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Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns, Louisville-native D'Angelo Russell top picks in 2015 NBA Draft

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According to NBADraft.net, Kentucky's Karl Anthony Towns will likely be selected first overall. According to NBADraft.net, Kentucky's Karl Anthony Towns will likely be selected first overall.
Louisville native D'Angelo Russell was projected to go third, but the Lakers picked up the former Ohio State player with the second pick. Louisville native D'Angelo Russell was projected to go third, but the Lakers picked up the former Ohio State player with the second pick.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns was selected first overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves in this year's NBA Draft, making the school the first to have three number one overall picks. 

Louisville-native D'Angelo Russell was projected to go third, but the Lakers picked up the former Ohio State player with the second pick.

Local Picks:

  • 1. Karl-Anthony Towns (Kentucky) to Minnesota Timberwolves
  • 2. D'Angelo Russell (Ohio State) to Los Angeles Lakers
  • 6. Willie Cauley-Stein (Kentucky) to Sacramento Kings
  • 12. Trey Lyles (Kentucky) to Utah Jazz
  • 13. Devin Booker (Kentucky) to Phoenix Suns
  • 14. Cameron Payne (Murray State) to Oklahoma City Thunder
  • 16. Terry Rozier (Louisville) to Boston Celtics
  • 32. Montrezl Harrell (Louisville) to Houston Rockets
  • 44. Andrew Harrison (Kentucky) to Phoenix Suns
  • 48. Dakari Johnson (Kentucky) to Oklahoma City Thunder

More: CRAWFORD | Towns goes No. 1 to Minnesota -- and deserved it in every way

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