Karl-Anthony Towns C  #32

Current Team: Minnesota Timberwolves

Born: Nov 15, 1995 (21 years old)

Birthplace: Metuchen, New Jersey (United States)

Nationality: United States / Dominican Republic

Height: 7-0 (213cm)     Weight: 244 (111kg)

Hand: Right

Twitter: @KarlTowns

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/karltowns

Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Minnesota Timberwolves)

Free Agent: TO-2018; RFA-2019

Current Agent: Leon Rose, Mitch Nathan

Draft Entry: 2015 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2015 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 1, Minnesota Timberwolves

Pre-Draft Team: Kentucky (Fr)

High School: St. Joseph High School [Metuchen, New Jersey]

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Karl-Anthony Towns: I Play In Both Eras With Inside/Outside Game
Karl-Anthony Towns Jr. is one of the most versatile young big men to ever play in the NBA.

Kevin Arnovitz/ESPN

Wolves Exercise 17-18 Options On Towns, Wiggins, LaVine, Jones
The Timberwolves have exercised the third-year options on Tyus Jones and Karl-Anthony Towns, along with the fourth-year options on Zach LaVine and Andrew Wiggins.

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GMs Pick Karl-Anthony Towns As Player To Build Franchise Around
While Anthony Davis received 86.2 percent of the vote before last season, Karl-Anthony Towns now ranks first at 48.3 percent.

John Schuhmann/NBA.com

Karl-Anthony Towns: KG Expedited My Learning Curve
While nothing surprised Karl-Anthony Towns during his rookie season, he credits Kevin Garnett for how he was mentored.

Jonathan Abrams/Bleacher Report

Karl-Anthony Towns: Wolves Got To Make The Playoffs
Karl-Anthony Towns' personal goals for the 16-17 season are based on how the Wolves perform.

Jared Zwerling/NBPA.com

Karl-Anthony Towns Already Calling Minnesota Home
Karl-Anthony Towns grew up in New Jersey but he's quickly acclimated to living in Minnesota with the Timberwolves.

Jace Frederick/Pioneer Press

Karl-Anthony Towns Unanimously Wins 2016 NBA Rookie Of The Year
Karl-Anthony Towns was the unanimous winner while Kristaps Porzingis received 117 out of 130 second place votes.

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Karl-Anthony Towns To Be Named 2016 Rookie Of The Year
Karl-Anthony Towns averaged 18.3 points, 10.4 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.7 blocks in 32.0 minutes per game with a PER of 22.5.

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Karl-Anthony Towns To Work On 'Every Facet Of Game' In Offseason
Karl-Anthony Towns is one of the most versatile rookie big men to emerge in the NBA in a considerable amount of time.

Jared Dubin/Bleacher Report

Karl-Anthony Towns, Paul Millsap Named NBA's Players Of The Week
Karl-Anthony Towns averaged 21.3 points, 10.3 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per game.

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Myles Turner, Karl-Anthony Towns Named Rookies Of The Month
Myles Turner ranked third among East first-year players in scoring (13.4 ppg), rebounding (6.6 rpg) and minutes (29.8 mpg).

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Kristaps Porzingis, Karl-Anthony Towns Named Rookies Of The Month
Kristaps Porzingis and Karl-Anthony Towns also won the award for November.

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Kevin Garnett's Mentoring Of Karl-Anthony Towns Tangible Yet Private
Kevin Garnett has embraced the role of mentor to the Minnesota Timberwolves' young core, particularly to Karl-Anthony Towns.

Scott Cacciola/New York Times

Towns Wants To Always Be Strongest, Most Intelligent, Most Skilled Player On Court
Karl-Anthony Towns has been developing his offense around the basket and he'll eventually stretch out to three-point line with regularity.

Zach Lowe/ESPN

Karl-Anthony Towns Had 4.0 GPA At Kentucky
Karl-Anthony Towns graduated from St. Joseph High School in Metuchen with a 3.96 GPA.

Maria Guardado/Star Ledger

Lakers Privately Worked Out Karl-Anthony Towns
The Lakers didn't publicize the Karl-Anthony Towns' workout as they did for other prospects.

Ramona Shelburne/ESPN

Wolves Decide To Select Karl-Anthony Towns At No. 1
The Wolves have long been expected to select Karl-Anthony Towns with the first overall pick and they've made their decision.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Karl-Anthony Towns Hasn't Received Draft Promise From Wolves
The Timberwolves were the only team for which Karl-Anthony Towns held an individual workout.

Jon Krawczynski/AP

Karl-Anthony Towns, Timberwolves Schedule Meeting Friday
Karl-Anthony Towns will visit the Timberwolves in Minneapolis on Friday, league sources told RealGM.

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Wolves Expected To Eventually Decide Upon Towns Over Okafor
Flip Saunders traveled to Thousand Oaks, California last week to watch a workout for Karl-Anthony Towns.

Chad Ford/ESPN

Karl-Anthony Towns Declining Private Workout Invite From Lakers
Reports emerged in May that Karl-Anthony Towns would interview but not workout with the Wolves and Lakers.

Mark Medina/Los Angeles Daily News (h/t: The Score)

Flip Saunders Still Favors Okafor Over Towns
Karl-Anthony Towns ascended to the top spot ahead of Jahlil Okafor on most teams draft boards by the end of the NCAA Tournament.

Chad Ford/ESPN

Lakers Likely To Pick Remaining Big With 2nd Overall Pick
The Lakers will likely pick Jahlil Okafor or Karl-Anthony Towns depending on who the Wolves select.

Mike Bresnahan/Los Angeles Times

Karl-Anthony Towns Eyes Playing For Knicks' Franchise He Grew Up Watching
Karl-Anthony Towns could end up with the Knicks depending on how the NBA draft lottery goes on Tuesday.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Knicks Have Towns, Okafor, Mudiay, Russell, Winslow As Top-5
Karl Anthony-Towns would currently be the Knicks' pick if they won the lottery.

Ian Begley/ESPN

Lakers Believed To Have Towns, Mudiay Ahead Of Okafor On Board
The Lakers could go with Emmanuel Mudiay ahead of Jahlil Okafor if they have the second pick.

Chad Ford/ESPN

Seven Kentucky Underclassmen Declare For NBA Draft
Karl-Anthony Towns, Willie Cauley-Stein, Trey Lyles, Dakari Johnson, Devin Booker, Aaron Harrison and Andrew Harrison have declared for the draft.

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Kentucky Expected To Have 5-7 Players Declare For NBA Draft
Willie Cauley-Stein, Karl-Anthony Towns, Aaron Harrison, Andrew Harrison and Trey Lyles are expected to declare by John Calipari

Kyle Tucker/Courier-Journal

Karl-Anthony Towns Hasn't Decided On NBA Draft
Karl-Anthony Towns also mentioned prep for "my sophomore year."

Kyle Tucker/Courier Journal

Top NBA Draft Prospects (March Stats)
Justise Winslow and Karl-Anthony Towns had increased production in the month of March.

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