Karl-Anthony Towns

Karl-Anthony Towns

Height/Weight: 7' 0"/248 lbs
Born: Edison, New Jersey
College: Kentucky
Draft: 2015 1st round (1st pick) by the
  • AFP

    Edwards leads Timberwolves over Suns, Knicks and Cavs win NBA playoff openers

    Anthony Edwards scored 23 of his 33 points in the second half as the Minnesota Timberwolves thrashed Kevin Durant and the Phoenix Suns 120-95 in their NBA playoffs opener on Saturday.Edwards, who had averaged 14 points in the Timberwolves' three regular-season losses against Phoenix, finally solved the Suns to help Minnesota take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven Western Conference series.

  • Star Tribune (Minneapolis)

    Durant gets his 31 points but was a one-man show in Game 1

    Kevin Durant was a one-man offensive show for the Suns on Saturday, despite his team's 120-95 loss to the Timberwolves in Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference quarterfinal series at Target Center. The 35-year-old Durant scored 31 points on 11-of-17 shooting, despite the defense of Jaden McDaniels, Rudy Gobert and Karl-Anthony Towns. "Jaden did a great job, KAT did a great job on Durant, he was ...

  • Star Tribune

    Timberwolves vs. Suns: Can Devin Booker be stopped by Nickeil Alexander-Walker?

    Karl-Anthony Towns, Trey Lyles and Devin Booker were freshmen on the 2014-15 Kentucky Wildcats, a team that won 38 of its 39 games, with the loss being in the national semifinals to Wisconsin. The three freshmen entered the NBA draft, as did sophomore Willie Cauley-Stein. Towns was the first pick in the draft for the Timberwolves, and Booker was the 13th to the Phoenix Suns.