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Towns Jr. going global

N.J. native, 16, will play for the Dominican Republic during Olympic qualifying

Updated: June 18, 2012, 1:12 AM ET
By Brandon Parker | ESPNHS

When Karl Towns Jr. enters a room, he often gets that look, that he must be somebody stare. It comes with the territory when you're 6-foot-11 with a gregarious personality and a mile-wide smile, but Towns still finds it hard to believe that he, a 16-year-old, can garner so much attention.

Super Bowl champ Victor Cruz asked to meet Towns earlier this year when the Giants' wide receiver spotted him in the stands at a Rutgers basketball game. Towns has also rubbed shoulders with the ...

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