Jusuf Nurkic is Projected to Be the #13 Center the Rest of the Season...Behind Steven Adams and Ahead of Karl-Anthony Towns

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Jusuf Nurkic to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 365 projected fantasy points puts him at #13 behind Steven Adams and ahead of Karl-Anthony Towns. He has averaged 32.6 fantasy points in his past 72 games, which is 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 66%, he is the #23 most highly owned center. Jusuf Nurkic is expected to come up short of last season's #8 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#11 Myles Turner (95% OWN)423 FP, 24.9 per game1906 FP, 74 gp, 25.76 per game (#19)
#12 Steven Adams (96% OWN)383 FP, 22.5 per game2174 FP, 80 gp, 27.18 per game (#14)
#13 Jusuf Nurkic (66% OWN)365 FP, 24.3 per game2344 FP, 72 gp, 32.56 per game (#8)
#14 Karl-Anthony Towns (98% OWN)357 FP, 32.4 per game3305 FP, 77 gp, 42.92 per game (#3)
#15 Marc Gasol (64% OWN)350 FP, 20.6 per game2414 FP, 79 gp, 30.56 per game (#9)

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SIT EM ALERT: JUSUF NURKIC WEEK 21 AND 22 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Jusuf Nurkic is projected for 14.5 fantasy points in one game the rest of week in week 21 which ranks him as the #37 projected center for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Drew Eubanks but behind Richaun Holmes the rest of the week. Week 22 will be better based on projected rank (#20). He is projected for 57.7 fantasy points.

3/12 TO 3/15 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#35 Mitchell Robinson (85% OWN)17.6 FP, 1 GP18.1 FP
#36 Richaun Holmes (78% OWN)15.9 FP, 1 GP14.5 FP
#37 Jusuf Nurkic (66% OWN)14.5 FP, 1 GP24.3 FP
#38 Drew Eubanks (0% OWN)14.3 FP, 2 GP4.94 FP
#39 Alex Len (17% OWN)13.6 FP, 1 GP12.5 FP
3/16 TO 3/22 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#18 Tristan Thompson (79% OWN)58.8 FP, 3 GP19.7 FP
#19 Brook Lopez (81% OWN)58.5 FP, 3 GP19.2 FP
#20 Jusuf Nurkic (66% OWN)57.7 FP, 3 GP24.3 FP
#21 Daniel Theis (66% OWN)57.6 FP, 3 GP19.2 FP
#22 Aron Baynes (37% OWN)55 FP, 3 GP14.3 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.

JUSUF NURKICFPPTSREBAST3PMSTL+BLK
'19-20 Projection36518711729.00.030.3
-- Per Game (15 Proj)24.312.47.81.930.002.0
3/9 to 3/15 (1 Game)14.57.24.91.200.001.18
3/16 to 3/22 (3 Games)582819.64.50.004.7
'18-20 Season234411257482333173
-- Per Game (72 GP)32.615.610.43.20.042.4