Anthony Edwards of the Minnesota Timberwolves. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Anthony Edwards is the current favorite to win the Rookie of the Year award. He’s scoring more than ever, and the Wolves are generally playing better than they have for much of the season.
But Edwards’ gaudy scoring totals have come with a price: horrible inefficiency, largely tied to poor shot selection.
Minnesota Timberwolves: A quest to improve Anthony Edwards’ shot profile
Before we go any further, let’s be clear: this piece isn’t about to suggest that “Edwards is a bust”, or “Edwards is the reason the Wolves are the league’s worst team”, or any of the inevitable blowback that will undoubtedly still come from this article.