🏀 The Legend of Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards kicked off this series with a bang on Saturday, showing the world that his time is now. But don't count on Durant and Booker to go quietly into the night. This is my favorite series of the First Round, Game 2 tonight 🔥 (2 min read)

Can Phoenix Strike Back?

Saturday’s Game 1 of this highly anticipated First Round series represented a pivotal statement for the Wolves. After dropping from first to third in the West late in the season and landing a matchup vs. a squad that’s given them fits all season, Minnesota’s rout of Phoenix had Wolves fans breathing a sigh of relief. Tonight, the Suns have a chance to respond and make it a series 👀

  • Game 1 gave us our greatest moment of this young postseason, with Anthony Edwards going at his idol Kevin Durant. Count on KD to respond on the court tonight 🍿

Edwards was nothing short of brilliant on Saturday, looking like the guy who many see as the future face of the league. His 33 points in the dominant W bumped up his career playoff scoring average to a ridiculous 28.5 PPG, good for sixth all-time. Unfortunately for Edwards, his foe in Durant ranks fourth at 29.4 PPG 🪣

  • Ant Man’s game looks absurdly polished for a 22-year old, flashing a finesse well beyond his years 🔥

Ant’s explosive style of play and alpha mentality have drawn numerous comparisons to a certain GOAT, and even the legend himself weighed in following the electric series-opening performance 🐐

Of course, despite all of the buzz surrounding Edwards and his seemingly limitless potential, it’s important to remember that Durant and Booker are the ones with established playoff success. They will be completely unfazed by the Game 1 drubbing, and eager to even up the series scoreboard 💪

  • Durant was incredible on Saturday, scoring in a highly efficient manner. He’ll need to maintain this excellence, while the supporting cast gives a far stronger effort if the Suns are to fare better tonight 📈

The main culprit in Game 1 was Booker, who suffered one of the worst games of his playoff career. He struggled against the Wolves’ litany of long wings, shooting only 5-16 from the floor. However, Book is a proven playoff performer coming off of a historically strong scoring run last year ⭐️

  • He has shown the ability to weather early adversity in the past, and the Suns will need more of the same to score a win here 👀

Suns vs. Wolves Betting Preview (subject to change)

  • Spread: Wolves -3

  • Moneyline: Wolves -154, Suns +130

  • Over/Under: 212

  • When: 7:30PM on TNT

Trivia Question: Where does KD rank among the NBA’s all-time scoring leaders?

For My Parlay Gurus

Durant is an all-time great and living legend of the game — players of his caliber don’t usually go down without a fight. Look for him and Booker to respond fiercely with their season on the line tonight, in what is shaping up to be a thrilling First Round series 🍿

  • Suns +3 @ Wolves: -110

  • Kevin Durant OVER 26.5 points: -104

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Trivia Answer: Durant is already 10th all-time in career points, with plenty of time left to keep scoring

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