It was November 28th when Karl-Anthony Towns fell to the court and grabbed his calf in Washington, DC, announcing his coming back.
The same goes for Jordan McLaughlin. Arguably the most true point guard on the roster, he’s also battling back from a calf injury. He first injured his calf against Miami on November 21 and missed the next five games, but returned three games later and injured his calf again. , he did not play.
In a column by Jon Krawczynski athletic With Anthony Edwards becoming the alpha of the Timberwolves, the longtime beat writer has sneaked an update on Towns and McLaughlin’s injuries.
“Karl-Anthony Towns has been out for over a month and still has weeks to come back from a calf injury,” he wrote, later adding: I can’t believe I’ve been playing for weeks yet.”
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When Towns was injured on November 28, he was expected to be back by mid-January. If he’s “still a few weeks away,” his return won’t be until late January, possibly February.
In recent months, Minnesota athletes have been plagued with calf injuries. The Vikings lost Bryan O’Neill, the right tackle of the season, to a calf muscle injury suffered on his field by Rambo on Sunday. And that follows Vikings defensive his tackle Dalvin Tomlinson, who missed more than a month with a calf injury earlier this season.