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 strong showing at last year’s NBA playoffs’ first round. 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 matches. — Jose De Leon
Evan Fournier
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Orlando Magic | G
Status: NR
Projected RPM wins: 3.0
Fournier had a very 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 quite keep up the exact same creation the remainder of the season, as he reached the 20-point mark in just 13 of the final 46 games played. — De Leon
Jeff Teague
NBAE/Getty Pictures Minnesota Timberwolves | G
Rank: 73
Projected RPM wins: 1.2
Teague did a fantastic job of locating teammates in Minnesota last year off the drive. According to NBA stats that are advanced, he’d 125 aids off drives, that was good for fifth. — De Leon

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