Anthony DeVante Edwards
|Born ( Age )
||August 5, 2001 (age 19)
||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
||High school - Georgia / College - Georgia (2019–2020)
|Wife ( Spous)/ Girl Friend
||Sister Antoinette and Brother Antoine
Anthony DeVante Edwards is an American basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Georgia Bulldogs. He plays at the shooting guard position.Edwards finished his highschool career at Holy Ghost prep school in his hometown of Atlanta, where he was rated a consensus five-star recruit and one among the simplest players within the 2019 class by major recruiting services. As a senior, he earned McDonald's All-American and USA Today All-USA varsity honors.
Early Life and Family
Edwards' mother, Yvette died from cancer during an eight-month span in 2015, when he was in eighth grade. He has worn the No. 5 basketball jersey since highschool to honor them, as they both died on the fifth day of the month. In turn, Edwards was raised by his sister, Antoinette, and brother, Antoine, who shared legal custody over him. In highschool , Edwards frequently worked as a teacher at variety of youth camps.
Edwards was mentioned in Atlanta, Georgia. When he was three years old, he was given the nickname "Ant-Man" by his father. For much of his childhood, Edwards played football at the back , quarterback, and cornerback positions. He played youth football for the Atlanta Vikings and have become one among the simplest Pop Warner running backs within the country by age 10.
In March 2018, Edwards helped Holy Ghost Preparatory defeat The Heritage School for the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) Class AAA state championship.In his senior season, his team finished as GISA Class AAA runners-up to The Heritage School, despite 27 points from Edwards. At the top of the season, he was averaging 29 points, nine rebounds, and two assists per game. Edwards garnered USA Today All-USA varsity and MaxPreps All-American fourth team recognition. He played within the McDonald's All-American Game and Jordan Brand Classic in March and April 2019, respectively.
Anthony Edwards Net Worth
Anthony Edwards is is an American basketball player who has net worth $10 million estimated as a part of his rookie contract.His all salary comes from sports. He also signed an endorsement affect Adidas and is that the only rookie besides LaMelo Ball to earn an endorsement affect a sneaker company.
Sports Recruiting and Carrer
By consensus among major recruiting services 247Sports, ESPN, and Rivals, Edwards was rated a five-star recruit, top-five player, and therefore the top shooting guard within the 2019 class.On February 11, 2019, he committed to play college basketball for Georgia, becoming the program's best recruit within the modern recruiting era. Edwards chose the Bulldogs over offers from Florida State, Kansas, Kentucky, and North Carolina. Edwards was drawn to Georgia because two of his favorite players, Dwyane Wade and Victor Oladipo, had been coached in college by head coach Tom Crean.
On February 1, 2020, Edwards recorded 29 points and 15 rebounds, both game-highs, during a 63–48 victory over Texas A&M. In his next game, he led all scorers with 32 points in an 81–75 loss to Florida. On February 26, Edwards scored 36 points and picked up seven rebounds, four assists and 4 steals, during a 94–90 overtime defeat to South Carolina. As a freshman, he averaged 19.1 points, 5.2 rebounds and a couple of .8 assists per game.
Edwards was the highest scorer on his team and among freshmen nationally. He earned second-team All-SEC and SEC Freshman of the Year honors. Edwards collected SEC Freshman of the Week accolades fourfold during the season, the foremost in program history. He was also one among five finalists for the Jerry West Award, which recognizes the highest collegiate shooting guard.On March 20, 2020, Edwards declared for the 2020 NBA draft together of the foremost touted prospects in his class. He signed with an agent, forgoing his remaining college basketball eligibility.