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Andrew Wiggins | Guard/Forward | #22

Team: Minnesota Timberwolves
Age / DOB:  (21) / 2/23/1995
Ht / Wt:  6'8' / 200
College: Kansas
Drafted: 2014 / Rd. 1 (1) / CLE
Contract: view contract details

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Andrew Wiggins (illness) and Shabazz Muhammad (hip) went through a full practice on Thursday and will be re-evaluated on Friday.
We're going to consider both guys questionable for the preseason finale against Charlotte on Friday, but neither guy is dealing with anything that should linger into the regular season. Wiggins should be able to take another step forward under Tom Thibodeau, so he's a decent guy to gamble on during the middle rounds. Oct 20 - 3:53 PM

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Andrew Wiggins (illness) and Shabazz Muhammad (right hip soreness) will miss Wednesday's game against the Grizzlies.

Coach Tom Thibodeau is going to miss his top two small forward tonight. Brandon Rush has played mostly at shooting guard, but he should have no problem sliding over. We'll also see if Thibs wants to roll with more three-guard lineups. Wiggins should be good to go for the season.
Oct 19 - 6:32 PM

Andrew Wiggins scored a preseason-high 23 points against the Heat on Saturday, adding four rebounds, one assist, one block and one turnover in 31 minutes.

After he struggled to hit jumpers earlier this preseason, Wiggins went back to the well with his attacking style. Although, he did have four makes outside of the paint in this game. Wiggins does only have one 3-pointer in his four preseason games, so he might not be able to clear 1.0 per game this season. He's still a decent guy to take in the middle of drafts as long as you're not reaching up too high to get him.
Oct 15 - 11:20 PM

Andrew Wiggins struggled with his shot again on Monday, making 3-of-13 from the field for nine points with four rebounds, two blocks and one steal.

He's having some jumper issues, making just 3-of-14 on shots outside of three feet this preseason. Wiggins came into his own last year as a jump shooter, but he is off to a slow start. If there is a positive, it's that he has three blocks in his 54 minutes so far -- yes, small sample size. Wiggins could still have a breakout season, but fantasy owners shouldn't be too aggressive in the middle rounds.
Oct 10 - 9:51 PM

Tom Thibodeau is encouraging his team to shoot more 3-pointers this upcoming season.

"We gave up nine [3-pointers] a game [last year], and we made only five and a half," Thibodeau said. "That's like starting the game 10 points behind." Andrew Wiggins spent the first two years of his career playing for coaches that were unappreciative of the 3-point shot, but it looks like that could change during Year-3. Wiggins was a mid-round guy after the break last year, and he could be in for a career year with Thibs at the helm, making him a high-upside, mid-round target.
Source: ESPN
Oct 5 - 12:58 PM

Andrew Wiggins said he's worked on his hand position on the ball, his release motion and his balance for his shooting.

Perhaps no player is under more pressure to hit treys than Andrew Wiggins. Although, he gave his fans a glimmer of hope after the break last year, making 41.3 percent of his 63 attempts -- small sample size, though. Wiggins also only started 38 games at small forward last year, which figures to be his only starting spot this season. While we'd like to see more defensive stats out of Wiggins, he's still a decent pick in the fifth or sixth rounds of drafts.
Sep 26 - 5:02 PM

Andrew Wiggins said his main focus this summer is improving his 3-point shot.

"The main thing I’m working on more than others is getting better outside the 3-point line," Wiggins said. "Also, ball handling and breaking my defender down, getting to the rim in different ways. But really, it’s 3-point shooting. Staying balanced, and making sure my shot is consistent for this year." Wiggins shot just 24.4 percent from deep before the All-Star break, but then hit 41.3 percent of his treys to close out the season. Wiggins also said he's hoping to get into the playoffs and believes that coach Tom Thibodeau will bring out the best in him.
Jul 31 - 9:58 AM

Andrew Wiggins said that two of his primary goals for this offseason are to improve as a shooter and ball handler.

