Timberwolves vs Kings: Anthony Edwards leaves mid-game to witness birth of his child

The Minnesota Timberwolves star Anthony Edwards walked out of his team’s home game against the Kings to attend to personal reasons. Edwards has been making the news a lot recently, especially after the NBA All-Star weekend.

He was even called out by Warriors star Draymond Green for his problematic behavior at the All-Star games. However, this time his reason for making the headlines is a different matter that calls for celebration.

Anthony Edwards exits Timberwolves vs Kings game to attend personal matter

Anthony Edwards left the Timberwolves vs Kings game at halftime for personal reasons. The fans were worried a bit after not seeing Edwards come back on the court. There were speculations that he might be injured, however, the Kings’ broadcast soon announced that Edwards left to attend the birth of his child. It was a heartwarming reason for leaving the game and the fans were happy for him.

Before his exit, Edwards had contributed 11 points, two rebounds, and two assists. He was struggling to score in his time on the court and was not like his usual self. It was pretty evident that his thoughts were somewhere else during the game. Wolves guard Nickeil Alexander-Walker filled in for Edwards after he left. However, the Wolves were unable to seize victory from the Kings as they lost the game with a final score of 120-124 in overtime.

Taking a closer look at Anthony Edwards loving family

Anthony Edwards has come a long way in the NBA, from being drafted as the No. 1 overall pick to becoming the face of the Minnesota Timberwolves. There is no doubt that his family has a lot to do with his success. Ant-Man’s mother Yvette and grandmother Shirley both died in eight months because of cancer, which was heartbreaking for him. He worked even harder after the tragic incident to make himself successful.

Anthony Edwards
Anthony Edwards via getty images

His father did not care much for him so Anthony was raised by his brother and sisters, who didn’t let the NBA star have any problems with his upbringing. He is in a relationship with Instagram influencer Jeanine Robel, who is also the mother of his newborn child. Ant-Man has a loving family and has made them proud. His town even named a day Anthony Edwars’s Day and received a special wall mural of him to honor his efforts.

What do you think about Anthony Edwards leaving mid-game to attend his childbirth? What do you think of his family? We are eager to know your thoughts, so drop down in the comments and let us know.

Avi Shravan

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Avi Shravan is an anime, games and sports enthusiast who likes NBA and Soccer. He is an avid reader who loves to write as well. You can find him reading books in a cafe or playing games if he is not watching his favourite team play. You can contact him on [email protected]


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