Karl-Anthony Towns is one of the best players in the NBA, and as a superstar, he's no stranger to hateful messages. There have been plenty of times where Towns has been criticized for not making the playoffs or for having bad performances. There's no question that a lot of hate comes towards players from social media as a whole, though it must be said that there are still plenty of great fans out there.

In a recent appearance on The Courage And Nadeshot Show, Karl-Anthony Towns spoke on the vitriol that comes towards athletes from social media. Basketball fans are certainly passionate, and sometimes that passion turns into hatred towards athletes.