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LaMelo Ball or Jonas Valanciunas


Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  LaMelo Ball
G - CHA
LaMelo Ball
Jonas Valanciunas
C - NOR
Jonas Valanciunas
Expert
Recommendation
80%
Recommended by
8 of 10 experts
20%
Recommended by
2 of 10 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 10# 18
   
Projections 
   
Minutes32.232.0
Field Goals Made7.07.0
Field Goals Att16.112.9
Field Goals %.434.546
Three Points Made2.40.7
Three Points Att6.32.0
Three Points %.378.372
Free Throws Made2.83.1
Free Throws Att3.43.8
Free Throws %.814.804
Offensive Rebound1.53.5
Rebounds6.814.0
Assists7.42.2
Turnovers3.22.2
Steals1.70.5
Blocks0.40.9
Points19.117.9
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 13# 22
   
Chris Ferro
FantasyPros
# 32# 53
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 22# 44
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 11# 39
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 21# 60
   
Kyle Williams
Fantasy Six Pack
# 7# 27
   
Zach Lowder
Every Day Fan Sports
# 13# 45
   
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
FantasyPros
# 13# 44
   
Dylan Licciardo
FF Gamers
# 31# 13
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 17# 16
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  LaMelo Ball
G - CHA
LaMelo Ball
Jonas Valanciunas
C - NOR
Jonas Valanciunas
2021 Stats 
   
   
Minutes1,1801,296
   
Field Goals Made260289
   
Field Goals Att617553
   
Field Goals %.421.523
   
Three Points Made10042
   
Three Points Att27199
   
Three Points %.369.424
   
Free Throws Made96135
   
Free Throws Att109164
   
Free Throws %.881.823
   
Offensive Rebound59140
   
Rebounds267494
   
Assists28399
   
Turnovers111100
   
Steals6221
   
Blocks1535
   
Points716755
   
Player Projections Comparison
  LaMelo Ball
G - CHA
LaMelo Ball
Jonas Valanciunas
C - NOR
Jonas Valanciunas
2021 Projections 
   
   
Minutes32.232.0
   
Field Goals Made7.07.0
   
Field Goals Att16.112.9
   
Field Goals %.434.546
   
Three Points Made2.40.7
   
Three Points Att6.32.0
   
Three Points %.378.372
   
Free Throws Made2.83.1
   
Free Throws Att3.43.8
   
Free Throws %.814.804
   
Offensive Rebound1.53.5
   
Rebounds6.814.0
   
Assists7.42.2
   
Turnovers3.22.2
   
Steals1.70.5
   
Blocks0.40.9
   
Points19.117.9
   
Notes for Player Combination
  LaMelo Ball
G - CHA
LaMelo Ball
Jonas Valanciunas
C - NOR
Jonas Valanciunas
News 
 According to Hornets PR, LaMelo Ball is listed as active Monday but will not start.
Kyle Williams - Dog Day Sports
Mon, Jan 17th
Jonas Valanciunas finished Monday night's tilt with 22 points (9-17 FG, 2-6 3PT, 2-2 FT), 14 rebounds, and four assists to go along with three turnovers in 33 minutes of action in the Pelicans' 104-92 loss to the Celtics.
Josh Thiessen
Tue, Jan 18th
 LaMelo Ball totaled 13 points (5-16 FG, 3-3 FT, 0-8 3PT), grabbed seven rebounds, eight assists, one steal, and turned the ball over once in the Hornets' 109-98 win over the 76ers on Wednesday.
Brantley Gusler
Thu, Jan 13th
Jonas Valanciunas finished Saturday night's tilt with 13 points (6-12 FG, 0-1 3PT, 1-2 FT), five rebounds, and two assists to go along with four turnovers in 30 minutes of action in the Pelicans' 120-105 loss to the Nets.
Josh Thiessen
Sun, Jan 16th
 LaMelo Ball totaled 19 points (8-19 FG, 1-2 FT, 2-7 3PT), grabbed nine rebounds, eight assists, one steal, and turned the ball over twice in the Hornets’ 114-106 win over the Bucks on Saturday.
Brantley Gusler
Sun, Jan 9th
Jonas Valanciunas finished Thursday night's tilt with 18 points (7-12 FG, 2-3 3PT, 2-2 FT), and 16 rebounds to go along with two turnovers in 32 minutes of action in the Pelicans' 113-89 win over the Clippers.
Josh Thiessen
Fri, Jan 14th
 LaMelo Ball totaled 17 points (5-12 FG, 4-6 FT, 3-6 3PT), grabbed three rebounds, one assist, one block, and turned the ball over once in the Hornets’ 133-99 loss to the Suns on Sunday.
Brantley Gusler
Mon, Jan 3rd
Jonas Valanciunas finished with 13 points (3-7 FG, 7-9 FT), 12 rebounds, five assists, and four turnovers in Tuesday’s 128-125 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Karimu Williams
Wed, Jan 12th
 LaMelo Ball totaled 21 points (8-13 FG, 4-5 FT, 1-4 3PT), grabbed 12 rebounds, nine assists, one steal, and turned the ball over four times in the Hornets’ 116-108 win over the Pacers on Wednesday.
Brantley Gusler
Thu, Dec 30th
Jonas Valanciunas finished Sunday night's tilt with 20 points (7-12 FG, 1-3 3PT, 5-6 FT), 17 rebounds, one assist, one steal, and one block to go along with three turnovers in 34 minutes of action in the Pelicans' 105-101 loss to the Raptors.
Josh Thiessen
Sun, Jan 9th
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