T-Wolves coach provides update on Karl-Anthony Towns’ knee injury
Karl-Anthony Towns exited Saturday night’s win over the Washington Wizards late in the game with a knee injury, but early indications are that it was not serious.
Towns walked off the court under his own power with just seconds remaining, though he was clearly hobbled.
Prayers up to Karl-Anthony Towns who limped off the court with an apparent knee injury. pic.twitter.com/9JSfOv3b9k
— House of Highlights (@HoHighlights) March 10, 2019
Following the 135-130 win, Minnesota Timberwolves coach Ryan Saunders said Towns would undergo further testing but that he had “not heard concern” about a serious injury.
Ryan Saunders said Karl-Anthony Towns was walking around, said he "has not heard concern" of a serious injury with Towns. But Towns needs to undergo further testing.
— Chris Hine (@ChristopherHine) March 10, 2019
The T-Wolves are now six games back of a playoff spot in the Western Conference, so they may play it safe with Towns. The big man is having another phenomenal season, averaging 24.5 points and 12.3 rebounds per game.