Karl-Anthony Towns C  #32

Current Team: Minnesota Timberwolves

Born: Nov 15, 1995 (22 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: RFA-2019

Current Agent: Leon Rose, Mitch Nathan, Karl Towns

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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NBA

2 Years Of Service - ROY

Karl-Anthony Towns 2017-2018 Game Log

NBA Regular Season Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
2015-16 MIN 82 82 32.0 7.62 14.05 .543 0.37 1.07 .341 2.72 3.35 .811 2.76 7.67 10.43 1.96 0.71 1.68 2.99 2.23 18.33
2016-17 MIN 82 82 37.0 9.78 18.05 .542 1.23 3.37 .366 4.34 5.22 .832 3.62 8.62 12.24 2.68 0.72 1.26 2.94 2.59 25.13
2017-18 MIN 27 27 34.9 7.59 14.30 .531 1.30 3.48 .372 3.63 4.22 .860 2.70 8.89 11.59 1.67 0.70 1.26 3.56 2.30 20.11
CAREER   191 191 34.6 8.54 15.80 .541 0.87 2.40 .362 3.54 4.28 .829 3.12 8.25 11.37 2.23 0.71 1.44 3.05 2.39 21.50

NBA Regular Season Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
2015-16 MIN 82 82 2626.1 625 1152 .543 30 88 .341 223 275 .811 226 629 855 161 58 138 245 183 1503
2016-17 MIN 82 82 3030.5 802 1480 .542 101 276 .366 356 428 .832 297 707 1004 220 59 103 241 212 2061
2017-18 MIN 27 27 942.7 205 386 .531 35 94 .372 98 114 .860 73 240 313 45 19 34 96 62 543
CAREER   191 191 6599.2 1632 3018 .541 166 458 .362 677 817 .829 596 1576 2172 426 136 275 582 457 4107

NBA Regular Season Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
2015-16 MIN 82 82 51 0 0 1 0 3 .254 0.88 0.32 0.24 29 53 .354 5.44 2.74 8.17
2016-17 MIN 82 82 62 1 3 3 0 4 .316 1.04 0.28 0.29 31 51 .378 9.87 2.76 12.63
2017-18 MIN 27 27 21 0 0 0 0 1 .234 0.73 0.31 0.30 16 11 .593 2.52 0.96 3.48
CAREER   191 191 134 1 3 4 0 8 .278 0.93 0.30 0.27 76 115 .398 17.94 6.49 24.44

NBA Regular Season Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
2015-16 MIN 82 82 .590 .556 10.13 27.49 18.92 11.34 12.57 1.11 4.29 24.85 169.44 -2.90 1.30 112.0 106.3 22.45
2016-17 MIN 82 82 .618 .576 11.25 27.60 19.30 13.15 11.27 0.99 2.92 27.47 173.96 -2.20 1.39 120.6 109.9 25.97
2017-18 MIN 27 27 .622 .576 8.96 29.83 19.33 7.89 12.45 1.01 3.14 23.33 176.31 -3.46 1.41 118.4 107.6 22.20
CAREER   191 191 .608 .568 10.49 27.85 19.15 11.66 11.92 1.04 3.51 25.85 173.18 -2.66 1.36 116.9 108.0 24.03

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NBA Transactions

Jun 25, 2015 - The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Karl-Anthony Towns in Round 1 with Pick 1 in the 2015 NBA Draft.
Jul 6, 2015 - Karl-Anthony Towns signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Oct 23, 2016 - The Minnesota Timberwolves exercised their Team Option to extend the contract of Karl-Anthony Towns.
Oct 15, 2017 - The Minnesota Timberwolves exercised their Team Option to extend the contract of Karl-Anthony Towns.

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NBA Awards & Honors

Player Of The Week - 4/11/2016, 3/13/2017, 11/20/2017
Rookie Of The Year - 2016
All-Rookie First Team - 2016
Rookie Of The Month - Nov. 2015, Dec. 2015, Jan. 2016, Feb. 2016, Mar. 2016, Apr. 2016

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Rising Stars Challenge Participant - 2016, 2017
Skills Challenge Participant - 2016
Skills Challenge Champion - 2016

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA Rising Stars Challenge Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
2016 USA 1 1 21.7 8 15 .533 0 3 .000 2 2 1.000 3 4 7 4 0 0 0 0 18
2017 USA 1 1 25.4 11 14 .786 0 2 .000 2 2 1.000 2 9 11 3 2 0 1 2 24
TOTAL   2 2 47.1 19 29 .655 0 5 .000 4 4 1.000 5 13 18 7 2 0 1 2 42
AVERAGES   2 2 23.6 9.50 14.50 .655 0.00 2.50 .000 2.00 2.00 1.000 2.50 6.50 9.00 3.50 1.00 0.00 0.50 1.00 21.00

