Karl-Anthony Towns could be the best player discussed up to now, particularly when accounting for the fact he is still only 23 years old.
He is about to average at least 21 points and 12 rebounds for the third time in four seasons. Just 15 players during NBA history have done so more frequently. Insert a triple and it’s four complete for every player present and past and Towns with three seasons. This isn’t just volume splashing. Since the beginning of 2016-17, his 39.8 three-point percent is 14th highest among players with 300-plus makes.
Coming out of the fracture, Towns has established himself. Over his past seven states, he’s averaged 35.1 points, 14.1 rebounds and 3.4 assists while shooting 59.7 percent from the field and 48.9% from variety.
“It’s only joking,” Timberwolves rookie Josh Okogie stated, per The Athletic’s Jon Krawczynski. “We’re all witnessing it.”
But Minnesota’s challenge is finding. Andrew Wiggins is a volume scorer paid like a superstar. The rest of the roster is comprised of youngsters or vets who figure to top out as part players.
It is tough to tell Towns will find, unless this front office experts a mid-first-round choice.
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