Shaquille O’Neal accidentally makes NSWF remark while praising Timberwolves star Anthony Edwards’ rise in NBA

Minnesota Timberwolves star Anthony Edwards has taken over the league with his stellar performances. Recently, Edwards drew high praise from NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal for his outstanding performances, which have propelled the Timberwolves to remarkable heights, transforming them into an elite team.

A funny incident took place as Shaq, along with other analysts, broke down the young player’s performance, emphasizing how exceptional Edwards has been for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the current NBA season.

Shaquille O’Neal makes NSFW joke while talking about Anthony Edwards

NBA legend and former Lakers superstar Shaquille O’Neal is well-known for his witty remarks and his ability to make any serious discussion a very laughable one.

Shaquille O'Neal
O’Neal is known for his contagious laughter and energizing presence via Getty Images

Recently when Shaq and a group of analysts were discussing Anthony Edwards’ performances on the court, the four-time NBA champion made a remark that is beyond permissible in a work environment. While Shaq’s excitement for the young star is validated, the statements made can land him in trouble.

Speaking highly of Edwards, Shaq said, “Anthony Edwards is c—–g..” before his senses reminded him of what he had uttered. In a very silly manner, the basketball legend and his co-hosts laughed it off before moving on with the topic.

However, Shaq’s praise for Edwards is very valid considering the phenome season the 22-year-old is having.

Anthony Edwards importance to Timberwolves offence

This season, the young superstar has become the heart and soul of the Wolves’ offense. While Karl-Anthony Towns brings size, spacing, and shooting, Edwards has elevated his game, effortlessly facilitating his teammates on the team.

Anthony Edwards
Edwards’ importance for the Timberwolves is very significant via Associated Press

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been outstanding this season, currently holding the 2nd seed in the Western Conference just behind the OKC Thunder. Much of their success can be attributed to the Michael Jordan-esque performances from Anthony Edwards.

Experiencing his best season in the league, Ant is averaging a career-high 25.5 points per game and a career-high 5.2 assists per game. Notably, he has achieved career-best performances in multiple statistical categories. While he’s known for his powerful dunks, Ant has honed his skills in all aspects of the game, establishing himself as one of the most well-rounded and improved stars in the league.

Anthony Edwards
Edwards has improved every year since his rookie season via Getty Images

The star has not only elevated his own game but has also taken the responsibility of leading his teammates from the forefront. Edwards, often compared to the legendary Michael Jordan for their similar playstyles, stands out as one of the most mature youngsters in the league. Recently, he took accountability for the team’s loss against their fierce competitors, the OKC Thunder.

As the league’s youngsters start to take over, it is really exciting to see the growth of Anthony Edwards as he continues to lead the feisty Timberwolves into battle, game after game, without hesitation.

What do you think of Anthony Edwards’ performances this season? Do you think the youngster is the Wolves’ most important player? Can the Timberwolves do the unthinkable this season? We are eager to know your thoughts and opinions this season, so feel free to comment below.

Caleb Mathew

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