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Stephen A.Smith Named This Minnesota Timberwolves Star As The ‘Best Two-Way Guard in The NBA Right Now’

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Anthony Edwards, the 22-year-old shooting guard for the Minnesota Timberwolves, has taken the NBA by storm. His remarkable performance this season has solidified his status as one of the league’s brightest young stars. But what sets him apart? Let’s delve into why Edwards is widely regarded as the best two-way guard in the NBA.

The following lines from Stephen A.Smith perfectly encapsulate the recent surge of praise surrounding Anthony Edwards:

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“Anthony Edwards is the best two-way guard in the NBA right now.” – Stephen A.Smith @TheDailyWolves

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Edwards’ scoring ability is nothing short of sensational. During the regular season, he averaged an impressive 33.5 points per game against the Denver Nuggets. His scoring prowess extends to the postseason, where he’s maintained a 33.4-point average. Notably, Edwards shines brightest in the fourth quarter, leading the entire league with 10.8 points per game during this crucial period. His efficiency is remarkable, shooting 69% from the field and 57% from beyond the arc in those clutch moments.

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Anthony Edwards’s Defensive Impact

 

But Edwards isn’t just an offensive juggernaut. His athleticism translates to the defensive end as well. He’s not only a scoring machine but also a shot-blocking force. Edwards’ versatility allows him to impact the game on both sides of the ball, making him a true two-way player. His ability to drive to the basket with athleticism is matched by his tenacity in blocking shots and disrupting opponents’ plays.

Stephen A.Smith Weigh In

NBA analysts and former players have showered Edwards with praise Stephen A. Smith boldly declared him as the best two-way guard in the league, emphasizing his dominance in crucial moments. Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett echoed this sentiment, recognizing Edwards’ impact on the Timberwolves. Garnett even compared Edwards’ influence on that of Nikola Jokic on the Denver Nuggets, emphasizing that Ant’s leadership is addictive for his team.

Edwards’ flair, charisma, and desire to be the best player on the court remind some of a young Michael Jordan. His relentless approach and refusal to back down against any opponent have captivated fans and experts alike. As he continues to develop, Edwards is projected to surpass even established stars like Giannis Antetokounmpo as the league’s premier two-way player that’s what Stephen A.Smith believes.

 

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