Sources: Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns undergoes stem cell treatment, platelet-rich plasma injections

May 15, 2022, 12:59 PM

Minnesota Timberwolves star center Karl-Anthony Towns underwent stem cell treatment and platelet-rich plasma injections in both knees, his left ankle, left wrist and right finger on Friday, sources told ESPN.

Towns played through his injuries during the Timberwolves' run to the Western Conference playoffs and decided to get these treatments in the offseason with the hopes of avoiding surgery and making a full recovery by training camp.

Towns, according to sources, was dealing with pain in both knees, especially his right knee, which he wore a sleeve on during the playoffs. He also had a cyst in his left ankle, a subluxated left wrist with ligament damage and an aggravated joint on the middle finger of his right (shooting) hand.

Towns' girlfriend, Jordyn Woods, posted a photo of him recovering from the procedures on her Instagram story Saturday.