With the last month of the NBA season around the corner, which teams should be most desperate to tank and acquire a high lottery pick?
Towns said he was hospitalized after the incident, which occured in Los Angeles.
Towns, who has lost seven family members to COVID-19, tested positive prior to the postponement of the Timberwolves and Grizzlies basketball game.
Contact tracing within the Timberwolves resulted in Minnesota being without the league-required eight available players against the Grizzlies.
His 58-year-old mother was placed on a ventilator and put in a medically induced coma because of COVID-19. She died 19 days later.