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Entering the 2023-24 NBA season, the Minnesota Timberwolves surprised many after their turbulent previous season filled with internal conflicts and outbursts.

Despite speculations of potential trades to shake things up, Minnesota transformed from chaos to a well-oiled machine, led by Anthony Edwards and his teammates who swiftly climbed the Western Conference standings.

Ultimately, the Timberwolves maintained their dominance, securing the third seed in the West for the NBA playoffs, trailing only the Denver Nuggets and the rising Oklahoma City Thunder.

With this turnaround, Edwards emerged as a prominent NBA superstar, with widespread belief in his potential to become the league’s top player in the near future.

Heading into the training camp with Team USA in Las Vegas, Nevada, Edwards exuded confidence, stating that he should be the primary offensive option moving forward, as reported by Ben Golliver of the Washington Post.

As Edwards prepares to play alongside superstars like Stephen Curry, LeBron James, and Kevin Durant, his bold statement, although reflective of crucial self-belief, might raise eyebrows within the team regarding hierarchy and roles.

It will be intriguing to observe whether these remarks stir any tensions within a team abundant with exceptional talent.

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