Summer school

Karl Towns Jr., 16, improved significantly playing for the Dominican Republic

Updated: July 24, 2012, 1:02 PM ET
By Brandon Parker | ESPNHS

For the past two months, Karl Towns Jr. was known as Young Buck -- an affectionate reminder from his teammates on the Dominican Republic national team that, despite standing taller than all but one of them, the 6-foot-11 Towns is still just 16 years old.

Taking that ribbing from his older teammates was a small price to pay considering how much he learned from them on the court. And even though the Dominican Republic failed to qualify for this summer's Olympics after finishing fourth ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?