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Ben Simmons or Nicolas Claxton

Who Should I Start? - Week 15 • Start New
Ben Simmons

Ben Simmons

PGBrooklyn Nets BKN
Nicolas Claxton

Nicolas Claxton

CBrooklyn Nets BKN
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Simmons over Claxton

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Ben Simmons
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Claxton over Simmons

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Nicolas Claxton
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Performance Ben Simmons
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PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
6.337.673.0025.330.670.673
Season stats based on the past 7 days

PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
7.007.505.3327.331.330.676
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Nicolas Claxton
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PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
25.331.0013.0035.670.332.333
Season stats based on the past 7 days

PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
21.141.5711.2934.290.433.147
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Ben Simmons
OWN
98%
-1.83 compared to last week
START
68%
+13.05 compared to last week
OWN/START Nicolas Claxton
OWN
100%
No change since last week.
START
84%
No change since last week.
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Ben Simmons
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Nicolas Claxton
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Ben Simmons

    Overview

  • Experts don't even rank him among PG's. Either he is injured or is just plain bad. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 28th with 972 total points (27.00 avg).
  • He is currently 1479 points behind the leader: Luka Doncic
  • Slight decline in numbers lately at 1.8 PPG.
  • Performance Stats

  • Shooting 46.77% from the field this month. Very good.
  • He is ranked 36th this month in assist to turnover ratio with 2.73.
  • Good point guard that is one of the better ones in the league with 6.77 apg this month.
  • Rebounds per game numbers are good for a guard with 5.54 rpg this month.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 16 less games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: PPG: +7.53, APG: +6.53, RPG: +6.61, MPG: +27.11 STLS: +1.44 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 8th with 1347 total points (31.33 avg).
  • He is currently 806 points behind the leader: Nikola Jokic
  • His average points in the past two weeks have increased by 11.4 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 74.19% 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 1.69 apg.
  • Rebounds per game numbers are good for a center / power forward with 9.62 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: +9.37, APG: +1.06, RPG: +6.19, MPG: +19.39 STLS: +0.33 BLKS: +2.18
Next Up Health Check
Injury Ben Simmons

KNEE - Day-to-day

Knee
Injury Nicolas Claxton

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Ben Simmons
DateOpponentResult
Jan 25@PHIL 137-133
Jan 26VS DETL 130-122
Jan 28VS NY
PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
6.607.006.0025.401.401.005
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Nicolas Claxton
DateOpponentResult
Jan 25@PHIL 137-133
Jan 26VS DETL 130-122
Jan 28VS NY
PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
16.401.408.2027.400.002.205
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Ben Simmons
16.25
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Nicolas Claxton
22.69
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Ben Simmons
YEAR TEAM GP M FG% 3P% FT% PPG AST REB BLK STL TO
17-18 PHI 81 33.8 .545 .0 .560 15.8 8.1 8.1 0.8 1.7 3.4
18-19 PHI 80 34.0 .564 .0 .597 17.0 7.7 8.9 0.8 1.4 3.5
19-20 PHI 53 35.4 .586 .333 .626 16.5 8.2 7.8 0.6 2.2 3.6
20-21 PHI 51 32.1 .555 .300 .613 14.7 7.0 7.5 0.7 1.6 3.2
22-23 BKN 36 27.1 .569 .0 .446 7.5 6.5 6.6 0.6 1.4 2.4
3-YEAR AVG 42 33.4 .573 .278 .585 15.0 7.6 7.5 0.6 1.8 3.1
Totals 324 32.9 .562 .139 .578 14.8 7.6 7.9 0.7 1.6 3.2
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 43 29.0 .746 .0 .473 13.4 1.4 8.7 2.7 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 156 20.8 .686 .143 .485 8.8 1.1 5.9 1.6 0.5 0.8
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