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Karl Towns going to Wolves; Jahlil Okafor to Lakers, per reports

The first two picks in the 2015 NBA Draft have reportedly been decided.

It looks as though the Minnesota Timberwolves have seen the light.

Ever since Minnesota won the NBA Draft Lottery and the rights to the No. 1 overall pick, one of the biggest topics surrounding who they'd select was GM Flip Saunders' infatuation with Duke's Jahlil Okafor. Despite Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns being regarded as the top prospect, it still looked as though Saunders may actually select Okafor over him.

That's not the case, at least according to a report from ZagsBlog that says the Timberwolves have settled on Towns and will take him with the No. 1-overall selection.

The Minnesota Timberwolves have informed Karl-Anthony Towns that they will select him with the No. 1 pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, a source close to Towns told SNY.tv.

"It’s done, he’s going to Minnesota," the source said. "[Minnesota President and coach] Flip Saunders was big on Jahlil Okafor for a minute there and after Karl came in [on Saturday], he decided to work out for them. He only worked out for them and it’s a wrap. It’s a wrap. They just told him they’re going to take him No. 1."

As for the Lakers at No. 2, they're apparently settled on Okafor:

Ever since the college hoops season needed, Okafor and Towns have been regarded as the consensus top two prospects with Ohio State's D'Angelo Russell being a darkhorse to spoil that. He'll liked go third overall to the Philadelphia 76ers.

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