Karl-Anthony Towns vs. Jahlil Okafor: One man’s opinion


There is a lot of pressure on the No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft. You have to be franchise changing. Most likely, the selector of the No. 1 pick has ended up in that position thanks to some lucky ping pong balls and because they were a truly horrendous team during the previous season. It’s rare that a good team ends up in such an advantageous situation.

That means the team needs their organizational fortunes turned 180 degrees in order to get back into the playoffs, collect some playoff revenue, and maybe even compete for a championship if they have time. For the Minnesota Timberwolves, there might be even more pressure than other teams to get it correct. I’m not sure if you’re aware but the Wolves haven’t made the playoffs since 1993. Or 2004. It’s one of those.

It’s been a real long time. 

The Wolves are in a very fortunate position, which isn’t something we’ve been able to honestly say very often. They have the choice between three options with high potential in Karl-Anthony Towns out of Kentucky, Jahlil Okafor out of Duke, and the wildcard of D’Angelo Russell out of Ohio State. Russell seems like more of a long shot to be the No. 1 pick by the Wolves, so I’m not going to get into the idea of drafting him today (sometime in this next week though).

I want to concentrate on the discussion between Towns and Okafor as the two best big man prospects in the draft and two potential franchise-changing entities. I want to preface this with while I know many of us have our minds made up in this discussion, I think it’s pertinent to truly consider the merits of the two players who will likely be excellent players in the NBA for a decade or two (health permitting). Just dismissing one because we like the other doesn’t really seem to do much good — mostly because it’s not our decision.

It would be detrimental of Flip Saunders to not do his due diligence in this scenario. I think most of us like the idea of Towns with Andrew Wiggins as the future of this franchise. In the effort of full disclosure, I’ve been touting Karl-Anthony Towns (like many of you) as the top prospect in this draft for months. But I truly went into this breakdown trying to be as unbiased as possible because that’s really how decisions should be made.

Saunders and the Wolves’ brass will go over the scouting, meetings with the prospects, and their own thoughts over the next few days as they figure out who will be the next franchise player of this organization. I think we should do the same (although it seems unlikely we’re going to be able to meet with the players).

Here is my case for Karl-Anthony Towns, my case for Jahlil Okafor, and my verdict following an honest effort in deciding if one should be the pick over the other.

(Stats and video compiled from Synergy Sports, DraftExpress.com, and ShotAnalytics.com)


Towns is a monster. He’s just under 7 feet tall, weighs in at about 245 lbs., and he has a 7’4″ wingspan. His vertical jump at the Kentucky Pro Day in 2014 was measured at 36.5 inches. He was a part of a Kentucky war machine that won its first 38 games before losing to Wisconsin in the Final Four.

He averaged 10.3 points on 56.6% from the field and 81.3% from the free throw line in 21.1 minutes. He also averaged 6.7 rebounds, 1.1 assists, and 2.3 blocks.

In trying to figure out if Towns is the guy for the Timberwolves, you’ve got to wonder if the defense (we’ll get to that in a bit) can catch up to the offense. You also have to wonder if the offense is or can be as potent as his competitor in this decision, Jahlil Okafor. The Duke big man was a featured offensive force the entire team played around. He was the main scorer on the team and the target the defense had to slow down before worrying about stopping other NBA hopefuls like Justise Winslow and Tyus Jones.

Towns wasn’t that guy for Kentucky, primarily because he didn’t need to be that guy. Nobody needed to be that guy for most of their dominant season. Towns took the fourth most shots on that Kentucky team — behind Aaron Harrison (first), Devin Booker (second), and Andrew Harrison (third). Andrew Harrison and Dakari Johnson took more free throws. But only Aaron Harrison scored more points (430 to 401 with both playing 39 games).

That doesn’t mean Towns isn’t a really good scorer though. He was in the 87th percentile in points per possession when factoring in assists he made. Towns had 42.7% of his possessions ending in a shot, turnover, or free throw come from the post. He scored 0.922 points per possession (PPP for later use) and shot 51.4% from the field in the post.

Towns could do it all in the post. He turned over the right shoulder to use his left hand or his fadeaway jumper. He turned over his left shoulder to put up a soft and accurate right half-hook. He was strong with his footwork and using his shoulders and elbows to create space without fouling. Towns kept his balance on most moves and rarely got into a position he couldn’t score from.

