FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2017, file photo, Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns grabs a rebound against the Memphis Grizzlies during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Minneapolis. If the Timberwolves are going to defy the odds and make the playoffs, they will do so on the back of Towns. The second-year center is on a torrid run, solidifying himself as a force during Minnesota's frantic playoff push.
FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2017, file photo, Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns grabs a rebound against the Memphis Grizzlies during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Minneapolis. If the Timberwolves are going to defy the odds and make the playoffs, they will do so on the back of Towns. The second-year center is on a torrid run, solidifying himself as a force during Minnesota's frantic playoff push. Jim Mone AP
FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2017, file photo, Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns grabs a rebound against the Memphis Grizzlies during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Minneapolis. If the Timberwolves are going to defy the odds and make the playoffs, they will do so on the back of Towns. The second-year center is on a torrid run, solidifying himself as a force during Minnesota's frantic playoff push. Jim Mone AP

‘Desperation’ to make playoffs driving Karl-Anthony Towns down stretch

March 10, 2017 08:19 AM