Rookie Anthony Edwards scored a career-high 42 factors on Thursday night time within the Timberwolves’ 123-119 win over the Phoenix Suns.
Edwards, the primary choose within the 2020 NBA Draft, has struggled with effectivity in his rookie season.
However since coming back from the all-star break, Edwards has performed phenomenally; taking pictures greater than 40% from three (per CBS Sports activities).
Edwards’s efficiency on Thursday night time put him in uncommon firm because the third youngest participant to attain greater than 40 factors – behind solely LeBron James and Kevin Durant.
After the sport, Timberwolves’ head coach spoke concerning the staff’s efficiency.
“Unbelievably particular,” Finch stated, by way of ESPN.
“They performed fairly environment friendly. KAT [Karl-Anthony Towns] nearly has a triple-double. They have been carrying us.”
Cities scored 41 factors to associate with 10 rebounds and eight assists.
Cities and Edwards mixed to attain 83 of the staff’s 123 complete factors.
Previous to the beginning of the season, many pundits steered the Timberwolves may – with the operative phrase being may – compete for a playoff spot.
However COVID-19 instances, accidents, and inconsistent play have sunk them to the worst report within the NBA.
Now, it seems the Timberwolves are beginning to get it collectively.
The T-Wolves will play the Suns once more on Friday at 7PM EST.