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Angry at losing…Minnesota Edwards charged with assault

If you misdirect your anger over defeat, there will be a price to pay.

‘ESPN’ quoted an announcement from the Denver Police Department on the 27th (Korean time) that Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards was charged with assault in the third degree.

Edwards swung a folding chair in a rage on his way to the locker after losing Game 5 of the first round of the playoffs 109-112 to the Denver Nuggets at the Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado the previous day, injuring two field workers. .

The good news is that neither of the two employees suffered serious injuries. In any case, the use of violence made it impossible to escape the judgment of the law.

The Timberwolves club said in a statement that it was “aware of the incident and is in the process of collecting information.”

Edwards is scheduled to appear in court in Denver on June 9, local time. ESPN reported that assault in the third degree is a first-degree misdemeanor in Colorado, and if convicted, 크크크벳 it could face up to a term in prison and a fine of up to $1,000.

Edwards, who was the first overall pick in the 2020 draft, had a career high season with an average of 24.6 points, 5.8 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 1.6 steals in 79 games this season, and was selected as an All-Star.

In this playoff, he averaged 31.6 points, 5.0 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 1.8 steals in 5 games. In Game 5, he attempted a 3-pointer right before the end, but missed it.

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