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Timberwolves young star Karl-Anthony Towns will be just a little less young come Wednesday, when he celebrates his 22nd birthday with a home game against San Antonio and perhaps a greeting sung to him by rookie teammate Justin Patton.

Before he does, Towns in Monday’s 109-88 victory at Utah became only the second player in NBA history to reach 3,000 career points and 2,000 rebounds before he turned 22. He did so by grabbing his second rebound of the night, just 85 seconds into the game.

The only other player that young and that prolific: Dwight Howard.

Statistically, he has compiled points, rebounds, shooting percentages, 20/10 and 30/10 games at a pace that places him along such stars as LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal and Kevin Garnett to do such things by their 22nd birthdays.

Players on their 22nd birthdays

Most points scored

1. LeBron James 7,067

2. Kevin Durant 5,967

3. Carmelo Anthony 5,405

4. Andrew Wiggins 4,384

5. Kobe Bryant 4,240

6. Dwight Howard 4,210

7. Tracy McGrady 4,187

8. Karl-Anthony Towns 3,839

9. Chris Bosh 3,773

10. Kevin Garnett 3,662

Most rebounds

1. Dwight Howard 3,169

2. Andre Drummond 2,632

3. Karl-Anthony Towns 2,011

4. Chris Bosh 1,906

5. Kevin Garnett 1,905

6. Shaquille O’Neal 1,829

7. Andris Biedrins 1,789

8. LeBron James 1,763

9. Anthony Davis 1,740

10. Josh Smith 1,725

Highest FG percentage

1. Andris Biedrins .611

2. Shaquille O’Neal .581

3. Andre Drummond .570

4. Andrew Bynum .566

5. Dwight Howard .560

6. Tim Duncan .549

7. Nikola Jokic .545

8. Karl-Anthony Towns .542

9. Jonas Valanciunas .540

10. Greg Monroe .533

Highest FT percentage

1. Kevin Durant .882

2. Kyrie Irving .880

3. Devin Booker .840

4. Chris Paul .835

5. James Harden .828

6. Karl-Anthony Towns .827

7. Zach LaVine .821

8. Kobe Bryant .816

9. Brandon Jennings .813

10. Brook Lopez .806

Most games 30+ points

1. LeBron James 100

2. Kevin Durant 75

3. Carmelo Anthony 45

4. Shaquille O’Neal 32

5. Karl-Anthony Towns 27

6t. Devin Booker 26

6t. Tracy McGrady 26

8. Anthony Davis 24

9. Kyrie Irving 23

10. Andrew Wiggins 23

Most double-doubles

1. Dwight Howard 169

2. Karl-Anthony Towns 124

3. Andre Drummond 114

4. Shaquille O’Neal 110

5. Anthony Davis 90

6. Antoine Walker 80

7t. Chris Bosh 76

7t. Kevin Garnett 76

9. Elton Brand 75

10t. LeBron James 65

10t. Kevin Love 65