Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards 2021: Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

Anthony Edwards is a 6'5" small forward who plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves. He was the number one overall pick of the 2020 NBA Draft.

Feb 14, 2021; Tampa, Florida, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves forward Anthony Edwards (1) reacts to being fouled during the second quarter of a game between the Toronto Raptors and the Minnesota Timberwolves at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mary Holt-USA TODAY Sports

Edwards is an explosive guard who can create chances for his teammates as well as drive down to the basket all by himself. His favorite players are Dwyane Wade and Victor Oladipo, and the youngster is already earning massive comparisons with them.

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Edwards has all the skills one can look for in a powerful guard. He has a beautiful jumper and can posterize defenders with his powerful dunks. He always proves to be a threat by drawing fouls and going to the free-throw line.

He is most effective when running down the wing, as he gracefully slides past the defense to complete his jumper or a layup. 

Anthony Edwards with the Georgia Bulldogs 

Edwards’ stint with the Georgia Bulldogs began in great fashion. He scored 24.0 points and registered nine rebounds on his debut in November 2019. The same month, Edwards notched up a season-high 37.0 points, with 33.0 of them coming in the second half. 

Edwards earned SEC Freshman of the Year honors because of his heroics with Georgia. He was the top scorer on his team. After putting up averages of 19.1 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game in his freshman year, Anthony Edwards decided to forego college and prepare for the 2020 NBA Draft. 

He declared for the NBA draft in March 2020 and instantly became the top-ranked athlete in the draft class. 

Anthony Edwards Minnesota Timberwolves

After being one of the most sought-after prospects, the Minnesota Timberwolves drafted him with their number one overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. Initially, he came off the bench for the Timberwolves, but injuries to starters gave him the chance to be part of the starting lineup.

Feb 3, 2021; San Antonio, Texas, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards (1) shoots in the second half against the San Antonio Spurs at the AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Dunn-USA TODAY Sports

Edwards has solidified his starting spot after establishing himself as a reliable scoring option on the Wolves. He is still only 20, and with this level of effort, athleticism, and potential, he can be one of the best wing players in the league in the years to come.

Anthony Edwards NBA Stats

After a slow start to his life in Minnesota, Edwards proved his mettle in the second half of the season. Despite finishing as runner-up for the Rookie of the Year award, Edwards lived up to the hype, averaging 19.3 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game.

Anthony Edwards 2021 Net Worth

Anthony Edwards is guaranteed over $40 million by the Minnesota Timberwolves as part of his rookie contract. He also signed an endorsement deal with Adidas joining the likes of Damian Lillard, James Harden and Derrick Rose, who are also part of the Adidas NBA crew. However, details about his net worth are still unknown.

Anthony Edwards Current Contract

After being selected as the number one overall pick, Edwards secured a rookie deal with the Wolves which is worth $44 million. In the 2021-22 season, Edwards will earn $10,245,480 as a sophomore.

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How to contact Anthony Edwards 

Anthony Edwards Instagram: theanthonyedwards

Anthony Edwards Twitter: @theantman05

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Age

20
Nationality

American

Birth Date

2001-08-05
Place of Birth 

Atlanta, Georgia

Height 

6 feet 5 inches
Weight

225lbs/102kgs

Wingspan

6 feet 9 inches 
Position

Shooting Guard

High School

Therrell/ Holy Spirit Prep
University 

University of Georgia

Marital Status

Unmarried

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