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Timberwolves star Anthony Edwards misses start after arriving late to game

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Even NBA players are guilty of arriving late for work.

Minnesota Timberwolves Star Anthony Edwards did not start for the team on Monday against the Portland Trail Blazers.

To make it clear and simple, Edwards wasn’t there so he couldn’t start. However, just as the first tip dropped, Edwards appeared at the scoring table, ready to check in.

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Anthony Edwards blows into his hands

Anthony Edwards of the Minnesota Timberwolves warms up before the game against the Portland Trail Blazers March 4 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Jordan Johnson/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nickeil Alexander-Walker started in place of Edwards – reminding us of the importance of “availability”.

As for Edwards’ absence…no one knows why the team’s best player couldn’t start. Maybe the former No. 1 overall pick had to move up to No. 2 right before the announcement (just a guess).

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Check out the strange sequence:

Edwards had a rocky start to the match in more ways than one.

Anthony Edwards looks on from the field

Edwards (#5) watches the Timberwolves’ game against the Portland Trail Blazers on March 4 at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

In 15 minutes of action, Edwards recorded two huge points. He will have to start faster against the second worst team in the West (17-42).

In other words, if he seeks to be the “next man up” as face of the NBA (and there is potential, in terms of skills).

“Did he get lost?” » asked an X commenter.

Anthony Edwards shoots a free throw

Edwards (#5) shoots a free throw against the Portland Trail Blazers on March 4 at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Another user chimed in: “Put (Edwards) before the tip, there was enough time, or leave the other guy for a while instead of playing him for a few seconds.”

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