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Nikola Jokic or Jimmy Butler

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Jimmy Butler
F - MIA
Jimmy Butler
Expert
Recommendation
82%
Recommended by
9 of 11 experts
18%
Recommended by
2 of 11 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 7# 12
   
Projections 
   
Minutes32.134.2
Field Goals Made7.76.2
Field Goals Att14.713.7
Field Goals %.527.452
Three Points Made1.10.8
Three Points Att3.52.5
Three Points %.312.296
Free Throws Made3.47.1
Free Throws Att4.18.6
Free Throws %.815.836
Offensive Rebound2.11.4
Rebounds9.86.3
Assists7.05.8
Turnovers3.12.1
Steals1.21.8
Blocks0.60.5
Points20.020.2
   
Misc 
   
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Expert Ranks 
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 4# 17
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 4# 17
   
Site Projections
Hashtag Basketball
# 9# 21
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 6# 10
   
Jay Taaffe
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 6# 15
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 10# 11
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 8# 12
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 6# 20
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 6# 12
   
Kevin So
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 17# 11
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 9# 8
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Jimmy Butler
F - MIA
Jimmy Butler
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes2,3361,924
   
Field Goals Made565333
   
Field Goals Att1,071740
   
Field Goals %.528.450
   
Three Points Made8029
   
Three Points Att255117
   
Three Points %.314.248
   
Free Throws Made246429
   
Free Throws Att301516
   
Free Throws %.817.831
   
Offensive Rebound166105
   
Rebounds711376
   
Assists512348
   
Turnovers226126
   
Steals85103
   
Blocks4431
   
Points1,4561,124
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Jimmy Butler
F - MIA
Jimmy Butler
2019 Projections 
   
   
Minutes32.134.2
   
Field Goals Made7.76.2
   
Field Goals Att14.713.7
   
Field Goals %.527.452
   
Three Points Made1.10.8
   
Three Points Att3.52.5
   
Three Points %.312.296
   
Free Throws Made3.47.1
   
Free Throws Att4.18.6
   
Free Throws %.815.836
   
Offensive Rebound2.11.4
   
Rebounds9.86.3
   
Assists7.05.8
   
Turnovers3.12.1
   
Steals1.21.8
   
Blocks0.60.5
   
Points20.020.2
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Jimmy Butler
F - MIA
Jimmy Butler
News 
 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
Jimmy Butler dropped 35 points (11-19 FG, 1-3 3PT, 12-12 FT) and added 12 rebounds, 11 assists, five steals, one block, and three turnovers across 47 minutes in a 111-108 win over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.
Dan Titus
Sat, Oct 10th
 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
Jimmy Butler scored 22 points (8-17 FG, 0-3 3PT, 6-7 FT), with 10 rebounds, nine assists, three steals, one block, and three turnovers in 43 minutes as the Heat fall to the Lakers 102-96 in Game 4 and fall behind in the series, 3-1.
Adam Koffler
Wed, Oct 7th
 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
Jimmy Butler put on a heck of a performance for the Heat in Game 2, scoring 25 points (7-17 FG, 0-1 3PT, 11-12 FT) with a game-high 13 assists, eight rebounds, one steal, and three turnovers across 45 minutes in a 124-114 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers.
Dan Titus
Sat, Oct 3rd
 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
Jimmy Butler tallied 22 points (8-19 FG, 0-3 3PT, 6-7 FT), two rebounds, eight assists, one steal, and one turnover in Sunday's victory versus Boston.
Shaan Hoda
Mon, Sep 28th
 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
Jimmy Butler played 36 minutes in a 121-108 loss to the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals and scored 17 points (5-11 FG, 0-2 3PT, 7-8 FT) and added eight rebounds, eight assists, one steal, and one block.
Dan Titus
Sat, Sep 26th
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