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Karl-Anthony Towns on the Cover of Slam

KAT is so good, they had to make two covers for this issue

NBA: Orlando Magic at Minnesota Timberwolves Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Karl-Anthony Towns appears on the cover of the new issue of Slam Magazine, with a twist. Slam actually produced two covers of Towns, one to reflect his respect for Kevin Garnett, and one to signify his individuality.

So we have this:

Which harkens back to this:

And then we also have this:

Of course the whole basketball world, including us, expect Towns to become the next (and second) iconic player in Wolves history, and it’s amazing the lightness with which he appears to carry those expectations.

Added bonus:

A Garnett and Towns mix! (Check out young KG. It’s so easy to forget.)

Mid-September. I’m ready for this to get started.