NBA’s Karl-Anthony Towns, Jordyn Woods debut new relationship

The basketball star showered Woods with lavish gifts for her birthday

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Ever since she stepped out of former best friend Kylie Jenner‘s shadow, Jordyn Woods has been on a winning streak. Now it appears that she has a new boyfriend just in time for her birthday.

Wednesday, the reality star-turned-model celebrated her 23rd birthday with a  with a Michael Jordan inspired “23 on the 23rd” black-and-red themed party. The festivities included custom “Woods” #23 jerseys, a trip to the zoo, a day on a yacht and lots of attention from rumored boyfriend, Minnesota Timberwolves player Karl-Anthony Towns.

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“It’s just pressure,” she captioned an Instagram Story which showed the orange ostrich Hermès Birkin bag ($35,000), another Birkin in orange leather ($9,600) and a crystal-covered Chanel purse (which retails for approximately $11,000).

If almost $60,000 in purses wasn’t enough, she also revealed another show stopping gift from her alleged new beau: a signed Michael Jordan jersey, which sell for up to $8,500 and the theme of the festivities was made complete with a cake in the shape of an Air Jordan 1.

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According to TMZ, speculations about the affectionate duo were first sparked back in August 2019, but Woods denied dating rumors, commenting on Instagram, “Karl is like a brother to me.”

But the Dominican-American NBA star appeared to confirm they had moved out of the friendzone by sharing a special message to wood saying, “Happy BDAY Queen” which featured a picture of his arm is wrapped around Wood’s waist and resting firmly on her backside as the happy couple smiled for the cameras.

Woods has reportedly been a source of support for Towns following the death of his mother in April after being placed in a medically induced coma due to contracting COVID-19.

“She’s trying to help him through a tough time as a friend,” a source explained of the reality star who also lost her dad in 2017. “She’s very caring.”

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