Karl-Anthony Towns reveals his mother is in coma battling COVID-19

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Minnesota Timberwolves’ Karl-Anthony Towns revealed in a video on Instagram early Wednesday that his mother, Jacqueline Cruz, is in a medically-induced coma and connected to a ventilator due to COVID-19.

“We can beat this, but this is serious and we need to take every precaution. Sharing my story in the hopes that everyone stays at home! We need more equipment and we need to help those medical personnel on the front lines. Thank you to the medical staff who are helping my mom. You are all the true heroes! Praying for all of us at this difficult time,” Towns wrote on Instagram post.