With 44 points, six rebounds, four assists, three blocks, and three steals in 41 minutes, Anthony Edwards ended Saturday’s 113-104 victory over Houston.
Nothing helps an offence get into a groove like a game versus the Rockets. Edwards scored a season-high 44 points, including two highlight dunks against the Rockets. As he took full advantage of the opponents being half asleep. It was likely the best overall performance of his young career, and he added six combined defensive metrics to complete the picture. With a matchup against the poor Rockets on Monday, the Timberwolves will have won two straight games. Also Read: New York Knicks vs Toronto Raptors Final Injury Report date: Is Mitchell Robinson Playing against Toronto Raptors tonight?
Anthony Edwards’ 44 points aided the Timberwolves’ victory over the Rockets.
On Saturday, Anthony Edwards and the Minnesota Timberwolves won their ninth game in a row. On the strength of Edwards’ season-high 44 points, they defeated the Rockets 113-104. For the Timberwolves, who were shorthanded and were without Karl-Anthony Towns and Rudy Gobert, the former No. 1 selection handled business in a stylish manner.
Including eight of 16 three-point attempts, Edwards made 17 of his 29 field goals. In addition, he recorded six rebounds, four assists, three steals, and two blocks. The Timberwolves were down by 12 points at the start of the third period. However, “Ant-Man” single-handedly reversed the situation, enabling his squad to recover from a humiliating setback to the lowly Rockets. Also Read: Is Jabari Smith Jr playing today against the Minnesota Timberwolves: Final Injury Report before the match: 21st Jan 2023
The Minnesota Timberwolves led by three points going into the fourth quarter. Thanks to Anthony Edwards’ 16 of his 44 points in the third quarter. They increased their lead to secure the victory, moving up to No. 7 in the conference rankings and improving to 24-24 overall.
For the Timberwolves, Edwards is crucial
Edwards is in his third season in the NBA and is still improving. He has been giving the Timberwolves effective performances every night and has taken on more responsibility. He is shooting 45.4% from the field while averaging a career-high in points (23.7), rebounds (6.0), and assists (4.4).
Anthony Edwards must carry the team’s chances of having a strong postseason run and qualifying for the playoffs. He has the potential, and if his performance finally shows signs of maturity and consistency, the Timberwolves may profit greatly in the future.
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