Karl-Anthony Towns thinks the Timberwolves will ‘have a really good team’ in 2019-20
Towns says the Timberwolves can’t rush anything and have to take it day by day if they want to make the playoffs in the rugged Western Conference.
“We all can’t rush in and think we’re going to win 75 games right now,” Towns told Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic. “We have to take it day by day. We have to be patient with the process and accept the process and go through the cycles. I think we’re going to have a really good team and we have to go out there every single night and try to accomplish it. My job as a leader, I’ve got to get the best out of every single player.”
Karl-Anthony Towns is one of the best players in the game. However, the roster around him in Minnesota is shaky at best.
Andrew Wiggins hasn’t lived up to the hype of being a No. 1 overall pick. Every summer, Timberwolves fans try to convince themselves this is the year Wiggins is going to turn the corner, and every season Wiggins disappoints them. The small forward will make a whopping $27.5 million next season. Minnesota is hoping a full season under head coach Ryan Saunders will unlock the best version of Wiggins.
The Timberwolves lost Derrick Rose, Taj Gibson and Tyus Jones in free agency this summer. They’ll get 3-and-D specialist Robert Covington back, but it’s hard to see Minnesota making the postseason in 2019-20 unless Towns goes nuclear and puts up MVP numbers.