Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards

#5 Shooting Guard Small Forward
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Personal Information

Full Name Anthony Edwards
Position Shooting Guard, Small Forward
DOB (Age) 05-08-2001 (22 yrs)
Height 6 ft 5 in (1.95 m)
Weight 225 lbs (102 kgs)
Hometown Atlanta, GA
College University of Georgia
Draft 2020 - Rd: 1, Pick: 1 (MIN)
Debut 2020
Nickname Ant-Man
Spouse Mare Winningham

Recent Games

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Date Opp Result Min PTS FG FG% 3PT 3P% FT FT% REB AST BLK
Sun 04/14
@ PHX PHX
L 106-125 35 13 3 - 7 0.43 0 - 2 0.00 7 - 8 0.88 6 4 1
Sat 04/13
@ ATL ATL
W 109-106 27 14 4 - 12 0.33 0 - 5 0.00 6 - 6 1.00 4 4 0
Thu 04/11
@ DEN DEN
L 107-116 34 25 9 - 18 0.50 2 - 6 0.33 5 - 7 0.71 2 4 0
Wed 04/10
@ WAS WAS
W 130-121 37 51 17 - 29 0.59 6 - 13 0.46 11 - 11 1.00 6 7 0
Mon 04/08
@ LAL LAL
W 127-117 34 26 9 - 20 0.45 3 - 8 0.38 5 - 5 1.00 1 8 0

Regular Season Stats

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Season Team GP GS Min PTS FG FG% 3PT 3P% FT FT% OFF DEF REB AST BLK
2022
MIN MIN
79 79 36.0 24.6 8.949 - 19.506 .459 2.696 - 7.316 .369 4.038 - 5.342 .756 0.6 5.2 5.8 4.4 0.7
2021
MIN MIN
72 72 34.2 21.3 7.625 - 17.292 .441 2.986 - 8.361 .357 3.056 - 3.889 .786 0.9 3.9 4.8 3.8 0.6
2020 72 55 32.1 19.3 7.014 - 16.819 .417 2.375 - 7.222 .329 2.931 - 3.778 .776 0.8 3.8 4.7 2.9 0.5

Anthony Edwards News

"What you think": Anthony Edwards has swagger-filled response when asked if he was No. 1 option for Team USA "What you think": Anthony Edwards has swagger-filled response when asked if he was No. 1 option for Team USA
"What you think": Anthony Edwards has swagger-filled response when asked if he was No. 1 option for Team USA
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Anthony Edwards' girlfriend Jeanine Robel shares wholesome picture of T-Wolves guard and his daughter in bed ahead of Team USA duty Anthony Edwards' girlfriend Jeanine Robel shares wholesome picture of T-Wolves guard and his daughter in bed ahead of Team USA duty
Anthony Edwards' girlfriend Jeanine Robel shares wholesome picture of T-Wolves guard and his daughter in bed ahead of Team USA duty
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"Coach Crean disciples": Dwyane Wade remembers Tom Crean as he links up with Anthony Edwards during Team USA practice "Coach Crean disciples": Dwyane Wade remembers Tom Crean as he links up with Anthony Edwards during Team USA practice
"Coach Crean disciples": Dwyane Wade remembers Tom Crean as he links up with Anthony Edwards during Team USA practice
Watch: Steph Curry gets mic'd up as he mimics Anthony Edwards' dunk at Team USA Olympics camp Watch: Steph Curry gets mic'd up as he mimics Anthony Edwards' dunk at Team USA Olympics camp
Watch: Steph Curry gets mic'd up as he mimics Anthony Edwards' dunk at Team USA Olympics camp
In Photos: Anthony Edwards' girlfriend beams with pride for son starstruck meeting Steph Curry and Kevin Durant at Team USA camp In Photos: Anthony Edwards' girlfriend beams with pride for son starstruck meeting Steph Curry and Kevin Durant at Team USA camp
In Photos: Anthony Edwards' girlfriend beams with pride for son starstruck meeting Steph Curry and Kevin Durant at Team USA camp

Anthony Edwards: A Brief Biography

Anthony Edwards: A Brief Biography


Anthony Edwards is an American professional basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the NBA. He played college basketball for the Georgia Bulldogs. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Edwards played football until the age of ten before transitioning to basketball after seeing his brothers play the sport. He was selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves as the first overall choice in the 2020 NBA Draft and was an NBA All-star reserve in the 2022-23 season.


