Last season, Karl-Anthony Towns changed the way we think about NBA centers. As a Minnesota Timberwolves rookie, he combined old-school post moves with new-school mobility and three-point shooting, running away with the Rookie of the Year award.
This season, however, the hype around Towns has faded a bit. Philadelphia's Joel Embiid has taken the leagueand Twitterby storm. The Timberwolves, who some writers penciled in for 50 wins, are on pace to miss the playoffs.