NBA Players & Fans Rally Around Karl-Anthony Towns After His Mother Dies From COVID-19 Complications

Updated 4/13/20:


We are sad to report that Karl-Anthony Town’s mother has passed from complications from COVID-19.


She was 58.


In a statement from the family, they reflected on the loss of the matriarch of the Towns family saying “she was an incredible source of strength; fiery, caring, and extremely loving person, who touched everyone she met. Her passion was palpable and her energy will never be replaced.”



Read below for more about her struggle to beat COVID-19 and her son’s unwavering devotion.



Holding back tears, NBA’s Karl-Anthony Towns reveals his mother has been diagnosed with the Coronavirus.


“I wanted to share this video so that people can know that the severity of this disease is real,” Towns expressed before sharing that his mother is in a medically-induced coma since contracting the virus. She is currently relying on a ventilator to breathe.


As updates about COVID-19 continue, let’s keep the medical community in our thoughts and prayers. They’re on the frontlines caring for those battling coronavirus and other illnesses, often low on supplies and even hospital beds.


A medical center in Douglas, Georgia shared a video where the community gathered, together but apart, to pray after a confirmed case of coronavirus hit their facility.



Pray for the world during these unprecedented times especially the essential employees who are putting their lives on the line to keep us safe.


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