How impressive has Karl Towns been in his first two years in the NBA? According to the annual NBA.com general manager survey, he’s the best center in the league. Towns led the category with 28% of the vote, followed by Anthony Davis at 24%, Marc Gasol at 21%, and DeMarcus Cousins at 14%. That’s a whole lotta Cats.
Towns was a popular choice across the board. He was also the top pick for best player to build a franchise around (29%) and player most likely to have a breakout season (21%). Towns was also fourth in the best power forward category (7%), which Davis dominated with 41% of the vote.
Other Cats mentioned:
- John Wall finished fourth in the Best Point Guard category (3%), first in Fastest with the Ball (48%), and third in Best Passer (7%)
- De’Aaron Fox got the fourth most votes for 2017-18 Rookie of the Year
- Devin Booker was voted the third purest shooter (4%)
Check out the entire survey for yourself at NBA.com.