I’ll have a few thoughts at the bottom, but this post is mostly about just getting my big board up. For extended thoughts on my rankings/specific players you should read the positional breakdowns I’ve released over the past week.
I had a really hard time deciding on what to write about Karl Towns. In my pieces on D’Angelo Russell and Jahlil Okafor I explained why they were both being unfairly discredited by many, but that isn’t the case with Towns. He’s not quite a consensus #1 pick, and he might not even go #1 overall, but almost everyone thinks he’s at least deserving of #1 pick status. In this case, I don’t feel the need to try and change anyone’s view because I basically agree, and also have Towns #1 on my board. Continue reading