Suffering A Dislocated Finger During His ‘Dunk of the Year’, Anthony Edwards Has His Injury Status Up in the Air For Wolves-Warriors

On 18 March, throughout the 114:104 win in opposition to the Utah Jazz, Minnesota Timberwolves’ Anthony Edwards made headlines after slamming it over John Collins. The “Dunk of the Year” led specialists like Paul Pierce to opine that the athletic ANT is the face of the league. However, Antman dislocated the center finger of his left hand throughout the slam. Despite being on damage studies, Edwards performed in the final two video games and was productive throughout each the affairs. 

As for the upcoming recreation in opposition to the Golden State Warriors, as per the official injury report, he’s listed as “Questionable”. His damage has been termed as a dislocation and sprain to the left center finger. On his YouTube account, Brian Sutterer MD broke down his damage.

Apart from Edwards, Rudy Gobert can be ‘Questionable’ whereas Karl Anthony-Towns continues to be ‘Out’. Despite Towns’ absence, the Wolves have been conserving their marketing campaign on a excessive be aware. ANT has been liable for creating the profitable setting and has picked up his recreation additional with out KAT.

The unbelievable athlete has participated in 67 out of 70 doable video games for the Wolves and with out KAT, his presence might be much more necessary. As the common season is transferring into the remaining levels, the Wolves have a crunch-time end at their disposal.

Minnesota Timberwolves are in a wild race

The Western Conference top-spot race has been red-hot since the starting of the season. Currently, the Oklahoma City Thunder and Denver Nuggets are at the #1 and #2 spots respectively. Meanwhile, Wolves are 1.5 video games again for the prime two spots. Their 48 wins aren’t far-off from the Thunder’s 49 and the Nuggets’ 50.

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With 12 video games left, if they’ve a powerful end, they nonetheless have an enormous probability of grabbing the greatest document in the Western Conference.  At any price, they’re sure for a top-three end and may have the home-court benefit at the very least for the first spherical. 

Considering that the West is loaded from the seventh to the tenth seed, it received’t be a shock if the squad faces a superstar-laden squad like the Mavs, Lakers, Suns, Kings, or Warriors. Therefore, even a prime end doesn’t assure a straightforward approach round the preliminary spherical particularly contemplating that the workforce will face goes to be battle-hardened after the Play-in match.

It is thus crucial that Anthony Edwards and Co. obtain a constructive replace on Karl Anthony-Towns throughout the final week of the common season. It goes to be tough from the phrase go in the playoffs. 

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