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NBA Summer League Stats - Per Game

Season Team Location GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
2015-16 MIN Las Vegas 5 5 31.2 4.20 10.60 .396 0.00 1.00 .000 4.40 6.00 .733 2.20 5.00 7.20 2.00 0.80 1.80 6.20 3.40 12.80
CAREER     5 5 31.2 4.20 10.60 .396 0.00 1.00 .000 4.40 6.00 .733 2.20 5.00 7.20 2.00 0.80 1.80 6.20 3.40 12.80

NBA Summer League Stats - Totals

Season Team Location GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
2015-16 MIN Las Vegas 5 5 155.9 21 53 .396 0 5 .000 22 30 .733 11 25 36 10 4 9 31 17 64
CAREER     5 5 155.9 21 53 .396 0 5 .000 22 30 .733 11 25 36 10 4 9 31 17 64

NBA Summer League Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team Location GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
2015-16 MIN Las Vegas 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 .231 0.59 0.24 0.57 1 4 .200 0.03 0.21 0.23
CAREER     5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 .231 0.59 0.24 0.57 1 4 .200 -0.19 0.38 0.19

NBA Summer League Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team Location GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
2015-16 MIN Las Vegas 5 5 .483 .396 7.83 18.01 12.89 11.97 20.43 1.26 4.91 22.42 112.96 -6.43 1.21 90.0 96.0 13.58
CAREER     5 5 .483 .396 7.83 18.01 12.89 11.97 20.43 1.26 4.91 22.42 112.96 -6.45 1.21 90.0 96.0 13.97

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NBA Preseason Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
2015-16 MIN 7 7 23.0 4.29 8.14 .526 0.00 0.29 .000 3.14 3.57 .880 2.00 5.43 7.43 0.71 0.86 1.00 2.71 1.57 11.71
2016-17 MIN 6 6 23.6 5.00 10.83 .462 0.67 2.33 .286 6.67 7.50 .889 2.00 7.33 9.33 1.83 0.33 0.67 2.67 1.83 17.33
2017-18 MIN 3 3 23.7 5.00 11.33 .441 2.33 3.00 .778 3.33 3.33 1.000 1.00 4.67 5.67 2.00 0.33 0.67 1.00 2.33 15.67
CAREER   16 16 23.3 4.69 9.75 .481 0.69 1.56 .440 4.50 5.00 .900 1.81 6.00 7.81 1.38 0.56 0.81 2.38 1.81 14.56

NBA Preseason Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
2015-16 MIN 7 7 161.1 30 57 .526 0 2 .000 22 25 .880 14 38 52 5 6 7 19 11 82
2016-17 MIN 6 6 141.5 30 65 .462 4 14 .286 40 45 .889 12 44 56 11 2 4 16 11 104
2017-18 MIN 3 3 71 15 34 .441 7 9 .778 10 10 1.000 3 14 17 6 1 2 3 7 47
CAREER   16 16 373.6 75 156 .481 11 25 .440 72 80 .900 29 96 125 22 9 13 38 29 233

NBA Preseason Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
2015-16 MIN 7 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 .156 0.45 0.55 0.44 2 5 .286 0.43 0.07 0.50
2016-17 MIN 6 6 2 0 0 0 0 1 .193 1.00 0.18 0.69 5 1 .833 0.51 0.45 0.96
2017-18 MIN 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .191 0.86 0.14 0.29 2 1 .667 0.20 0.01 0.21
CAREER   16 16 4 0 0 0 0 2 .178 0.76 0.31 0.51 9 7 .562 1.30 0.41 1.71

NBA Preseason Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
2015-16 MIN 7 7 .603 .526 9.73 31.83 19.76 6.46 13.92 1.88 3.84 22.31 140.63 -4.93 1.44 111.7 105.2 23.83
2016-17 MIN 6 6 .613 .492 8.98 32.10 20.69 14.76 11.48 0.68 2.54 28.17 163.61 -2.48 1.60 121.8 90.7 25.78
2017-18 MIN 3 3 .612 .544 4.61 23.66 13.68 15.29 15.42 0.65 2.46 25.91 221.90 -4.12 1.38 110.3 107.9 22.00
CAREER   16 16 .609 .516 8.47 30.47 19.01 11.52 13.17 1.17 3.09 25.35 182.08 -3.74 1.49 115.7 100.4 24.20

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NBA Training Camp Experience

2015 NBA Training Camp - Minnesota Timberwolves
2016 NBA Training Camp - Minnesota Timberwolves
2017 NBA Training Camp - Minnesota Timberwolves

NCAA

College: Kentucky (2015)

