Why Karl-Anthony Towns Turned Down USA Basketball For The Dominican Republic | The Undefeated

BY MARC J. SPEARS | @MARCJSPEARSESPN

Karl Towns #12 of the Dominican Republic Senior Men’s National Team posts up during an exhibition game at the Thomas and Mack Center on July 12, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo: ANDREW D. BERNSTEIN/NBAE VIA GETTY IMAGES)

Karl Towns #12 of the Dominican Republic Senior Men’s National Team posts up during an exhibition game at the Thomas and Mack Center on July 12, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo: ANDREW D. BERNSTEIN/NBAE VIA GETTY IMAGES)

Dominican cuisine can be quite complicated, but Karl-Anthony Towns likes to keep it simple.

Sancocho, the Dominican Republic’s national dish, includes beef, chicken and sometimes even pork, all meats that are regular staples in most Dominican meals.

But whether it’s his food preference or his love for his mother’s Dominican heritage, the Minnesota Timberwolves big man is committed to what he truly enjoys.

“I love arroz con pollo,” Towns told The Undefeated. “I keep it really simple and plain, to the point. My mom makes some of the best chicken and rice and I know why. She makes it how my grandmother makes it and the recipe was passed down. There is nothing better than having some of mom’s homemade cooking.

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