Former Wildcats given high marks in NBA GM survey
Several former Wildcats were given high marks in the annual NBA GM survey, released Tuesday.
The annual NBA GM surgery, which questions league general managers on a variety of topics, was released Tuesday and not surprisingly, several former Wildcat ranked at or near the top of the list in several categories.
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– Minnesota Timberwolves big man and reigning NBA Rookie of the Year Karl-Anthony Towns (48.3%) was voted as the player GMs would most like to start a franchise with, beating out the likes of Kevin Durant, Lebron James and Stephen Curry.
– Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (31%) was voted as the player most likely to have a breakout season in 2016-17. Booker finished fourth in the NBA Rookie of the Year voting last season. Towns finished second in this category at 13.8 percent.
– Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans was tabbed as the NBA's best power forward for the second straight season with 29.0 percent of the vote.
– Fresh off winning a gold medal in Rio over the summer, DeMarcus Cousins of the Sacramento Kings (26.7%) was voted as the NBA's No. 2 center behind DeAndre Jordan. Davis (16.7%) and Towns (6.7%) also made the list.
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