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Anthony Edwards Shines in Game 4: Timberwolves Extend Series Against Mavericks

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The Minnesota Timberwolves faced a must-win situation in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals against the Dallas Mavericks. With their backs against the wall, Anthony Edwards stepped up in a big way, leading his team to a crucial victory.

A recent tweet by ClutchPoints (@ClutchPoints) highlights Irving’s positive assessment of Edwards’ performance in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals:

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“He’s been pretty consistent… Having that no fear mentality like I talked about. He’s very confident in himself.’ Kyrie Irving on Anthony Edwards’ performance in Game 4 “. Irving’s praise suggests a strong connection developing between the veteran and the young star, potentially forming a formidable backcourt duo for the Mavericks.

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Anthony Edwards’ Explosive Scoring

 

Anthony Edwards showcased his scoring prowess, dropping 29 points on 11-of-25 shooting from the field. His ability to attack the basket and knock down shots from beyond the arc (2-of-5) kept the Timberwolves in control throughout the game. But it wasn’t just about the points; Edwards also contributed 10 rebounds and nine assists, displaying his versatility as a playmaker.

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Fearless Mentality and Confidence

Kyrie Irving, the Mavericks’ star guard, had high praise for Edwards. He acknowledged Edwards’ consistent performance and highlighted his fearless mentality. Irving emphasized that great players rise to the occasion when faced with adversity. Edwards’ confidence in himself allowed him to take on the challenge head-on, even against a formidable opponent like the Mavericks. Irving recognized that Edwards wouldn’t shy away from the spotlight and would keep firing away, making it tough for the defense to contain him.

Luka Doncic’s Perspective

 

Luka Doncic, the Mavericks’ standout player, also chimed in on Edwards’ performance. Doncic appreciated Edwards’ effort and recognized him as an amazing player. Despite the loss, Doncic himself had an impressive game, finishing with 28 points, 15 rebounds, and 10 assists. However, it was Edwards who stole the show and ensured that the Timberwolves’ season stayed alive.

Coach Jason Kidd’s Assessment

 

Mavs head coach Jason Kidd didn’t mince words when discussing Edwards. He praised the young star’s consistency throughout the season and labeled him as one of the best players in the league. Kidd acknowledged that Minnesota fought hard and extended the series, setting up an exciting Game 5 back in Minnesota.

 

ALSO READ: Dallas Mavericks Dominate Timberwolves: Kyrie Irving and Luka Doncic Shine

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