Andrew Christian Wiggins is a Canadian professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for the Kansas Jayhawks before being drafted with the first overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers, making him just the second Canadian to be taken number one overall in the NBA draft. He went on to earn NBA Rookie of the Year honours for the 2014–15 season. Wiggins is also a member of the Canadian national team. In February 2020 after spending his first 5 ¹⁄₂ seasons with the Wolves, Wiggins was traded to the Warriors.
|Born:||February 23, 1995, Toronto, Ontario|
|Listed height:||6 ft 7 in|
|Listed weight:||197 lb|
|High school:||Vaughan (Vaughan, Ontario), Huntington Prep, (Huntington, West Virginia)|
|NBA draft:||2014 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1, Cleveland Cavaliers|
|Team:||Golden State Warriors|
|Twitter:||Andrew Wiggins's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Andrew Wiggins's Instagram profile|
About Andrew Wiggins
Guard/forward who was selected first overall in the 2014 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers, then traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a deal that sent All-Star forward Kevin Love to Cleveland. He was named the NBA Rookie of the Year with the Timberwolves in 2015.
He played two years of high school basketball in Canada before moving to West Virginia to finish off his high school career in the United States.
He was named the 2013 Naismith Prep Player of the Year and played NCAA basketball for the University of Kansas Jayhawks during the 2013-14 season.
His older brother Nick Wiggins played college basketball at Wichita State University in 2012 and his oldest brother Mitchell Wiggins played collegiately for Southeastern University. Mitchell Wiggins Sr., Andrew's dad, was a shooting guard who played professionally in the NBA and in Europe.
He played alongside 2013 first overall pick Anthony Bennett at the 2010 FIBA Under-17 World Championship games. He and Bennett then became teammates again on the Cavaliers and Timberwolves.
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