Alex Rodriguez couldn’t contain excitement for Timberwolves’ upset of Nuggets

There may be no one inside Ball Arena more excited about the Timberwolves’ series-clinching victory than Alex Rodriguez.

Multiple shots of the team’s minority owner A-Rod taken during the TNT broadcast feature the former MLB star as the Timberwolves advanced to the Western Conference Finals with a 98-90 victory over the defending NBA champion Nuggets. It showed how excited he was about what he had done. Sunday.

As part of a shot of the Timberwolves celebrating, the camera cut to Rodriguez, who was courtside, emphasizing the win.

“alright, let’s go” he seemed to say While celebrating the victory.

Alex Rodriguez celebrates with Timberwolves star Anthony Edwards after Sunday night’s win over the Nuggets. AP

Rodriguez was then seen enjoying the victory with Minnesota star Anthony Edwards on the court, even showing off their traditional handshake.

There was much to celebrate as the T-Wolves came from behind to defeat the defending NBA champions.

On Sunday night, Edwards scored just four points in the first half, but by the end of the game he had 16 points.

“There are other ways to win basketball games, just not being an offensive player,” Edwards told reporters. According to the Associated Press. “I’m not one-dimensional. I’m not just a player who can score. I’m a guy who, whoever their best guard is, I can lock him down, like I did with Jamal. I feel like it [Murray] The fourth quarter, third quarter and fourth quarter, that’s what turned the game around. ”

Rodriguez comes amid an ongoing legal battle between the former major leaguer and his partner, Marc Lore, and Minnesota’s current owner, Glen Taylor, over Lore and Rodriguez’s agreement to buy the team, which was announced in 2021. Despite this, he was with the Timberwolves during the postseason.

A-Rod shook hands with Anthony Edwards after the Timberwolves’ Game 7 victory over the Nuggets on Sunday night. X @JLasagna43
Alex Rodriguez reacts during the third quarter of Game 7 of the Western Conference second round playoffs between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Denver Nuggets. Getty Images
Minnesota Timberwolves center Rudy Gobert (left) is congratulated by team minority owner Alex Rodriguez after Game 7. AP

During an interview with Sportico In March, Lore told Sporticoo: “It’s only a matter of time and how much pain Glenn wants to inflict on the fans, the players, the town and the community.”

Lore added: “It didn’t have to happen this way.”