Edwards played in all 72 games during the pandemic-shortened campaign in his first season in the NBA. He averaged 19.3 points, 4.7 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.1 steals in 32.1 minutes per game. The rookie scored 20-plus points in half (36) of his games, including a career-high 42 points twice. The first came March 18 win over the Suns, and the second came May 5 against the Grizzlies. During the May 5 performance, Edwards made a career-high eight of his nine three-point attempts and dished out a career-high seven assists. The 2021 first-overall pick made double-digit field goals in 13 games, averaging 30.1 points on 51.4 percent shooting from the field and 44.3 percent from three during those contests. He shot 77.6 percent from the charity stripe on the season, including six games of eight or more made free-throws. The 19-year-old wasn't just a scorer during his rookie campaign, as he dished out four-plus assists in 25 games. Edwards showed his presence on the boards as he grabbed four-plus rebounds in 49 games including three nights where he recorded double-digits. Defensively, the ex-Bulldog recorded multiple steals in 21 games, including a career-high five on April 24. The guard also blocked multiple shots in nine games, including a career-high four on March 31.