Karl-Anthony Towns bouncesback, Anthony Edwards erupts at 36 in Minnesota Timberwolves’ game 1 win

MEMPHIS Anthony EdwardsIn his postseason debut, he was stunning Karl-Anthony TownsAs the, he displayed impressive bounce-back skills. Minnesota TimberwolvesIt can upset the Memphis Grizzlies130-117 in Game 1 on Saturday of their first round playoff series.

Towns said, “We did a fantastic job of playing our Timberwolves basketball game.” “This was a team victory. Because we all came here with one goal in our minds, which was to win, this happened. We played a lot more winning basketball, I think. There were many small things that could have been done to win. Our performance should be a source of pride.”

Edwards, the No. The No. 1 draft pick for 2020, Edwards scored 36 points to make him the third-youngest player who has scored more than 35 in a playoff match. Derrick Rose Tyler HerroAccording to ESPN Stats and Information research, he was. He did his damage all over the court, taking four shots from beyond arc, three baskets to the rim, and converting 8-of-8 free throws in one of the most auspicious coming out parties ever seen in NBA history.

“I told [teammate Taurean Prince]Edwards stated that he treats every game the exact same. “I felt the same — it was like a regular season to me.

Towns was absent from the field due to foul trouble and struggled in Minnesota's win on Tuesday night. LA ClippersHis fortunes were reversed by an efficient performance of 29 points and 13 rebounds. He dominated Memphis centre Steven Adamshe scored on 9 of 11 attempts against the Grizzlies' stalwart big-man. It was a stark contrast to his slow effort in Minneapolis.

Towns stated, “I was happy with the performance tonight.” “I feel that this is what I should do. It shouldn't feel like something to celebrate, like ‘Oh! You got a chance at playing a really good sport on a national stage. You should be proud and excited. That's what I'm supposed do.”

Towns highlighted Edwards' ability to score against tight defenses in his postgame comments. Memphis defenders were able to contest eight of Edwards' twelve field goals Saturday.

Towns stated, “He's going to not get an easy shot.” It's a special thing for him to be able take multiple dribbles during the playoffs and still make a shot. He's not able to take one-on-one dribble drives once you reach the playoffs. But he continues to find ways to do it. He is a rare talent.

Second Spectrum reported that Edwards' shot probability, which is a measure of how likely an attempt will succeed, was the lowest among all eight players who attempted more field goals than 10. However, Edwards finished the game with an effective field goal percentage (56%)

Edwards was well aware of his reputation for trying to take on difficult, sometimes lower-percentage, attempts. He joked that he was happy with his daily shots.

Edwards stated, “I love my shots.” “Whatever shot it is, whether it be a stepback trey ball or a mid-range or a floater and layup, it's all my favorite. Sometimes [Timberwolves coach Chris Finch]It may not be what you want, but it is something I enjoy. I trust in myself.”

Edwards has also been trusted by the Timberwolves as they move up 1-0 to win the playoff series for the first-time since 2004.

Towns stated that he was almost unstoppable when he plays basketball at such a level. He then corrected himself. He is actually unstoppable.”

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