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Nikola Jokic or Damian Lillard


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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
Expert
Recommendation
94%
Recommended by
15 of 16 experts
6%
Recommended by
1 of 16 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 1# 5
   
Projections 
   
Minutes35.036.0
Field Goals Made10.08.7
Field Goals Att18.019.0
Field Goals %.553.456
Three Points Made1.44.0
Three Points Att3.99.9
Three Points %.369.401
Free Throws Made4.96.3
Free Throws Att5.96.9
Free Throws %.839.912
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
Rebounds10.74.1
Assists7.77.1
Turnovers3.12.8
Steals1.40.9
Blocks0.70.3
Points26.327.7
   
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Player Statistics Comparison
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes2,3362,474
   
Field Goals Made565624
   
Field Goals Att1,0711,348
   
Field Goals %.528.463
   
Three Points Made80270
   
Three Points Att255674
   
Three Points %.314.401
   
Free Throws Made246460
   
Free Throws Att301518
   
Free Throws %.817.888
   
Offensive Rebound16633
   
Rebounds711284
   
Assists512530
   
Turnovers226193
   
Steals8570
   
Blocks4422
   
Points1,4561,978
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
2021 Projections 
   
   
Minutes35.036.0
   
Field Goals Made10.08.7
   
Field Goals Att18.019.0
   
Field Goals %.553.456
   
Three Points Made1.44.0
   
Three Points Att3.99.9
   
Three Points %.369.401
   
Free Throws Made4.96.3
   
Free Throws Att5.96.9
   
Free Throws %.839.912
   
Offensive Rebound0.00.0
   
Rebounds10.74.1
   
Assists7.77.1
   
Turnovers3.12.8
   
Steals1.40.9
   
Blocks0.70.3
   
Points26.327.7
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Damian Lillard
G - POR
Damian Lillard
News 
 Nikola Jokic totaled 32 points (13-29 FG, 1-6 3PT, 5-9 FT), twenty rebounds, ten assists, and one block in the Nuggets’ 116-102 loss to the Suns on Friday.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Sun, Jun 13th
According to NBA insider Henry Abbott of TrueHoop, Blazers G Damian Lillard will request a trade out of Portland "in days to come."
Dan Titus
Fri, Jul 16th
 Nikola Jokic totaled 24 points (9-17 FG, 1-3 3PT, 5-6 FT), thirteen rebounds, six assists, and one steal in the Nuggets’ 123-98 loss to the Suns on Wednesday.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Fri, Jun 11th
Damian Lillard totaled 55 points (17-24 FG, 12-17 3PT, 9-10 FT), six rebounds, ten assists, one steal, and three blocks in the Trailblazers' 147-140 loss to the Nuggets on Tuesday.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Wed, Jun 2nd
 Nikola Jokic totaled 22 points (10-23 FG, 2-5 3 PT), nine rebounds, three assists, three blocks, and two steals in the Nuggets’ 122-105 loss to the Suns on Monday.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Wed, Jun 9th
Damian Lillard totaled ten points (1-10 FG, 1-6 3PT, 7-7 FT), eight rebounds, ten assists, and one steal in the Trailblazers’ 115-95 win over the Trailblazers on Saturday.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Mon, May 31st
 Denver Nuggets All-Star C Nikola Jokic has officially won the 2020-21 NBA's Most Valuable Player Award, per Shams Charania.
Matthew MacKay
Tue, Jun 8th
Damian Lillard totaled 37 points (15-31 FG, 5-16 3PT, 2-2 FT), two rebounds, five assists, and two blocks in the Trailblazers' 120-115 loss to the Nuggets on Thursday.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Sat, May 29th
 Nikola Jokic totaled 36 points (13-22 FG, 2-4 3PT, 8-8 FT), eight rebounds, six assists, and one steal in the Nuggets’ 126-115 win over the Trailblazers on Thursday.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Mon, Jun 7th
Damian Lillard totaled 42 points (11-24 FG, 9-16 3PT, 11-13 FT), four rebounds, ten assists, and one block in the Trailblazers' 128-109 loss to the Nuggets on Monday.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Tue, May 25th
Notes 
 Jokic was just one rebound away from starting the season with back-to-back triple-doubles. His 24 assists were the second-most in the entire NBA through two games played. An argument can be made for him as the top center in all of fantasy basketball
Aaron Larson - FantasyPros