Timberwolves Select Guard Kris Dunn with the Fifth Overall Pick in Draft
The Minnesota Timberwolves tonight selected guard Kris Dunn from Providence with the fifth overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft.
Dunn, a 6-4 guard, played three-plus seasons at Providence – he was a medical redshirt in 2013-14 after appearing in four games. For his career, he averaged 12.8 points, 5.1 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 2.2 steals in 95 games. He is the only Providence player to tally career totals of 1,000 points, 400 rebounds, 500 assists and 200 steals.
As a junior in 2015-16, Dunn averaged 16.4 points, 5.3 rebounds, 6.2 assists and 2.5 steals, and was named Big East Player of the Year, Big East Defensive Player of the Year and Second Team All-American. He led the Big East in steals, ranking fifth in the nation, and was second the Big East in assists and fourth in scoring.