The NBA continues to be ravaged by COVID-19, and now the Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star Center Karl Anthony Towns is entering the league’s health and safety protocol.
He joins six Timberwolves players on the logs including starters Patrick Beverley, Anthony Edwards and Jarred Vanderbilt. Towns isn’t a fan of the virus and everything else in between. He expressed his feelings about the log on Twitter.
Towns has averaged 24.5 points and 9.1 rebounds per game this season, his seventh in Minnesota after the Timberwolves won him No. 1 overall in 2015. back to the Boston Celtics and the New York Knicks.
No other NBA player has been hit more by COVID-19 than Towns. He lost several family members to the virus, including his mother Jacqueline, who died of the coronavirus in 2020. Jacqueline was a nurse and was placed in a medically induced coma after more than a month.