Joel Embiid Extends His Support To Karl-Anthony Towns Amid Coronavirus Crisis

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After Karl-Anthony Towns shared the details of his mother's condition, Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid posted a positive message for him on Twitter.

Written By Devika Pawar | Mumbai | Updated On:
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A day ago, Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns posted a video on his Instagram account, informing everyone about his parent’s condition after testing positive for COVID-19. While Karl-Anthony Towns’ father has been discharged from the hospital, his mother’s condition has worsened over the week. After Towns shared the video, Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid posted a positive message for him on Twitter.

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A post shared by Karl-Anthony Towns (@karltowns) on

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In his video, Towns revealed that his mother’s condition weakened after getting better. As her lungs are ‘getting worse’, she was put on ventilator support before being put in a medically induced coma. Towns also added that he wants everyone to take the virus seriously, hoping that his story would help someone else. He tried to end the video on a hopeful note, believing that his mother would overcome the virus, as would so many others.

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Joel Embiid fight with Karl-Anthony Towns got them both suspended in November

Their brawl happened during a Timberwolves vs 76ers game in November. Joel Embiid and Towns threw punches and wrestled on the court before the officials got involved and cleared the benched. A day later, both players were suspended for two games. Joel Embiid and KAT continued their brawl on social media. However, it was later reported that their fight was not personal.

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