Anthony Edwards dunks, injuring two people: Early conclusion of Dunk of The Year award?

Although the 2023-24 NBA Regular Season still has about 4 weeks to go, the race for the Dunk of The Year award (best dunk of the season) in this year’s NBA is very likely to have ended.

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“Dunker” and All-Star player Anthony Edwards this morning (March 19) had one of the most beautiful and powerful dunks of his career, creating a highlight for the comeback to win 114- 104 by the Minnesota Timberwolves against the Utah Jazz.

Watch the beautiful and powerful dunk of Anthony Edwards, a strong candidate for this season’s Dunk of The Year title.

The “victim” in this phase was striker John Collins, who was even injured and fouled Edwards after creating the basis for a sky-high dunk.

Collins was stunned due to a collision in the head area while trying to defend a dunk. Luckily, he did not suffer any concussion or damage to this sensitive area and was allowed to rest for the rest of the match.

Anthony Edwards “gave” a stunning dunk to John Collins (Photo: Minnesota Timberwolves)
John Collins was stunned after a head collision (Photo: Minnesota Timberwolves)

Calling this a dunk that injured two people is because in addition to Collins, Anthony Edwards also dislocated his finger after the ball hit his left hand.

This is the reason why while “Ant Man”‘s teammates were celebrating so much, he did not show any emotions. Not long after, Edwards showed his hand to some teammates and then ran straight to the locker room. with medical staff.

Having many beautiful dunks, Anthony Edwards still affirms that this is the best dunk of his career to date.

After the match, Anthony Edwards said that although he has had many beautiful dunks in his career, this is definitely the best dunk to date.

Minnesota’s young star also confirmed to reporters that he dislocated his finger while on the way to the ground: “I couldn’t celebrate or react like my teammates because at that time my finger was quite painful. This is definitely one of the dunks that I will always remember.”

Anthony Edwards’s funny reaction after watching his own dunk through a television camera angle

Anthony Edwards entered this game averaging 26.5 points (career-high) with 5.4 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game. The star who was once the first pick in the NBA Draft just had two consecutive All-Star appearances and pocketed a “huge” contract extension worth $260 million last summer.

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