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“Anthony Edwards is going to be the face of the NBA!” says Karl Anthony Towns

Over the past couple of years, youngsters have been the face of their NBA teams. Shai Gilgeous Alexander for the Thunders, Luka Doncic for the Mavericks, Ja Morant for the Grizzlies, and more. Similarly, Anthony Edwards has been for the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Edwards made his debut in the NBA with the Timberwolves in 2020. Since then, he has been the face and the best performer on the team. Well, his teammate Karl Anthony Towns will not settle on the face of the team but will go for the league.

Karl Anthony Towns said:

“Anthony Edwards is currently one of the top players in the NBA. He hates when I say it, but he is going to be the face of the NBA.”

As mentioned, Anthony Edwards is the face of the Minnesota Timberwolves. He is the present and will surely be the future of the team.

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A few weeks ago, Stephen A. Smith said:

“Listen to what I say on national television. When I see Edwards, I see in the making Vince Carter, Kobe Bryant, and Michael Jordan. He is special. I will fly to Minnesota to watch him. He is at the box office. Right now, he isn’t at their level, but he is coming. He is special!”

Will Anthony Edwards become the face of the NBA?

Edwards began his NBA career in 2020 after getting picked by the Timberwolves in the draft. He was the first overall pick in the 2020 NBA draft and has proven his worth.

In his first season, he played 72 games and averaged 19.3 points, 4.7 rebounds, 2.9 assists, and 1.1 steals per game. He had an impressive season, and the team knew he had something special.

Similarly, in the next two seasons, he has performed impressively. His performances and stats have improved season by season.

This season, he is averaging 26.3 points, 5.3 rebounds, 5.2 assists, and 1.2 steals per game. He is a standout performer and can become the face of the NBA. Now, he needs to consistently perform for the team and lead them to multiple titles. If he does this, no one is stopping him from becoming the face of the league.

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Anthony Edwards NBA career stats and achievements

Regular Season

Season Team Games Played Points Per Game Rebounds Per Game Assists Per Game Steals Per Game
2020-21 Timberwolves 72 19.3 4.7 2.9 1.1
2021-22 Timberwolves 72 21.3 4.8 3.8 1.5
2022-23 Timberwolves 79 24.6 5.8 4.4 1.6


Season Team Games Played Points Per Game Rebounds Per Game Assists Per Game Steals Per Game
2022 Timberwolves 6 25.2 4.2 3.0 1.1
2023 Timberwolves 5 31.6 5.0 5.2 1.8


  • 2x NBA All-Star
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team

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Nikhil Lopes
Nikhil Lopes
Hi, this is Nikhil Lopes, who has a great interest in sports. Nikhil has been following several sports in the past few years, like the NFL, football, NBA, F1, UFC, cricket, and many more. The term 'sports addict' completely suits him.

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