Kawhi Leonard is Projected to Be the #7 Forward the Rest of the Season...Behind Jimmy Butler and Ahead of LaMarcus Aldridge

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Kawhi Leonard to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 2798 projected fantasy points puts him at #7 behind Jimmy Butler and ahead of LaMarcus Aldridge. He has averaged 40.7 fantasy points in his past 61 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 42.4 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#4) is better 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 projected to be very good, but not one of the very best at his position. Kawhi Leonard is expected to improve on last season's #12 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (F) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#5 Ben Simmons (100% OWN)3274 FP, 39.9 per game3151 FP, 79 gp, 39.89 per game (#7)
#6 Jimmy Butler (100% OWN)2958 FP, 36.1 per game2150 FP, 65 gp, 33.08 per game (#11)
#7 Kawhi Leonard (100% OWN)2798 FP, 42.4 per game2441 FP, 60 gp, 40.68 per game (#5)
#8 LaMarcus Aldridge (100% OWN)2770 FP, 33.8 per game2867 FP, 81 gp, 35.4 per game (#9)
#9 Blake Griffin (100% OWN)2764 FP, 38.9 per game3038 FP, 75 gp, 40.51 per game (#6)

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KAWHI LEONARD WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Kawhi Leonard is projected for 89.1 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of week which is good enough to be the #9 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 Gordon Hayward but behind Giannis Antetokounmpo the rest of the week. Week 2 will be better based on projected rank (#2). He is projected for 183 fantasy points.

10/23 TO 10/27 RANK (F)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#7 Julius Randle (100% OWN)92.2 FP, 3 GP30.5 FP
#8 Giannis Antetokounmpo (100% OWN)91.4 FP, 2 GP48.5 FP
#9 Kawhi Leonard (100% OWN)89.1 FP, 2 GP42.4 FP
#10 Gordon Hayward (99% OWN)83.8 FP, 3 GP27.8 FP
#11 Jayson Tatum (100% OWN)82 FP, 3 GP27 FP
10/28 TO 11/3 RANK (F)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Giannis Antetokounmpo (100% OWN)191 FP, 4 GP48.5 FP
#2 Kawhi Leonard (100% OWN)183 FP, 4 GP42.4 FP
#3 LeBron James (100% OWN)152.7 FP, 3 GP53.2 FP
#4 LaMarcus Aldridge (100% OWN)135.8 FP, 4 GP33.8 FP
#5 Draymond Green (100% OWN)135.5 FP, 4 GP32.5 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

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

KAWHI LEONARDFPPTSREBAST3PMSTL+BLK
Rest of '19-2027981826501250110126
-- Per Game (66 Proj)42.327.67.63.81.671.90
10/22 to 10/27 (2 Games)895716.08.63.24.6
10/28 to 11/3 (4 Games)1831163317.66.48.1
'19-20 Season43.0306513
'18-20 Seasons24411596438199112131
-- Per Game (60 GP)40.726.67.33.31.872.2