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|Nikola Jokic's Fantasy Scouting Report|
DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK
Based on our latest pre-season projection, you can expect Nikola Jokic will be an elite fantasy starter. His 3436 projected fantasy points puts him ahead of Karl-Anthony Towns making him our #1 ranked center. He has averaged 44.3 fantasy points in his past 80 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 41.9 fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite center. He is projected to live up to these high expectations. Last season he was also the #1 ranked center.
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WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK
Nikola Jokic is projected for 86.6 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of week which is good enough to be the #6 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 Hassan Whiteside but behind Deandre Ayton the rest of the week. Week 2 will be better based on projected rank (#1). He is projected for 177.1 fantasy points.
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.