Originally posted on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 2/11/13
High school basketball phenom, Andrew Wiggins, is drawing comparisons to Kevin Durant and Tracy McGrady. The Thornhill, Ontario native, Wiggins is favoring Florida State, Kentucky, UNC and Kansas for his likely one year of basketball service.Currently at Hungington Prep, Wiggins went for 57 points on Thursday on 24-of-28 shooting, in a 111-59 win against Marietta College JV, apparently because he was angry about a Sports Illustrated article.Wiggins apparently took offense to a recent article by Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated that highlighted the failures Canadian basketball players.“In the past few years, more highly-touted Canadians have fizzled than sizzled in the states, victims of bad advice, fly-by-night prep schools and a lack of preparation on and off the court.”Wiggins, apparently having read the article, told the Herald-Dispatch following the game, ”I just had to respond to the negative outlook that the reporter gave me,” Wiggins said. “I thought I responded well. Negati...
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