Minnesota Timberwolves v Atlanta Hawks
Anthony Edwards


Early life


He played the shooting guard position and started playing for Therrell high school, but he transferred to Holy Spirit Preparatory School after his success. At the end of his senior season, Edwards was averaging 29 points, 9 rebounds, and 2 assists per game. He was rated a five-star recruit by major recruiting agencies and went on to play in the McDonald's all-American game and the Jordan Brand Classic.

Anthony Edwards committed to Georgia because he wanted to play for coach Tom Crean, who coached two of his favorite players Dwyane Wade and Victor Oladipo. In his debut, he scored 24 points, nine rebounds, and four steals in a 91–72 win over Western Carolina. It was the most points by a Georgia freshman debutant since Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Dominique Wilkins in 1979. He scored a season-high 37 points, including 33 in the second half, and posted six rebounds, four steals, and three blocks in a 93–85 loss to third-ranked Michigan State at the Maui Invitational.

As a freshman, Edwards averaged 19.1 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 2.8 assists per game. He was the leading scorer for the team and was the top scorer nationally as well. Anthony Edwards earned the SEC freshman of the year award and was selected to all SEC 2nd team. He was also the finalist for the Jerry West award, which recognizes the best collegiate shooting guard.


NBA Journey



Edwards declared for the NBA draft and was selected first overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2020 NBA draft. In his debut match, Edward played only for 25 minutes and scored 15 points along with 4 rebounds and 4 assists. He then played his career-high 42 points game against the Phoenix Suns and became the third youngest to do so in NBA history. Thus, Edwards was selected to the NBA All-Rookie First Team.


The young guard for the Timberwolves added his name to the list of individuals scoring 2000 points in his first 100 games at the age of 20 or younger. In April 2022, Edwards played in his first playoff game, against the Memphis Grizzlies and in Game 1 he finished with 36 points and 6 assists. Despite playing well in the playoffs Timberwolves were out of the playoffs and in Jan. In 2023 Edwards was selected as the NBA All-star reserve.


Minnesota Timberwolves v Los Angeles Clippers
Anthony Edwards

Awards and Achievements


Award/AccoladeYearTeam
NBA All-star2023Minnesota Timberwolves
NBA All-Rookie First Team2021Minnesota Timberwolves
Second-team All-SEC2020


Records


  • After scoring 42 points against the Phoenix Suns, he became the third youngest player to record a 40* points game in NBA history.


  • By scoring 10 three-pointers in a game, Edwards also set an NBA record for being the youngest player ever.


  • By scoring the stat line of at least 40 points, 9 rebounds, 3 blocks, 3 steals, and 5 three-pointers in a single game he became the first player to do so in NBA history.


  • He also became the fourth player to have scored at least 2,000 points, 400 rebounds, and 300 assists in his first 100 career games, joining LeBron James, Blake Griffin, and Luka Donic.


Family

Anthony Edwards was born to Yvette Edwards and Roger Caruth. He spent his early childhood in Atlanta, Georgia. His mother Yvette and grandmother both died of cancer on the 5th day of different months and hence, he wore the No. 5 jersey in honor of both of them. Edwards was brought up by his sister Antoinette and brother Antoine. Moreover, Edwards routinely served as an instructor at several youth camps while he was in high school. He also has a girlfriend named Jeanine Robel and they have both been together since before Edwards entered the NBA.


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Net worth


The Timberwolves guard has a net worth of about $14 million. He was selected as the first overall in the 2020 draft and is considered one of the best young stars currently in the league. He signed a four-year $44 million contract with the Timberwolves. He also signed an endorsement deal with Adidas, becoming a member of the Adidas NBA team together with Damian Lillard, James Harden, etc.


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Shoes

Anthony Edwards, the first overall pick in the 2020 draft, signed a shoe contract with Adidas in 2020. He currently wears the Adidas BYW line, after initially donning Dame 6s. Edwards also wore Nike Zoom Freak 1 sneakers on the NCAA hardcourt while he was a student at Georgia.



FAQs

A. He posted a video on September 10 in which he labelled a group of shirtless males "gay," thus, the NBA fined Edwards $40,000.
A. The Timberwolves guard has made 562 three-pointers in his career.
A. The 21-year-old Shooting Guard from Minnesota Timberwolves was born on August 05, 2001. Edwards is reported as being 225lb or 102 kg and 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 meters) tall.
A. He is a shooting guard for the Timberwolves and played college basketball for the Georgia Bulldogs.
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