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Karl Towns: “No other rookie has earned such respect in this league”

Minnesota Timberwolves center backs Anthony Edwards for Rookie of the Year award

There is no doubt. In order to Karl-Anthony Towns there is no Rookie of the Year award race. Anthony Edwards he must keep the award at the end of the season.

“I’ve said it from day one. We made the right selection, there is no question about it. I don’t want it to be overlooked, ”said the Dominican about his teammate Anthony Edwards.

The center of the Minnesota Timberwolves He also wanted to show that there are reasons for the way opponents defend Edwards and urged opponents to double-mark him.

“No other first-year player has earned this kind of respect in the league. So when you go to write your stories and narratives, and write the truth that you write, make sure it is correct, “KAT replied to journalists at the press conference after Friday’s game against Miami Heat.

Words of support from the Timberwolves center come as part of the return to game of LaMelo Ball of the Charlotte Hornets, Edwards’ main competition for the Rookie of the Year award.

Edwards, the No. 1 pick in last year’s draft, averages 19 points per game, 4.7 rebounds and 2.8 assists, shooting 41.2% from the field. On the other hand, Ball, the 3rd selection, scores 15.9 points, 5.9 rebounds and 6.2 assists per game, shooting for 44.5%.

“There is no other player in this league who has double-scored. There is no other newbie putting the numbers that ANT puts. There is no other rookie wreaking havoc, even before the scouting reports start, like Anthony does. I don’t want to hear about other newbies. I don’t want to hear that, ”Towns finished.

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