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Towns Ranks 8th Among Western Conference Frontcourt Players In All-Star Voting
All-Star Game voting returns continue to tell us what we know to be true: Karl-Anthony Towns deserves to be a 2020 All-Star.
The third fan-voting All-Star returns were released on Thursday and revealed that the Timberwolves center ranks eighth among Western Conference frontcourt players with 746,013 votes.
This season, Towns is averaging 26.5 points (ninth in the NBA), 11.7 rebounds (eighth), 4.4 assists (third among centers), 1.3 blocks and 1.0 steals per game while shooting 51.4% from the field and 41.8% from the 3-point line. Towns is the only center to average more than three made 3-pointers per game (3.6). Jaren Jackson Jr. follows behind him with 2.7 3PM per game.
The NBA All-Star 2020 team rosters will be drafted by the two captains. They will choose from the pool of players voted as starters and reserves in each conference, making their selections regardless of conference affiliation.
TNT will reveal the NBA All-Star Game starters, including the two team captains, on Thursday, Jan. 23 during TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader. The network will also announce the reserves, as selected by NBA head coaches, on Thursday, Jan. 30 during TNT NBA Tip-Off.
You can vote for Towns, Andrew Wiggins and the rest of the Timberwolves at Timberwolves.com/vote.