Draft Enes Kanter as the #13 Center... Ahead of Montrezl Harrell and After Steven Adams

DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK

Draft Enes Kanter as a weekly fantasy starter in 2019-2020. His 1992 projected fantasy points puts him at #13 behind Steven Adams and ahead of Montrezl Harrell. He has averaged 26.1 fantasy points in his past 67 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 24.3 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#14) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 83%, he is the #21 most highly owned center. Enes Kanter is expected to improve on last season's #19 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#11 Hassan Whiteside (97% OWN)2218 FP, 27 per game1903 FP, 72 gp, 26.43 per game (#17)
#12 Steven Adams (98% OWN)2056 FP, 25.1 per game2174 FP, 80 gp, 27.18 per game (#15)
#13 Enes Kanter (83% OWN)1992 FP, 24.3 per game1748 FP, 67 gp, 26.09 per game (#18)
#14 Montrezl Harrell (96% OWN)1961 FP, 23.9 per game2269 FP, 82 gp, 27.67 per game (#14)
#15 Myles Turner (97% OWN)1943 FP, 23.7 per game1906 FP, 74 gp, 25.76 per game (#20)

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WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Enes Kanter is projected for 73.2 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of week which is good enough to be the #10 ranked center and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a better than average week with more fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Montrezl Harrell but behind Nikola Vucevic the rest of the week. Week 2 will not be as good based on projected rank (#31). He is projected for 48.2 fantasy points.

WEEK 1 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#8 Steven Adams (98% OWN)75.7 FP, 3 GP25.1 FP
#9 Nikola Vucevic (100% OWN)74.4 FP, 2 GP34 FP
#10 Enes Kanter (83% OWN)73.2 FP, 3 GP24.3 FP
#11 Montrezl Harrell (96% OWN)70.2 FP, 3 GP23.9 FP
#12 Joel Embiid (99% OWN)68.4 FP, 2 GP40.8 FP
WEEK 2 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#29 Robin Lopez (42% OWN)50.2 FP, 4 GP12.8 FP
#30 Thomas Bryant (58% OWN)49.1 FP, 2 GP23.6 FP
#31 Enes Kanter (83% OWN)48.2 FP, 2 GP24.3 FP
#32 Zach Collins (12% OWN)46.2 FP, 3 GP14.4 FP
#33 Jonas Valanciunas (89% OWN)45.8 FP, 2 GP22.3 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Below the projection are actual stats from last season.

ENES KANTERFPPTSREBAST3PMSTL+BLK
'19-20 Projection19929837601367.495
-- Per Game (82 Proj)24.312.09.31.650.091.16
10/22 to 10/27 (3 Games)7336274.90.273.6
10/28 to 11/3 (2 Games)48.22319.13.30.182.3
'18-20 Season17489156601161059
-- Per Game (67 GP)26.113.79.91.730.150.88