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Minnesota Timberwolves’ PF Karl-Anthony Towns has been named the 2015-16 NBA Rookie of the Year. Towns was an absolute monster as rookie, blowing away the rest of the rookie class and showing the potential to be a legitimate MVP candidate over the next 15 years. He averaged 18.3 PTS and 10.4 REB, along with 1.7 BLK, per game while playing in all 82 games. Towns averaged a remarkable 21.3 PPG over the final 31 games of the season. For comparison, Anthony Davis averged 13.5 PPG and 8.2 RPG as a rookie. Towns is the best young player to enter the NBA since Davis in 2012, if not even farther back than that. He’s the Timberwolves’ face of the of the franchise going forward.

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