Towns spoke about his experience with the pandemic, revealing he “hasn’t been in a good place” since his mother died as a result of COVID-19 in April. On top of losing his mother, Towns said he’s lost six other family members to the virus.
Karl-Anthony Towns said that he “hasn’t been in a good place” since his mother went to the hospital. Towns said he’s lost 6 other family members to COVID.
“I'm the one looking for answers to try to keep my family well informed & make all the moves necessary to keep them alive."
— Malika Andrews (@malika_andrews) December 4, 2020
Towns did not elaborate on that subject other than to say he’s trying to make sure his family is educated about the virus.
“I’m the one looking for answers to try to keep my family well-informed and make all the moves necessary to keep them alive,” Towns said.
Karl-Anthony Towns didn’t have opportunity to play in NBA bubble
Towns has not played an NBA game since February. Towns injured his wrist during a game against the Toronto Raptors on Feb. 10 and remained out until the NBA suspended its season in mid-March following Rudy Gobert’s positive COVID-19 test. The league restarted the season July 31, but the Timberwolves did not have a good enough record to play in the Orlando bubble.
A record 219,187 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the United States on Thursday, according to the CDC.
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