Karl-Anthony Towns in middle of ‘FreeKat’ controversy after intriguing tweet

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Karl-Anthony Towns doesn’t privation to #FreeKat aft all.

The Timberwolves prima denied liking a tweet from his relationship that suggested helium is looking to unit his mode retired of Minnesota. Towns — whose sanction has swirled successful commercialized rumors before, including to the New York Knicks — claimed that his relationship was hacked.

The intriguing hashtag was a reply underneath a photo of Towns celebrating with the caption “kat erstwhile helium gets disconnected his minnesota contract.”

“Honestly, I woke up this morning, my cause deed maine up and was like, ‘Karl, what is this?’’ Towns said, according to Dane Moore of “The Dane Moore NBA Podcast.“

“I was like, what the f–k are you talking about? I hadn’t woke up yet for the full day. She showed maine and I said, ‘Damn.’”

Karl-Anthony Towns claims helium  was hacked aft  his relationship  liked a suspicious tweet.Karl-Anthony Towns claims helium was hacked aft his relationship liked a suspicious tweet.USA TODAY Sports

And helium concern unfolded connected the aforesaid time that the Timberwolves dropped their 3rd consecutive crippled and 4th successful 5 games with a 126-115 nonaccomplishment to the Los Angeles Clippers. Towns scored 18 points successful the decision for his second-lowest output of the season. But the lone 2 different radical that person entree to his account, Towns said, are 1 of his agents, Jessica Holtz, and his person Chucky, though Chucky was successful the infirmary with his begetter — and wouldn’t person clip to bash thing similar that — and Holtz has ne'er utilized it.

Karl-Anthony Towns claims helium  was hacked aft  his relationship  liked a suspicious tweet.Karl-Anthony Towns claims helium was hacked aft his relationship liked a suspicious tweet.AP

“Sorry to the Wolves fans,” Towns told Moore. “I ain’t privation to origin nary hysteria oregon thing similar that. But conscionable cognize I’m precise happy. I cognize we’re connected a skid truthful it came astatine the worst imaginable time, that small hacking. Just cognize I’m precise blessed here.  I’m excited to physique much years here, not conscionable this year.”

Just changed my password. We coagulated connected present present 🔒

— Karl-Anthony Towns (@KarlTowns) November 4, 2021

Towns, who has 2 years remaining connected the five-year, $158 cardinal contract, averaged 23.9 points per crippled done Minnesota’s archetypal 7 games of the run and has experienced conscionable 1 winning play since helium joined the franchise arsenic the No. 1 prime successful the 2015 NBA Draft. Their adjacent accidental to drawback the losing streak volition travel connected Friday nighttime erstwhile they big the Clippers again.