NCAA Season Stats - Per Game

Season School Class GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
2014-15 Kentucky Fr 39 39 21.1 3.72 6.56 .566 0.05 0.21 .250 2.79 3.44 .813 2.36 4.33 6.69 1.13 0.46 2.21 2.95 1.36 10.28
CAREER     39 39 21.1 3.72 6.56 .566 0.05 0.21 .250 2.79 3.44 .813 2.36 4.33 6.69 1.13 0.46 2.21 2.95 1.36 10.28

NCAA Season Stats - Totals

Season School Class GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
2014-15 Kentucky Fr 39 39 822 145 256 .566 2 8 .250 109 134 .813 92 169 261 44 18 86 115 53 401
CAREER     39 39 822 145 256 .566 2 8 .250 109 134 .813 92 169 261 44 18 86 115 53 401

NCAA Season Stats - Misc Stats

Season School Class GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
2014-15 Kentucky Fr 39 39 8 0 0 0 0 1 .188 0.83 0.34 0.52 38 1 .974 3.54 2.99 6.53
CAREER     39 39 8 0 0 0 0 1 .188 0.83 0.34 0.52 38 1 .974 3.54 2.99 6.53

NCAA Season Stats - Advanced Stats

Season School Class GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
2014-15 Kentucky Fr 39 39 .627 .570 14.19 22.42 18.62 11.58 14.22 1.37 11.21 23.73 162.98 -2.95 1.57 126.8 77.3 29.01
CAREER     39 39 .627 .570 14.19 22.42 18.62 11.58 14.22 1.37 11.21 23.73 162.98 -2.95 1.57 126.8 77.3 28.99

NCAA Awards & Honors

Consensus All-American Second Team - 2015
NABC All-American Second Team - 2015
NABC All-District (21) First Team - 2015
AP All-American Second Team - 2015
Sporting News All-American Third Team - 2015
First Team All-SEC (Coaches) - 2015
SEC Freshman of the Year - 2015
SEC All-Freshman Team - 2015

National Basketball

Nationality: United States / Dominican Republic

FIBA Senior Team Events Stats

Year Event GP MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS Place
2014 Team USA Exhibitions 1 10:00 0.0 1.0 .000 0.0 1.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 -
2013 FIBA AmeriCup 8 08:22 1.4 2.2 .611 0.0 0.1 .000 1.2 1.9 .667 1.8 0.1 0.1 0.0 1.6 0.8 4.0 4th
2013 Tuto Marchand Continental Cup 4 14:45 2.0 4.5 .444 0.0 0.8 .000 1.8 1.8 1.000 4.8 0.8 0.5 2.0 2.5 1.2 5.8 4th
2012 Team USA Exhibitions 1 09:24 1.0 3.0 .333 1.0 3.0 .333 0.0 0.0 .000 2.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 2.0 1.0 3.0 -
2012 Olympic Qualifiers 1 04:00 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 4th
AVERAGES   15 09:57 1.3 2.7 .500 0.1 0.5 .125 1.1 1.5 .773 2.5 0.3 0.2 0.6 1.9 0.8 3.9 -
TOTAL   15 149:24 20 40 .500 1 8 .125 17 22 .773 38 5 3 9 28 12 58 -

High School Basketball

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

High School Special Event Stats

Year Event GP MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
2014 McDonalds All-American 1 19:00 3 6 .500 0 1 .000 0 0 .000 5 0 0 2 2 0 6
2014 Jordan Classic 1 15:00 3 6 .500 1 2 .500 2 2 1.000 7 3 0 0 4 0 9
2013 Nike Hoop Summit 1 16:30 3 8 .375 0 1 .000 1 1 1.000 4 4 2 0 4 1 7

Prep/High School Awards & Honors

Gatorade Player of the Year - 2014
New Jersey Gatorade Player of the Year - 2013, 2014
Parade All-American First Team - 2014
USA TODAY's All-USA Second Team - 2014

Recent News

Karl-Anthony Towns In Favor Of NBA Allowing Medicinal Marijuana
Karl-Anthony Towns was recently asked what he would do if he were commissioner of the league.

Nick Friedell/ESPN

Wolves Exercise 18-19 Options On Karl-Anthony Towns, Tyus Jones
Karl-Anthony Towns and Tyus Jones were members of the 2015 draft class.

RealGM Staff Report

NBA GMs Choose Towns, Giannis As Players They'd Choose To Build Around
Karl-Anthony Towns received 29 percent of the vote this season compared to 48 percent in 2016.

John Schuhmann/NBA.com

Karl-Anthony Towns: Wolves Adding Players 'Who Ooze Greatness, Winning'
Karl-Anthony Towns expressed enthusiasm from the Wolves' moves this summer but he wouldn't say to which extent he was involved.

Sean Deveney/Sporting News

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