#TBT: Raging Against The Machine, The Karl Towns Jr. Story

04.02.15 4 years ago
Karl Anthony-Towns Jr.

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This originally appeared in December of 2013, right after Karl Anthony-Towns committed to playing for the University of Kentucky. Now the Wildcats are undefeated and face Wisconsin in the Final Four Saturday night. We take a look back at our chat with the then-high school senior on the precipice of him helping to set NCAA basketball history in his first year with Calipari and Co.

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After committing to play college basketball at Kentucky, high school senior Karl Towns Jr. is about to face the machine of high-profile basketball: more temptations, more pressure, and more opportunities to screw up his future, a future that could include the NBA. It’s a good thing all of the stories about the seven-footer are true.

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