Tuesday January 5th, 2016

Two of the top three picks in the 2015 NBA draft matched up Monday night, and at least on this one play, No. 3 got the best of No. 1.

Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor sent Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns stumbling backward with a step-back jumper in the first half. Okafor created space with a quick step before hopping back and finding nothing but net with his shot. 

Okafor is averaging 17.3 points and nearly eight rebounds per game in his first season. Towns is averaging 16.1 points and over nine rebounds.

Watch: Heat guard Dwyane Wade throws down alley-oop dunk

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