Monday afternoon, Karl-Anthony Towns revealed that his mother died from complications due to the coronavirus. The 58-year-old mother was known as her sons’ biggest fan. Many have seen her at Towns’ games and she was of course there for him when he was drafted 1st by the Timberwolves. Towns posted about his parents both getting the coronavirus and about how his mother was in a medically induced coma. In the video, Towns spoke about what he and his family were going through and shed some light on how some of the symptoms and the battles that the families of those impacted are fighting. Those around the basketball world reacted and expressed their shock and devastation to the news.