The Minnesota Timberwolves had a good start to the NBA season, opening up 3-1. It was short-lived, as they have now lost four games in a row and it is beginning to look like the same old Timberwolves.
Minnesota has only made the postseason once, in 2018, since 2004. If not for that single appearance, they would have the longest drought between postseason appearances in NBA history, a mark the Sacramento Kings are trying to avoid setting by themselves this season as well.
Following one of the Timberwolves’ recent losses, All-Star center Karl-Anthony Towns liked a tweet with #FreeTowns and it went viral. It was revealed that Towns was hacked, but it would not surprise anyone if he wanted to leave the organization.
Towns has said that he wants a career such as the one Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan or Dirk Nowitzki had in which he plays for a single franchise. He wants to win with the Timberwolves, but the constant losing has to be frustrating and weighing on a player.
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He deserves a lot of respect for wanting to stick things out and help turn around the franchise, but eventually, it would not be a surprise if a change of scenery occurred. There are plenty of teams that would line up for him. Could the Boston Celtics be one of them?
Let’s take a look at this hypothetical trade that would land Towns in Beantown.