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Wiggins Asked For, Received Payment to Play on Canadian National Team

Wiggins Asked For, Received Payment to Play on Canadian National Team

Canada has emerged on the international basketball scene in recent years and Andrew Wiggins may be the most gifted player to come from that emergence (until R.J. Barrett, watch him at Duke this year, he is special). Wiggins is a freakishly athletic wing who can light up the score sheet and has done so since [...]

October 29, 2018 Anou Enright Ryan Bawek 0

Andrew Wiggins on Relationship with Jimmy Butler: ‘We Always Cool’

Andrew Wiggins on Relationship with Jimmy Butler: ‘We Always Cool’

Jimmy Butler’s relationship with the Minnesota Timberwolves’ youngsters is supposed to be part of the reason why he wants out. More specifically, his interactions with Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins are supposed to have soured his Minnesota experience. Ask Wiggins, though, and he’ll tell you that’s not the case. As he told reporters before the [...]

October 25, 2018 admin Blogs 0

Amid Timberwolves Drama, Zach LaVine Offers Support for Andrew Wiggins, Karl-Anthony Towns

Amid Timberwolves Drama, Zach LaVine Offers Support for Andrew Wiggins, Karl-Anthony Towns

Both Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins have, to some extent, seen their names get dragged through the mud as the Minnesota Timberwolves try to sort out their Jimmy Butler dilemma. Zach LaVine, their former teammate, wants everyone to know what they’re hearing about the duo isn’t true. Per the Chicago Tribune‘s K.C. Johnson: “KAT and Wigs [...]

October 16, 2018 admin Blogs 0

Rumor: Karl-Anthony Towns’ Agent Told Timberwolves He ‘Can’t Coexist’ with Jimmy Butler

Rumor: Karl-Anthony Towns’ Agent Told Timberwolves He ‘Can’t Coexist’ with Jimmy Butler

Perhaps Jimmy Butler’s desire to leave the Minnesota Timberwolves has more to do with Karl-Anthony Towns—and, by extension, Andrew Wiggins—than we were led to believe. At the very least, it seems like Towns may have a problem with the way Butler goes about his business. Here’s Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN speaking on the Mackey & [...]

September 21, 2018 admin Rumors 0

Isaiah Thomas Says Shot to Andrew Wiggins’ Throat That Earned Him Ejection was Accidental

Isaiah Thomas Says Shot to Andrew Wiggins’ Throat That Earned Him Ejection was Accidental

Why no, Isaiah Thomas did not purposely clothesline Andrew Wiggins across the throat during the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Monday night drubbing at the hands of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Not according to Isaiah Thomas, at least. Just three games into his return from a hip injury he suffered las season, Cleveland’s point man earned himself a Flagrant [...]

January 9, 2018 admin Blogs 0

Jimmy Butler Believes Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns Can Be Great…If They Play Defense

Jimmy Butler Believes Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns Can Be Great…If They Play Defense

Jimmy Butler thinks very highly of Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns—you know, sometimes. Both of the Minnesota Timberwolves’ youngsters made some nice defensive plays down the stretch of this week’s victory over the Portland Trail Blazers, which had Butler buzzing afterwards, in a manner of speaking, per the Pioneer Press‘ Jace Frederick: “Please, Wiggs, we need [...]

December 21, 2017 admin Blogs 0

Andrew Wiggins Didn’t Call Glass on Game-Winner vs. Thunder—But Karl-Anthony Towns Says He Called Game

Andrew Wiggins Didn’t Call Glass on Game-Winner vs. Thunder—But Karl-Anthony Towns Says He Called Game

Andrew Wiggins is a party pooper…if you’re an Oklahoma City Thunder fan. The Minnesota Timberwolves’ 22-year-old ruined a magnificent fourth quarter from Russell Westbrook on Sunday night, as well as what should have been a game-winner by Carmelo Anthony. And how: by sinking an actual game-winner just inside half-court. Here’s a video of the play: [...]

October 23, 2017 admin Blogs 0

Wiggins, T’Wolves Agree to Five-Year, $146 Million Extension

Wiggins, T’Wolves Agree to Five-Year, $146 Million Extension

The No.1 pick of the 2014 NBA Draft is now the 3rd player in his class to sign an over $100 million extension in the past week, joining Joel Embiid and Gary Harris. Andrew Wiggins has reportedly agreed to a five-year, $146.5 million max extension with the T’Wolves. It’s interesting that the deal includes no [...]

October 12, 2017 Anou Enright Blogs, News, Ryan Bawek 0

Timberwolves Coach-President Tom Thibodeau Isn’t Worried That Andrew Wiggins Hasn’t Yet Signed Extension

Timberwolves Coach-President Tom Thibodeau Isn’t Worried That Andrew Wiggins Hasn’t Yet Signed Extension

So about Andrew Wiggins’ five-year, $148 million extension with the Minnesota Timberwolves…We’ve yet to hear confirmation that he’s actually signed it, which is weird. The question is: Might this be a sign of something more sinister at play? Timberwolves coach-president Tom Thibodeau doesn’t think so, per Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune: As someone who roots [...]

September 29, 2017 admin Blogs 0

Wiggins to Sign $148 Million Extension Before Camp

Wiggins to Sign $148 Million Extension Before Camp

While it has been rumored all summer that Andrew Wiggins would get a massive extension, and that he was not on the table whatsoever in any Kyrie Irving trade talks, yesterday’s report from Darren Wolfson all but confirms that Wiggins has verbally agreed and will sign a five-year, $148 million extension before camp opens. The [...]

September 19, 2017 Anou Enright Ryan Bawek 0