What’s the buzz, tell me what’s a’ happening . . .
At one point in the fifth and final exhibition game against Team Germany, Team USA trailed by 16 points. But Team USA closed the gap in the third quarter, setting up Anthony Edwards and his game-winning heroics.
It’s the type of game that transforms a very good player, perhaps even an elite NBA player, into a standard bearer for the future. And it’s the type of performance that makes the NBA sit up and take notice:
And there is more. NBA pundits, insiders, and analysts could not help but notice and were swiftly typing out their excitement on social media afterward.
But it did not stop there. Even NBA players sat up and took notice like this social media shout-out by LeBron James over Edwards’s performance:
As did the Associated Press NBA writer Tim Reynolds:
That’s a lot of praise for the Timberwolves All-Star shooting guard. But you may need to sit down for the next endorsement. The Great One speaks to Minnesota Timberwolves fans, and you will definitely want to read what he has to say: