Draft Serge Ibaka as the #34 Forward... Ahead of Paul Millsap and After Andrew Wiggins

DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK

Draft Serge Ibaka as a weekly fantasy starter in 2019-2020. His 1929 projected fantasy points puts him at #34 behind Andrew Wiggins and ahead of Paul Millsap. He has averaged 26.1 fantasy points in his past 74 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 23.5 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#35) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite forward. He is not projected for elite value. Serge Ibaka is expected to come up short of last season's #25 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (F) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#32 Rui Hachimura1982 FP, 24.2 per game23.1 per game (#50)
#33 Andrew Wiggins (100% OWN)1934 FP, 23.6 per game2021 FP, 73 gp, 27.68 per game (#25)
#34 Serge Ibaka (100% OWN)1929 FP, 23.5 per game1928 FP, 74 gp, 26.05 per game (#27)
#35 Paul Millsap (80% OWN)1925 FP, 23.5 per game1712 FP, 70 gp, 24.46 per game (#39)
#36 Caris LeVert (100% OWN)1906 FP, 23.2 per game996 FP, 40 gp, 24.9 per game (#33)

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WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Serge Ibaka is projected for 71.3 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of week which is good enough to be the #24 ranked forward 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 Andrew Wiggins but behind LaMarcus Aldridge the rest of the week. Week 2 will not be as good based on projected rank (#41). He is projected for 70.1 fantasy points.

WEEK 1 RANK (F)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#22 Brandon Ingram (100% OWN)71.4 FP, 3 GP24.4 FP
#23 LaMarcus Aldridge (100% OWN)71.3 FP, 2 GP34.3 FP
#24 Serge Ibaka (100% OWN)71.3 FP, 3 GP23.5 FP
#25 Andrew Wiggins (100% OWN)70.7 FP, 3 GP23.6 FP
#26 Caris LeVert (100% OWN)70.5 FP, 3 GP23.2 FP
WEEK 2 RANK (F)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#39 Rudy Gay (80% OWN)71.6 FP, 4 GP17.7 FP
#40 Justise Winslow (80% OWN)70.7 FP, 3 GP22.5 FP
#41 Serge Ibaka (100% OWN)70.1 FP, 3 GP23.5 FP
#42 Kevin Knox (80% OWN)69.8 FP, 4 GP17.5 FP
#43 Caris LeVert (100% OWN)69.1 FP, 3 GP23.2 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.

SERGE IBAKAFPPTSREBAST3PMSTL+BLK
'19-20 Projection192911216238378135
-- Per Game (82 Proj)23.513.77.61.010.951.65
10/22 to 10/27 (3 Games)7141232.92.94.9
10/28 to 11/3 (3 Games)7040232.92.85.1
'18-20 Season192811126019949131
-- Per Game (74 GP)26.115.08.11.340.661.77