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Karl-Anthony Towns or Damian Lillard

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
Expert
Recommendation
55%
Recommended by
6 of 11 experts
45%
Recommended by
5 of 11 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 5# 4
   
Projections 
   
Minutes37.334.7
Field Goals Made9.39.0
Field Goals Att20.217.4
Field Goals %.459.518
Three Points Made3.92.5
Three Points Att9.96.0
Three Points %.394.414
Free Throws Made6.85.1
Free Throws Att7.76.2
Free Throws %.893.819
Offensive Rebound0.41.2
Rebounds4.311.6
Assists7.83.7
Turnovers2.93.0
Steals1.10.9
Blocks0.31.4
Points29.425.6
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 11# 19
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 3# 76
   
Site Projections
Hashtag Basketball
# 4# 6
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 4# 8
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 15# 31
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 10# 11
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 5# 1
   
Jay Taaffe
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 7# 1
   
Kevin So
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 6# 1
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 6# 5
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 7# 4
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes2,4741,187
   
Field Goals Made624316
   
Field Goals Att1,348622
   
Field Goals %.463.508
   
Three Points Made270114
   
Three Points Att674277
   
Three Points %.401.412
   
Free Throws Made460180
   
Free Throws Att518226
   
Free Throws %.888.797
   
Offensive Rebound3395
   
Rebounds284379
   
Assists530153
   
Turnovers193110
   
Steals7033
   
Blocks2242
   
Points1,978926
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
2019 Projections 
   
   
Minutes37.334.7
   
Field Goals Made9.39.0
   
Field Goals Att20.217.4
   
Field Goals %.459.518
   
Three Points Made3.92.5
   
Three Points Att9.96.0
   
Three Points %.394.414
   
Free Throws Made6.85.1
   
Free Throws Att7.76.2
   
Free Throws %.893.819
   
Offensive Rebound0.41.2
   
Rebounds4.311.6
   
Assists7.83.7
   
Turnovers2.93.0
   
Steals1.10.9
   
Blocks0.31.4
   
Points29.425.6
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
News 
 Trail Blazers G Damian Lillard was re-evaluated by trainers over the weekend and revealed only a mild knee sprain for the Bubble MVP. He’s expected to make a full recovery ahead of the start of the 2020-2021 season
Dan Titus
Tue, Sep 1st
After the tragic death of his mother due to COVID-19, The Minnesota Timberwolves have been supporting Karl-Anthony Towns emotionally and “giving him space” as it relates to his physical recovery from a broken wrist.
Adam Koffler
Thu, Jun 11th
 NBA Bubble MVP Damian Lillard will leave the Orlando campus on Thursday and return to Portland for further evaluation on his injured right knee.
Dan Titus
Thu, Aug 27th
Karl-Anthony Towns continues to heal from the broken left wrist, and the Wolves say surgery is not being discussed as an option, and he will be re-evaluated in another two weeks.
Adam Koffler
Fri, Mar 6th
 Damian Lillard has been diagnosed with a right knee sprain and will miss Game 5 against the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday.
Dan Titus
Tue, Aug 25th
Karl-Anthony Towns was diagnosed with a fractured left wrist and will be re-evaluated in two weeks.
Brad Camara
Fri, Feb 21st
 Damian Lillard scored 11 points (3-9 FG, 1-2 3PT, 4-4 FT) and provided four assists, one rebound, one steal, and three turnovers across 27 minutes in a 135-115 loss to the Lakers on Monday night.
Dan Titus
Tue, Aug 25th
Karl-Anthony Towns will miss games and remains without a timetable to return from his left wrist injury, per Minnesota Timberwolves Head Coach Ryan Sanders.
Brad Camara
Thu, Feb 20th
 Damian Lillard (knee) will not return to tonight’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers after suffering an apparent knee injury.
Dan Titus
Mon, Aug 24th
Karl-Anthony Towns (wrist) is expected to miss multiple games after the All-Star break.
Brad Camara
Thu, Feb 13th
Notes 
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