NBA Executive Vice President, Head of Basketball Operations Joe Dumars announced today that Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards has been fined $50,000 for recklessly swinging a chair in frustration that struck two bystanders as he exited the court at the conclusion of the Timberwolves’ playoff game against the Denver Nuggets on April 25 at Ball Arena.
Anthony Edwards could reportedly be filed with with 3rd-degree assault after his Game 5 post-game outburst.— ClutchPoints (@ClutchPoints) April 26, 2023
Edwards picked up a chair & swung it. 2 employees were then "injured" and asked to press charges.
(via @DenverSportsCom, @CharlieWaltonMN)pic.twitter.com/qIvKeGKXZH
In accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the league’s review of this matter was deferred until after the criminal investigation into the player’s conduct concluded with charges dismissed last month.