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There’s a very good chance that Andrew Wiggins will be the top overall selection in the NBA Draft next month, and this is something he very well knows heading in. Not even skipping the recent NBA Combine in Chicago will hurt that, and in an appearance on NBA Sirius Radio on Tuesday, with the lottery just a few hours away, Wiggins clarified just how much it’ll mean to him to be the first player taken.
It’ll mean a lot more than knowing where he’s headed.
Wiggins made a big impact in his one season in Lawrence as a member of the Kansas Jayhawks, averaging 17.1 points per game and 5.9 rebounds. He consistently got better as the season moved along, leading many to believe that he’s the player with the most potential out of this entire draft group this year.
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The picture of Andrew Wiggins’ 44-inch vertical jump made waves on Twitter a few days ago, and now the meme has hit Bristol. ESPN’s Michael Smith, host of “Numbers Never Lie” tried to match Wiggins impressive vertical with the Jayhawks star in studio. He was a few dozen inches short.
Wiggins may very well be the first pick in this year’s NBA Draft. At worst, he’ll...
Tuesday’s NBA Draft lottery will go a long way towards determining who’ll be the No. 1 overall pick in June’s NBA Draft. For now, one former Kansas star believe it’s an obvious choice.
During an appearance on ESPN’s First Take, the normally soft-spoken Wiggins says he should be the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.
“I always put myself No. 1 above anybody else,”...
The Cleveland Cavaliers don’t enjoy much success on the court, but when it comes to the NBA draft lottery, few teams have been more lucky.
Cleveland will be selecting first overall for the sixth time in its history and the third time in the last four years after winning Tuesday night’s draft lottery despite having a 1.7 percent chance of winning the first pick.
The 2014 NBA Draft Lottery is tonight. Here’s everything you need to know about the event:
Which team will earn the right to potentially select Kansas’ Andrew Wiggins?
Start time: 8 p.m. E.T.
TV channel: ESPN
Odds: Each team is eligible for no more than seven spots. The lottery determines who will get the first three picks in the draft, the next 11 spots are determined by...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Hope you took a picture of Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid on Tuesday night, side by side in their tailored suits, sharper than a pair of Hattori Hanzo swords, twin pillars of sunshine.
It might be the last time we see them smiling like that for a good, long while.
Other than the screams across social media that the whole thing was rigged like the 1919 World Series...
Andrew Wiggins believes he should be the No. 1 pick in next month’s NBA Draft.
And he may well get his wish.
“I always put myself No. 1 above anybody else. That’s just me. I got a lot of confidence in myself,” Wiggins said Monday on ESPN’s “First Take.”
Both Chad Ford of ESPN and DraftExpress.com have the 6-foot-8 Wiggins going No. 1 overall, ahead of Duke’s Jabari...
For the third time in four years, the Cleveland Cavaliers have won the NBA draft lottery and will select first in the upcoming draft. Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid of Kansas and Jabari Parker of Duke all have been speculated as the possible number one overall pick at different points throughout the season, but now that the draft order is set and it's known that Cleveland will...
The rich get richer.
Bill Self has a knack for snatching up big time players in late spring. Around this time last year, Andrew Wiggins committed to Kansas. The Jayhawks currently have the 4th ranked class of 2014, with Cliff Alexander and Kelly Oubre headlining the class as McDonald’s All-Americans.
Self wasn’t done adding to this class apparently.
Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk has...
The order of picks in the 2014 NBA draft is finally known. Now the speculation and blind guessing about the likely selections can elevate from a slow simmer to an all-out fever pitch.
Although the draft lottery was just held Tuesday night, this is the fourth installment of the ever-changing NESN.com NBA mock draft. Once again, No. 1 remains the same, although the jostling continues...
The NBA Draft Lottery has finally taken place, and the Basketball Gods have again granted the Cleveland Cavaliers with a golden opportunity once more. With the draft selections now set in place, lets take a look at the first round mock draft. 1. Cleveland Cavaliers – Andrew Wiggins, Kansas The...
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The 2014 NBA Draft Lottery will be held Tuesday evening and once the ping pong balls are revealed, the order will officially be set for the 2014 NBA Draft. Teams took tanking to a new level this past season in hopes of earning the top overall pick and a chance to select one of the three players likely to go first; Duke’s Jabari Parker, and Andrew Wiggins or Joel Embiid from Kansas...
NBA Mock Draft 1.0 + Lottery Analysis
1. Cleveland Cavaliers: Andrew Wiggins, SG, Kansas
This is the Cavs’ 3rd number 1 overall pick in 4 years – they absolutely must make this pick count. This pick will come down to Wiggins, Embiid, and Parker. In the end, I feel like the upside of a Wiggins/Irving duo will be tough to pass up. I definitely think playing with Kyrie Irving...
Now that we know the Bucks' actual draft position, who will they take at No. 2 in this June's NBA Draft?
The consensus is there are three top players: Duke's Jabari Parker and Kansas' Joel Embiid and Andrew Wiggins. But in which order will they go?
I've compiled a number of mock drafts which have emerged since Tuesday's draft lottery. And while the above mentioned...