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Watch: Anthony Edwards throws down dunk of the year contender

The Timberwolves rookie broke the internet on Friday night.
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The Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the Toronto Raptors on Friday night, but it didn't stop Anthony Edwards from throwing down the dunk of the season.

Late in the third quarter, Edwards got the ball on the baseline and drove to the rim. With Yuta Watanabe standing in his way, Edwards elevated to put the 6-foot-9 forward on a poster and into highlight reels across the country.

Edwards' dunk helped cap off a third quarter where the Timberwolves produced a 23-1 run to take control of the game. While they couldn't finish in the 86-81 defeat, the slam produced several great reactions on social media.

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