NBA Star’s Mistake with Celebrity Edition leads to a difficult loss


Karl-Anthony Towns, NBA superstar, was on Celebrity Wheel of FortuneA costly mistake was made in raising money for a charity. According to Yahoo, Towns attempted to solve a “Before and After”Puzzle, but he added one more word, which caused him to lose the round. Inadvertently, the Minnesota Timberwolves’ star had said “Martin Short, Short Circuit”Instead of “Martin Short Circuit.”Towns was able to solve the puzzle by actor Anthony Anderson. Pat Sajak explained it to Towns. 

 “We have to go by the rules here,”Sajak added. “You understand that, being in the NBA as you are, where the refs never miss a call.”  That was not a great moment for Towns, but he didn’t leave the game empty-handed. The Vera Institute of Justice was funded by $30,000 raised by the 26-year old. Anderon donated $75,300 to Anderson Family Foundation. Desperate Housewives Star Marcia Cross contributed $62,150 to Stand Up to Cancer.

Towns also appeared that night Celebrity Wheel of FortuneIn a victory over the Houston Rockets, he scored forty points. He now has ten career games in which he scored more than 40 points. This ties him with Kevin LoveTimberwolves history’s greatest achievements. The team is currently at 20-20 and would reach the playoffs if they started today. 

“You’re seeing a maturation of a young team finding their own,” Per the StarTribune: Towns stated. “I think everyone in the NBA is seeing an identity being built in Minnesota, something that I think has been lacking in this organization for a long, long time. A true identity and I think what’s even better is you’re seeing an actual love for each other.”  Towns also said, “Everybody wants to be great. Everybody wants to be on top of their job and it crosses over.”

The Timberwolves selected Towns No. The Timberwolves selected Towns No. 1 in the 2015 NBA Draft. After scoring 18.3 points and 10.5 boards per game his first season, Towns was selected to join the All-Rookie First Team. He was also named Rookie of Year. Towns was named to the All-Star team in 2018 and 2019, as well as the All-NBA Third Team for 2018. Towns averages 24.5 ppg and 9.3 rebound per game this season.

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