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Anthony Edwards of the Timberwolves asserts himself as the ‘top choice’ on Team USA’s star-studded Olympic lineup

Anthony Edwards Ready to Shine on Team USA in 2024 Olympics

Minnesota Timberwolves star Anthony Edwards is not one to shy away from the spotlight, and his confidence is on full display as he prepares to make his Olympics debut with Team USA in the 2024 Paris Olympics. Despite being surrounded by established NBA stars like LeBron James, Kevin Durant, and Stephen Curry, Edwards boldly declared himself as the team’s number one option.

In a recent interview, Edwards made it clear that he plans to play his game and expects his teammates to adjust to him. “I just go out there and be myself, shoot my shot, play defense. And they’ve got to fit it around me,” Edwards said. The 22-year-old, who had a standout playoff run with the Timberwolves, is the youngest player on the star-studded Team USA roster.

While some may question Edwards’ confidence in calling himself the main star on the team, there is no denying his talent and impact on the court. In just his fourth year in the league, Edwards has already earned two All-Star selections and was named to the All-NBA Second Team in 2024.

The Team USA basketball roster features seven NBA champions and four former MVPs, making it one of the most talented squads in recent memory. Despite the high level of competition, Edwards remains unfazed and determined to make his mark on the international stage.

As the world prepares to watch Team USA compete for gold in Tokyo, all eyes will be on Anthony Edwards as he looks to showcase his skills and lead his team to victory. Whether he can back up his bold claims remains to be seen, but one thing is for sure – Edwards is not afraid to embrace the challenge and shine on the world stage.

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