Karl-Anthony Towns might be the best player discussed up to now, particularly when accounting for the fact he is still just 23 years old.
He is about to average at least 21 points and 12 rebounds for the third time in four seasons. Only 15 players during NBA history have done. Add a triple to the mixture, and it is Towns with three seasons and four total for every player. This isn’t just volume splashing, either. Since the beginning of 2016-17, his 39.8 three-point percentage is 14th highest among players with 300-plus makes.
Coming from this All-Star fracture, Towns has launched 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 range.
“It is just greatness,” Timberwolves rookie Josh Okogie said, per The Athletic’s Jon Krawczynski. “We are all seeing it.”
However, the challenge of Minnesota is finding. Andrew Wiggins is a volume scorer. The rest of the roster is comprised of aging vets or youngsters who figure to top out as part players.
Unless this front office experts a choice, it’s hard to tell Towns will get.
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