Who are the parents of Anthony Edwards, meet his dad, mom and is he related to Michael Jordan

Who are the parents of Anthony Edwards, meet his dad, mom and is he related to Michael Jordan

As upcoming basketball talent Anthony Edwards makes waves in the NBA, fans have been curious to find out his true parents and any links to basketball legend Michael Jordan, find out more below

Anthony Edwards is enjoying an energetic start to his career and has already drawn comparisons to basketball GOAT Michael Jordan.

Who are the real parents of Anthony Edwards, meet his dad, mom and is he related to Michael Jordan

The comparison has grown so much that many fans speculate that Michael Jordan could be Edwards’ biological father.

Before we find out about his parents, let us first delve into the personal life and details of Anthony Edwards.

Anthony Edwards bio

Anthony Edwards is an American professional basketball player who was born on August 5, 2001, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He currently plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a small forward, or shooting guard. Anthony goes by the nickname “Ant-Man” or simply “Ant”. Interestingly, Anthony’s father, Roger Caruth gave him his well-known nickname, which helped him land a lucrative deal with both Adidas and Marvel.

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Age and height

Anthony Edwards is currently 22 years old and stands at a height of 1.93 m.

Anthony Edwards Biological Parents

According to various reports, Roger Caruth and Chrisha Yvette Edwards are the real biological parents of Anthony Edwards. Anthony is the youngest of three siblings. He has two older siblings named Antoine, and Antoinette, and a younger sibling named Arielle, who passed away at a young age.

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When he was in the eighth grade, Anthony’s mother succumbed to cancer, aged 43, on January 5, 2015. Just eight months later, he also lost his grandmother to cancer. The young NBA star currently pays tribute to his mother and grandmother by donning the No. 5 jersey, which represents the date when both of them passed away. Anthony shared a deep relationship with his mother and grandmother as they raised him up together in his father’s absence.

Anthony Edwards and Michael Jordan relationship explored

While Michael Jordan and Anthony Edwards do not share any familial relation, they pair surely have similarities on court. Edwards has great potential and shares the athleticism and scoring proficiency of basketball legend Michael Jordan. Timberwolves legend Kevin Garnett has also come out to praise his skills and potential in the past.

Notably, Jordan averaged 28.2 points, 6.5 rebounds, 5.9 assists, and 2.4 steals as a rookie aged 21. And Edwards, who is only in his fourth season, is closely catching up with an average of 26.3 points, 5.3 assists, and 5.2 rebounds. Interestingly, Michael Jordan himself has affirmed the resemblances between their play styles after Chris Broussard, the co-host of ‘First Things First,’ revealed:

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Their game similarities are clear. Anthony Edwards could arguably be the best player in America and potentially the league’s face, at least for American players… but he surely won’t join the Greatest of All Time debate.

Still, style-wise, I consulted the GOAT himself, Michael Jordan, who agreed on the stylistic parallel between them. If Jordan acknowledges it, it’s undeniable!”

However, despite their similar characteristics and play styles, the two do not share any direct familial connections, as fans speculate.

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