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Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns was declared OUT against the Nets due to a bruised tailbone, an injury he suffered against in the team's previous game against the Washington Wizards.

He exited the team's 115-107 loss to the Washington Wizards on Wednesday after taking a hard fall late in the game.

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Towns injured his back after driving the hoop for a dunk with 2:14 remaining, landing awkwardly on the way down. He was immediately in visible pain, seen holding his back as he returned to the bench before leaving the game.

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Towns exited the game after a monstrous performance, finishing with 34 points and 10 rebounds in the loss.

What's next for Towns? Here's everything we know about his injury and the latest news on if he could miss any games.

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What is Karl-Anthony Towns' injury?

It is unclear the severity of Town's injury but the good news, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, X-rays on his back returned negative.

“I feel better than I thought I was going to feel,” Towns said, via the Minneapolis Star Tribune’s Chris Hine.

How long will Karl-Anthony Towns be out?

It's unclear if Towns will miss any games, with no timetable on his injury yet announced.

Timberwolves upcoming schedule 2021-22

Date Opponent Time (ET)
Dec. 3 at Nets 7:30 PM
Dec. 6 vs. Hawks 8:00 PM
Dec. 8 vs. Jazz 8:00 PM
Dec. 10 vs. Cavaliers 8:00 PM
Dec. 12 at Trail Blazers 9:00 PM
Dec. 15 at Nuggets 9:00 PM
Dec. 17 vs. Lakers 8:00 PM

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