Profile Information

Full Name Anthony Edwards
Nickname Ant-Man
Age 22 years old
Nationality American
Current Team Minnesota Timberwolves
Position Shooting Guard
NBA Debut 2020

Popularly known as ‘Ant-Man’, Anthony Edwards is an American professional basketball player. He plays as a shooting guard for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the NBA. 

Anthony Edwards’ early life

Born in Atlanta, Georgia, he was pulled towards basketball after watching his brothers play the sport. The early days of his childhood were more about playing football, however, Edwards fetched his dreams as a basketball player in college. He committed to Georgia as a freshman under coach Tom Crean. His early achievements included the prestigious SEC Freshman of the Year award, SEC 2nd team selection, and being named as the Jerry West finalist. 

When was Anthony Edwards drafted?

After prominent collegiate years, Anthony Edwards declared for the 2020 NBA Draft. He was picked first overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves. The young shooting guard didn’t take his time for popularity. He proved his worth in his debut match after scoring 15 points, grabbing 4 rebounds, and dishing 4 assists in 25-minute game time.