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Joel Embiid or Nicolas Claxton

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Joel Embiid

Joel Embiid

CPhiladelphia 76ers PHI
Nicolas Claxton

Nicolas Claxton

CBrooklyn Nets BKN
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Embiid over Claxton

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Joel Embiid
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Owners starting Claxton over Embiid

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Nicolas Claxton
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Performance Joel Embiid
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PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
30.334.0010.6731.331.331.003
Season stats based on the past 7 days

PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
32.804.0012.0033.001.801.005
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Nicolas Claxton
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PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
10.003.3310.3329.671.001.333
Season stats based on the past 7 days

PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
17.002.7111.7132.860.572.007
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Joel Embiid
OWN
100%
No change since last week.
START
97%
+28 compared to last week
OWN/START Nicolas Claxton
OWN
100%
No change since last week.
START
57%
No change since last week.
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Joel Embiid
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Nicolas Claxton
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Joel Embiid

    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 2nd with 2042 total points (53.74 avg).
  • He is currently 340 points behind the leader: Nikola Jokic
  • His average points in the past two weeks have increased by 1.5 PPG.
  • Performance Stats

  • Shooting 54.02% from the field this month. Very impressive for a big man.
  • Shooting 41.03% from beyond the arc this month. Pretty good.
  • Assists per game numbers are decent for a center with 2.43 apg this month.
  • Rebounds per game numbers are good for a center / power forward with 8.36 rpg this month.
  • He is among the league's best in scoring.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 18 less games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: PPG: +12.34, APG: +0.88, RPG: +2.16, MPG: +10.3 STLS: +0.46 BLKS: +0.56
Breakdown Nicolas Claxton

    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 7th with 1482 total points (31.53 avg).
  • He is currently 900 points behind the leader: Nikola Jokic
  • His average points in the past two weeks have increased by 7.8 PPG. That is great, but how long can he perform at this level? If you don't have the confidence he can keep it up, then trade him for a sure thing.
  • Performance Stats

  • Shooting 73.60% from the field this month. Very impressive for a big man.
  • Assists per game numbers are decent for a center with 2.29 apg this month.
  • Rebounds per game numbers are great for a center / power forward with 10.79 rpg this month.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 9 less games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: PPG: +8.76, APG: +1.27, RPG: +6.1, MPG: +19 STLS: +0.35 BLKS: +2.05
Next Up Health Check
Injury Joel Embiid

No Injury Reported

Injury Nicolas Claxton

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Joel Embiid
DateOpponentResult
Jan 30VS ORLL 119-109
Feb 01VS ORLW 105-94
Feb 03@SAW 137-125
Feb 05@NY
PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
33.203.2010.6032.401.001.005
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Nicolas Claxton
DateOpponentResult
Jan 30VS LALW 121-104
Feb 01@BOSL 139-96
Feb 04VS WASW 125-123
PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
10.001.679.2228.110.671.899
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Joel Embiid
42.48
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Nicolas Claxton
24.98
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Joel Embiid
YEAR TEAM GP M FG% 3P% FT% PPG AST REB BLK STL TO
16-17 PHI 31 25.4 .466 .367 .783 20.2 2.1 7.8 2.4 0.9 3.8
17-18 PHI 63 30.4 .484 .308 .769 22.9 3.2 10.9 1.8 0.6 3.7
18-19 PHI 65 33.5 .485 .299 .802 27.6 3.7 13.5 1.9 0.7 3.5
19-20 PHI 43 30.0 .473 .346 .821 23.4 3.1 11.9 1.3 0.9 3.1
20-21 PHI 44 31.0 .510 .374 .852 29.2 3.0 10.7 1.4 1.1 3.1
21-22 PHI 77 33.2 .504 .364 .817 29.8 4.0 11.4 1.4 1.0 3.1
22-23 PHI 38 34.1 .538 .366 .849 33.5 4.1 10.1 1.6 1.2 3.7
3-YEAR AVG 63 31.4 .500 .359 .828 27.5 3.4 11.2 1.4 1.0 3.1
Totals 391 31.4 .497 .339 .816 26.7 3.4 11.1 1.6 0.9 3.4
Career Nicolas Claxton
YEAR TEAM GP M FG% 3P% FT% PPG AST REB BLK STL TO
19-20 BKN 15 12.3 .563 .143 .524 4.4 1.1 2.9 0.5 0.1 0.6
21-22 BKN 25 17.9 .583 .200 .500 6.6 1.1 5.0 1.2 0.8 0.6
21-22 BKN 55 20.4 .687 .0 .488 8.8 0.9 5.7 1.3 0.6 0.8
22-23 BKN 47 29.1 .737 .0 .494 13.2 1.7 8.9 2.6 0.6 1.2
3-YEAR AVG 38 17.8 .647 .167 .493 7.0 0.9 4.9 1.2 0.5 0.7
Totals 160 21.1 .683 .143 .493 8.8 1.1 6.1 1.6 0.5 0.8
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