.52.0
Steals1.81.8
Blocks0.60.5
Points26.620.6
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert-OUT
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 6# 10
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 3# 7
   
Jay Taaffe
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 4# 9
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 4# 8
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 8# 9
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 6# 10
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 6# 7
   
Kevin So
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 10# 7
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 9# 5
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Kawhi Leonard
F - LAC
Kawhi Leonard
Jimmy Butler
F - MIA
Jimmy Butler
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes1,6651,879
   
Field Goals Made475326
   
Field Goals Att1,023724
   
Field Goals %.464.450
   
Three Points Made11029
   
Three Points Att295115
   
Three Points %.373.252
   
Free Throws Made326417
   
Free Throws Att366500
   
Free Throws %.891.834
   
Offensive Rebound51101
   
Rebounds373360
   
Assists258341
   
Turnovers138121
   
Steals9297
   
Blocks3230
   
Points1,3861,098
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Kawhi Leonard
F - LAC
Kawhi Leonard
Jimmy Butler
F - MIA
Jimmy Butler
2019 Projections 
   
   
Minutes33.034.7
   
Field Goals Made9.26.3
   
Field Goals Att19.414.0
   
Field Goals %.475.451
   
Three Points Made2.10.8
   
Three Points Att5.62.7
   
Three Points %.369.308
   
Free Throws Made6.37.1
   
Free Throws Att7.18.5
   
Free Throws %.886.836
   
Offensive Rebound0.81.3
   
Rebounds7.26.2
   
Assists4.65.8
   
Turnovers2.52.0
   
Steals1.81.8
   
Blocks0.60.5
   
Points26.620.6
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Kawhi Leonard
F - LAC
Kawhi Leonard
Jimmy Butler
F - MIA
Jimmy Butler
News 
 Kawhi Leonard scored 27 points (10-21 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 5-5 FT) to go along with seven rebounds, three assists, and one steal over 37 minutes as the Clippers fell to the Suns 117-115 on Tuesday.
Jon Mathisen
Tue, Aug 4th
Heat All-Star Jimmy Butler (ankle) has been ruled out of Tuesday’s game vs. Boston.
Adam Koffler
Tue, Aug 4th
 Kawhi Leonard only played 27 minutes but was able to supply 24 points (6-16 FG, 2-6 3PT, 10-11 FT), while collecting six rebounds, handing out five assists along with one steal in Saturday night's 126-103 victory against the Pelicans.
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
 Kawhi Leonard put up 28 points (7-16 FG, 3-4 3Pt, 11-13 FT) with four assists, three rebounds, two steals and two blocks across 33 minutes as the Clippers lost to the Lakers 103-101 on Thursday night as the NBA kicked off its restart.
Jon Mathisen
Fri, Jul 31st
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
 Sources tell Yahoo Sports that Clippers star G/F Kawhi Leonard did indeed make it to Orlando Friday night.
Adam Koffler
Sat, Jul 11th
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
 Per head coach Doc Rivers, Kawhi Leonard, who did not travel with the team to Orlando on Wednesday, is expected to arrive in Walt Disney World on Friday at some point.
Adam Koffler
Fri, Jul 10th
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
Notes 
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