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Jonas Valanciunas or Jabari Smith Jr.

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Jonas Valanciunas

Jonas Valanciunas

CCharlotte Hornets NO
Jabari Smith Jr.

Jabari Smith Jr.

PFHouston Rockets HOU
OR
🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Valanciunas over Smith Jr.

 
 
 
 
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Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Jonas Valanciunas
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Smith Jr. over Valanciunas

 
 
 
 
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Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Jabari Smith Jr.
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Performance Jonas Valanciunas
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PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
14.673.0011.0021.330.000.003
Season stats based on the past 7 days

PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
12.711.438.5720.000.140.297
Season stats based on the past 14 days
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
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Jonas Valanciunas
OWN
100%
No change since last week.
START
79%
+10.2 compared to last week
OWN/START Jabari Smith Jr.
OWN
74%
-8.26 compared to last week
START
54%
+20.31 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Jonas Valanciunas
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Jabari Smith Jr.
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Jonas Valanciunas

    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 9th with 1469 total points (28.25 avg).
  • He is currently 913 points behind the leader: Nikola Jokic
  • Decline in numbers lately by 3.7 PPG.
  • Performance Stats

  • Shooting 60.23% from the field this month. Very impressive for a big man.
  • Shooting 31.58% from beyond the arc this month.
  • Assists per game numbers are alright for a center but nothing to brag about at 1.44 apg.
  • Rebounds per game numbers are good for a center / power forward with 9.44 rpg this month.
  • He is top 10 in the league for rebounds.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 5 less games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: PPG: -1.05, APG: -0.54, RPG: -0.35, MPG: --2.67 STLS: --0.2 BLKS: --0.31
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
Next Up Health Check
Injury Jonas Valanciunas

No Injury Reported

Injury Jabari Smith Jr.

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Jonas Valanciunas
DateOpponentResult
Feb 07VS ATL
Feb 10VS CLE
PPG APG RPG MPG STLS BLKS GP
22.002.0013.0034.000.001.001
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
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
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Jonas Valanciunas
25.39
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Jabari Smith Jr.
8.85
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Jonas Valanciunas
YEAR TEAM GP M FG% 3P% FT% PPG AST REB BLK STL TO
12-13 TOR 62 23.7 .556 .0 .789 8.9 0.7 6.0 1.3 0.3 1.5
13-14 TOR 81 28.0 .531 .0 .762 11.3 0.7 8.8 0.9 0.3 1.7
14-15 TOR 79 26.0 .569 .0 .783 12.0 0.5 8.6 1.2 0.4 1.4
15-16 TOR 60 25.7 .565 .0 .761 12.8 0.7 9.1 1.3 0.4 1.4
16-17 TOR 78 25.9 .557 .0 .814 12.0 0.7 9.6 0.8 0.5 1.3
17-18 TOR 76 22.3 .564 .389 .809 12.7 1.0 8.6 0.9 0.4 1.5
18-19 TOR 49 22.1 .561 .292 .795 15.6 1.4 8.6 1.1 0.4 1.9
19-20 MEM 62 26.1 .584 .367 .732 14.9 1.8 11.3 1.1 0.4 1.7
20-21 MEM 55 27.5 .581 .382 .761 16.9 1.8 12.3 0.8 0.5 1.7
21-22 NO 85 29.5 .536 .345 .804 17.3 2.6 11.4 0.8 0.6 2.4
22-23 NO 52 24.1 .538 .344 .829 14.6 1.7 9.6 0.5 0.3 2.0
3-YEAR AVG 75 28.1 .566 .345 .778 16.5 2.1 11.7 0.9 0.5 2.0
Totals 762 25.9 .559 .344 .786 13.5 1.3 9.5 1.0 0.4 1.7
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
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