Things haven't been easy for the Minnesota Timberwolves this season. 

They got off to a disappointing 10-11 start, which resulted from the team's struggle 

to successfully integrate offseason acquisition Rudy Gobert

and things got worse when the Timberwolves took on the Washington Wizards on Monday night

 Trailing in the third quarter, Karl-Anthony Towns crumpled to the floor with an apparent 

Towns was helped off the court and put no strain on his leg as he exited the locker room.  

He was ruled out for the rest of the game with a sprained right calf.  Imaging on Tuesday confirmed that the calf is sprained

 and according to Adrian Wojnarowski, Towns is expected to miss 4-6 weeks of action as a result.  

With that timeline, Cities will likely be back in action in January