In the video below, a couple of things that caught my eye:

  • The distance he covers on step-throughs into the middle on post-ups.
  • The way he rocks the defender off-balance with his shoulder shake.
  • On the jumper when turning over his right shoulder, he could use more lift on the shot.
  • He consistently gets deep post position.
  • He buried that Notre Dame team down the stretch of a close game.
  • When turning over his left shoulder, he’s pretty good at getting his left foot inside the leg of the defender, giving him the physical advantage.

Town’s biggest problem in the post was turning the ball over. He had a turnover rate of 17.5% in the post. Of the 60 players in college basketball who had at least 150 post-up possessions, Towns had the 21st highest turnover rate in the post.

Other areas Towns excelled in on offense are offensive putbacks (91st percentile), cutting to the hoop (79th percentile), and in transition (100th percentile!). He wasn’t very good in the pick-and-roll (just 42nd percentile) but he only had 18 possessions as the roll man at Kentucky, so I have no idea how we glean anything from that, good or bad.

One of the pluses in Okafor’s favor is his ability to pass the ball. His gigantic hands allow him to control the ball perfectly coming out of the low post or high post. He has pretty good anticipation for where the defense is headed and seems to sling the ball well all over the court. I wanted to see how Towns’ passing is in comparison.

Here are some notes I have from watching his passing:

  • Towns isn’t Kevin Love by any means but he’s very good at the pass ahead following a blocked shot, turnover, or defensive rebound.
  • He has good passing ideas and recognition. However, his passes can float quite a bit on him, which is something you just can’t do against NBA athletes.
  • I was pleasantly surprised with just how good his interior passing was. He missed some opportunities out of double teams here and there, but he takes great angles in getting the ball to the other big man.
  • He’s very good at finding open shooters, especially in the strong side corner. Good quick decisions.

I was more impressed with his passing than I assumed I would be. It needs work but it’s further along than I expected.

A lot of the hype we’ve heard about Towns since he started doing pre-draft workouts is his jumper. He’s been hitting 3-pointers in drills at an impressive rate, which has everybody drooling over the possibilities of running pick-and-pop plays with him. If there is a problem with him scoring in the pick-and-roll right away, the pick-and-pop with a reliable jumper could end up being the way to smooth out that transition.

The shot charts at ShotAnalytics.com show he had some success from the left baseline area and he was above 40% at both the left and right elbow positions.



He doesn’t have a lot of jumpers under his belt from the Kentucky days, but they were so loaded with NBA talent that it’s hard to make heads or tails of that kind of stuff. The shooting stroke looks smooth and scouts seem to be excited about the possibility.

Defensively, we know that Towns is a monster. He teamed up with Willie Cauley-Stein this past season and helped the Wildcats have the No. 1 defense in the country. Towns dominated post-up scorers. He had a high foul rate (free throws 31.9% of the time), but when he wasn’t fouling, they weren’t scoring. He gave up just 0.489 PPP and 16.0% shooting in the post. That was good for the 94th percentile.

He had a phenomenal block rate of 11.5% and averaged 4.3 blocks per 40 minutes. Some of the notes I took from watching videos of his blocks:

  • He covers the pick-and-roll so well, the other team passes the ball out of it, and then he’s already recovering to defend the post while pushing out the player posting up. Then when a drive happens, he’s timing his rotation perfectly to block the shot into the middle of the floor.
  • Any comparisons to Anthony Davis are a bit ambitious, but had I never seen The Brow play in my life, Towns would be one of the more impressive big men at helping from the weak side to block the shot.
  • He doesn’t have a great second jump (something Kevin Garnett was so amazing at doing), but his long arms seem to make up for it. I wonder if that’ll be a problem though against better athletes.
  • He’s very good at tracking shots in transition defense, as long as he’s hustling back to get there.
  • There was a point where I actually started to feel bad for the guards trying to drive on him in the pick-and-roll.
  • It’s hard to watch these blocks without saying to yourself, “Get that feces out of here!”

Watching all of this Towns footage, I get giddy. I get giddy at the idea of him and Andrew Wiggins and Ricky Rubio anchoring a defensive unit. It almost makes it seem like a defender like Kevin Martin wouldn’t hurt the defense with those three on the floor together. Almost…

Towns is the guy I want and am daydreaming about for this Wolves roster, but I want to make a real effort to see if Jahlil Okafor should be the guy over him. Let’s take a look at what he has to offer.


