NBA Slaps Anthony Edwards With $40K Fine For Criticizing Referees: Claims Timberwolves Played '8-on-5' In Win Against Thunder

Photo: Instagram/Anthony Edwards

Minnesota Timberwolves' rising star, Anthony Edwards, faces a hefty $40,000 fine from the NBA following his outspoken criticism of the officiating in their recent victory against the Oklahoma City Thunder. 

Edwards, who led the T-Wolves with 27 points, expressed his displeasure with the referees, claiming they turned the game into an uneven matchup, stating, "We was playing 8-on-5." 

Despite a productive night, Edwards was irked by the lack of free throws awarded to him and insisted the game was unfairly officiated from the start.

Photo: Instagram/Anthony Edwards

Despite accepting the fine, he emphasized the importance of earning referees' respect over time.

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Source: Yahoo Sports 

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