Karl-Anthony Cities needs Anthony Edwards to put off the Popeyes.
Talking to reporters after the Timberwolves misplaced, 115-106, to the Spurs on Monday night time, Cities was requested what he might do to assist Edwards have extra bounce on the second night time of back-to-backs; Minnesota defeated the Thunder on Sunday.
“Perhaps I might do a greater job of educating him learn how to maintain his physique — weight-reduction plan and all the things,” Cities mentioned. “That’ll be on me. I do know y’all assume it’s humorous up right here when he talks about Popeyes and all that s–t. That doesn’t make me completely satisfied to listen to. We’re high-level athletes.”
Final February, Edwards confirmed off his Popeyes takeout on the podium after a sport. He was requested about the place the chain’s fries rank. A real quick meals connoisseur, Edwards considered it and answered that Popeyes fries have been within the “prime 4.”
Anthony Edwards bringing Popeyes to a postgame interview.Bleacher Report
Edwards grew to become a pitchman for Popeyes, doing a business for Uber Eats during which he and Ja Morant held a “slam dunk contest” about how they dunk their rooster items in dips.
In a Q&A adjoining to the spot, Edwards was requested if he double dips.
“Undoubtedly, on a regular basis. I really like the sauce,” he mentioned.
Does he ever combine two dips — collectively?
Anthony Edwards consuming Popeyes.Uber Eats
Karl-Anthony Cities needs Anthony Edwards to eat much less Popeyes.NBAE by way of Getty Photographs
“Typically, I would combine BBQ and buffalo sauce. Nice style. You must strive it,” he mentioned.
When requested which sauce he could be OK by no means consuming once more, Edwards was completely satisfied to toss apart ranch and blue cheese.
Edwards is in his third season within the NBA. He was chosen first total within the 2020 NBA Draft. Final season, he averaged 21.3 factors, 4.8 rebounds and three.8 assists per sport.