Anthony Edwards has nice timing on the court docket, however not a lot off it.
Earlier than Wednesday’s NBA draft, the potential No. 1 decide mentioned he actually isn’t into basketball and might’t watch it both.
The previous College of Georgia guard’s remarks to ESPN caught the eye of USA Right this moment’s For the Win and sparked a harsh response on Twitter.
Within the article printed Nov. 15, Edwards mentioned he doesn’t take into consideration being the primary participant chosen and doesn’t “even care.” Truthful sufficient. However his feedback get a bit extra eyebrow-raising.
“To be trustworthy,” he mentioned, “I can’t watch basketball.”
Edwards spoke of his unique ardour for soccer, prompting reporter Alex Scarborough to ask when he acquired into basketball.
“I’m nonetheless probably not into it,” Edwards answered. However he shortly walked that again. “I like basketball, yeah. It’s what I do.”
Scarborough famous the star was “not solely convincing” and Edwards adopted with a remark that he’d let basketball go for soccer as a result of he can spike the ball and dance. “You are able to do all sort of disrespectful stuff.”
Folks on Twitter noticed “crimson flags”:
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