NBA Confirms: Anthony Edwards’ Superstar is Exploding in Playoffs

Anthony Edwards, Minnesota Timberwolves
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Anthony Edwards isn’t just making waves in the NBA scene, he’s electrifying the whole world. His pivotal role in the Minnesota Timberwolves’ historic playoff series win, their first in two decades, is single-handedly putting the the North Star State on the map.

Anthony Edwards’ superstar is blowing up during NBA Playoffs

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That video above, you’ve probably seen it regardless of whether you’re a basketball fan or not. It’s been blowing up all over social media. I mean, it’s gotten 4.3 million views on Twitter alone. NBA PR recently dropped some intriguing info on Twitter, revealing the massive number of views and followers he’s racked up.

In just four games into the playoffs, Edwards has already racked up over 100 million views on NBA social media pages, trailing only LeBron James. He’s also gained the most Instagram followers of any player since the playoffs began. And get this, we’re only one series deep. There’s still a ton of hoops left to play.

All series long, the most respected names in basketball have been drawing comparisons between Edwards and the likes of Michael Jordan and LeBron James, you know, GOATs of the game. That’s because you can’t watch Ant play without noticing how special he really is.

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Weather you like it or not, Anthony Edwards is cinema, must watch tv, and will be for a very long time. At just 22 years old and in his fourth NBA season, his career is just getting started. This kid is yet to even scratch his potential ceiling.

The Timberwolves are gearing up to face off against the Denver Nuggets in the Western Conference semifinals, slated to kick off this Saturday. The exact network and times for the games are still up in the air. For Anthony Edwards, it’s another chance to showcase his one of one talent in front of the whole country.

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