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Andrew Wiggins - SG/SF, 6'8, 199
Minnesota Timberwolves - Acquired via trade in August 2014
       Date of birth: 02/23/1995
       Country: Canada
     Drafted (NBA): 1st pick, 2014
     Out of: Kansas
  NBA Experience: 3 years
  Hand: Right

Date
League
Transaction
2014 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 1st overall by Cleveland.
24th July, 2014 NBA Signed four year, $24,825,769 rookie scale contract with Cleveland. Included team options for 2016/17 and 2017/18.
23rd August, 2014 NBA As a part of a three team deal, traded to Cleveland to Minnesota, along with Anthony Bennett to Minnesota and a first round pick to Philadelphia, in exchange for Kevin Love from Minnesota.
21st October, 2015 NBA Minnesota exercised 2016/17 team option.
23rd October, 2016 NBA Minnesota exercised 2017/18 team option.
When: Where:
2013 - 2014 Kansas (NCAA)
June 2014 - August 2014 Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA)
August 2014 - present Minnesota Timberwolves (NBA)
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   2017 NBA Manifesto
2017-06-29

Andrew Wiggins
SG/SF, 6’8, 199lbs, 22 years old, 3 years of experience

Given plenty of opportunity in the three years of his career thus far to prove he can do enough with the ball to be “the man”, Wiggins simply has not proven that. The scoring increases, but only because the volume does, and the increase in volume is coming largely from the mid-range area (perhaps in part because Thibodeau looooves a two-pointer off of a curl and always has), while the foul shots decrease. If Wiggins is not going to score efficiently even given his very high 29.0% usage rate, he could at least earn it back elsewhere, but this is not what is happening; Wiggins rebounds unnecessarily poorly, does not excel defensively, and has not improved much if at all as a ball handler. He also needs more than one spin move. Jimmy Butler is here now, to show Wiggins what he could be. But in doing so, he will also highlight what Wiggins isn’t.

Player Plan: One year of rookie scale salary remaining. Extension eligible this sum-mer, which is awkward, as he hasn’t earned it. Still, if that’s the price of doing business, so be it. He’ll have to earn it later. [NB: The Designated Player extension is Towns’s. Wiggins can get the four year one and like it.]

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