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Karl-Anthony Towns

22-Year-Old       Minnesota Timberwolves

2017-18 NBA Stats

PTS

20.4

REB

11.8

AST

1.8

STL

0.8

BLK

1.4

2017-18 NBA ROS Projections

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2017-18 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Towns, the 2015-16 Rookie of the Year, burst onto the scene as a truly elite talent last season. He’s a transcendent player at the position, and is essentially the archetype for the “modern” center. While questions remain about his defensive ability, he still managed to aver...

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HT: 7' 0"   WT: 244 lbs   DOB: 11/15/1995  College: Kentucky   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #1 Overall in 2015   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a two-year, $11.66 million rookie contract with the Timberwolves in July of 2015. Timberwolves exercised contract option for the 2017-18 season in October of 2016.

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Towns finished with 30 points (11-16 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 6-9 FT), 14 rebounds, five assists, five blocks and one steal in 34 minutes during Thursday's 119-96 victory over the Kings.

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Karl-Anthony Towns NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2015-16 19 MIN 82 32.0 18.3 10.5 2.0 0.7 1.7 0.4 54.2 81.1 2.2 2.8 7.7 1.1 34.1 7.6 14.1 2.7 3.4
2016-17 20 MIN 82 37.0 25.1 12.3 2.7 0.7 1.3 1.2 54.2 83.2 2.6 3.6 8.7 3.4 36.7 9.8 18.0 4.3 5.2
2017-18 21 MIN 29 35.4 20.4 11.8 1.8 0.8 1.4 1.3 53.1 83.5 2.2 2.8 9.0 3.5 36.3 7.7 14.4 3.8 4.6
Rest Of Season Projections 22 MIN 51 37.3 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 rest of season projections for Karl-Anthony Towns
2017-18 Projections 22 MIN 82 37.4 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 projections for Karl-Anthony Towns

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Karl-Anthony Towns NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 3 40.3 25.7 14.0 3.7 2.7 2.7 1.3 57.4 76.0 2.7 4.3 9.7 4.0 33.3 9.0 15.7 6.3 8.3
Last 14 Days 6 39.2 20.0 12.8 3.2 1.8 2.2 1.2 55.0 73.5 2.5 3.0 9.8 3.2 36.8 7.3 13.3 4.2 5.7
Last 30 Days 15 36.7 19.4 12.1 2.4 1.0 1.1 1.2 51.7 81.9 2.4 2.8 9.3 3.5 34.6 7.1 13.8 3.9 4.8
Last 5 Games 5 39.6 21.0 13.0 3.6 2.0 2.6 1.0 56.7 75.0 2.4 3.0 10.0 3.2 31.3 7.6 13.4 4.8 6.4
Last 10 Games 10 37.0 20.6 12.5 2.4 1.4 1.5 1.3 52.3 80.4 2.8 3.1 9.4 3.5 37.1 7.8 14.9 3.7 4.6
Last 20 Games 20 36.3 19.5 12.2 2.2 1.0 1.2 1.3 51.6 81.3 2.2 3.0 9.2 3.7 35.6 7.3 14.1 3.7 4.6

 

