On Sunday night, the Timberwolves and Blazers met in a battle of Northwestern Division teams desperately trying to right the ship, as both entered the game 11-15, with both teams struggling to find more ways stable so far this season.
The battle of the battle is the battle of Ant-Man, with Anthony Edwards of Wolves and Anfernee Simons of the Blazers created some confusion with their common moniker, as the Blazers PA referred to Simons as “Ant” after each shot.
After the Wolves escaped with a 116-111 victory, Edwards, who had quickly became the best post-game interview in the NBA. he is ANF not ANT like him.
I asked Anthony Edwards about Anfernee Simons’ big night and if there’s enough room in the NBA for two ANTS.
His answer: pic.twitter.com/4E9Wx28jIn
– Kyle Theige (@KyleTheige) December 13, 2021
It’s a valid question, and Edwards made it clear that his confusion over sharing the nickname had nothing to do with Simons’ game, offering some strong praise for his shooting ability and defensive effort. Simons’ player. It was simply a matter of why he followed Ant when his name wasn’t there. In the end, Edwards admitted that he could be “Ant-Man #2” if he wanted to, saying he plays well enough to earn it.
https://uproxx.com/dimemag/anthony-edwards-anfernee-simons-ant-nickname-video/ Anthony Edwards doesn’t understand why Anfernee Simons is following