A Karl-Anthony Towns Fast Track to Phoenix?

Three years of Karl-Anthony Towns has been a textbook good vibe. The number one draft pick delivered on his promise. Rookie of the Year Towns posted an 18 and 10 stat line and talk radio blather was who would you rather have as the face of your franchise Towns or Anthony Davis? Towns is the…

KAT Fading Into Softness

The NBA can be cruel to the weak hearted and the thin skinned. Charles Oakley famously repeated, “No Boys Allowed.” This past season, Karl-Anthony Towns played a man’s game and was skilled and confident at it. He was an All-Star for the first time in his career. if you believe gossip, then KAT is a…

Who Is Winning Rebuilding Game, Lakers or Wolves?

The top two teams in the 2015 Draft Lottery- the Timberwolves and Lakers- are franchises in the midst of rebuilding. How far along are they in the process?  Minnesota Timberwolves: They had a rebuilding head start because Flip Saunders traded All-Star Kevin Love for number one pick Andrew Wiggins. In his rookie year, Wiggins turned…

The Top-10 Rookies of 2015-16

It’s impossible to judge a draft lottery one month after the lottery concludes. Everyone is still in a state of shock and euphoria. Everyone is still high on the memory of the Adam Silver hand shake and the cap on the head and the dream coming true thanks to hard work and innate talent. In…

Karl-Anthony Towns: Rookie of the Year, 2017 All-Star

Karl-Anthony Towns’ explosion into the NBA has been quick. He already is one of the league’s most productive centers. He has not produced like this since he was towering over his peers at St. Joseph High School. At Kentucky, Towns averaged 10 points and 7 rebounds per game. At the 2015 NBA Summer League, he…

If the Draft Lottery Were Today, These Are the 14

The NBA Draft Lottery is part beauty pageant, part hopeful dreaming, with a little bit of knowledge thrown in. For the most part, league executives are guessing, based on information they have been able to gather in a shortened window. Coming to conclusions based on individual workouts has its ups and downs. Either you get…