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Smack / Dec 15, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Kobe Bryant Says Andrew Wiggins Is “Reflection Of Myself 19 Years Ago”

Kobe Bryant, Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins had 16 points against the Los Angeles Lakers last night. Only 32,017 more to make Kobe Bryant proud. After the Los Angeles Lakers legend passed Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list in his team’s win over the Minnesota Timberwolves last night, Bryant said that Wiggins is “like looking at a reflection of myself 19 years ago.” Read More »

Video / Dec 11, 2014 / 12:30 am

Watch Andrew Wiggins Lead ‘Wolves To Victory With 23 Points, 10 Boards, 4 Dimes

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins (Brace Hemmelgarn, USATODAY)

This is the type of game that will be commonplace for Andrew Wiggins in just a few years’ time. Watch the Minnesota Timberwolves’ prized rookie lead his team to a surprising victory over the Portland Trail Blazers with an energetic all-around effort highlighted by clutch plays on both ends of the floor. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Dec 3, 2014 / 9:45 pm

GIF: Andrew Wiggins Jumps Passing Lane, Finishes With Dunk (While Getting Hacked)

Andrew Wiggins

It’s hard to think of a recent young wing that had more two-way potential than Andrew Wiggins. Players with his combination of athleticism, size, defensive disposition, and raw skills are few and far between. Watch the 19 year-old show off his immense natural ability against the Philadelphia 76ers by jumping a passing lane for a steal and finishing with a dunk on the other end – while being victim of a foul that went uncalled. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Dec 1, 2014 / 11:15 pm

Watch Andrew Wiggins Sky To Finish Monster Alley-Oop

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins

The step-backs, spins, and stellar defense are great. But we want more of this, Andrew Wiggins. Watch the Minnesota Timberwolves’ rookie fly to finish a monster fast break alley-oop in the first quarter of his team’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers. Read More »

GIFs / Nov 29, 2014 / 12:53 pm

GIF: Andrew Wiggins Spinning And-1 Layup

Kobe Bryant, Andrew Wiggins, Jeremy Lin

Timberwolves rookie Andrew Wiggins struggled last night while at the Staples Center. The top pick in the 2014 NBA Draft was just 1-for-6 from the field for three points — including this strip by Kobe Bryant — on a generally miserable night offensively. Except, his lone basket was pretty impressive. Read More »

NBA / Nov 28, 2014 / 11:00 pm

GIF: Kobe Bryant Pokes Ball From Andrew Wiggins, Finishes With Reverse Dunk

Kobe Bryant

The Los Angeles Lakers are going nowhere this season, so it’s not necessarily the actual games that matter for Kobe Bryant – it’s the games being played within them. Tonight’s matchup against the Minnesota Timberwolves, for instance, presents The Black Mamba with the chance to teach rookie star Andrew Wiggins a thing or two about NBA basketball. He did so in the contest’s early going by poking the ball from the 19 year-old on one end and finishing with a reverse dunk on the other. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 27, 2014 / 9:45 am

Watch Jabari Parker & Andrew Wiggins Meet For The First Time In The NBA

Jabari Parker, Andrew Wiggins

Jabari Parker, Andrew Wiggins (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

While both Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker have shown flashes of the brilliance that made them Nos. 1 and 2 in the 2014 NBA Draft, last night’s first meeting between the two, when the Bucks traveled to Minnesota, didn’t exactly set the world on fire. Still, both showed some off their other-worldly talent and athleticism while also struggling from the floor — as rookies are prone to do, even these two. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 26, 2014 / 9:00 pm

Watch Andrew Wiggins Sky To Finish Alley-Oop From Corey Brewer

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins

Anything Jabari Parker can do, Andrew Wiggins can do better…or something like that. Less than a minute after the Milwaukee Bucks’ rookie star rose for an effortless slam, the Minnesota Timberwolves’ did the same. Watch Wiggins catch the defense napping and cut backdoor to catch and finish an alley-oop from Corey Brewer. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 26, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Rookie Stars Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker Face-Off For First Time Tonight

Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker

Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain. Larry Bird and Magic Johnson. LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony. Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker? The stars of the 2014 rookie class have a long, long way to go to live up those storied (and ongoing) individual rivalries, and get their first chance to do so as opponents tonight. Read More »

Video / Nov 23, 2014 / 7:00 pm

Watch Andrew Wiggins Score Career-High 29 Points, Swipe 4 Steals Versus Kings

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins (photo. Piotr Zarychta)

Andrew Wiggins’ new approach to playing for the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves? Ultra-aggression. Playing with a sense of urgency offensively that he normally lacks, the 19 year-old rookie scored a career-high 29 points in his team’s hard-fought loss to the Sacramento Kings last night. Read More »