NBArank: Predicting the best players this season

Al-Farouq Aminu

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Portland Trail Blazers | F
Previous status: NR
2018-19 projected RPM wins: 3.4
Aminu will look to build on a solid showing at the first round of last season’s NBA playoffs. After finishing with seven points in Game 1 from the New Orleans Pelicans, he averaged 20.7 points on 53 percent shooting and 9.7 rebounds over the final 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 year, scoring at least 20 points in nine of his first 11 games en route to averaging 20.5 points per game on 51 percent shooting over this stretch. He did not keep up the same production the rest of the season, as he attained the 20-point mark in only 13 of the final 46 games played. — De Leon
Jeff Teague
NBAE/Getty Images Minnesota Timberwolves | G
Previous status: 73
Projected RPM wins: 1.2
Teague did a fantastic job of locating teammates last year. In accordance with NBA complex stats, he had 125 aids off drives, which was good for fifth. — De Leon


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