Andrew Wiggins RUMORS & NEWS

Andrew Wiggins

Position SG/SF
Height 6'8"
Weight 200 lbs
Birthplace Toronto, Ontario
Current Team Kansas
  • 2d
    Andy Greder @twolvesnow

    Asked of #Twolves starters, Flip Saunders told @105theticket youngsters to be interspersed w/ vets. Noncommittal on Andrew Wiggins starting.

  • Cavs, Wolves trade involving Love, Wiggins matter of when, not if "The Minnesota Timberwolves were engaged in serious Kevin Love trade talks with no teams other than the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, adding to the growing belief around the NBA that Love teaming up with LeBron James is inevitable, according to sources briefed on the situation. After..." July 31

  • Report: Cavaliers to sign Andrew Wiggins as early as Wednesday

    Pro Basketball Talk "We passed along the report a couple of days ago that the Cavaliers were expected to sign Andrew Wiggins to his rookie contract sometime this week, and discussed at the time how that may or may not impact any trade talks Cleveland has going with the Timberwolves on a potential deal for Kevin..." July 22

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Cavs to sign No. 1 pick Andrew Wiggins to a standard 2-year rookie contract with two option years,source told Yahoo. @twithersAP broke story

  • Cavs, Andrew Wiggins near deal "The Cleveland Cavaliers are planning to sign No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins to a contract in the coming week, according to sources close to the process. Sources told that the Cavaliers' delay in signing the former Kansas star has nothing to do with the prospect of Wiggins..." July 21

  • Coach K: "Not one second of hesitancy, I'd trade (Wiggins) for Kevin Love" "In an interview with John Feinstein on CBS Sports radio, Duke and Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski broke down what he would do in the Cleveland Cavaliers' position of trying to decide whether to trade Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love. The verdict? He'd trade for Love. Click here to listen to the..." July 21

  • Wiggins' reps told no trade with Wolves including Love coming "Ever since the Cleveland Cavaliers won this year's draft lottery, there has been speculation that they might trade the No. 1 pick. They've said all the right things about keeping Andrew Wiggins since selecting him, but could he possibly be on the move? USA Today reported that his representatives..." July 10

  • Andrew Wiggins signs $10-12 million Adidas contract

    USA Today "Andrew Wiggins, the No. 1 pick overall pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the June draft, has reached a shoe and apparel deal with Adidas, a person familiar with the deal told USA TODAY Sports. The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly about the deal until..." July 09

  • Cavs Pick Andrew Wiggins at No. 1 "The Cleveland Cavaliers selected Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins with the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. With their third No. 1 pick in four years, the Cavaliers are hoping to add a second star to the roster with Kyrie Irving. They failed to add a star with Anthony Bennett last season,..." June 27

  • Waiting for Wiggins "The mantra here has been very clear, which is to compete for championships. History, for the most part, especially recently, especially in the current environment, with the current rules and the current collective bargaining agreement, history has been reasonably clear that superstar players..." June 25

  • Cavs torn between Wiggins and Parker heading into draft "Just two days before the NBA draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers are split on whether to take Jabari Parker or Andrew Wiggins with the top overall pick, multiple sources told "They are torn," one source close to the situation told "They met for three hours, and all they talked..." June 24

  • Andrew Wiggins -- Questioned By Cops Over Nightclub Stabbing ... Not Considered Suspect "NBA prospect Andrew Wiggins was questioned by police about a stabbing outside of a nightclub where he was partying this weekend ... but he's NOT considered a suspect ... TMZ Sports has learned. We know ... Wiggins was at Time nightclub in Toronto -- partying with Juicy J from Three 6 Mafia --..." June 24

  • Oddsmaker sets Wiggins as favorite to be No. 1 pick in NBA draft "An ill-timed foot injury for Joel Embiid has opened the door for Andrew Wiggins to become the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA draft. So says oddsmaking service Bovada, which has installed Wiggins as a 1/2 favorite to go No. 1 on Thursday. Jabari Parker is listed at 7/5, while Embiid is listed at..." June 24

  • Cavs and 76ers are reportedly focusing on Joel Embiid and Andrew Wiggins, respectively

