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

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