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Being 'the man' in Minnesota will be nothing new for Wiggins

MINNEAPOLIS -- Without an iota of allegory, Andrew Wiggins was born for this. The pedigree is there. So is the personal history, both measurable and immeasurable. From one fishbowl to the next, the impending Timberwolves trade acquisition's star power has been high on exposure but not on shock value. There's a reason Wiggins, the No. 1 overall pick in this year's draft...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wiggins tells Bill Self he wanted to be traded

According to Bill Self, Andrew Wiggins told him that he wanted to be traded to the Timberwolves. Check out his reasoning below. This story was originally posted on ESPN.com: Andrew Wiggins told Kansas coach Bill Self that he wants to be traded from Cleveland to Minnesota because the No. 1 overall pick believes it will be better for his long-term future. Wiggins joined his former...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiggins deflects questions about trade to Wolves

TORONTO -- When training camp begins in October, he'll be trying to block and deflect shots in the NBA. On Monday, No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins was deflecting questions about precisely where he'll be playing. Last week, Cleveland reportedly reached an agreement in principle to send Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a first-round pick to Minnesota for All-Star forward...
Via Fox Sports North
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins addresses impending trade: 'I can play anywhere'

  When training camp begins in October, he'll be trying to block and deflect shots in the NBA. On Monday, No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins was deflecting questions about precisely where he'll be playing. Last week, Cleveland reportedly reached an agreement in principle to send Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a first-round pick to Minnesota for All-Star forward Kevin...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiggins deflects questions about trade to Wolves

TORONTO (AP) -- When training camp begins in October, he'll be trying to block and deflect shots in the NBA. On Monday, No.1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins was deflecting questions about precisely where he'll be playing. Last week, Cleveland reportedly reached an agreement in principle to send Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a first-round pick to Minnesota for All-Star forward...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Self: Cavaliers’ Andrew Wiggins Said He Wanted Trade To Timberwolves

Andrew Wiggins is expected to be just the third No. 1 overall draft pick — and the first since Chris Webber in 1993 — to be traded before he plays a single NBA game. Wiggins was taken No. 1 by the Cleveland Cavaliers in June, but he’s reportedly part of a trade agreed in principle that will send him to Minnesota along with 2013 first overall pick Anthony Bennett and a protected...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins said he wanted trade to Wolves

Kansas Jayhawks head coach Bill Self said that No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins told him he'd welcome a trade from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Minnesota Timberwolves, via the Associated Press: ''When all this trade stuff started, I talked to Andrew and Andrew told me, ''I hope I get traded,'' Self said. ''And I'm like, 'No you...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiggins told former coach he wants to be traded to Timberwolves

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) -- Andrew Wiggins told Kansas coach Bill Self that he wants to be traded from Cleveland to Minnesota because the No. 1 overall pick believes it will be better for his long-term future. Wiggins joined his former coach as a guest instructor at Self's basketball camp in suburban Kansas City on Sunday. And while Wiggins declined to speak to the few reporters...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiggins told former coach he wants to be traded to Timberwolves

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) -- Andrew Wiggins told Kansas coach Bill Self that he wants to be traded from Cleveland to Minnesota because the No. 1 overall pick believes it will be better for his long-term future. Wiggins joined his former coach as a guest instructor at Self's basketball camp in suburban Kansas City on Sunday. And while Wiggins declined to speak to the few reporters...
Via Fox Sports North
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas coach Bill Self says Wiggins wants to be traded to Minnesota

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Andrew Wiggins told Kansas coach Bill Self that he wants to be traded from Cleveland to Minnesota because the No. 1 overall pick believes it will be better for his long-term future. Wiggins joined his former coach as a guest instructor at Self's basketball camp in suburban Kansas City on Sunday. And while Wiggins declined to speak to the few reporters at...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Selden Jr. posts motivational Instagram message

Kansas’ men’s basketball team didn’t end the 2013-14 season in spectacular fashion. The Jayhawks, a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament, were upset by No. 10 seed Stanford in the 3rd Round.  Jayhawk guard Wayne Selden Jr. says that won’t happen again.  Kansas lost Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid, but Bill Self brought another top recruiting class to Lawrence and brings back...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Where are they now? Jayhawks in the NBA edition

This offseason led to a lot of Jayhawks moving around the league, from Embiid and Wiggins getting drafted to players signing with new or old teams. To help you keep track of all these moves, here is an offseason guide to the Jayhawks in the NBA and where they are now: Andrew Wiggins Andrew Wiggins got drafted No. 1 overall by the Cleveland Cavs. Wiggins has participated with the...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
July 18, 2014  |  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
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The Heir Up There: Can Andrew Wiggins pick up where his father abruptly left off?