Jahlil Okafor is an impossibly big human being. At the 2014 Nike Hoops Summit, he measured in at 6’10.75″ and 272 lbs. with a 7’5″ wingspan. He has satellite dishes for hands and seemed to dwarf almost every big man he faced in his year at Duke. He’ll turn 20 during December of this season (Towns will turn 20 in November). His vertical leap wasn’t measured but I’m guessing it’s enough.

He averaged 17.3 points on 66.4% from the field and 51.0% from the free throw line in 30.1 minutes. He also averaged 8.5 rebounds, 1.3 assists, and 1.4 blocks. Okafor was the guy for Duke this season, leading the way for the national champs. He took the second most shots (behind Quinn Cook), the most free throws, and scored the most points. Everything seemed to run through Okafor for Duke, which is tough to do with how horrendous the post-entry passing was to him.

When trying to decide if Okafor’s offense is elite enough to warrant him over Towns, I think it’s important to be honest about what his offense means in today’s NBA. Yes, this is becoming a jump shooting league and that was happening long before the Golden State Warriors won the 2015 NBA championship. That doesn’t mean Okafor’s post scoring exploits don’t fit in though. Post scoring in today’s NBA with the modern defensive help rules, just means you have to attack quicker in the post instead of pushing the limits with the five-second back-to-the-basket violation looming.

That’s one thing Okafor does extremely well. He feels the contact early in the post. He surveys the court prior to the post-entry pass being delivered. And he knows exactly where he needs to attack the floor once he quickly computes all of that information. To say Okafor’s post scoring doesn’t fit doesn’t seem accurate. If it took two seconds longer for him to score in the majority of these situations, I’d agree. But he doesn’t and when you factor in his ability to pass the ball (it goes beyond just his assist numbers), you can see the potential for generating a lot of scoring out of the post.

Here are some of the notes I have from watching him in the post:

  • He’s a bully. He just moves big men with ease. That may not happen against guys like Marc Gasol and DeMarcus Cousins, but he’ll be physically dominating against most NBA big men.
  • He’s great at using the backboard, which adds another dimension to his scoring angles.
  • His touch around the rim reminds me a lot of Zach Randolph, but I think he gets the Al Jefferson comp because of that push-shot.
  • That footwork could win Dancing With The Star.
  • He made 75% of his shots at the rim (layups, putbacks, dunks, etc.), which is both tops in NCAA and a historical marker that doesn’t get approached too often.
  • He’s got a nice little turnaround jumper.
  • I’m sure he has a left hand, but he rarely has to go to it.

If I had to find a knock on him in his scoring in the post, it would be that he does turn the ball over at a higher rate. It isn’t as high as Towns, but it’s not far from it. Okafor’s 16.5% turnover rate in the post would’ve been 27th worst of those post scorers having 150 possessions or more. Obviously, his free throw shooting isn’t good so he may get Hack-a-for treatment if the rule change doesn’t happen.

Other than that, he scored 0.933 PPP and shot 55.8% in the post. He also excelled in offensive putbacks (68th percentile), cutting to the hoop (99th percentile and a ridiculous 90.4% on field goals), transition (99th percentile), isolation (93rd percentile), and as the pick-and-roll man (97th percentile, but just 19 possessions). He scores in every situation you put him in that doesn’t involve the free throw line. And even then if he can raise his percentage nine points to 60%, it’s not that bad.

In looking at his passing ability, I really struggled to figure out how he didn’t average a ton of assists. Part of it was he was so good scoring in the post that he didn’t have to pass it. He was also someone that would try to wait out a double team in order to keep the ball, and that could result in him missing a passing opportunity here and there.

I’m buying him as an elite passer for the big man position at the NBA level. I think he’ll have some growing pains early on, but I also think he’ll quickly adapt to the coverages he sees in the NBA. Here are some notes I had while watching his passing:

  • He makes so many quick decisions out of the post.
  • Okafor doesn’t try to be a hero with a lot of cross-court passing if it isn’t there.
  • He’s deadly and quick passing the ball on offensive boards.
  • He may be a little flashier than he needs to be with some of the passing.
  • He is really incredible at the cross-court pass to the wing shooters.
  • I’d love to see him with another good big man because I think his interior big-to-big passing would be exceptional.

