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Andrew Wiggins
Andrew Wiggins
Position: F
Born: 02/23/95
Height: 6-7 / 2.01
Weight:197 lbs. / 89.4 kg.
Salary: $31,579,390
“He’s playing with the Michael Jordan of his era,” Garnett says. “The knowledge that he takes not just from Steve Kerr and that coaching staff but that pedigree of excellence that they push around there in Golden State — you can’t come in there and be less than. Those are champions in there. Those guys have won together. They’ve been in the grit. They’ve been in the foxhole together. I think it motivates him.”
The narrative, as explained by former teammate Kevin Garnett: “He’s one of my favorite players to watch. And he pisses me off at the same time because he has the ability to be on another level.” There have always been flashes — games like this one in downtown San Francisco — but they’ve been rare. “Wiggs’ question mark has always been consistency,” Garnett says, “not if he has the ability to be a superstar, but the consistency of being a superstar.”
Consider: Wiggins is on pace to average career highs in field goal percentage (49.0%) and 3-point field goal percentage (43.5%) this season. According to Second Spectrum, Wiggins has contested 358 shots as the closest defender this season, the most on the Warriors. When he contests the shot, opponents have shot 39.4%, the ninth-lowest mark in the NBA among 87 players to contest at least 300 shots this season. The Boston Celtics’ Jayson Tatum shot 1-of-7 from the field on Dec. 17 when Wiggins was his closest defender. Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant shot 2-of-7 from the field on Oct. 28 with Wiggins as his closest defender.