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Nikola Jokic or Joel Embiid

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
Expert
Recommendation
78%
Recommended by
7 of 9 experts
22%
Recommended by
2 of 9 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 3# 4
   
Projections 
   
Minutes32.130.4
Field Goals Made7.77.8
Field Goals Att14.716.3
Field Goals %.527.480
Three Points Made1.11.2
Three Points Att3.53.6
Three Points %.312.323
Free Throws Made3.46.9
Free Throws Att4.18.6
Free Throws %.815.804
Offensive Rebound2.12.1
Rebounds9.811.8
Assists7.03.1
Turnovers3.13.2
Steals1.20.8
Blocks0.61.4
Points20.023.8
   
Misc 
   
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Expert Ranks 
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 2# 8
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 2# 13
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 3# 4
   
Jay Taaffe
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 3# 4
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 3# 5
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 2# 6
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 2# 4
   
Kevin So
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 5# 4
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 4# 3
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes2,3361,506
   
Field Goals Made565382
   
Field Goals Att1,071802
   
Field Goals %.528.476
   
Three Points Made8057
   
Three Points Att255172
   
Three Points %.314.331
   
Free Throws Made246352
   
Free Throws Att301436
   
Free Throws %.817.807
   
Offensive Rebound166141
   
Rebounds711593
   
Assists512152
   
Turnovers226159
   
Steals8544
   
Blocks4465
   
Points1,4561,173
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
2019 Projections 
   
   
Minutes32.130.4
   
Field Goals Made7.77.8
   
Field Goals Att14.716.3
   
Field Goals %.527.480
   
Three Points Made1.11.2
   
Three Points Att3.53.6
   
Three Points %.312.323
   
Free Throws Made3.46.9
   
Free Throws Att4.18.6
   
Free Throws %.815.804
   
Offensive Rebound2.12.1
   
Rebounds9.811.8
   
Assists7.03.1
   
Turnovers3.13.2
   
Steals1.20.8
   
Blocks0.61.4
   
Points20.023.8
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Joel Embiid
C - PHI
Joel Embiid
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
The Philadelphia 76ers and Doc Rivers have reached an agreement for Rivers to become Philadelphia's next head coach.
Dan Titus
Thu, Oct 1st
 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
Joel Embiid put forth his best effort in Game 4, recording another monster double-double, scoring 30 points (8-18 FG, 1-5 3PT, 13-18 FT) with 10 boards, three steals, two blocks, and four turnovers as the Sixers get swept by the Celtics.
Adam Koffler
Sun, Aug 23rd
 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
Joel Embiid scored a game-high 30 points (7-20 FG, 2-5 3PT, 14-16 FT) to go along with 13 rebounds, one assist, one steal, one block, and four turnovers across 35 minutes in a loss on Friday in Game 3.
Dan Titus
Sat, Aug 22nd
 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
Joel Embiid posted a very respectable 34 points (11-21 FG, 12-13 FT), 10 rebounds, three assists, one block, and two turnovers as the lone bright spot in a bad 128-101 Game 2 loss to the Celtics.
Adam Koffler
Wed, Aug 19th
 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
Joel Embiid racked up 26 points (8-15 FG, 1-4 3PT, 9-12 FT), 16 rebounds, one assist, two steals, and one block in 37 minutes play Monday.
Aaron Larson
Tue, Aug 18th
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