Anthony Edwards and Kevin Durant React to Viral Suns vs Timberwolves Moment

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns fell to the Minnesota Timberwolves in Game 1 on Saturday, and despite all the memorable moments people will discuss before Game 2 starts on Tuesday, a quick exchange between Anthony Edwards and Kevin Durant is sure to linger on the internet after the game. went viral after it happened.

Edwards – who scored 33 points to give Minnesota a 1-0 lead in the series – took over the action with an 18-point third quarter and managed to show some emotion to one of the all-time greats, who was following closely took:

After the match, Edwards was asked about the exchange:

“I think everyone here knows that this is my favorite player of all time. That was probably one of the best feelings ever in my entire life,” he said.

Durant was also asked about the moment during his post-match press conference:

“Yeah, it’s just basketball – not even playoffs, it’s just hoops. You’ll get hot, you’ll make shots, you’ll make hard shots, you’ll get excited about yourself. So it’s up to me to keep coming back to show him – or whoever is defending – a tough image. He’s done it, made some tough ones, but has to live with it and be better the next game.”

The Suns know that Edwards – who battled them during the regular season – can only be slowed down, not completely stopped:

“He’s a great player,” Frank Vogel said after the loss. “He’s a great player. You do your best to slow him down without being at the back all night, but there are things we can do better, we’ve shown that all season. We’re not doing well enough done.” Tonight we will make those adjustments and get ready for Game 2.”