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College, NBA / Jul 18, 2013 / 1:00 pm

Andrew Wiggins Says He Wants To Play For The Toronto Raptors

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins (photo. Nike)

The next LeBron. The next KD. The next Paul George. The next bust. However you feel about Andrew Wiggins, know that he’s pretty much a lock for the No. 1 pick in next year’s draft. Barring major injury, some organization is going to draft him in June and immediately pencil him in as, potentially, the team’s face for the next decade. It probably doesn’t matter where he ends up. Wiggins is so talented he’ll make it work anywhere. But if it was up to him, the 6-8 swingman would eventually suit up for Toronto (see the video).

Wiggins might be one of the few potential stars that actually wants to play in Toronto. Then again, it makes sense. Even though he played high school basketball in West Virginia, he’s still a native of Thornhill, Ontario. It would be pretty cool to watch him in Toronto. It’d be a spectacle. Anyone old enough to really cherish the Vince Carter-as-a-Raptor days knows what I’m talking about, and Wiggins should become a much better player.

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In the end, it was a pretty P.C. thing to say and Toronto more than likely won’t get the chance to draft the Kansas Jayhawk. But if Wiggins gets what he wants, Toronto automatically becomes a must-see League Pass team.

Which team do you hope drafts Wiggins?

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  • Lawanda Jones

    i want his baby

  • JAY

    So do I… no homo.

  • JackPackage

    One of the few instances that I’d support a fixing of the NBA Draft. Toronto are simply too good in a weak East to guarantee having the best shot at Wiggins.

    Wiggins is pretty much a lock to go #1. Even if Parker outplays him, he still has the injury history that makes Wiggins more appealing.

    DeRozan, Lowry and Gay are all fairly easy to trade for expirings though, so it is do-able.

  • Sam Stoik

    As a Canadian I really hope he goes to the Toronto Raptors. Just to think that Andrew would have a chance to play along side fellow small-forward Rudy Gay… you can already see the potential here. Imagine a starting line-up with Kyle Lowry PG
    Demar Derozan SG
    Andrew Wiggins SF
    Rudy Gay PF
    Jonas Valančiūnas C
    (Not to mention that we still have Terrence Ross, Steve Novak, Marcus Camby and Quentin Richardson).
    I’m really looking forward to seeing where Andrew Wiggins falls in the draft *cough* Toronto *cough*

  • Lawanda Jones

    call me please