Anthony Edwards GOES OFF For 36 Points In Game 3! | April 21, 2023

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Led by Nikola Jokic’s 20 points, 11 rebounds, and 12 assists, the No. 1 seed Denver Nuggets defeated the No. 8 seed Minnesota Timberwolves in Game 3, 120-111. Michael Porter Jr. added a team-high 25 points for the Nuggets in the victory, while Anthony Edwards led all scorers with 36 points for the Timberwolves, his 2nd consecutive game with 35+ points. The Nuggets lead this best-of-seven series, 3-0, with Game 4 taking place on Sunday, April 23 (9:30 p.m. ET, TNT).
Nikola Jokic is now the 8th player in NBA history with 5 or more career Playoff games of 20+ points, 10+ rebounds, and 10+ assists:
LeBron James: 26
Magic Johnson: 12
Russell Westbrook: 10
Oscar Robertson: 8
Larry Bird: 7
Jason Kidd: 6
Wilt Chamberlain: 5
Nikola Jokic: 5
Anthony Edwards (21 years, 259 days) is the 2nd youngest player in NBA history with back-to-back games of 35+ points in the Playoffs, trailing only:
LeBron James (21 years, 124 days): 04/28/2006 – 05/03/2006 (3 games)
Anthony Edwards (21 years, 259 days) recorded his 4th career Playoff game with 30+ points tonight, tying Kobe Bryant for the 2nd most such games before the age of 22, trailing only:
LeBron James: 8 Games