Home Sports Basketball Karl-Anthony Towns posts interview opening up about his mother’s death SportsBasketball Karl-Anthony Towns posts interview opening up about his mother’s death November 3, 2020 3 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Karl-Anthony Towns leaned back on the white couch, a 7-foot All-Star center with size 20 shoes, around $53 million in career earnings from basketball alone in the bank and another $130 million on the way. The Minnesota Timberwolves’ center is, almost literally, larger than life. And yet when he started speaking publicly for the first time about the loss of Jacqueline Cruz, about the gut-wrenching phone call he had to make to his grandmother to let her know that her daughter was not going to make it, about Jackie’s descent into the COVID-19 nightmare beginning at the very New Jersey hospital where he was born, the tears started streaming down his face and washing all the superlatives away. Sitting there on the couch with interviewer Natalie Manuel Lee guiding the conversation, Towns was just a 24-year-old young man who missed his mom. “It just hurts. It hurts so bad every day,” Towns said in a video posted Monday on his YouTube channel. READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR JaVale McGee got nominated for Grammy Award 2020 NBA offseason moves for all 30 teams: Draft, trades, signings, news NBA announces 2020 preseason schedule What does the future hold for Victor Oladipo and the Pacers? Can the Warriors contend in the ‘Seven Seconds or Steph’ era? Thompson: Steph Curry’s offseason regimen has him ready for anything this season The valuable lesson the Jazz, Celtics and small market teams should have already learned about NBA contracts The NBA’s incoming 2020 rookie class: Here’s who is ‘Most likely to…’ Watch out for the Hawks, who sneakily are in position to land a superstar Watch: Gordon Hayward botched his Thanksgiving turkey Dwight Howard has message for 76ers after winning title Warriors star Klay Thompson has surgery to repair Achilles LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.