It’s hard to imagine a single NBA player, or even a professional athlete, has been more affected by the COVID-19 pandemic than Karl-Anthony Towns, from losing his mother and six other family members to experiencing the virus himself over the last month.
The Minnesota Timberwolves star made his return to the court on Wednesday, and once again provided some perspective as the league tries to play through a pandemic. Towns described his case as dangerous, saying his battle grew dire some nights:
Towns announced he tested positive for the virus on Jan. 15, and ended up missing 13 games as he dealt with the virus. In his first game back, Towns posted 18 points and 10 rebounds while playing 30 minutes, second-most on his team. Read from source….