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WATCH: Karl-Anthony Towns with Isaac, a fan battling Leukemia

(Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

(Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Karl-Anthony Towns was a fan favorite during his time at Kentucky. And while he’s quickly becoming one of the young stars in the NBA, he’s also still shining off of the court.

KAT recorded quite the statistic in last night’s Timberwolves’ win: 27 points and 27 rebounds. And after the game, instead of celebrating his big night, Towns spent some time with one of his biggest fans – Isaac, who is currently battling Leukemia. He gave Isaac several signed jerseys as well as a custom pair of shoes. Towns also says he’s having his friend, Anthony Davis, send Isaac his signed jersey from the game, and he’s reached out to Coach Calipari about getting him some Kentucky jerseys.

Here’s the heartwarming video:

Karl-Anthony Towns is a class act, representing not only the University of Kentucky but the NBA as a whole. And it doesn’t hurt that he’s built a friendship with another Kentucky great, Anthony Davis.

What a transformation.

Towns isn’t the only former Cat making some community-based contributions. Read up on Devin Booker’s 2.5 million-dollar pledge here.


Article written by Maggie Davis

I love sports, podcasts, long walks on the beach and Twitter (@MaggieDavisKSR)

3 Comments for WATCH: Karl-Anthony Towns with Isaac, a fan battling Leukemia

  1. Kat4Life
    8:26 pm January 13, 2019 Permalink

    What a fabulous young man, kudos to his parents for raising such a kind-hearted, genuine person. I’m sure Cal had a positive influence on him as well. He represents our program as well as anyone alive. Proud to have him as a former UK player, and member of the BBN.

  2. Smyrna_Cat
    11:26 pm January 13, 2019 Permalink

    Damn. That was awesome!!!!!!! Thanks for posting this Maggie. Makes the world a little bit of a better place, don’t you think? Awesome.

  3. KYjellyRoll
    6:59 am January 14, 2019 Permalink