Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns is the unanimous choice as NBA Rookie of the Year, it was made official Monday. The first-year player is a graduate of St. Joseph HS where he led the Falcons to numerous conference and state titles.
Towns, the No. 1 overall pick from Kentucky, received all 130 votes, which were cast by sportswriters and broadcasters in the United States and Canada. He became the fifth unanimous choice since Ralph Sampson won it in after the 1983-84 season; the other unanimous picks were Damian Lillard (2012-13), Blake Griffin (2010-11) and David Robinson (1989-90).
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