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Timberwolves select Towns with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

From left, NBA draft prospects Emmanuel Mudiay, Karl-Anthony Towns and Kelly Oubre Jr. talk during a photo op before the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves got their man in the middle. The Lakers got a playmaking partner for Kobe Bryant.

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Utah Jazz select Kentucky forward Trey Lyles

A young basketball fan shouts for an autograph from Trey Lyles after Lyles was selected 12th overall by the Utah Jazz during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Trey Lyles certainly wasn’t a “sexy” pick for the Utah Jazz at No. 12.

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Nuggets select guard Mudiay 7th in NBA draft

Emmanuel Mudiay, right,is greeted by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected seventh overall by the Denver Nuggets during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

DENVER (AP) — Denver Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly failed in several attempts to watch Emmanuel Mudiay play in person.

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Joy and optimism in Minnesota after Timberwolves take Towns

Minnesota Timberwolves fans, including fans wearing "Karl!!" T-shirts, cheer as Kentucky center Karl-Anthony Towns is picked No. 1 by the Timberwolves, during their NBA basketball team's draft party in Minneapolis, Thursday, June 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — More than 8,000 Minnesota Timberwolves fans filed into Target Center on Thursday night, knowing that Karl-Anthony Towns was coming. They hoped Tyus Jones might be sticking around, too.

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Hawks acquire Hardaway Jr. in draft-night trade with Knicks

Kelly Oubre Jr. answers questions during an interview after being selected 15th overall by the Atlanta Hawks during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

ATLANTA (AP) — As names started coming off his draft board, Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer didn’t see a player who excited him at the 15th or the 19th spot.

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