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Nikola Mirotic 2018-2019 Season Outlook


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He was solid in 30 games with NOLA last year, but they're bringing in Randle - How do we think his production will be affected? Will he still be a viable source of points and 3pts?

 

Last years numbers with New Orleans: 14.6pts, 8.2reb, 1.4ast, 1stl, 0.9blk, 2.2 threes, 42.7fg%, 81ft%

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Miro out again...  

Given the rollercoaster nature of these blurbs the next update will probably say, ruled out for the next 3 games with hope for return in 2020 or 2021 

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I grabbed him in the 10th round which I think is about right for him. I'm not too worried about Randle - he can't shoot and Niko can, which makes him more valuable alongside AD. If you can get him in the later rounds, i.e. 9-13, I'd definitely go for it.

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I don’t think his numbers will drop as they can bring one of them off the bench and there has been talk about Mirotic playing 3 in a 3 big lineup.  14/7 with 2 threes, close to 1/1 and good percentages.  1/1/1 guys are quite valuable past 50ish and he’s 2/1/1.  I think he will exceed his ADP by a mile. 

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Niko is a very underrated guy! He has stats very similar to Lauri and Lauri is being drafted way ahead of Niko! If Gentry keeps to what he is saying and plays a big starting 5 with Niko at the 5, he should have a big year if he stays healthy!

 

Prediction: 15.6 points/ 2.2 assists/ 7.1 rebounds/ 0.9 steals/ 0.7 blocks/ 2.2 threes/ 46 FG%/ 86 FT% in 27 mins a game

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im a big fan of mirotic this season. nola wins with him and its his contract season. perfect storm.

 

adding to above, i think nola has the fastest pace in the league last season. and there is news they will play alot faster than last year. more possessions, more stats for 3kola.

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22 minutes ago, hipriest69 said:

 

Top 40...

Top 45 (gotta split down the middle of the two projections...) ;)

 

Seriously though, an owner couldn't be any happier with his debut tonight.  I know I was thrilled.  Granted the Rockets were even worse on defense than even I expected tonight, but Mirotic starting with Davis could make this a very profitable season for Mirotic owners.

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