Anthony Edwards advises teammate Juancho Hernangomez to shoot the ball every time he catches the ball, following win over the Suns.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have been one of, if not the worst, teams in the league this 2020-21 NBA season. They are in sole possession of the worst record in the NBA at 10-31. They’ve only shown glimpses of competitiveness throughout the first 40 games of the season so far.
In all fairness, the T-Wolves have been bit by the injury bug as of late, contributing to their lackluster season. A silver lining to their season, however, has been the emergence of Anthony Edwards as a potential number one option on their team.
His scoring outbursts, highlight-worthy dunks, and surprising efficiency from distance have been the talk amongst all rookies after the All-Star break. Edwards is the first teenager to tally 105 points in 3 straight NBA games.
An underrated aspect of Anthony Edward’s would be his relationship with his teammates. A perfect example would be his praise of teammate Juancho Hernangomez following the Wolves win over the Suns last night.
Anthony Edwards dishes out sound advice to Juancho Hernangomez on his stellar shooting
In an unexpected win by the Timberwolves over the second-seeded Suns, Karl-Anthony Towns and Anthony Edwards both dropped 40 points. However, when talking about their win over Chris Paul and co, Edwards raved about a 4th year forward instead:
“Juancho can shoot the p*ss off the ball, shoot the hell out the ball. I tell Juancho, ‘if you catch the ball open and don’t shoot it, you losing money. That easy. That simple. That’s what you get paid to do my n****.'”
Anthony Edwards on Juancho Hernangomez:
“Juancho can shoot the piss off the ball, shoot the hell out the ball. I tell Juancho, ‘if you catch the ball open and don’t shoot it, you losing money. That easy. That simple. That’s what you get paid to do my n****.'”
— Dane Moore (@DaneMooreNBA) March 19, 2021
Though Juancho Hernangomez isn’t exactly a household name, he has proven to be a decent asset to the TimberWolves offense and its ability to stretch the floor. In the 14 games he played for the Wolves last season, Hernangomez shot an absurd 46% from beyond the arc while attempting 5 3s per game.
Though he has slowed down this season, shooting merely 30% from deep, Anthony Edwards seems to have a lot of faith in him. His confidence must be sky-high. especially after his performance last night.