By Kent Jackson, Respect My Blog
In a league where everyone is trending smaller, a big man capable of operating like a smaller player, while still punishing the opposition with his size when the situation calls for it, is the ultimate cheat code. When every player needs to either be able to protect the rim or help stretch the floor, why not get you a guy who can do both? Joel Embiid and Karl-Anthony Towns are two of the leagues most promising young big men and in the video below, I compare both and choose who I would want going forward. Embiid vs. Towns.