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Anthony Edwards’ Response To Facing A 3-0 Shortfall In The Western Conference Finals

Image Source: Anthony Edwards @ Instagram

Anthony Edwards was unable to spearhead a win for the Minnesota Timberwolves in Sunday’s Game 3 at the Western Conference Finals.

The opposition, Dallas Mavericks, executed a tenacious final spree, clinching the match 116-107 and establishing a commanding 3-0 advantage in the playoff series.

Following the game, Edwards contemplated the difficult plight confronting the Wolves.

“I never regard it as doom and gloom,” Edwards asserted. “I’m constantly optimistic, eternally hopeful. I’ve coped with a lot, so I never sense catastrophe looming over me.

“At this point, our only move is to keep our spirits high. We can’t let negative thoughts take hold. We’re on a mission to claim individual wins, one after another.”

In discussions about clear discrepancies in the game statistics, Edwards highlighted, “They received 31 free-throws; we were allocated just 17.”

Edwards finished the game with an impressive 26 points, nine rebounds, and nine assists, successfully making 11 of his 24 field goal attempts.

Nonetheless, in the final period, he took only three shots and didn’t receive adequate support from his teammates, especially Karl-Anthony Towns, who only totaled 14 points, having a tough night with 5 for 18 shooting from the field and missing all eight of his three-point efforts.

Minnesota simply couldn’t match the phenomenal closing performances by Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving.

Both Donic and Irving racked up 33 points each, while a pivotal block and slam by Daniel Gafford sealed the game’s fate.

“We keep pushing each other, insisting we just need one more,” Doncic remarked. “It’s nowhere near finished. They’re a formidable squad; we haven’t clinched anything yet. We’re aiming for one more win, then hoping for a bit of downtime.”

Image Source: Anthony Edwards @ Instagram

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