Timberwolves news: Karl-Anthony Towns still not interested in talking about contract discussions
There has been a lot of talk this offseason about all the issues going on inside the Minnesota Timberwolves organization. Players, coaches, and the front office aren’t getting along and somehow they are supposed to improve in a tougher Western Conference this season.
Karl-Anthony Towns is finally back in the Twin Cities after doing a lot of traveling to start the summer and has hosted a kids camp the last few days. Towns was asked by Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic about signing his long-term deal this offseason and Towns sidestepped the question saying he wanted to talk about the camp.
Talked to Karl-Anthony Towns at his camp today. Very happy to talk about the work he’s done with the kids over 3 years. Again, not interested in discussing contract/Wolves situation.
— Jon Krawczynski (@JonKrawczynski) July 18, 2018
According to the Star Tribune, KSTP’s Darren Wolfson asked if he could see himself hosting this same camp at the same location for the next six or seven years, trying to get a hint about if he wanted to stay in Minnesota and Towns said:
“Um, I don’t know,” he said. “This is a really nice place.”
It’s expected Towns will sign his contract extension this summer and maybe he just doesn’t want to answer the questions yet about his and Jimmy Butler’s relationship. It still has to be a bit concerning for the Wolves he won’t even answer questions about this extension.
Towns did finish up the press conference saying he has been proud of the things he has been able to do in Minnesota.
“I think I’ve done a lot of things here. I’m very proud of the things I’ve been able to do so far,” Towns said in response to the final question of the session about whether he considers Minnesota a second home. “But I have a lot of things that have to be talked about, so I’ll move on.”