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Walker Kessler or Jalen McDaniels

Who Should I Start? - Week 17 • Start New
Walker Kessler

Walker Kessler

CUtah Jazz UTA
Jalen McDaniels

Jalen McDaniels

PFCharlotte Hornets CHA
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Kessler over McDaniels

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Walker Kessler
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting McDaniels over Kessler

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Jalen McDaniels
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Performance Walker Kessler
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PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
9.500.509.5023.001.504.002
Season stats based on the past 7 days

PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
10.401.008.8022.600.602.805
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Jalen McDaniels
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PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
9.001.504.0024.501.500.004
Season stats based on the past 7 days

PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
8.381.756.0026.381.130.258
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Walker Kessler
OWN
88%
+6.8 compared to last week
START
56%
+24.24 compared to last week
OWN/START Jalen McDaniels
OWN
46%
-5.35 compared to last week
START
36%
+13.31 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Walker Kessler
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Jalen McDaniels
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Walker Kessler

    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 20th with 1084 total points (22.12 avg).
  • He is currently 1298 points behind the leader: Nikola Jokic
  • His average points in the past two weeks have increased by 5.9 PPG. If you don't have the confidence he can keep it up, then trade him for a sure thing.
  • Performance Stats

  • Shooting 70.11% from the field this month. Very impressive for a big man.
  • Assists per game numbers are alright for a center but nothing to brag about at 1.23 apg.
  • Rebounds per game numbers are great for a center / power forward with 10.15 rpg this month.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 49 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: PPG: +7.86, APG: +0.78, RPG: +7.43, MPG: +20 STLS: +0.39 BLKS: +2.08
Breakdown Jalen McDaniels

    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 18th with 1134 total points (21.40 avg).
  • He is currently 1162 points behind the leader: Julius Randle
  • Slight decline in numbers lately at 1.9 PPG.
  • Performance Stats

  • Shooting 43.45% from the field this month. Not very good for a big man.
  • Shooting 28.81% from beyond the arc this month. I'd love to play against him in a game of 'HORSE'.
  • Assists per game numbers are 1.67 apg this month.
  • Rebounds per game numbers are pretty bad for a center / power forward with 4.93 rpg this month.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 4 less games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: PPG: +6.01, APG: +1.25, RPG: +2.02, MPG: +13.31 STLS: +0.72 BLKS: +0.19
Next Up Health Check
Injury Walker Kessler

No Injury Reported

Injury Jalen McDaniels

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Walker Kessler
DateOpponentResult
Feb 06VS DAL
Feb 08VS MIN
Feb 10@TOR
Feb 11@NY
PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
10.141.439.2920.570.432.717
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Jalen McDaniels
DateOpponentResult
Feb 08@WAS
Feb 10@BOS
Feb 11VS DEN
PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
15.001.333.3326.000.500.176
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Walker Kessler
16.98
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Jalen McDaniels
9.95
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Walker Kessler
YEAR TEAM GP M FG% 3P% FT% PPG AST REB BLK STL TO
22-23 UTA 49 20.0 .717 .0 .531 7.9 0.8 7.4 2.1 0.4 0.8
3-YEAR AVG 0 0.0 .0 .0 .0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Totals 49 20.0 .717 .0 .531 7.9 0.8 7.4 2.1 0.4 0.8
Career Jalen McDaniels
YEAR TEAM GP M FG% 3P% FT% PPG AST REB BLK STL TO
19-20 CHA 16 18.1 .471 .375 .824 5.6 0.8 4.1 0.2 0.5 0.8
20-21 CHA 38 16.2 .468 .329 .702 6.5 1.0 2.9 0.3 0.6 0.9
21-22 CHA 58 16.8 .459 .357 .732 6.3 1.0 3.4 0.4 0.5 0.7
22-23 CHA 53 26.4 .450 .332 .852 10.8 2.0 4.8 0.5 1.1 1.4
3-YEAR AVG 41 17.7 .465 .349 .736 6.6 1.0 3.5 0.4 0.5 0.8
Totals 175 20.3 .459 .342 .781 7.9 1.3 3.9 0.4 0.7 1.0
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