The NBA world felt an unwavering anger at the coronavirus on Monday.
Jacqueline Towns, mother of Minnesota Timberwolves Karl-Anthony Towns’ star center, died of COVID-19 virus.
– Minnesota Timberwolves (@Timberwolves) April 13, 2020
Jacqueline’s death comes almost three weeks after Karl-Anthony released an emotional video revealing that she was in a medical coma caused by the coronavirus.
The NBA is a close knit community, and following Jacqueline’s death, players across the league send their thoughts and prayers to Towns and his family.
Here are some of the current and past Warriors and Kings tweets.
Pray for you and your whole family @KarlTowns ?? it’s not another word dude
– Stephen Curry (@ StephenCurry30) April 14, 2020
Prayed for @KarlTowns and his family right now ??
– Harrison Barnes (@hbarnes) April 13, 2020
Pray to KAT and his family! ??
– Eric Paschall (@epaschall) April 13, 2020
Many prayers come up for you and your family @KarlTowns ?? https://t.co/9BAQDzXp2l
– Vince Carter (@ mrvincecarter15) April 13, 2020
– Javale McGee (@JaValeMcGee) April 13, 2020
Prayers go to @KarlTowns and his family.
– Rudy Gay (@RudyGay) April 13, 2020
Shit, prayers until KAT ..
– Juan Toscano (@ juanonjuan10) April 13, 2020
Anyone who has lost a parent knows how difficult this period is for Karl-Anthony.
We echo the words of KAT peers and send our condolences to the city family.