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Jackie Towns, mother of Karl-Anthony Towns, dies from complications of COVID-19

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All of our thoughts and prayers go out to Karl and the entire Towns family.

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Jacqueline Cruz-Towns, the mother of Karl-Anthony Towns, died Monday afternoon after a multi-week battle with COVID-19, according to a spokesperson for the Towns family.

The Minnesota Timberwolves also released the following statement:

Karl-Anthony Towns’ father was also battling the coronavirus, but has since been released from the hospital and is recovering.

On behalf of myself, our writers, and everyone in the Canis Hoopus community, I want to extend our deepest condolences to both KAT and his entire family during this truly devastating time. Our hearts are with the Towns family, and anyone else who has lost a loved one during the pandemic.

Rest in peace, Jacqueline Towns.