The Aesthetic: The world of player exclusive sneakers

For fans and consumers, the world of sneakers is very much about exclusivity. In recent years, Jordan Brand retro releases and whenever Adidas decides to drop another iteration of the Yeezy Boosts have caused mad dashes for sneaker heads to pick up their most coveted pairs of shoes on release date before they hit the resell market at a significant markup. But there's another world...
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March 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio let Andrew Wiggins shoot technical FT to get to 40 points

Ricky Rubio continues to prove himself to be quite the swell guy.After the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Denver Nuggets by the final of 112-99 on Wednesday, Andrew Wiggins revealed that Rubio let him take a technical free throw late in the fourth quarter in order to get to 40 points, per Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune. Rubio leads the team with an 87.2 free throw percentage...
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February 16, 2017  |  Discuss

LeBron James embarrasses Andrew Wiggins with no-look pass

All hail the King. LeBron James isn’t necessarily too worried about his team being without Kevin Love for the next six months. That’s because LeBron James and the Cavaliers have LeBron James still in the mix.Taking on the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday evening, James made sure Andrew Wiggins knew exactly what it felt like to be embarrassed by the greatest player on the planet...
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February 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins hangs on rim after big dunk

Timberwolves star Andrew Wiggins has the perfect mix of power and athleticism.Unfortunately for Jonas Valanciunas, he was on the other end of that during Wednesday night’s game.Wiggins dunked all over him on a two-on-one opportunity, and then to make matters worse, he stayed on his opponent’s shoulders for a quick piggyback ride. That’s literally the worst way to be dunked...
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February 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Wiggins on poor NBA 2K17 rating: ‘Why I play Call Of Duty’

Andrew Wiggins is big-time player on the NBA court and a devoted video gamer off of it. But not even he can get over his woeful overall rating in the upcoming “NBA 2K17.” According to NBA video game, the Minnesota Timberwolves budding superstar rates out at an 82, which elicited this nonplussed response from Wiggins on Twitter. Lol That's why I play Call Of Duty https:...
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September 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins: T’Wolves are 'going to be a nightmare to play’

The Minnesota Timberwolves are without question one of the up-and-coming teams in the NBA with the biggest upside. While most experts believe the T’Wolves are a few years away from joining the ranks of elite squads in the Association, Andrew Wiggins believes the team will nevertheless present a formidable challenge on a nightly basis beginning next season. Wiggins acknowledges...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wiggins posts ridiculous “Year 3″ workout video

If you want to buy stock in an NBA team, and you want to pick someone other than the Golden State Warriors, pick the Minnesota Timberwolves.  Minnesota was one of the most-impressive non-playoff teams of 2015-16 and has maybe the best young core in the entire league.  A big part of that young core, Andrew Wiggins, appears to be on the verge of a breakout season.  The former...
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July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins’ new adidas shoes are being mocked

A look at the new adidas shoes Andrew Wiggins will wear next season went viral on Thursday, and the sneakers were met with the same derision as Steph Curry's shoes were last week. The Minnesota Timberwolves youngster has been with adidas since entering the NBA as the first pick in the draft in 2014. His last shoes were the Crazylight boost that were actually quite cool. Many on...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Wiggins won't play for Canada in Olympic Qualifying

Minnesota Timberwolves guard-forward Andrew Wiggins has officially declined to play for Team Canada in a Olympic Qualifying Tournament next July. In a statement released Friday through his agent, Wiggins cites the need to stay with the Timberwolves and prepare for the upcoming season. The 21-year-old former No. 1 overall draft pick is entering his third season in the NBA and will...
Via The Sports Daily
June 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Timberwolves sign brother of Andrew Wiggins

The Minnesota Timberwolves have become a family affair, now that the franchise has added the older brother of rising star Andrew Wiggins. According to a team release, the franchise signed Nick Wiggins to a training camp deal. But who is he? Nick played for Wichita State in 2012-13 and 2013-14, tallying 5.0 points and 2.0 rebounds per game while serving as a rotational piece...
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September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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