By: Dan Slaubaugh
The Minnesota Timberwolves have announced through Twitter that there will be a press conference at Target Center tomorrow regarding a 'Major NBA Announcement'.
Hmmm... I wonder what it could be.
Yep. Karl-Anthony Towns will be officially named the 2015/16 NBA Rookie of the Year, a reward that was a foregone conclusion 3 quarters into the season.
The number 1 overall pick from Kentucky posted the best rookie season by a big man since Tim Duncan. He averaged 18.1 points, 10.7 rebounds and 1.7 blocks and helped the Timberwolves win 13 more games than they did the previous season. Towns played all 82 games and was named Western Conference rookie of the month in all six months the award was handed out.
Towns is the second straight Timberwolves player to win the Rookie of the Year award, after Andrew Wiggins achieved that feat in convincing fashion just a year ago.
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