"I’m working on everything," Wiggins said. "I’m trying to improve my ball handling, improve my shooting. Those are two of those most important things I’m doing this summer." Wiggins had a slow start to the 2015-16 season, but he put up solid mid-round value after the break with averages of 20.5 points, 2.4 assists and 1.3 steals per game on 48.4 percent shooting. According to Wiggins' trainer he's been living in the gym this summer going through two-a-day workouts, and he's looked "scary good at times."
Jul 28 - 5:06 PM

The Chicago Bulls reportedly want Andrew Wiggins included in any deal for Jimmy Butler.

The Timberwolves have reportedly made the fifth pick in the 2016 NBA Draft available to the Bulls as part of a play for Butler, but Chicago wants Wiggins included if they're going to give up Butler. It's unclear if Wiggins and the fifth pick would be an acceptable return for the Bulls, but we'll likely see other teams get involved in the bidding before (if) Butler is dealt.
Source: NBC Sports
Jun 14 - 1:48 PM

Andrew Wiggins will not play for team Canada in Olympic qualifying tournament.

He said he wants to focus on next season. Team Canada is awfully shorthanded with Nik Stauskas and Kelly Olynyk already ruled out. As for Wiggins, he has a big offseason on his hands with a new system and hopes of him improving his perimeter game. After the break, he did make 41.3 percent of his 63 attempts from deep, so that's a start.
Jun 10 - 3:10 PM

Tom Thibodeau said that he wants to see a "dramatic improvement" on defense from Andrew Wiggins and the rest of the Wolves.

"He impressed me the way he scored against us when I was still coaching," Thibodeau said of Wiggins. "He made it look easy. I think the challenge — not only him but for his teammates — is there’s going to have to be dramatic improvement defensively. You have to make a commitment in that area." Thibodeau should be great for the development of Wiggins, and he did show some glimpses of his upside with averages of 20.5 points, 3.5 boards, 2.4 assists, 1.3 steals, 0.5 blocks and 0.9 3-pointers after the All-Star break.
Apr 22 - 12:30 PM

Andrew Wiggins wrapped up the season with a 21-point game vs. the Pelicans, making 8-of-14 shots with four boards, one 3-pointer and a pair of blocks in 33 minutes.

Wiggins averaged a team-high 20.7 points this year and his 45.8 percent shooting is a big improvement from his rookie season (43.7 percent). Unfortunately, he was limited to late-round roto value due to middling 3-pointers (0.7), rebounds (3.6), assists (2.1), steals (1.0) and blocks (0.6). We've yet to see what he's fully capable of, but this season's limitations should be kept in mind on draft day.
Apr 14 - 12:57 AM

Andrew Wiggins scored 23 points with three rebounds, one assist and one turnover in 32 minutes against the Blazers on Saturday.

He's struggled against the Blazers all season and this was his best game against them. Wiggins has really added a lot to his arsenal with an array of offensive moves lately. Of course, the major missing piece of the puzzle is a 3-pointer. That aspect of his game will be under a microscope until late October.
Apr 10 - 1:40 AM

Andrew Wiggins scored 15 points against the Kings on Thursday with four rebounds, two assists, one steal and one 3-pointer in 34 minutes.

It was kind of a letdown in such a favorable matchup. Wiggins has still been fairly efficient since the break with a 58.2 true shooting percentage, so that's a really nice thing to see. Everyone will be watching Wiggins' 3-point shot next season.
Apr 8 - 1:12 AM

Andrew Wiggins led the Wolves to a 124-117 overtime win vs. the Warriors on Tuesday, scoring 32 points on 11-of-19 shooting with five boards, four assists, six steals and two treys in 42 minutes.

He was nothing short of incredible tonight, helping the Wolves overcome a 17-point deficit. The steals were obviously a career high, and Wiggins has now scored 30 or more points in three out of his last five games, averaging 25.0 points, 3.2 boards, 2.0 assists, 2.2 steals and 1.8 3-pointers in that span. He's already a stud in real life, but his fantasy stock for next season is rising rapidly due to his recent improvement from beyond the arc.
Apr 6 - 1:54 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PG1Ricky Rubio
2Kris Dunn
3Tyus Jones
SG1Zach LaVine
2Brandon Rush
3Rasual Butler
SF1Andrew Wiggins
2Shabazz Muhammad
PF1Gorgui Dieng
2Nemanja Bjelica
3Adreian Payne
C1Karl-Anthony Towns
2Cole Aldrich
3Jordan Hill