NBArank: Predicting the best players this season

Al-Farouq Aminu

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Portland Trail Blazers | F
Status: NR
2018-19 projected RPM wins: 3.4
Aminu will look to build on a solid showing at the first round of last year’s NBA playoffs. After finishing with seven points in Game 1 against the New Orleans Pelicans, he averaged 20.7 points on 53 percent shooting and 9.7 rebounds over the last four games. — Jose De Leon
Evan Fournier
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Orlando Magic | G
Rank: NR
Projected RPM wins: 3.0
Fournier had an extremely productive and efficient start to last season, scoring 20 or more points in nine of his first 11 games en route to averaging 20.5 points per game on 51 percent shooting over that stretch. He didn’t keep up the same creation the remainder of the season, as he reached the 20-point mark in only 13 of his final 46 games playedwith. — De Leon
Jeff Teague
NBAE/Getty Pictures Minnesota Timberwolves | G
Rank: 73
Projected RPM wins: 1.2
Teague did a great job of finding teammates off the driveway last season. In accordance with NBA stats that are complex, he’d 125 assists off drives, which was good for fifth in the NBA. — De Leon

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