Karl-Anthony Towns Dominates Jazz, Says He “Played Like Crap”
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If you just look at the boxscore of the Wovles and Jazz game on Friday, you would say leading rookie of the year candidate Karl-Anthony Towns had another great performance: 32 points (13-17 fg, 1-2 3pt, 5-5 ft) and 12 rebounds. If you ask him how he played in the loss, you will get a different story.
“I played like crap today,” said Towns, who became the youngest player to pull of a 30 & 15 game since Kevin Durant in 2008. “I didn’t play well defensively. Offensively, I was just finding spots. My teammates were the ones that got me points. I didn’t get myself points.
“When I tried to make something for myself I was missing layups, missing shots. My teammates are the ones that made the stat sheet. I didn’t.”
KAT is averaging 23 points and 13 rebounds over his last 6 games while shooting 67% from the field. He’s never going to win rookie of the year, become an all-star or an all-nba player with those crappy numbers.