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17-year NBA veteran makes shocking statement about Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards has caught the attention of the entire NBA for how well he has played to start the 2024 playoffs.

The former UGA star helped the Timberwolves sweep the Phoenix Suns in the first round.

He averaged 31.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 6.3 assists and 2.0 steals per game while shooting 51.2% from the field and 43.8% from three-point range in the four games.

Recently, Timberwolves point guard Mike Conley spoke with the NBA on TNT broadcast and made an intriguing comment about Edwards.

Shaq: “Who does Anthony Edwards remind you of?”?”

Conley: “I think you guys mention him a lot, a young Michael Jordan, bro. Honestly.”

Edwards finished his fourth regular season in the NBA with averages of 25.9 points, 5.4 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 1.3 steals per game while shooting 46.1% from the field and 35.7% from three-point range in 79 games.

The Timberwolves are the third seed in the Western Conference and had a record of 56-26.

They are in the NBA playoffs for the third consecutive season, but lost in the first round in each of the previous two years.

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April 28, 2024; Phoenix, Arizona, United States; Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards (5), dunks

Conley was traded to the Timberwolves (via the Utah Jazz) midway through last season.

He finished the regular season with averages of 11.4 points, 2.9 rebounds, 5.9 assists and 1.2 steals per game while shooting 45.7% from the field and 44.2% from three-point range. in 76 games.

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April 28, 2024; Phoenix, Arizona, United States; Minnesota Timberwolves guard Mike Conley (10) dribbles

The Timberwolves will play the Denver Nuggets in the second round with the first game being played on Saturday.