2017-18 NBA Game Log   Karl-Anthony Towns
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Date Opp SCORE MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Dec 14 SAC 119-96 35 30 14 5 1 5 0 11 16 6 9 2 4 5 9 4
Dec 12 PHI 112-118 48 19 16 2 4 3 1 6 16 7 10 0 4 4 12 4
Dec 10 DAL 97-92 38 28 12 4 3 0 7 10 15 6 6 2 4 4 8 4
Dec 6 @LAC 107-113 39 21 12 4 2 4 4 9 14 3 5 0 2 1 11 3
Dec 4 @MEM 95-92 38 7 11 3 0 1 0 2 6 2 2 1 2 1 10 4
Dec 3 LAC 112-106 37 15 12 1 1 0 3 6 13 1 2 2 3 3 9 4
Dec 1 @OKC 111-107 35 23 9 0 2 1 2 9 17 4 4 1 3 3 6 5
Nov 29 @NOP 102-120 21 11 10 3 0 0 6 4 7 2 2 1 2 2 8 5
Nov 28 WAS 89-92 40 20 17 0 1 0 4 9 19 0 0 2 5 3 14 4
Nov 26 PHO 119-108 39 32 12 2 0 1 1 12 26 6 6 2 6 5 7 2
Nov 24 MIA 97-109 39 18 11 3 0 1 2 6 14 6 7 0 3 3 8 4
Nov 22 ORL 124-118 36 18 13 2 0 0 2 7 11 2 3 2 3 3 10 2
Nov 20 @CHA 118-102 30 18 12 2 0 1 1 5 10 8 9 0 3 2 10 4
Nov 19 DET 97-100 38 16 9 3 0 0 1 6 13 2 2 2 4 1 8 1
Nov 17 @DAL 87-111 37 15 11 2 1 0 2 5 10 4 5 1 4 2 9 4
Nov 15 SAS 98-86 40 26 16 2 1 2 2 10 18 4 6 2 2 6 10 4
Nov 13 @UTA 98-109 41 24 13 1 1 1 0 10 15 0 0 4 6 1 12 2
Nov 11 @PHO 118-110 39 17 12 2 1 2 0 8 19 0 0 1 5 5 7 5
Nov 8 @GSW 125-101 27 16 12 1 1 0 1 5 11 5 7 1 4 3 9 1
Nov 5 CHA 112-94 29 16 9 2 0 2 4 5 11 6 6 0 4 2 7 5
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Nov 4 DAL 112-99 32 31 12 2 0 2 2 11 18 7 8 2 5 3 9 2
Nov 1 @NOP 98-104 23 2 5 0 1 2 4 1 7 0 0 0 0 1 4 5
Oct 30 @MIA 122-125 39 20 12 1 1 3 0 7 11 3 4 3 4 3 9 4
Oct 27 OKC 119-116 36 33 19 0 0 4 1 12 24 8 9 1 4 7 12 4
Oct 25 @DET 122-101 36 23 10 1 0 1 3 8 16 4 4 3 6 1 9 2
Oct 24 IND 107-130 31 28 7 2 0 2 3 12 17 4 4 0 1 2 5 4
Oct 22 @OKC 113-115 36 27 12 1 0 1 4 11 17 3 3 2 7 4 8 5
Oct 20 UTA 100-97 32 20 10 1 1 2 1 7 12 6 8 0 1 0 10 3
Oct 18 @SAS 107-99 34 18 13 1 2 1 2 8 15 2 2 0 1 2 11 4
Karl-Anthony Towns Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Date Opponent PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
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Wednesday at Denver Nuggets Only available to RotoWire subscribers.

 

Karl-Anthony Towns – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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2.  Gorgui Dieng

3.  Justin Patton

4.  Cole Aldrich

5.  Taj Gibson

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True Shooting Percentage

62.1%

True Shooting % in 2017-18

In 2017-18, Karl-Anthony Towns has a true shooting percentage of 62.1%.

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Karl-Anthony Towns NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2015-16 19 MIN 82 36.0 20.6 11.8 2.2 0.8 1.9 0.4 54.2 81.1 2.5 3.1 8.6 1.2 34.1 8.6 15.8 3.1 3.8
2016-17 20 MIN 82 36.0 24.5 12.0 2.6 0.7 1.2 1.2 54.2 83.2 2.5 3.5 8.4 3.3 36.7 9.5 17.6 4.2 5.1
2017-18 21 MIN 29 36.0 20.8 12.0 1.9 0.8 1.5 1.3 53.1 83.5 2.2 2.9 9.2 3.6 36.3 7.8 14.7 3.9 4.7
Rest Of Season Projections 22 MIN 51 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 rest of season projections for Karl-Anthony Towns
2017-18 Projections 22 MIN 82 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 projections for Karl-Anthony Towns

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Karl-Anthony Towns NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2015-16 19 MIN 82 2626 1503 858 161 58 138 30 54.2 81.1 183 229 629 88 34.1 625 1153 223 275
2016-17 20 MIN 82 3031 2061 1007 220 56 103 101 54.2 83.2 212 296 711 275 36.7 802 1480 356 428
2017-18 21 MIN 29 1026 592 343 53 24 42 37 53.1 83.5 63 82 261 102 36.3 222 418 111 133
Rest Of Season Projections 22 MIN 51 1905 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 rest of season projections for Karl-Anthony Towns
2017-18 Projections 22 MIN 82 3067 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 projections for Karl-Anthony Towns

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Karl-Anthony Towns NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2015-16 19 MIN 82 32.0 59.0 55.5 10.0 11.3 0.9 23.8
2016-17 20 MIN 82 37.0 61.8 57.6 10.5 10.1 1.0 30.3
2017-18 21 MIN 29 35.4 62.1 57.5 8.9 10.6 0.8 26.7
Rest Of Season Projections 22 MIN 51 37.3 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 rest of season projections for Karl-Anthony Towns
2017-18 Projections 22 MIN 82 37.4 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 projections for Karl-Anthony Towns

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Karl-Anthony Towns: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Towns finished with 19 points (6-16 FG, 0-4 3Pt, 7-10 FT), 16 rebounds, four steals, three blocks and two assists in 48 minutes during Tuesday's 118-112 loss to the 76ers.

