Minnesota Timberwolves No. 1 overall pick Anthony Edwards scored a career-high 34 points in Sunday nights win over the Portland Trail Blazers.
Edwards shot 12-24 from the field and set another career-high with six 3-pointers on 14 attempts. On a night when none of his teammates scored more than 15 points, Edwards played his best game as a professional and lead his team to a victory over a tough Portland team.
As Portland tried to close in late in the game, Edwards responded with 14 fourth quarter points hitting three triples. To cap off his career-night Edwards threw down another monster dunk late in the fourth the put the Wolves up 10.
ANTHONY EDWARDS. OH MY. 😳 pic.twitter.com/YcImkTjqqn
— NBA TV (@NBATV) March 15, 2021
Edwards may not be leading in the Rookie of the Year race but he is putting together a solid rookie season and has shown flashes of being a highly impactful player. There is no doubt Edwards is incredibly talented and games like these should give Minnesota fans hope for what he can be moving forward.
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