We saw a few midrange jumpers out of Okafor this past season and I think it’s something he could actually develop over time. But the majority of his scoring comes from abusing people in the paint and seeing that 66.4% from the field, even against college talent, is eye-catching. Here is his shot chart from ShotAnalytics.com:



Defensively, we know Okafor doesn’t have a stellar reputation. In watching as much as I could on Synergy, I didn’t walk away feeling like he was a saloon door on defense. Coach K was someone that pleaded with Okafor not to commit fouls because they needed him on the floor. It’s not like playing Marshall Plumlee is an enticing venture, even in college.

His foul rate was alarming low. In defending the post, he only fouled 7.7% of the time. I’d actually like that number to be much higher for a young big man because you want them learning how to be aggressive within the confines of the rules. It didn’t seem like Okafor was really doing that. He gave up 0.846 PPP and 44.4% from the field in the post.

I wanted to see what his blocked shots looked like to see how he moves, helps, and times his blocks. Here are the notes I have from watching him send shots the other way:

  • He blocks a lot of shots without actually jumping. I have no idea if I should be worried or impressed by this.
  • I don’t feel like he puts himself in a great position to grab the ball, rebound, or defend after he blocks the shot.
  • Because of his long wingspan, he doesn’t end up always needing to cut off players inside to contest their shot. That may be a problem against NBA athletes who know how to draw fouls.
  • It’s really quite remarkable how many shots he stuffs without it really coming out of the hands of the shooter. His verticality isn’t great but if he’s meeting the ball at the exit point of the shooting motion, he may not get called for it.
  • He’s quicker than I assumed moving side-to-side.

I look at Okafor’s defense in a similar way as I view DeMarcus Cousins coming out of Kentucky. If he gets in better condition and gets with a good defensive-minded coach (Can that be Flip if he has good defensive players to coach or would Kevin Garnett be the guy to help Okafor with this), he’ll be a fine defender. He may even become a plus defender in the process.

I don’t look at his defense as a lost cause by any means. Cousins became a very good defender the last two seasons by getting in better shape and heeding the tutelage of Michael Malone. I think the right situation (and that could definitely be Minnesota) could yield similar results.

So… whom should the Wolves select on June 25th with the top pick?


I wanted to match up these players in 12 categories because 1) I felt like making a chart and 2) I tried to figure out the categories that will translate most to the NBA and what the Wolves need their franchise big man to do. I selected the following 12 categories (with explanation):

  1. Offensive efficiency when factoring in assists: We need to see just how they create for themselves and others in the half court.
  2. Post-up scoring: It’s going to be something they’re asked to do, even in today’s modern age. It’s still a skill that is utilized and utilized well in plenty of team situations.
  3. Offensive putbacks: This team has thrived in the past on offensive rebounding and a big man’s ability to score on those extended possessions is key to keeping the offense chugging along.
  4. Scoring off cuts: When a guard or player gets into the middle of the floor, how those big men hang around the baseline or circle into the passing lane for a dunk off a cut is big for spacing.
  5. Pick-and-roll man: We don’t have a ton of great data but this will definitely be something they do with Ricky Rubio as the point guard.
  6. Transition offense: Big men love to run the floor for easy baskets.
  7. Free throw shooting: You’ve got to hit your free throws.
  8. Post-up defense: Nothing easy inside.
  9. Isolation defense: Have to be able to stay with offensive players when put on an island.
  10. Defending jumpers: How well do you affect this jump shooting league?
  11. Rebounding rate: Can you extend offensive possessions and end defensive possessions?
  12. Block rate: Are you changing how offenses attack against you?

Let’s tally these up and see who comes out ahead:


Karl-Anthony Towns is the guy for the Minnesota Timberwolves. He just is. And that doesn’t mean it’s a knock on Jahlil Okafor nor does it mean that Okafor sucks and shouldn’t be the No. 1 pick. Towns just ticks every box.

You put him with Wiggins and you’ve got two amazing two-way stars. You put him with Wiggins and Rubio and the Wolves could have an elite defense within a couple years. You can play him with Nikola Pekovic or Gorgui Dieng or Anthony Bennett or Adreian Payne or Kevin Garnett (did I forget any of the dozen big men on this roster?). He just fits everywhere. His offense is really good and his defense is spectacular.

Okafor is going to be a monster in his own right. I think his floor is very high, and it wouldn’t shock me to see him have similar development as DeMarcus Cousins did in Sacramento, no matter where he ends up. You hear murmurs about Okafor maybe not loving the game, but I don’t know how we possibly judge that with a 19-year old.

