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]

Karl-Anthony Towns News

Karl-Anthony Towns: I Wanted To Be Able To Play Like Magic Johnson
Karl-Anthony Towns was trained by his father to work on a guard's ballhandling and shooting work first before moving onto big man's footwork and post-up drills.

Jerry Zgoda/Star Tribune

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

John Wall, Karl-Anthony Towns Named Players Of Week
John Wall paced the East in scoring (29.8 ppg) and assists (11.3 apg) while adding 3.3 rebounds and 1.5 steals.

RealGM Staff Report

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.

RealGM Staff Report

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.

RealGM Staff Report

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.

RealGM Staff Report

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.

RealGM Staff Report

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).

RealGM Staff Report

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

RealGM Staff Report

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.

Shams Charania/RealGM

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

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