The Minnesota Timberwolves may not be the winningest team in the NBA right now. But you cannot ignore the fact that the player who is the most vital to the Minnesota Timberwolves roster is shooting guard Anthony Edwards. Edwards is not just putting up career numbers, but he’s doing so despite the absence of Karl-Anthony Towns. And he led the Timberwolves to a 28-26 record after 54 games.
You might think that would be enough to get a not to the NBA All-Star roster. But, you would be wrong:
If you noticed, there is no Anthony Edwards mentioned among the names of 2022-23 NBA West All-Star reserves. And that’s, well, a huge snub:
His teammates noticed:
Other folks did notice, and they were quick to point out the lack of logic and rationalization in the decision-making process. Anthony Edwards put up incredible numbers this season, but lesser players got the nod:
Twitter reactions were varied. Some just calmly questioned the decision to exclude Anthony Edwards:
Some simply pointed out the fact that Anthony Edwards was snubbed:
While others were a bit more emotional and were more than happy to let the Twitter universe know it:
While others simply asked the question if Anthony Edwards was snubbed:
And there were others who simply asked who was the biggest snub:
Snub? Perhaps. A snub that borders on disrespect. The Minnesota Timberwolves know the value of Anthony Edwards and will ride his production the rest of the way.