This Clippers-Timberwolves trade forms a Karl-Anthony Towns, Paul George duo

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Why the Trade Benefits the Minnesota Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves are a team that has been near the bottom of the Western Conference for years now. They have made the NBA playoffs just one time with Towns on the roster. This is something that needs to change moving forward. If Minnesota is interested in a blockbuster deal, this is one to keep an eye on.

Karl-Anthony Towns is one of the best bigs in the NBA. He is a proven star that can do it all on the court. Paul George would be an upgrade on the perimeter over D’Angelo Russell. Minnesota would also be able to keep Anthony Edwards in this deal. That is a team that could lead Minnesota to a playoff berth.

They would be extremely well-rounded and balanced on the floor. Giving up three first-round picks is never easy for any team but the Timberwolves would hope they are late picks because they found success.

This is a franchise-altering deal for both sides but especially the Timberwolves, who need another star in order to take that next step. Towns and George would create a duo that excites fans and gives them hope for the upcoming years.