Timberwolves’ Karl-Anthony Towns out indefinitely

By Eurohoops Team/ info@eurohoops.net

Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns will be out indefinitely due to a calf strain, the club announced. The three-time All-Star big man was injured during the latest game of his team against the Washington Wizards.

The Timberwolves say that Towns’ condition will be reevaluated after “several weeks.” According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the player will miss at least the remainder of 2022 and there’s an expectation that he will return to action in January.

Per Timberwolves:

The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the following injury update on forward/center Karl-Anthony Towns who suffered a lower leg injury at the 5:25 minute mark of the third quarter yesterday at Washington:

An MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) taken today at Mayo Clinic Square by Dr. Kelechi Okoroha on Towns confirmed a right calf strain. He will be sidelined indefinitely and reassessed in several weeks. Further updates to his progress will be issued when available.

In 21 games (all starts) this season, Towns is averaging 20.8 points on 50.5% shooting, 8.2 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game.

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