Anthony Edwards Inspires Timberwolves to Shock Game 1 Playoff Win Over Grizzlies

It’s excellent news for the Minnesota Timberwolves that they were able to get off to a winning start in the playoffs by beating the Memphis Grizzlies.

Anthony Edwards scored a stunning 36 points today, solidifying his status as a rising talent in the NBA.

Anthony Edwards Inspires Timberwolves to Shock Game 1 Playoff Win Over Grizzlies

Afterwards, it was inquired of Edwards if he gets amped up to take on Ja Morant or the Memphis Grizzlies.

Anthony Edwards admitted that the trash talk from Memphis supporters, including the children in attendance, serves as inspiration for him.

The Minnesota Timberwolves’ home victory over the Memphis Grizzlies came as a surprise to many.

It’s up to the Grizzlies to get back in the series after the Timberwolves have already fired the first blow.

The Timberwolves aren’t a pushover, with a potent starting unit that includes Anthony Edwards, Karl-Anthony Towns, and D’Angelo Russell.

War of the Youth

Edwards called forward Jaden McDaniels “the MVP of the game,” although Karl Anthony Towns and Malik Beasley also contributed to the Timberwolves’ victory with 29 and 23 points, respectively.

McDaniels, the Timberwolves’ 21-year-old point guard, contributed 15 points, seven rebounds, and two assists. According to Edwards, “he was without a doubt the best player on the floor for us.”

Ja Morant, a 22-year-old point guard for the Grizzlies, scored a game-high 32 points, highlighting the incredible depth and quality of youthful NBA talent.

Youngsters Play as Curry’s Comeback

The Golden State Warriors defeated the Denver Nuggets 123-107 in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals, sparked by Steph Curry’s comeback from injury.

The eight-time All-Star didn’t waste any time getting back to work after missing time with an ankle ailment, draining three three-pointers en way to 16 points to go along with three boards and four assists. .

Jordan Poole, Curry’s 22-year-old teammate, stole the show by scoring 30 points in his playoff debut.

The Utah Jazz beat the Dallas Mavericks, 99-93, in the night’s other Western Conference matchup. Dallas was struggling without injured star Luka Doni.


Friday night’s 114-106 victory by the Memphis Grizzlies over the Minnesota Timberwolves ended their first-round series with a 4-2 win for Memphis.

The Grizzlies are through to the Western Conference playoffs, where they’ll meet the Warriors.

The Grizzlies entered the break trailing the Timberwolves 52-49 and went into the break trailing them again in the third quarter, 73-58. In a stunning comeback, Memphis scored 40 points after trailing by 10.