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Hua Zi talks about making the All-Star team last season: It doesn’t count. They picked me because someone was injured. I’m the spare tire.

Hua Zi talks about making the All-Stars last season: It doesn’t count because someone was injured. They drafted me and I was a spare. SportsTalk, December 06. Timberwolves star Anthony Edwards was selected to the All-Stars last season, but he said recently that it doesn’t count. He feels I am the spare tire. "That All-Star Game wasn't

SportsTalk December 06: Timberwolves star Anthony Edwards was selected to the All-Star last season, but he recently said that does not count and he feels like he is a spare tire.

“That All-Star break didn’t count. It was like, because someone was injured, and then they picked me. I was Spare tire (player), this is bad,” Edwards said on a show called “Boardroom’s Cover Story” (The host said: Some people don’t think so), “It’s too bad, it’s too bad. I even I don’t like people calling me an All-Star, because that’s not me actually making it (All-Star).”

Last season, because of Tin Ann, Curry and Durant were injured, and Edwards, Fox and Siakam were selected as substitutes for the All-Stars.

So far this season, Edwards has averaged 26.2 points, 5.9 rebounds, 5 assists and 1.3 steals per game. The Timberwolves rank first in the league.

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