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Jonas Valanciunas or Lauri Markkanen

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Jonas Valanciunas
C - MEM
Jonas Valanciunas
Lauri Markkanen
F - CHI
Lauri Markkanen
Expert
Recommendation
64%
Recommended by
7 of 11 experts
36%
Recommended by
4 of 11 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 55# 60
   
Projections 
   
Minutes26.227.3
Field Goals Made6.14.9
Field Goals Att10.611.3
Field Goals %.581.433
Three Points Made0.42.0
Three Points Att1.35.9
Three Points %.351.343
Free Throws Made2.12.4
Free Throws Att2.92.9
Free Throws %.737.832
Offensive Rebound2.80.7
Rebounds11.16.2
Assists1.81.3
Turnovers1.81.4
Steals0.40.7
Blocks1.10.5
Points14.914.3
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 43# 200
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 36# 144
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 69# 70
   
Site Projections
Hashtag Basketball
# 53# 110
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 61# 73
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 47# 112
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 52# 97
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 49# 42
   
Jay Taaffe
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 66# 29
   
Kevin So
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 68# 35
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 74# 44
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Jonas Valanciunas
C - MEM
Jonas Valanciunas
Lauri Markkanen
F - CHI
Lauri Markkanen
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes1,8151,458
   
Field Goals Made425247
   
Field Goals Att728582
   
Field Goals %.584.424
   
Three Points Made31106
   
Three Points Att88311
   
Three Points %.352.341
   
Free Throws Made142126
   
Free Throws Att194153
   
Free Throws %.732.824
   
Offensive Rebound21159
   
Rebounds780309
   
Assists12870
   
Turnovers12679
   
Steals3142
   
Blocks7624
   
Points1,023726
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Jonas Valanciunas
C - MEM
Jonas Valanciunas
Lauri Markkanen
F - CHI
Lauri Markkanen
2019 Projections 
   
   
Minutes26.227.3
   
Field Goals Made6.14.9
   
Field Goals Att10.611.3
   
Field Goals %.581.433
   
Three Points Made0.42.0
   
Three Points Att1.35.9
   
Three Points %.351.343
   
Free Throws Made2.12.4
   
Free Throws Att2.92.9
   
Free Throws %.737.832
   
Offensive Rebound2.80.7
   
Rebounds11.16.2
   
Assists1.81.3
   
Turnovers1.81.4
   
Steals0.40.7
   
Blocks1.10.5
   
Points14.914.3
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Jonas Valanciunas
C - MEM
Jonas Valanciunas
Lauri Markkanen
F - CHI
Lauri Markkanen
News 
 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
Bulls Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Arturas Karnisovas told reporters that “our objective is to get the best version of Lauri [Markkanen] next year. We agreed in conversations that this is our objective, and we’re going to try to do it.”
Adam Koffler
Sun, Jun 7th
 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
Lauri Markkanen recorded 15 points (6-13 FG, 3-9 3PT), four rebounds, and one steal over 27 minutes in Tuesday's 108-103 win over the Cavaliers.
Dave Kluge
Wed, Mar 11th
 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
Lauri Markkanen will play 20-22 minutes in Friday's matchup against the Pacers, per Bull's head coach Jim Boylen.
Dave Kluge
Fri, Mar 6th
 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
Lauri Markkanen scored 13 points (6-10 FG, 1-4 3PT) and grabbed four rebounds over 21 minutes in Wednesday's 115-108 loss to the Timberwolves.
Dave Kluge
Wed, Mar 4th
 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
Lauri Markkanen will return to action Wednesday for the first time after being sidelined since late January with a pelvis injury.
Aaron Larson
Wed, Mar 4th
Notes 
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