Former Kansas University basketball guard Andrew Wiggins of the Minnesota Timberwolves guarded All-Star Dwyane Wade at times in the Wolves’ 102-92 loss to Miami on Saturday night in Miami. After the game, Wade sought out Wiggins. By Gary Bedore
The long-rumored trade of Andrew Wiggins from the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers to the Minnesota Timberwolves was confirmed by Yahoo Sports and USA Today on Thursday. “I think this is kind of anticlimactic,” Kansas University coach Bill Self said with a laugh Thursday on ESPN radio’s “SVP and Russillo” show. By Gary Bedore
A report that Andrew Wiggins’ Cleveland Cavaliers jerseys were “discontinued” by the NBA because of a likely trade to Minnesota is false, a league official told NBCsports.com. By Gary Bedore
The public posturing from both sides surrounding a potential Andrew Wiggins-for-Kevin Love swap has spiced up the short NBA offseason. By Tom Keegan
One of the most polarizing debates among front-office executives at summer league is what the Minnesota Timberwolves should do with Kevin Love and how aggressively the Cavs should pursue him and whether Cleveland should give up top pick Andrew Wiggins.
Life has been rapidly changing for Andrew Wiggins lately. No longer the freshman phenom at Kansas, he’s now the prodigy, the No. 1 pick in the draft. He’s also changing positions. But the Cavaliers are insisting, both privately and publicly, Wiggins won’t be changing teams.
Two weeks ago, it looked like former Kansas University basketball standout Andrew Wiggins was well on his way to becoming the torch bearer for Jayhawks in the NBA. Today, that path seems a little less likely. By Matt Tait
Former Kansas University guard Andrew Wiggins, the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, won bragging rights over Duke’s Jabari Parker, the No. 2 overall pick, in their professional basketball debuts on Friday in Las Vegas. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University’s domination of the 2014 NBA draft had coach Bill Self beaming in the Big Apple on Thursday night. By Gary Bedore
With his million-dollar smile and versatile game already in place, Andrew Wiggins needed just one more thing to look the part of the undisputed No. 1 pick in this year’s NBA draft. Thursday night, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Wiggins delivered. Wearing a silver-and-black sparkling suit and black bow tie, Wiggins was selected No. 1 by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Story from Matt Tait
Potential deals may complicate the otherwise straightforward order of Thursday night's NBA draft.
On Wednesday, Andrew Wiggins and 19 other NBA draft lottery hopefuls went through one final day of preparation for this year’s main event, which begins at 6 tonight in Brooklyn's Barclays Center. By Matt Tait
Donnie Nelson didn’t waste much time voicing his displeasure about players who join the NBA after playing just one year of college ball. “We’re not in the babysitting business,” the Dallas Mavericks’ president of basketball operations said.
Joel Embiid won’t be in the NBA Draft Green Room, impeccably dressed in a new $20,000 suit Thursday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. By Gary Bedore
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self assured a pair of Philadelphia radio talk show audiences last week that Joel Embiid’s once-injured back is healed. Notes by Gary Bedore