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Nikola Jokic or Giannis Antetokounmpo

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Giannis Antetokounmpo
F - MIL
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Expert
Recommendation
92%
Recommended by
12 of 13 experts
8%
Recommended by
1 of 13 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 1# 6
   
Projections 
   
Minutes33.732.1
Field Goals Made8.510.5
Field Goals Att16.018.9
Field Goals %.531.554
Three Points Made1.21.3
Three Points Att3.64.1
Three Points %.343.330
Free Throws Made4.06.5
Free Throws Att4.99.7
Free Throws %.823.668
Offensive Rebound0.70.3
Rebounds10.612.7
Assists7.85.6
Turnovers3.43.7
Steals1.41.1
Blocks0.61.2
Points22.228.8
   
Misc 
   
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Expert Ranks 
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 4# 10
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 4# 6
   
Chris Ferro
FantasyPros
# 1# 2
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 1# 4
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 1# 4
   
Dave Kluge
FantasyPros
# 1# 3
   
Adam Koffler
FantasyPros
# 1# 3
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 1# 43
   
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
# 1# 7
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 1# 5
   
Dan Titus
FantasyPros
# 2# 5
   
Matt MacKay
FantasyPros
# 1# 6
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 14# 3
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Giannis Antetokounmpo
F - MIL
Giannis Antetokounmpo
2020 Stats 
   
   
Minutes571448
   
Field Goals Made157140
   
Field Goals Att280260
   
Field Goals %.561.539
   
Three Points Made1821
   
Three Points Att5168
   
Three Points %.353.309
   
Free Throws Made8077
   
Free Throws Att96132
   
Free Throws %.833.583
   
Offensive Rebound5523
   
Rebounds192144
   
Assists15472
   
Turnovers6554
   
Steals3016
   
Blocks815
   
Points412378
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Giannis Antetokounmpo
F - MIL
Giannis Antetokounmpo
2020 Projections 
   
   
Minutes33.732.1
   
Field Goals Made8.510.5
   
Field Goals Att16.018.9
   
Field Goals %.531.554
   
Three Points Made1.21.3
   
Three Points Att3.64.1
   
Three Points %.343.330
   
Free Throws Made4.06.5
   
Free Throws Att4.99.7
   
Free Throws %.823.668
   
Offensive Rebound0.70.3
   
Rebounds10.612.7
   
Assists7.85.6
   
Turnovers3.43.7
   
Steals1.41.1
   
Blocks0.61.2
   
Points22.228.8
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Giannis Antetokounmpo
F - MIL
Giannis Antetokounmpo
News 
 Nikola Jokic put the Nuggets on his back yet again on Saturday night, leading the team to a 120-112 victory in double-overtime over the Suns, one night after beating the Suns on Friday night in one overtime. Jokic scored 29 points (9-21 FG, 11-14 FT) while hauling in a season-high 22 rebounds to go with six assists, one steal, and six turnovers in 42 minutes of playing time.
Lucas Spence
Sun, Jan 24th
Giannis Antetokounmpo put up 25 points (11-17 FG, 1-3 3PT, 2-4 FT, 12 rebounds, and three assists Thursday night. He also blocked one shot over 35 minutes of play in Milwaukee's loss to the Lakers.
Aaron Larson
Fri, Jan 22nd
 Nikola Jokic led the Nuggets to a big overtime win over the Suns on Friday night, scoring a team-high 31 points (15-27 FG, 1-3 3-pt, 0-1 FT) while adding 10 rebounds, eight assists, three steals, and three turnovers in 40 minutes of playing time.
Lucas Spence
Sat, Jan 23rd
Friday's game between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Washington Wizards has been postponed, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.
Alex Burns - Hoop Beast
Wed, Jan 20th
 Nikola Jokic was up to his usual MVP tricks on Tuesday night, posting his 14th consecutive double-double of the season while scoring 27 points (12-21 FG, 0-4 3-pt, 3-3 FT) to go along with 12 rebounds, six assists, one steal, one block, and one turnover in 28 minutes during a 119-101 blowout win over Oklahoma City.
Lucas Spence
Tue, Jan 19th
Giannis Antetokounmpo put up 34 points (13-26 FG, 2-6 3PT, 6-8 FT), 12 rebounds, and seven assists Monday night. He also added two steals over 39 minutes of play.
Aaron Larson
Tue, Jan 19th
 Nuggets center Nikola Jokic was at it again on Sunday night, posting another monster fantasy line to the tune of 35 points (14-23 FG, 3-6 3-pt, 4-4 FT), 14 rebounds, nine assists, two steals, one block, and six turnovers in a 109-105 loss to Utah.
Lucas Spence
Sun, Jan 17th
Giannis Antetokounmpo put up 31 points (14-21 FG, 2-5 3PT, 1-10 FT), nine rebounds, and one assist Friday night against Dallas. He also blocked one shot over 30 minutes of play.
Aaron Larson
Sat, Jan 16th
 Nikola Jokic did what he does best on Thursday night, leading the Nuggets to a win over the Warriors by notching his fifth triple-double of the season. Jokic scored 23 points (8-16 FG, 0-4 3-pt, 7-7 FT) to go with 14 rebounds, 10 assists, three steals, and three turnovers in 36 minutes of action.
Lucas Spence
Fri, Jan 15th
Giannis Antetokounmpo racked up 22 points (7-15 FG, 2-5 3 PT, 6-10 FT), 10 rebounds, and 10 assists Wednesday night. He added three blocks and two steals over 33 minutes of play.
Aaron Larson
Thu, Jan 14th
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