Karl-Anthony Towns shall be rolling in money. According to ESPN, Towns has agreed to a five-year, $190 million super-maximum extension. Towns took to Twitter to trace on the signing with a video and a cryptic message that reads “5 More.” Towns hasn’t missed a sport in his three seasons within the league, and averaged 21.three factors, 12.three rebounds and 1.four blocks per sport within the 2017-18 season.
In an announcement, Towns mentioned, “On June 25, 2015, I used to be drafted to and dedicated to the Minnesota Timberwolves. On September 22, 2018, I made a recommitment to the Wolves and have the identical emotions pleasure that I felt again in 2015.”
“I promise to the followers, my teammates and the group to maintain the imaginative and prescient the person who drafted me, Flip Saunders, alive and deal with his dream profitable with respect and dignity,” he continued. “To the followers from Day One and the Timberwolves followers, that is for you. Thank you for believing in me.”
Towns was the number one general select Kentucky. He earned the 2016 NBA Rookie the Year award, and led the Wolves to their first Western Conference playfs in 13 seasons this previous 12 months. He additionally made the Western Conference All-Stars, solidifying him as a distinguished pressure within the NBA.