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Shaq O’Neal sees greatness in Anthony Edwards! He names two legends he sees in Edwards

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 Timberwolves.

Edwards made his NBA debut with the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2020. Since then, he has been the face and the best performer on the team. He has given consistent performances throughout his career and has impressed everyone.

Even Shaquille O’Neal is impressed with him and names two basketball legends he sees in Edwards.

Shaquille O’Neal said:

“Anthony Edwards reminds me of a young D-Wade and a young Kobe Bryant!”

A few weeks ago, even 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!”

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The Magic of Anthony Edwards

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. Since then, he has improved his performances season by season.

This season, he is averaging 26.4 points, 5.0 assists, 5.3 rebounds, and 1.3 steals per game. He is averaging a career-high performance this season, and undoubtedly, he is a star.

Do you agree with us and other NBA legends and experts? Let us know your views in the comment section.

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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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