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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander or D'Angelo Russell

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  D'Angelo Russell
G - MIN
D'Angelo Russell
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
G - OKC
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
Expert
Recommendation
56%
Recommended by
5 of 9 experts
44%
Recommended by
4 of 9 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 13# 15
   
Projections 
   
Minutes31.634.3
Field Goals Made7.76.6
Field Goals Att18.014.1
Field Goals %.429.470
Three Points Made3.21.2
Three Points Att8.73.5
Three Points %.369.352
Free Throws Made2.94.0
Free Throws Att3.74.9
Free Throws %.797.808
Offensive Rebound0.20.6
Rebounds4.05.4
Assists6.13.6
Turnovers3.12.0
Steals1.11.2
Blocks0.30.7
Points21.719.6
   
Misc 
   
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Expert Ranks 
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 12# 18
   
Jay Taaffe
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 10# 19
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 17# 19
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 22# 25
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 22# 23
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 30# 25
   
Kevin So
The Fantasy Unicorns
# 21# 15
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 58# 14
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 29# 28
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  D'Angelo Russell
G - MIN
D'Angelo Russell
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
G - OKC
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
2019 Stats 
   
   
Minutes1,4522,429
   
Field Goals Made360478
   
Field Goals Att8461,015
   
Field Goals %.426.471
   
Three Points Made15887
   
Three Points Att431251
   
Three Points %.367.347
   
Free Throws Made161288
   
Free Throws Att199357
   
Free Throws %.809.807
   
Offensive Rebound1747
   
Rebounds177412
   
Assists285232
   
Turnovers147134
   
Steals4879
   
Blocks1347
   
Points1,0391,331
   
Player Projections Comparison
  D'Angelo Russell
G - MIN
D'Angelo Russell
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
G - OKC
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
2019 Projections 
   
   
Minutes31.634.3
   
Field Goals Made7.76.6
   
Field Goals Att18.014.1
   
Field Goals %.429.470
   
Three Points Made3.21.2
   
Three Points Att8.73.5
   
Three Points %.369.352
   
Free Throws Made2.94.0
   
Free Throws Att3.74.9
   
Free Throws %.797.808
   
Offensive Rebound0.20.6
   
Rebounds4.05.4
   
Assists6.13.6
   
Turnovers3.12.0
   
Steals1.11.2
   
Blocks0.30.7
   
Points21.719.6
   
Notes for Player Combination
  D'Angelo Russell
G - MIN
D'Angelo Russell
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
G - OKC
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
News 
 In an interview with senior writer Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic, Timberwolves G D'Angelo Russell stated, “this is where I’m supposed to be.” Russell was referring to the warm reception he received from fans and the Timberwolves organization upon arriving at the Minnesota airport after being traded by the Golden State Warriors on February 6, 2020.
Dan Titus
Thu, May 14th
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander posted 18 points (7-17 FG, 2-2 FT, 2-5 3PT), 12 rebounds, six assists and one turnover across a game-high 44 minutes during the Thunder's 117-114 victory over the Rockets on Monday.
Alex Burns - Hoop Beast
Mon, Aug 24th
 D'Angelo Russell put up 28 points (8-15 FG, 5-12 3PT, 7-9 FT), six rebounds, five assists, and four steals across 33 minutes of play Tuesday night.
Aaron Larson
Wed, Mar 11th
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander produced 23 points (9-18 FG, 2-2 FT) along with seven rebounds, a team-high six assists, four steals, one block, three triples, and one turnover in 48 minutes in a Game 3 victory over Houston.
Dan Titus
Sat, Aug 22nd
 D'Angelo Russell scored 19 points (6-18 FG, 0-7 3PT, 7-7 FT), with six rebounds, five assists, one steal, one block, and five turnovers in 35 minutes in Sunday's 120-107 loss to New Orleans.
Adam Koffler
Mon, Mar 9th
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored a game-high 31 points (9-17 FG, 3-7 3PT, 10-11 FT) with six rebounds, two assists, one steal, and one turnover in 37 minutes in Game 2.
Adam Koffler
Thu, Aug 20th
 D'Angelo Russell mustered just five points (2-14 FG, 0-4 3PT, 1-2 FT), five rebounds, and three assists over 23 minutes of play Friday.
Aaron Larson
Sat, Mar 7th
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander recorded nine points (2-8 FG, 1-3 3PT, 4-4 FT), four rebounds, one assist, and one block over 35 minutes of play Tuesday.
Aaron Larson
Wed, Aug 19th
 D’Angelo Russell totaled 19 points (6-13 FG, 4-10 3PT, 3-3 FT), three rebounds, four assists, and one steal in 31 minutes in the Timberwolves’ 115-108 victory over the Bulls on Wednesday.
Joel E. Ruffin Jr.
Thu, Mar 5th
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander recorded 13 points (6-10 FG, 0-1 3PT, 1-1 FT), four rebounds, and one steal in Friday's loss to the Clippers.
Dave Kluge
Fri, Aug 14th
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