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Cavaliers announce signings of 2014 draft picks Wiggins, Harris

CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed their 2014 NBA Draft picks, Andrew Wiggins and Joe Harris, to contracts, Cavaliers GM David Griffin announced Thursday from Cleveland Clinic Courts. Per league policy, terms of the contracts were not released. Wiggins was the first overall pick in the June draft. An early entry candidate from Kansas University, Wiggins, 19, was named...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers' Wiggins inks deal to remain with adidas

Andrew Wiggins will wear adidas with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The No. 1 overall pick in the draft, Wiggins wore the apparel company's gear while starring last season for Kansas. He chose to stick with adidas rather than sign with a rival such as Nike in what's being called "an unprecedented partnership." The deal announced Wednesday is believed to be worth more...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Andrew Wiggins’ Family Sings Drake’s “Draft Day” After He Goes No. 1 Overall

Drake’s mixtape recording of “Draft Day” was certainly dedicated to former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, given their well-documented friendship. But the hook of the track also features a shout out to Andrew Wiggins, who starred on the basketball court for Kansas this past season. After Wiggins went No. 1 overall on the real “Draft Day” this past Thursday, his...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Report: Griffin thinks Wiggins can shine on O, too

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins says he wants to make the All-Defensive team, and he undoubtedly has that potential. It's a reason why the Cleveland Cavaliers selected him. But the Cavs believe the swingman from Kansas can get offensive, too. And they believe he can do it in Year One. General manager David Griffin is confident about this because...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Wiggins do more for KU by LEAVING than he did by showing up in the first place?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- He was the trophy wife, the bling. Andrew Wiggins did more for Kansas basketball in five minutes on Thursday night than he did in the previous five months combined. National championship? Done that. Final Fours? Twice over, son. Big 12 titles? Ten in a row, baby. But there was one thing missing in the Bill Self pamphlet, one notable unsaid in the media guide...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs take Wiggins with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

NEW YORK -- Andrew Wiggins of Kansas has been taken by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. The Cavs went for a freshman from Canada to open the draft for the second straight year Thursday and will hope Wiggins works out better than Anthony Bennett. Bennett was injured last summer, came into the season out of shape and made no impact, one of the reasons the...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Who is Andrew Wiggins and why he may/may not by the No. 1 pick

A look at Andrew Wiggins, one of the two strongest candidates to be the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday night's NBA Draft... Why he might be No. 1: Wiggins isn't just a great athlete - he has a chance to instantly be one of the top athletes in the NBA. He has a 7-foot wingspan, (at least) a 40-inch vertical and his highlight reel is full of breathtaking dunks and explosive...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
28 days ago  |  Discuss

The 76ers really want Andrew Wiggins

  credit: The Philadelphia 76ers find themselves in a bit of a quandary as they sit with the #3 pick in next week’s draft. The player they want most is a guy who may or may not be available when the third pick comes around and from what reports are saying, they do not want to take any chances. The player they covet is Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins, whose athleticism...
Via Pass The Pill
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Up, up and ... UP! Andrew Wiggins shows off his freakish hops

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Want to know why Andrew Wiggins is expected to be the top pick in the NBA Draft? Um, this: When the former Kansas wing guard passed on the NBA Combine in Chicago this week, he raised some eyebrows. When Wiggins' camp at Peak Performance Project (P3) posted this picture on Instagram (@p3sportscience) Thursday, it raised quite a few more. The 6-foot-8 Canadian...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Study: Average men's college basketball player worth $375K

Drexel University and the National Collegiate Players Association recently conducted a survey to determine how much a collegiate player would be worth in an open market. The survey was conducted as part of a larger question of if/when college players would be paid for their services. The results revealed that men’s college basketball players could be worth approximately $375,000...
Via Basketball Bicker
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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