Karl-Anthony Towns compares loyalty to Wolves to decision to play for DR National Team

Towns likens remaining in Minnesota with his choice to continue to bet the Dominican Republic nationwide group. He stated he’s had chances to leave the Dominicans, his mom’s homeland, and reclassify to play with Group U.S.A., which might utilize a gifted huge guy. However that would be the simple path in his eyes. “I like taking the hard route. I like going the more rewarding route,” he stated. “I love being with the Dominican Republic national team. There’s a lot of things they haven’t done, and I’m able to possibly change that. The challenge is what I’ve always strived for.”
Source: Jon Krawczynski @ The Athletic

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Jon Krawczynski @JonKrawczynski
“I didn’t ever think the game would be the same for me again.”
— Karl-Anthony Towns is coming out of the fog of sorrow and holds the secrets to Minnesota’s wish for this season. theathletic.com/2877537/2021/1… – 10:15 AM

Kyle Ratke @Kyle_Ratke
Great @10000Layups podcast with @Michael Pina, who discusses his Karl-Anthony Towns piece, what the interview resembled, and more: open.spotify.com/episode/4E2jMx… – 9:56 AM

Christopher Hine @ChristopherHine
Timberwolves journey an unique homecoming for Karl-Anthony Towns. From today’s paper: strib.mn/3j5Qmeu – 7:52 AM

Karl-Anthony Towns @KarlTowns
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Ajayi Browne @ajayibrowne
Karl-Anthony Towns is getting disappointed with the Webs’ defense. He keeps turning to that stiff arm in the post. – 9:06 PM

Christopher Hine @ChristopherHine
Karl-Anthony Towns played the whole very first quarter. Preparing to do that in the routine season, I’m thinking. I appear to remember him stating in 2015 he liked playing the entire very first. – 8:06 PM

Kristian Winfield @Krisplashed
Tapping in from Barclays Center, where Nets-Timberwolves pointers in ~ 10 minutes. Initially it was Joel Embiid & Andre Drummond. Tonight, it’s Karl-Anthony Towns who the Webs need to stop. Webs have actually typically had a hard time to inspect stretch fives. Nic Claxton gets a fracture at it this evening. – 7:27 PM

NBA Mathematics @NBA_Math
2021-22 preseason #CrystalBasketball for the Minnesota Timberwolves:
5. Jaden McDaniels: 4.5 (1.12 up)
4. Malik Beasley: 5.67 (0.21 up)
3. D’Angelo Russell: 6.0 (0.08 down)
2. Anthony Edwards: 6.22 (0.79 up)
1. Karl-Anthony Towns: 9.67 (0.75 up)
nbamath.com/crystalbasketb… pic.twitter.com/VUm200qPCX10:00 AM

Adam Zagoria @AdamZagoria
Now on @njdotcom
Piscataway native, Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns practices on N.J. court called for his mom who passed away from COVID-19 nj.com/nets/2021/10/t…
@Karl-Anthony Towns
@Timberwolves – 4:48 PM

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The Crossover spoke with scouts from around the league in advance of the 2021–2022 season. Minnesota Timberwolves – “I still think they have a lot of questions. New ownership group coming, I think that adds another layer of questions: what’s going to happen there, what’s going to happen with the players if they don’t get off to a good start. You can hear Towns name on the trade block.” -by means of Sports Illustrated / October 15, 2021

Darren Wolfson: Nevertheless, the exact same difficulties stay. Daryl Morey at some time requires to stop requesting for the moon. Probably he will. However even then there is not a sense that the Philadelphia front workplace has interest in who the wolves want to provide. Gupta, like Gersson (Rosas) is not trading Anthony Edwards, is not trading Karl-Anthony Towns. The secret is to discover a 3rd group. -by means of Spotify / October 6, 2021

SiriusXM NBA Radio: Could a Karl-Anthony Towns trade demand be the next shoe to drop in Minnesota? 🔊 @JonKrawczynski informs @talkhoops & @hoopscritic why he doesn’t think that’s the case today. #RaisedByWolves. “There are no indications that he is ready to go that route.” – Jon Krawczynski. -by means of Twitter @SiriusXMNBA / September 23, 2021

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.