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Karl-Anthony Towns or Joel Embiid

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
Expert
Recommendation
69%
Recommended by
9 of 13 experts
31%
Recommended by
4 of 13 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 3# 4
   
Projections 
   
Minutes33.831.4
Field Goals Made8.78.2
Field Goals Att17.116.5
Field Goals %.509.496
Three Points Made2.91.2
Three Points Att6.83.7
Three Points %.423.319
Free Throws Made5.17.6
Free Throws Att6.19.3
Free Throws %.822.811
Offensive Rebound0.20.4
Rebounds11.411.8
Assists3.73.1
Turnovers3.23.3
Steals0.90.9
Blocks1.51.6
Points25.325.1
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertDTD-
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 2# 8
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 3# 4
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 3# 4
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 3# 4
   
Dave Kluge
FantasyPros
# 3# 5
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 2# 3
   
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
# 3# 5
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 3# 4
   
Matt MacKay
FantasyPros
# 3# 4
   
Dan Titus
FantasyPros
# 4# 3
   
Chris Ferro
FantasyPros
# 4# 3
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 9# 3
   
Adam Koffler
FantasyPros
# 5# 3
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
2020 Stats 
   
   
Minutes132442
   
Field Goals Made29123
   
Field Goals Att63222
   
Field Goals %.460.554
   
Three Points Made617
   
Three Points Att1642
   
Three Points %.375.405
   
Free Throws Made24125
   
Free Throws Att25150
   
Free Throws %.960.833
   
Offensive Rebound1626
   
Rebounds50161
   
Assists1738
   
Turnovers1044
   
Steals219
   
Blocks1119
   
Points88388
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
2020 Projections 
   
   
Minutes33.831.4
   
Field Goals Made8.78.2
   
Field Goals Att17.116.5
   
Field Goals %.509.496
   
Three Points Made2.91.2
   
Three Points Att6.83.7
   
Three Points %.423.319
   
Free Throws Made5.17.6
   
Free Throws Att6.19.3
   
Free Throws %.822.811
   
Offensive Rebound0.20.4
   
Rebounds11.411.8
   
Assists3.73.1
   
Turnovers3.23.3
   
Steals0.90.9
   
Blocks1.51.6
   
Points25.325.1
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
News 
 Minnesota Timberwolves C Karl-Anthony Towns (health and safety protocols) will remain out ahead of Friday's contest against the Atlanta Hawks.
Matthew MacKay
Thu, Jan 21st
Joel Embiid continued his dominant play on Saturday night, scoring a game-high 33 points (10-20 FG, 1-2 3PT, 12-17 FT) and grabbing 14 rebounds, with one assist, two blocks, and one steal across 35 minutes in the Sixers 114-110 win over the Pistons.
Dan Titus
Sun, Jan 24th
 Karl-Anthony Towns (health and safety protocols) has been ruled out for Monday's game against the Hawks.
Damian McCoade II
Sun, Jan 17th
Despite being listed as questionable to play with back tightness, Sixers C Joel Embiid will play Saturday night on the second night of a back-to-back vs. the Pistons.
Adam Koffler
Sat, Jan 23rd
 Timberwolves C Karl-Anthony Towns says on social media that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
Adam Koffler
Fri, Jan 15th
The Sixers are listing C Joel Embiid (back) as questionable to play Saturday night vs. the Pistons.
Adam Koffler
Sat, Jan 23rd
 The game between the Grizzlies and Timberwolves, originally scheduled for Friday, has been postponed per Shams Charania.
Kyle Williams - Fantasy Six Pack
Fri, Jan 15th
Joel Embiid posted a game-high 38 points (11-15 FG, 2-2 3PT, 14-15 FT) along with 11 rebounds, three assists, one steal across 30 minutes of play in the Sixers 122-110 win over the Boston Celtics.
Dan Titus
Sat, Jan 23rd
 Karl-Anthony Towns compiled 25 points (8-17 FG, 1-4 3PT, 8-8 FT), 14 boards, three assists, two blocks, and one turnover in Wednesday night's loss to Memphis.
Shaan Hoda
Thu, Jan 14th
Joel Embiid netted a game-high 42 points (12-19 FG, 1-5 3PT, 17-21 FT) along with 10 rebounds, two assists, two steals, and one block across 33 minutes in the Sixers 117-109 win over the Celtics.
Dan Titus
Thu, Jan 21st
Notes 
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