For those of you that still don’t know who rising junior Andrew Wiggins is yet, most experts universally agree that the Canadian born hoops star is the best amateur hoops player on the planet, regardless of grade level.
Back as early as 8th grade, Wiggins was already beginning to turn heads as a 13 year old Middle schooler, playing in his native Canada. Now going into his junior season at the famed Huntington Prep in West Virginia, Wiggins has been tearing it up on the Summer AAU circuit with Canada’s CIA Bounce and was a unanimous invite to the 2012 Lebron James Skills Academy.
Playing alongside the best upperclassmen in the country like imposing big man Jahil Okafor, forward Chris Walker, and highlight reel wing Troy Williams, Wiggins has been a standout during the initial days of the Lebron Skills Camp, an annual showcase of the nation’s best young prep players.
After several impressive drives to the basket, a falling out of bounds fade-away three, a reverse 360 jam, and a chin on the rim level two-handed oop on an opponent, Wiggins attempted a one handed facial jam of epic proportions on a defending player that was so amazing it even got the host of the event, King James himself, out of his front row seat in amazement.
James and a few of his fellow Team USA teammates like Carmelo Anthony, Russell Westbrook, and Kevin Durant stopped by and were equally impressed by the youngster’s amazing determination and max vertical…..
Check out Andrew Wiggins dunk attempt that got Lebron out of his seat:
Allen Moll has been a lifelong NBA and NCAA College Basketball fan who watches and studies games religiously, and coaches youth basketball in his native Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania. Allen has also provided content to Bleacherreport.com, Upperdeckblog.com, Cleveland.com, CSN Philly.com, Buckets Magazine, in addition to being a tenured NBA and NCAA columnist for TheHoopDoctors.com.