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Towns finished with 28 points (10-15 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 6-6 FT), 12 rebounds, four assists and three steals in 37 minutes during Sunday's 97-92 victory over Dallas.

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Towns finished with 21 points (9-14 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 3-5 FT), 12 rebounds, four assists, four blocks and two steals in 39 minutes during Wednesday's 113-107 victory over the Clippers.

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Towns finished with only seven points (2-6 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 2-2 FT), 11 rebounds, three assists and one block across 37 minutes during Monday's 95-93 loss to Memphis.

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Towns collected 15 points (6-13 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 1-2 FT), 12 rebounds, one assist and one steal in 37 minutes during Sunday's 112-106 victory over the Clippers.

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Towns finished with 23 points (9-17 FG 1-3 3Pt, 4-4 FT), nine rebounds, two steals and one block in 35 minutes during Friday's 111-107 loss to Oklahoma City.

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Towns finished with 11 points (4-7 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 2-2 FT), 10 rebounds and three assists in 20 minutes during Wednesday's 120-102 victory over New Orleans.

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Towns totaled 32 points (12-26 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 6-6 FT), 12 rebounds, two assists and one block across 39 minutes during a 119-108 win over the Suns on Sunday.

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Towns finished with 18 points (6-14 FG, 0-3 3Pt, 6-7 FT), 11 rebounds, three assists and one block in 38 minutes during Friday's 109-97 loss to Miami.

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Towns collected 18 points (7-11 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 2-3 FT), 13 rebounds and two assists across 36 minutes in Wednesday's 124-118 victory over Orlando.

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Towns totaled 15 points (5-10 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 4-5 FT), 11 rebounds, two assists and one steal in 37 minutes during Friday's 111-87 victory over Dallas.

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Towns scored 26 points with 16 rebounds, two assists, two blocks and a steal in 40 minutes in Wednesday's win over San Antonio.

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2017-18

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2016-17

There simply aren’t enough superlatives to describe Towns’ transcendent rookie season, during which the No. 1 overall pick out of Kentucky improbably exceeded the vast expectations placed upon him. While coasting to unanimous Rookie of the Year honors, Towns suited up in all 82 games and averaged 18.3 points, 10.5 boards, 2.0 assists and 1.7 blocks per game while shooting 54.2 percent from the field and 81.1 percent from the free-throw line. In providing context to just how sensational Towns was, Shaquille O’Neal is the only other 20-year-old in NBA history to average 18 points and eight rebounds and shoot at least 49 percent from the field in a season. And unlike Shaq, Towns displayed some surprising touch from the outside, connecting on 30-of-88 (34.1%) three-point attempts. For a player this young who checks in at seven-feet tall, Towns is uncommonly polished, displaying impact ability on both sides of the court and impressive all-around efficiency. If there’s a nit to pick, Towns could stand to improve upon the 2.2 turnovers per game he averaged as a rookie, but with few flaws in his game beyond that, the big man already has the look of a potential superstar in the league. After averaging 15 or more shot attempts per game in the last three months of his rookie season, Towns should take on a larger role in the T-Wolves’ attack in Year 2, which figures to include an even greater flirtation with the three-point line. Add it all up and Towns makes for an excellent first-round cornerstone in all fantasy formats, particularly in leagues where the percentage categories are emphasized.

2015-16

Towns enters the NBA as the first-overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft and will team with budding star Andrew Wiggins to form a duo that Minnesota can rely on for years to come. The question for fantasy owners is whether that translates to a big rookie season for the big guy out of Kentucky? Last season as a freshman, Towns averaged 10.3 points, 6.7 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 0.5 steals, and 2.5 blocks in a mere 21 minutes per game. In Minnesota, Towns will likely start and be given every opportunity to succeed, but a loaded depth chart may rob Towns of full starter's minutes. Kevin Garnett, Nikola Pekovic, Adreian Payne, Anthony Bennett, and Gorgui Dieng are all candidates to see playing time at either power forward or center, putting Towns' minute distribution into question as he acclimates to life in the NBA. Where the former Kentucky Wildcat should make an instant impact for fantasy owners is in blocks. Towns posted an 11.5-percent block rate at Kentucky. To put that in perspective, the NBA-leader in block percent in 2014-15 was Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, who posted an outstanding 7.0 percent block rate. Clearly, Towns isn't going to bring that hefty block rate to the pros with him, but it does show that he's an elite shot-blocker. Towns is a great upside pick, but he's probably a few years away from becoming the dominant force he was drafted to be for the Timberwolves and for fantasy owners.