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Nikola Jokic or Karl-Anthony Towns

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
Expert
Recommendation
92%
Recommended by
12 of 13 experts
8%
Recommended by
1 of 13 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 1# 3
   
Projections 
   
Minutes33.733.8
Field Goals Made8.58.7
Field Goals Att16.017.1
Field Goals %.531.509
Three Points Made1.22.9
Three Points Att3.66.8
Three Points %.343.423
Free Throws Made4.05.1
Free Throws Att4.96.1
Free Throws %.823.822
Offensive Rebound0.70.2
Rebounds10.611.4
Assists7.83.7
Turnovers3.43.2
Steals1.40.9
Blocks0.61.5
Points22.225.3
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert-DTD
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 2# 3
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 2# 3
   
Chris Ferro
FantasyPros
# 1# 4
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 1# 9
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 1# 3
   
Dave Kluge
FantasyPros
# 1# 3
   
Adam Koffler
FantasyPros
# 1# 5
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 1# 2
   
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
# 1# 3
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 1# 3
   
Dan Titus
FantasyPros
# 1# 4
   
Matt MacKay
FantasyPros
# 1# 3
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 3# 2
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
2020 Stats 
   
   
Minutes571132
   
Field Goals Made15729
   
Field Goals Att28063
   
Field Goals %.561.460
   
Three Points Made186
   
Three Points Att5116
   
Three Points %.353.375
   
Free Throws Made8024
   
Free Throws Att9625
   
Free Throws %.833.960
   
Offensive Rebound5516
   
Rebounds19250
   
Assists15417
   
Turnovers6510
   
Steals302
   
Blocks811
   
Points41288
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
2020 Projections 
   
   
Minutes33.733.8
   
Field Goals Made8.58.7
   
Field Goals Att16.017.1
   
Field Goals %.531.509
   
Three Points Made1.22.9
   
Three Points Att3.66.8
   
Three Points %.343.423
   
Free Throws Made4.05.1
   
Free Throws Att4.96.1
   
Free Throws %.823.822
   
Offensive Rebound0.70.2
   
Rebounds10.611.4
   
Assists7.83.7
   
Turnovers3.43.2
   
Steals1.40.9
   
Blocks0.61.5
   
Points22.225.3
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Nikola Jokic
C - DEN
Nikola Jokic
Karl-Anthony Towns
C - MIN
Karl-Anthony Towns
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
Minnesota Timberwolves C Karl-Anthony Towns (health and safety protocols) will remain out ahead of Friday's contest against the Atlanta Hawks.
Matthew MacKay
Thu, Jan 21st
 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
Karl-Anthony Towns (health and safety protocols) has been ruled out for Monday's game against the Hawks.
Damian McCoade II
Sun, Jan 17th
 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
Timberwolves C Karl-Anthony Towns says on social media that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
Adam Koffler
Fri, Jan 15th
 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
The game between the Grizzlies and Timberwolves, originally scheduled for Friday, has been postponed per Shams Charania.
Kyle Williams - Fantasy Six Pack
Fri, Jan 15th
 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
Karl-Anthony Towns compiled 25 points (8-17 FG, 1-4 3PT, 8-8 FT), 14 boards, three assists, two blocks, and one turnover in Wednesday night's loss to Memphis.
Shaan Hoda
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