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Karl-Anthony Towns or Nikola Jokic

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Expert
Recommendation
56%
Recommended by
5 of 9 experts
44%
Recommended by
4 of 9 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 2# 3
   
Projections 
   
Minutes34.732.1
Field Goals Made9.07.7
Field Goals Att17.414.7
Field Goals %.518.527
Three Points Made2.51.1
Three Points Att6.03.5
Three Points %.414.312
Free Throws Made5.13.4
Free Throws Att6.24.1
Free Throws %.819.815
Offensive Rebound1.22.1
Rebounds11.69.8
Assists3.77.0
Turnovers3.03.1
Steals0.91.2
Blocks1.40.6
Points25.620.0
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 2# 3
   
Jay Taaffe
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 1# 3
   
Kevin So
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 1# 5
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 2# 4
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 2# 3
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 11# 2
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 3# 2
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 18# 2
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 6# 2
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes1,1872,336
   
Field Goals Made316565
   
Field Goals Att6221,071
   
Field Goals %.508.528
   
Three Points Made11480
   
Three Points Att277255
   
Three Points %.412.314
   
Free Throws Made180246
   
Free Throws Att226301
   
Free Throws %.797.817
   
Offensive Rebound95166
   
Rebounds379711
   
Assists153512
   
Turnovers110226
   
Steals3385
   
Blocks4244
   
Points9261,456
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
2019 Projections 
   
   
Minutes34.732.1
   
Field Goals Made9.07.7
   
Field Goals Att17.414.7
   
Field Goals %.518.527
   
Three Points Made2.51.1
   
Three Points Att6.03.5
   
Three Points %.414.312
   
Free Throws Made5.13.4
   
Free Throws Att6.24.1
   
Free Throws %.819.815
   
Offensive Rebound1.22.1
   
Rebounds11.69.8
   
Assists3.77.0
   
Turnovers3.03.1
   
Steals0.91.2
   
Blocks1.40.6
   
Points25.620.0
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
News 
 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
Nikola Jokic recorded 20 points (9-16 FG, 1-4 3PT, 1-1 FT), seven rebounds, five assists, three steals, and one turnover in Saturday night's defeat to the Lakers.
Shaan Hoda
Sun, Sep 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
Nikola Jokic chipped in 22 points (9-14 FG, 1-3 3PT, 3-4 FT), 10 rebounds, five assists, one steal, one block, and five turnovers in Tuesday night's win against the Lakers.
Shaan Hoda
Wed, Sep 23rd
 Karl-Anthony Towns was diagnosed with a fractured left wrist and will be re-evaluated in two weeks.
Brad Camara
Fri, Feb 21st
Nikola Jokic notched 30 points (9-20 FG, 1-4 3PT, 11-12 FT), six boards, nine assists, four steals, and two turnovers in Sunday night's close loss to the Lakers.
Shaan Hoda
Mon, Sep 21st
 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
Nikola Jokic recorded 21 points (8-14 FG, 5-7 FT), six rebounds, two assists, one block, and four turnovers in Friday's loss to the Lakers.
Shaan Hoda
Sat, Sep 19th
 Karl-Anthony Towns (wrist) is expected to miss multiple games after the All-Star break.
Brad Camara
Thu, Feb 13th
Nikola Jokic poured in 16 points (5-13 FG, 0-4 3PT, 6-6 FT), 22 rebounds, 13 assists, two steals, three blocks, and five turnovers in Tuesday night's Game 7 victory versus the Clippers.
Shaan Hoda
Wed, Sep 16th
Notes 
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