Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns made a bold statement after his team’s 112-103 loss to the Utah Jazz on Monday night, claiming that he had to elevate his game and carry the struggling squad as its best player. Yet his comments were not necessarily inspiring for the future of the Wolves. While it’s not bad to see a second-year star welcome responsibility, it’s also not terrific if a developing 21-year-old feels so much pressure 17 games into the season. Would poor performances or more losses become too much to bear?
Towns showed on Wednesday that he can at least respond to that pressure with a monster performance of his own at home against the New York Knicks. The reigning Rookie of the Year shattered his previous career high of 35 points with 47 on 15-of-22 shooting from the field and 17-of-20 from theRead More »from Melo steals a win for the Knicks on KAT's monster night