I wouldn’t be upset if the Wolves decided to take Okafor. I honestly wouldn’t. He’d be fantastic and I think the combination of him and Wiggins on offense could be phenomenal. Surround him with shooters and athletic wings and he may average four or five assists per game. I just don’t think he fits the same way Towns down.

I’ll put it like this.

I’d be happy if the Wolves select Okafor with the top pick. I’ll be elated if they take Towns. I’m excited for Thursday to get here already.

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11 Responsesso far.

  1. Wolves Slate Blue says:

    What I can tell from the first picture… Okafor is a smidge taller.

    But, for all the fanfare about how big Okafor’s hands are, I think Towns’ are just as big. They both can fit two NBA Draft caps in each hand.

  2. Uglyfunk says:

    Towns is my pick. It just seems to me that Okafor has the flashy traits (for a 5) that look good but may not produce the best positive results…I’m referring to things like swatting balls and waiting for a crowd reaction instead of getting in position to get a rebound or even defend properly. I am also skeptical of how his vertical was not measured. He blocks a lot of shots just standing there and my guess is the vert wasn’t measured because his stock would suffer. I used to think Okafor was just going to be Jefferson 2.0 but I am a little less inclined to think that after this analysis….but my pick is still Towns. Towns is more athletic and if that is truly what Saunders wants, he should be the pick.

  3. skune says:

    Your thoughts mirror mine, exactly, Zach. Okafor will be a solid pro and we’d be happy to have him, but we all should certainly be rooting that we choose Towns. The narrative between Towns and Okafor is versatile vs. classic styles and defense vs. offense. But I think you clearly showed why the gap between Towns offensive capabilities and Okafor’s is much smaller than their gap between their defensive abilities. Two-way talents are harder to find which makes Towns more valuable.

    And I’m one to trust statistical breakdowns over pseudo-psychology, but I can’t help think that it has to be icing on the cake for us to take Towns because A) he’s been more vocal about wanting to play in MN and B) he’s got just the right kind of crazy to appreciate KG’s tutelage and the right kind of happy-go-lucky spirit to fit with Rubio and Wiggins.

  4. gjk says:

    Agreed with everyone else. I don’t think taking Okafor would be a notable mistake, but Wiggins’ offensive effectiveness near the hoop makes me think that’s not the best option for them. While I still think rim protectors could be available later in the draft or in future drafts and that we haven’t seen the best of Dieng, Towns fits the profile of a modern NBA center, and it seems like he could play PF if needed; even if he’s not an elite athlete, neither is Tristan Thompson, and he showed a lot of good perimeter defense for a big this postseason.

    William’s piece on this (http://tinyurl.com/ov2vgz4) at Hardwood Paroxysm really captured the problem with the debate as it’s played out. That debate has decreased as it’s seemed more likely that they’ll take Towns, but it seemed at times like Okafor over Towns would be a repeat of Flynn over Curry, which is insane.

    One annoying thing about these debates on Twitter is how often people bring up trading Rubio/Pek/Dieng/Martin. It still amazes me how easily people are seduced by who a young player could be as opposed to facing what they actually are, along with how often players with a few years of experience are written off as though they won’t improve. It’s particularly amazing that any Wolves fan would want to get rid of competent players considering how often this team has been derailed by injuries.

    • Gary Lee says:

      Ha…. I am one of the annoying guy.
      I, perhaps, propose another version, we should better give up some potentials for vets and experiences. We can give up LaVine, ShaBazz or even the coming top pick ‘GIVEN THAT’ we can trade in a superstar. You mentioned it’s impossible but I think still part of discussion and worth to attempt. We stay on this roster is not bad though, if fail. But we have to wait much longer for being a contender, if we can. Long term plan always means risky plan to me because future means unpredictable.

      For sure, give up Rubio or Dieng are rubbish ideas. We are plenty of potentials. But lack of vets. If someone think we better be another 76ers. OK fine. and let’s see how 76ers will be in next 10 years.

      Lastly, sorry for my annoying. but don’t you believe, KD is available.

  5. Jello says:

    For all of the statistical analysis, film breakdown, and interviews a team can do, what the careers of these two players will come down to is effort. They both have elite ability and high ceilings. The one who puts the time in and really has that desire is the one who will ultimately be successful.

    Now, the only real way for me to judge these players since I don’t know either of them personally to know their work ethic or drive is to judge their ceiling and current skillset. If they both put in the time, who will be the better player for the Timberwolves? Basically, I agree with everything Zach stated. If both players produce like their lone college season and measurable indicate, Towns will be the better fit for this Wolves team.

