Karl-Anthony Towns spends July 4 with John Calipari

The Independence Day holiday is all about shoveling BBQ in your face and watching things explode in the sky while surrounded by friends and family.

For Karl-Anthony Towns, that means spending time with his former coach John Calipari.

The newly-draft Minnesota Timberwolves center posted a picture to his InstaGram account to commemorate the occasion, refering to the prolific Kentucky coach as his “second dad”:

This current NBA draft class seems to consist of many players that hold their college coaches to an extra high regard. Just this past week, Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan commented in a press conference that Sam Dekker had asked him to be his roommate.

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