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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 appear to build on a strong showing in 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 final four games. — Jose De Leon
Evan Fournier
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Orlando Magic | G
Previous rank: NR
Projected RPM wins: 3.0
Fournier had a very productive and effective 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 did not keep up the same production the rest of the season, as he attained the 20-point mark in just 13 of his final 46 games played. — De Leon
Jeff Teague
NBAE/Getty Pictures Minnesota Timberwolves | G
Status: 73
Projected RPM wins: 1.2
Teague did a great job of finding teammates last season in Minnesota. In accordance with NBA complex stats, he had 125 aids off drives, which had been good for fifth. — De Leon

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