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Is Karl-Anthony Towns the front-runner for Rookie of the Year?

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All early signs say yes. Yes he is.

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Karl-Anthony Towns continues to amaze. Can he sustain this level of play throughout the season?

If he does, I have a feeling he'll be hoisting a certain award at season's end.

He was recently ranked #1 on nba.com's power rookie rankings.

Here's what they had to say:

1. Karl-Anthony Towns, Timberwolves

Towns is averaging 16 points (2nd among rookies), 10.4 rebounds (1st), three blocks (1st), 1.3 steals and is shooting 48.7 percent from the field and an impressive 91.7 percent from the free-throw line. Just from watching him night-in and night-out, he's the most NBA-ready rookie I've seen in a while. He certainly passes the eye test. Once he gets more comfortable in the offense and launches a 3-ball or two, watch out. He's averaging less points than Okafor, but he gets the nod because of everything else he does on both sides of the ball.

Jahlil Okafor was 2nd, Kristaps Porzingis was 3rd, and Emmanuel Mudiay came in at #4.

(h/t nba.com)