    Yahoo! Sports "As the recently concluded NBA Finals becomes part of the league's history, basketball fans can now safely turn their attention to the looming offseason. As usual, the period starts with next Thursday's NBA Draft, a night when every prospect turns into a potential All-Star and every franchise sets..." June 17

  • Wiggins' visit to Sixers is cloaked in secrecy "One thing is certain: The 76ers are entertaining the player they're targeting in the NBA draft for a couple of days. But no one outside of the parties involved really knows how Andrew Wiggins' visit to Philadelphia is coming along. The 6-foot-8 swingman, who left Kansas after his freshman..." June 17

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    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    League sources indicate Jabari Parker, Joel Embiid and Andrew Wiggins all will be in Milwaukee for #Bucks workouts this week.

  • Cavaliers schedule workouts next week with Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Kansas freshman forward Andrew Wiggins will work out for the Cavaliers next Wednesday and Duke freshman forward Jabari Parker will do the same on Friday, an NBA source told The Plain Dealer on Friday. Those two, along with Kansas freshman center Joel Embiid, who visited this week, are..." June 14

  • Andrew Wiggins' Camp Prefers 76ers

    Real GM Basketball "The Philadelphia 76ers would take Andrew Wiggins with the first overall pick and they have actually engaged the Cleveland Cavaliers in regards to trading up. The 76ers wouldn't give up the No. 10 pick to move up from No. 3, but trading Thaddeus Young is a possibility. " June 11

  • 104d
    Chad Ford @chadfordinsider

    Correction: Andrew Wiggins will work out for Bucks in Santa Barbara THIS week followed by Sixers next weekend

  • Sixers Must Get 2014 Draft Right

    Basketball Insiders "The Philadelphia 76ers didn’t win the lottery as they had hoped, but that doesn’t mean they can’t drastically improve their team on draft night. With the No. 3 and No. 10 picks in the first round of the 2014 NBA Draft, the 76ers will have the opportunity to add two potential franchise cornerstones..." May 29

  • Wiggins Says He Should Be No. 1 Pick in NBA Draft

    SNY TV "Andrew Wiggins believes he should be the No. 1 pick in next month’s NBA Draft. And he may well get his wish. “I always put myself No. 1 above anybody else. That’s just me. I got a lot of confidence in myself,” Wiggins said Monday on ESPN’s “First Take.” Both Chad Ford of ESPN and..." May 20

  • Andrew Wiggins’ Desire, Joel Embiid’s Back Among NBA Draft’s Big Questions

    NESN "This might be the best NBA draft class in years — which, admittedly, isn’t saying much — but it still is not without its question marks. Kansas’ Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid and Duke’s Jabari Parker each spent time as the supposed surefire No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA draft. At some point, one..." April 22

  • Sources: Roc Nation in play for Andrew Wiggins

    CSN Northwest "Kansas freshman pheonom Andrew Wiggins announced today that he will declare for the NBA Draft. The 6-8 athletic forward is a potential No. 1 overall draft pick. According to league sources, Wiggins is in the process of choosing between Hip Hop mogul Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports and one other..." April 01

  • Wiggins makes it official, declares for NBA Draft

    Pro Basketball Talk "This day has been expected since the day he sent his letter of intent into Kansas, but it is now official. Andrew Wiggins has declared for the 2014 NBA Draft. But the potential No. 1 pick did say all the right things at his press conference, next to coach Bill Self. “At the end of the..." April 01

  • Wiggins to enter NBA draft Monday "Andrew Wiggins will announce he's leaving Kansas after one season for the NBA at a news conference on Monday afternoon, sources told The school released a statement that the 6-foot-8 freshman from Canada will make an announcement Monday at 3 p.m. ET. Wiggins averaged 17.1 points..." March 31

  • Jerryd Bayless: Wiggins, Parker can ‘learn just as well’ in NBA

    Boston Globe "Celtics guard Jerryd Bayless, who is taking part in a Boys & Girls Club charity event sponsored by Nesquick (details below), answered questions for on the adjustment from college to the NBA for this year’s top draft prospects and on a difficult Celtics season. Question: You went to..." March 25

  • Report: Andrew Wiggins is the 76ers top target "The Philadelphia 76ers have lost 22 straight games, and may not win another the rest of the season. But you'll never believe this. It could be because they're trying to get a high draft pick. Just call it a hunch, I guess. Question is, if the Sixers were to land a top one or two pick, who..." March 21

  • Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck says Andrew Wiggins will play for Boston next year

    Pro Basketball Talk "Underrated moment at the the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference: Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck and Kings owner Vivek Ranadive were on a panel together, and Ranadive basically accused Boston of tanking. “And what are you doing?” Grousbeck jabbed back. Tanking doesn’t exist (says Adam..." March 13

  • KU's Andrew Wiggins can burnish his reputation in March

    Kansas City Star "The flight to Madrid had dragged on for nearly half a day, cramped and mind-numbing. Then came a three-hour bus ride. By the time the Canadian teenagers arrived at the basketball gym in Spain, they were jetlagged from the trans-Atlantic travel and stiff from a claustrophobic journey across the..." March 12

  • Sixers like Andrew Wiggins more than Jabari Parker?

    Newark Star-Ledger "With the Sixers at 15-39, the guessing game on who they will take in the upcoming draft has already begun. While that is just what it is -- guessing -- Chad Ford of ESPN recently offered his take on who he thinks the Sixers like more out of the two stellar freshman, Dukes' Jabari Parker and..." February 13

  • Is Andrew Wiggins starting to justify the hype? "Oddly enough, a lot of people have been disappointed with Andrew Wiggins at the University of Kansas in his freshman season. I'm not sure what we were all expecting when his one-and-done college season tipped off, but I'm sure we wanted validation that he was worthy of the hype. We wanted to..." January 31

  • Up and Down and Unfair: Embiid, Wiggins, and Kansas in 2014

    Grantland "You can’t walk into Allen Fieldhouse without being a little blown away that an arena like this even exists anymore. The windows at the top of the gym make you feel like you’re in the 1970s. The wooden bleachers make you feel like it’s the 1950s. Then you look up, and the championship banners go..." January 21

  • NBA Wakes to Find Andrew Wiggins and Entire Class of '14 Aren't All That "Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins isn’t just a rising star. There’s a mystique around the 18-year-old from Toronto with the hops, mix tapes and world-wide following, already on the radar screen of the commercial interests seeking the next big thing–perhaps in the guise of a “Canadian..." January 13

  • As of this day who would you take? Jabari Parker or Andrew Wiggins?

    FanIQ "I am the same age as both of these young and very talented prospects. I have been watching Jabari ever since he was a freshmen and Andrew Wiggins for about two years. When you watch both of these guys you can't help but think to yourself on how good these two can be. Andrew Wiggins, a Canadian who..." December 18

  • 2014 NBA draft Big Board 4.0 "The 2014 NBA draft continues to look better and better by the week. At this point there are six players getting serious looks as a potential No. 1 pick. The freshman class is particularly strong. Seven players in our top 10 and 11 in our top 20 are in their first year. In other words, not only..." December 17

  • Toronto's new national agenda "The Toronto Raptors began their journey in the NBA in November 1995. The feelings of inferiority among the fan base were born just two and a half seasons later. Damon Stoudamire was the first draft pick ever made by the franchise and the face of NBA basketball in Canada up to that point. But..." December 17

  • Some scouts say Kansas might have the top NBA Draft pick, but it's not Andrew Wiggins

    SB Nation "NBA fans are very aware of the awe-inspiring athleticism and raw potential of Kansas wing Andrew Wiggins, but it's Jawhawks center Joel Embiid who's climbing up draft boards, according to Jeff Goodman of ESPN Insider. Goodman writes that he began wondering in the first half against Colorado..." December 10

  • Andrew Wiggins experiencing early ups and downs at Kansas

    Toronto Sun "Kansas swingman Andrew Wiggins has hit his first NCAA speed bump. The Thornhill-born phenom is going through the natural adjustments all freshman do, but he’s doing it with more attention and pressure than any frosh in years, leading to naysayers. Wiggins has caught flack for averaging just..." December 06

  • NBA Draft Prospects: Week In Review

    Right Down Euclid Ave "It’s never too early to talk NBA Draft, especially with a projected class as deep and talented as the 2014 group. Every Sunday, I’ll take a look at how college basketball’s premier talents performed during the past week and see how that impacted their NBA prospects. ESPN draft guru Chad Ford’s..." December 02

