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Jabari Smith Jr. or JaVale McGee

Who Should I Start? - Week 17 • Start New
Jabari Smith Jr.

Jabari Smith Jr.

PFHouston Rockets HOU
JaVale McGee

JaVale McGee

CDallas Mavericks DAL
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Smith Jr. over McGee

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Jabari Smith Jr.
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting McGee over Smith Jr.

 
 
 
 
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Latest News JaVale McGee
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Performance Jabari Smith Jr.
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PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
11.331.676.0029.670.000.333
Season stats based on the past 7 days

PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
10.171.677.0028.330.331.176
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance JaVale McGee
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PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
8.000.003.0010.000.000.001
Season stats based on the past 7 days

PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
8.000.003.0010.000.000.001
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Jabari Smith Jr.
OWN
71%
-11.29 compared to last week
START
65%
+30.8 compared to last week
OWN/START JaVale McGee
OWN
 
3%
-0.86 compared to last week
START
 
3%
+0.67 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Jabari Smith Jr.
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus JaVale McGee
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Jabari Smith Jr.

    Overview

  • Experts don't even rank him among PF's. Either he is injured or is just plain bad. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 19th with 1133 total points (23.60 avg).
  • He is currently 1163 points behind the leader: Julius Randle
  • Slight decline in numbers lately at 2.1 PPG.
  • Performance Stats

  • Shooting 40.31% from the field this month. Not very good at all for a big man.
  • Shooting 19.57% from beyond the arc this month. I'd love to play against him in a game of 'HORSE'.
  • Assists per game numbers are 1.43 apg this month.
  • Rebounds per game numbers are average for a center / power forward with 5.64 rpg this month.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 48 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: PPG: +11.94, APG: +1.1, RPG: +6.94, MPG: +29.23 STLS: +0.54 BLKS: +0.98
Breakdown JaVale McGee

    Overview

  • Experts don't even rank him among C's. Either he is injured or is just plain bad. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 64th with 229 total points (8.18 avg).
  • He is currently 2153 points behind the leader: Nikola Jokic
  • His average points in the past two weeks have increased by 1.8 PPG.
  • Performance Stats

  • Shooting 76.92% from the field this month. Very impressive for a big man.
  • Assists per game numbers are 0.20 apg.
  • Rebounds per game numbers are bad for a center / power forward at 1.20 rpg this month.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 27 less games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: PPG: -4.37, APG: -0.35, RPG: -3.55, MPG: --6.17 STLS: --0.13 BLKS: --0.27
Next Up Health Check
Injury Jabari Smith Jr.

No Injury Reported

Injury JaVale McGee

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Jabari Smith Jr.
DateOpponentResult
Feb 06VS SAC
Feb 08VS SAC
Feb 10@MIA
PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
16.670.679.3331.330.671.003
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups JaVale McGee
DateOpponentResult
Feb 06@UTA
Feb 08@LAC
Feb 10@SAC
Feb 11@SAC
PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
3.000.002.504.500.500.502
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Jabari Smith Jr.
8.85
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating JaVale McGee
7.92
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Jabari Smith Jr.
YEAR TEAM GP M FG% 3P% FT% PPG AST REB BLK STL TO
22-23 HOU 48 29.2 .389 .304 .776 11.9 1.1 6.9 1.0 0.5 1.4
3-YEAR AVG 0 0.0 .0 .0 .0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Totals 48 29.2 .389 .304 .776 11.9 1.1 6.9 1.0 0.5 1.4
Career JaVale McGee
YEAR TEAM GP M FG% 3P% FT% PPG AST REB BLK STL TO
08-09 WAS 76 15.1 .494 .0 .661 6.4 0.3 3.9 1.0 0.4 0.8
09-10 WAS 59 16.3 .510 .0 .638 6.6 0.2 4.1 1.7 0.3 0.9
10-11 WAS 79 27.5 .550 .0 .585 10.1 0.5 8.0 2.4 0.5 1.3
11-12 WAS 61 25.0 .556 .0 .461 11.3 0.5 7.8 2.2 0.6 1.4
12-13 DEN 79 17.9 .574 .1000 .591 9.0 0.3 4.8 2.0 0.4 1.1
13-14 DEN 5 15.7 .436 .0 .1000 7.0 0.4 3.4 1.4 0.2 1.6
14-15 DEN 22 10.7 .549 .0 .645 4.5 0.1 2.7 0.8 0.1 0.8
15-16 DAL 33 10.5 .579 .0 .500 4.9 0.1 3.8 0.8 0.2 0.6
16-17 GS 75 9.4 .646 .0 .509 5.9 0.2 3.1 0.9 0.3 0.5
17-18 GS 64 9.3 .613 .0 .731 4.7 0.5 2.6 0.9 0.3 0.4
18-19 LAL 76 22.0 .626 .83 .623 12.0 0.7 7.7 1.9 0.6 1.4
19-20 LAL 61 16.6 .640 .500 .653 6.8 0.6 5.8 1.5 0.5 0.8
20-21 CLE 39 14.1 .517 .238 .656 7.5 0.9 5.0 1.2 0.5 1.4
21-22 PHO 83 14.9 .638 .222 .721 9.1 0.6 6.4 1.0 0.3 1.3
22-23 DAL 28 7.6 .634 .250 .539 4.3 0.3 2.5 0.6 0.1 0.9
3-YEAR AVG 67 15.2 .602 .244 .681 7.7 0.6 5.9 1.2 0.4 1.1
Totals 863 16.4 .578 .176 .607 7.8 0.4 5.2 1.4 0.4 1.0
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