The author of Game 4 finished in «double-double», with 17 points and 16 rebounds, Andrew Wiggins is definitely about to change the history of his career.
The one who was once considered a talented player, but without a doubt, looked square to do during his years at the bottom of the hole in Minnesota, is now hired as a model teammate at Golden State. At the end of the graduation, