Comparing the TOP ROOKIES

Wednesday in New York, the reigning NBA rookie players of the month will meet when the Wolves and center Karl-Anthony Towns take on the Knicks and center/forward Kristaps Porzingis. Here is a look at the top three big men taken in the 2015 draft — Towns at No. 1, center Jahlil Okafor at No. 3 by Philadelphia and Porzingis at No. 4 — and where they rank among rookies so far this season:

Scoring per game

1. Okafor 17.8

2. Towns 14.9

3. Porzingis 13.6

 

Rebounding per game

1. Towns 9.2

2. Porzingis 8.4

3. Okafor 8.1

 

Field-goal percentage

2. Towns 53.1

4. Okafor 45.5

6. Porzingis 44.1

Blocks per game

1. Towns 2.2

2. Porzingis 1.8

3. Okafor 1.5

 

Free-throw percentage

3. Porzingis 84.2

5. Towns 81.4

11. Okafor 72.2

 

Minutes per game

1. Okafor 32.6

4. Towns 27.8

6. Porzingis 27.3