Andrew Wiggins already has world-class athleticism—he hit the jackpot of all genetic lotteries. The anticipation surrounding his ascension and arrival to the NBA rivals few others. But he also carries with him the one device that others who have come before him did not have—his father’s past. Mitchell Wiggins had seen better days. His eyes are tired. His head is bald. A gold...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs’ Draft Pick Andrew Wiggins Looks to Make Immediate Impact

Kathy Willens—AP This off-season will decide a lot for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Will Lebron come back? Will Kyrie sign a max deal? What other free agents will they try to sign? All those questions are yet to be answered, but Cleveland did add an important piece on Thursday: Andrew Wiggins. Throughout the college season, Wiggins and Duke F Jabari Parker were thought of as the top...
Via TopSportsReport
June 30, 2014  |  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
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Announcer Introduces Andrew Wiggins as ‘Mitchell Wiggins’ (Video)

The Cleveland Cavaliers selected Andrew Wiggins with the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday’s NBA draft, then introduced the former Kansas star in a press conference on Friday. Unfortunately, the introduction didn’t go exactly as planned. Cavaliers play-by-play announcer Fred McLeod told all in attendance to “say hello to Mitchell Wiggins,” correcting himself moments after as...
Via NESN.com
June 27, 2014  |  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
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers Introduce No. 1 Pick Andrew Wiggins as ‘Mitchell’

The Cleveland Cavaliers selected Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins with the first overall pick in last night’s NBA Draft. They couldn’t be more excited to introduce him to the franchise, but his actual introduction didn’t go too perfect. During his introduction today, Cavaliers play-by-play announcer Fred McLeaod made the mistake by calling him as “Mitchell Wiggins”, Andrew’s...
Via The Sideline
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins went No. 1 to Cleveland, and this Time the Cavs got it Right

The Cleveland Cavaliers took Kansas’ guard Andrew Wiggins with the No. 1 overall pick – Mandatory Credit: USA TODAY Sports via Bleacher Report The NBA Draft is now over, and – I can’t believe I’m saying this – but the Cleveland Cavaliers made the right decision at No. 1. Kansas Jayhawks’ guard Andrew Wiggins is going to Cleveland, and, in the long run, will be recognized...
Via The Sports Journal
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

A closer look at the Cavs' draft picks

Taking a look at the two players the Cavaliers selected in the 2014 NBA Draft on Thursday: Andrew Wiggins, 6-8, SF/SG, Kansas Selected: No. 1 overall Strengths: Outstanding length, extraordinary athlete who can defend wings and really finish on break. Exceptional lateral quickness and a great leaper. Fairly cerebral player. Could be a dynamic scorer quickly. Reminds some of Tracy...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ultimate Highlight Reel: Andrew Wiggins

With the 2014 NBA Draft over, Campus Insiders showcases the best of Kansas’ Andrew Wiggins. Please enable Javascript to watch this video
Via Rock Chalk Blog
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs' pick has the potential you don't push aside

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- Andrew Wiggins brings athleticism, excitement, pizzazz and that good old "wow factor" to the Cleveland Cavaliers. He also brings superstar potential, and that's what wins in this league: Superstars. That's why the Cavs kept the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday night -- as opposed to trading it to any of the number of teams who...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs Draft Recap: Wiggins is the guy

Exactly 11 years removed from the selection of Lebron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers made another No.1 overall selection on a small forward with superstar potential. The Cavs finally settled on the selection of Andrew Wiggins at No.1 overall in Thursday’s 2014 NBA Draft. The one-and-done Kansas wing emerged as Cleveland’s top choice on the final day of draft discussions. Wiggins’...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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