Karl-Anthony Towns notches double-double in All-Star Game loss

Karl-Anthony Towns had a huge first half but cooled off down the stretch as Team Stephen fell to Team LeBron in an extremely competitive NBA All-Star Game. It was unclear how many minutes Karl-Anthony Towns would see in Sunday’s All-Star Game. It was his first ever appearance in the...
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1 day ago

Most impressive players heading into NBA All-Star break

The approach of the NBA All-Star break provides an ideal landmark for the basketball world to highlight some of the most impressive players in the 2017-18 season.Keep in mind these are not necessarily the premier talents in the league. While a few top-tier superstars are included, the focus is on players holding together rosters, assembling breakout campaigns or outperforming previous...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

League Pass games of the week (Feb. 12-15)

Every week, our friends over at RealGM preview every NBA League Pass game to help subscribers separate the wheat from the chaff.The abbreviated final week of games before the All-Star break has a little extra intrigue this year since it will also be a time to see some faces in new places following last week's trade deadline. That dynamic is not particularly present in the Game of...
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Sports & Politics Intersect: American controversies follow athletes to Olympics

Front Five: The top stories that shaped both sports & politics this week “[Adam Rippon] I want you to know we are FOR YOU. Don’t let fake news distract you. I am proud of you and ALL OF OUR GREAT athletes and my only hope for you and all of #TeamUSA is to bring home the gold. Go get ‘em!” - Vice President Mike Pence to Adam Rippon on TwitterThe saga between Adam Rippon and Vice...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves' Karl-Anthony Towns rocking Eagles Super Bowl shoes

Minnesota Timberwolves big man Karl-Anthony Towns likely wasn’t that popular of a man in the Twin Cities when he rooted for the Philadelphia Eagles over the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship Game.That’s not going to stop Towns from enjoying his Eagles winning their first ever Super Bowl title.Here, Towns is rocking some pretty darn awesome Eagles Super Bowl shoes for his...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Karl-Anthony Towns to wear Eagles-themed shoes in Cavs game

Timberwolves big man Karl-Anthony Towns is a lifelong Eagles fan, so it’s safe to say he’s still feeling pretty happy after watching his team emerge victorious in Super Bowl LII.Towns was on the sideline for the big game at U.S. Bank Stadium, as he was a guest photographer for The Players’ Tribune, so he was able to have a great view of the action.And with the Timberwolves having...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Karl-Anthony Towns’ family has great reaction to All-Star nod

Karl-Anthony Towns on Tuesday was named to his first All-Star Game, and his family was overjoyed over the news.This video shows the cool reaction from his parents and girlfriend upon the Minnesota Timberwolves big man being named to the Western Conference All-Star team as a reserve: Towns, 22, is in his third season in the league and averaging 20.2 points and 12.3 rebounds per game...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Karl-Anthony Towns’ family, girlfriend go nuts celebrating his All-Star nod

Karl-Anthony Towns, in just his third season in the league, has already emerged as one of the most dominant big men in the game today.He hadn’t received All-Star honors, though — up until Tuesday, that is.Towns was chosen for the All-Star game, and his family was clearly elated about the big news. Check out the reaction of Towns’ mother and father, as well as his girlfriend, when...
Via The Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Karl-Anthony Towns catches heat for supporting Eagles

A 38-7 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC title game certainly was not easy for Minnesota fans, and Karl-Anthony Towns did not exactly help any.The Timberwolves star caused quite a stir by showing support for the Eagles on his Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat accounts during Sunday’s game. Granted, the 22-year-old big man is a native of Edison, New Jersey, just about 60 miles...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Clippers proposed Blake Griffin, Karl-Anthony Towns swap to Wolves

With less than a month to go before the NBA trade deadline, the rumor mill is starting to heat up, particularly for two notable Western Conference teams.Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders reported on Friday that the LA Clippers pitched a blockbuster deal to the Minnesta Timberwolves involving a swap of star bigs Blake Griffin and Karl-Anthony Towns. Scotto does add though that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 13, 2018  |  Discuss

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