Karl-Anthony Towns avoids questions about his Minnesota Timberwolves future

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One of the biggest named players that could be available for teams next year in the 2019 NBA free agency is current Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns.

Towns is currently in the last year of his rookie deal with the Timberwolves, and many believe he could test the market as a restricted free agent next summer.

He would be in good company in the 2019 free agency, as other potential 2019 free agents include Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard, Kyrie Irving, Kristaps Porzingis, Klay Thompson, Jimmy Butler, and Kemba Walker.

However, the All-Star center avoided questions about his contract status with Minnesota on Wednesday, according to Darren Wolfson of KSTP.

Towns refused to get into specifics regarding his future with the Timberwolves, as seen at the 1:57 mark in the video further down in this article.

The 22-year-old said: "I think that I've done a lot of things here. I'm very proud of the things I've been able to do so far, but I have a lot of things that have to be talked about."

Towns was speaking at his basketball camp at Providence Academy in Plymouth, Minnesota, whert the organizers said no questions concerning anything other than the camp would be allowed to be asked by the media.

Despite this, many people still want to know what lies ahead for Towns since he is eligible for a maximum scale rookie contract extension this offseason.

His productivity for the Timberwolves last season would certainly warrant one, as he averaged 21.3 points, 12.3 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.4 blocks per game.

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He helped the team reach the playoffs for the first time since the 2003-04 season, while also being selected for the All-Star game.

Towns' numbers have dipped since the 2016-17 season, where he averaged 25.1 points, 12.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.3 blocks per game.

He still is, however, one of the most promising talents in the NBA today, so it would be surprising to see Minnesota let him go at some point over the next year.

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