  • Kansas’ Andrew Wiggins not shy about calling attention to his defense

    Kansas City Star "It is in Andrew Wiggins’ nature to hold things in, to measure his words, to offer a window into his thoughts or emotions about as often has he cuts his hair. Which is to say: once every couple of months or so. So when Wiggins, Kansas’ 6-foot-8 freshman star, does say something, especially..." November 28

  • Prospect Watch: Smart stealing spotlight, defying comparison "Marcus Smart stole headlines this summer when he announced he would return to Stillwater, Okla., for his sophomore season despite being a presumptive top-five pick. Play to your strengths, right? The pilfering Smart is averaging more than four steals per game this season while also..." November 26

  • Talking college basketball prospects and must-watch games

    Orlando Pinstriped Post "The college basketball season well underway and Orlando Pinstriped Post is here to tell you what's going on, what games to watch, and which players you should keep your eyes on. So... about these freshmen, huh? They're pretty good. In fact, they're more than "pretty good." They are exactly..." November 26

  • Basketball phenomenon Andrew Wiggins dubbed the best prospect since LeBron James

    Durham Herald-Sun "Basketball phenomenon Andrew Wiggins may have only just started his college career as a freshman at Kansas, but NBA superstar Kevin Durant has already lauded him a potential Hall of Famer. "He's raw, but his ceiling is high. He can be like a Hall of Famer, All-Star, for sure. He's good," the..." November 21

  • Prospect Watch: Randle outshining Wiggins early "Last Tuesday was the kind of night that was so special it made Dick Vitale's infectious brand of enthusiastic analysis seem modest. Three of the best freshmen we've seen in quite some time were on display and the trio -- buoyed by the moment, rather than intimidated by it -- delivered in a way..." November 18

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Kevin Durant called Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins: "1A and 1b." KD called Parker "the real deal" and Wiggins a future AllStar & HOFer.

  • Jabari Parker dazzles national audience, but still a step behind Andrew Wiggins

    College Basketball Talk "Jabari Parker seemed distracted as he wandered the nearly empty United Center hallway to the team bus after Duke’s 94-83 loss to Kansas in the second game of Tuesday night’s State Farm Champions Classic. You could hardly blame Parker for seeming out of it. The 6-foot-9 freshman phenom created a..." November 13

  • Jabari Parker, Julius Randle or Andrew Wiggins? All three are amazing "There are so many ways to sum up Jabari Parker's amazing night here. He outplayed Kansas's Andrew Wiggins, the most hyped freshman in many years. He outshined Kentucky's Julius Randle, a contender for the No. 1 pick in the next NBA draft. His Duke coach, Mike Krzyzewski, said Parker was..." November 13

  • Andrew Wiggins, class of freshmen are special "This isn't a normal class of freshmen. Julius Randle nearly single-handedly lifted No. 2 Michigan State past No. 1 Kentucky before eventually succumbing to the experience of a Spartans team that knew how to handle late-game situations in early November a tad better. In the second game of the..." November 13

  • Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker deliver show to remember on college basketball's big stage

    Yahoo! Sports "On Monday, Lola Parker was thinking this Duke-Kansas matchup in the United Center was just another game. Then the mayor of Chicago called. "Tell Jabari, 'Welcome home, true son,' " Rahm Emanuel told Lola. When she hung up the phone, it dawned on her. "Oh, this might be a little..." November 13

  • Wiggins, Parker, Randle all live up to expectations on big stage "Julius Randle had already posted 27 points and 13 rebounds against a team that'll be ranked No. 1 in next week's Associated Press poll by the time Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker took the floor. So the so-called bar was set ridiculously high, and even the strongest of believers had to wonder..." November 13

2014 NBA Draft Results

# Team Player School/Team
1 Cavaliers Andrew Wiggins Kansas
2 Bucks Jabari Parker Duke
3 76ers Joel Embiid Kansas
4 Magic Aaron Gordon Arizona
5 Jazz Dante Exum Australian Institute of Sport
6 Celtics Marcus Smart Oklahoma St.
7 Lakers Julius Randle Kentucky
8 Kings Nik Stauskas Michigan
9 Hornets* Noah Vonleh Indiana
10 76ers* Elfrid Payton LA-Lafayette
Full NBA Draft Results


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