    So, without being able to crawl into these guys heads and know everything about them, and without being able to predict future injuries, I have to say Towns is the better bet. Not that he will be the best player. It really is a crapshoot. With the information we all have, though, I’d have to bet on Towns.

  6. Seakwolf says:

    Alright we are going to get a dominating big man (hopefully) now can we get a new logo and jerseys? Please?? New court? Plz?

  7. pyrrol says:

    Great write up on these two prospects!

    Just a couple of things to add. One, I’m not sure people quite understand the athletic gap between the two. With all the talk about the modern NBA, and things like flexibility and shooting being more important than ever, you could also add that the league now demands a higher level of athletic ability from all positions than ever. Okafor has no vertical leap measures out there at all, which in itself is a red flag on his jumping ability. Watching footage, it is clear that he needs time and space to put up a good jump. This hinders his explosion around the rim and his shot blocking at the NCAA level and will be even more of an issue in the NBA. His foot speed is not good, whereas Towns’ is elite for a center and good for a power forward at the NBA level. Towns has a quick first jump, and while not freakishly springy, it is more than enough to block a variety of shots and defend the rim. As noted, right now his second jump could use a bit of work, and right now it takes a bit of a plant for him to use his full vertical. Still, for a man his size Town’s is elite, athletically, while Okafor is a bit below average as an athlete (in some ways even at the college level) and relied on physically bullying players to be successful. Due to his sheer size (and footwork) this will work some in the NBA, but I think his ability to succeed right away in the NBA has been overplayed, while Towns’ even at this point has been underplayed. Lots of scouts still think Towns is a few years down the road guy. I think he is only in so much as Wiggins is.

    Second, one category that didn’t appear here is ‘intangibles’. Perhaps that’s too subjective and lacking evidence to analyze for an article like this… But I think about it. Okafor seems like a good kid, and smart, but he’s a bit dopey. I’m not sure if he’s the hardest worker, and while Towns has shed baby fat and can run the floor with the best bigs, Okafor still has conditioning issues. He’s also never shown effort and interest on D, let alone outstanding ability. Towns seems to have a more engaging personality and to be more aggressive on all parts of the court. He’s a bit too aggressive and will have to learn to keep out of foul trouble, but that’s a good problem to have. Throughout the season and tourney, Towns kept impressing me with his toughness. While Okafor got the keys to the car from day one on a well balanced but shallow team, Towns had to earn his ‘go to guy’ status. He did. He was a defensive force in the middle (while WCS spent a lot of time switching) and was who Kentucky went to when they needed a basket. On a team with the size and depth of Kentucky this says a lot about Towns’ ability and his focus as well as his ability to improve. Then there are the red flags. Any freshman is going to make bad mistakes, but Towns never looked bullied. Okafor look surprisingly weak in post defense for a man of his size. He had trouble handling Frank the Tank down there, which is a taste of how easy it may be to score on him in the NBA. No one expects Okafor to be great on switches and guarding faster guys, but if he can’t hold his ground on straight up and down post defense and the better college centers score over him, that’s a concern. Okafor just seems a little soft—mentally and physically. This is on offense and D. Physical play gets to him on both sides of the ball. I recall one play that stuck out in my mind where Domantis Sabonis, who is 6’10” and pretty thin, blocked a flat footed attempt by Okafor and just took the ball away from him. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHMJqhdt-r4 I know it’s just one play, but I just don’t see guys touted like he is making plays like that–really embarrassing. I think is speaks to his lack of athleticism and toughness.

  8. Adam Vella says:

    Minnesota fan from down under.

    Really excited at the prospect of wolves selecting Towns at no.1.
    Think hes the better fit and his skill set will be more evident in the NBA.
    Remember Kentucky dont allow their big men to shoot from range and his minutes were dispersed in that system, not allowing us to witness his full repertoire.

    Exciting times ahead with a core of wiggins, Lavine, Shabazz, Rubio, Deing, Bennett, Pec, Garnett, Martin

    Id love for the franchise to make an overhaul of the court, it looks dull and tired.
    Also scrounge up all the sleeved jerseys they can find and do way with them, they are horendous.
    Bring back the KG (pine tree) retro uniforms or something similar.

    Looking forward to the rise of the wolf pack in 15/16

  9. The Wolves will be special this year.

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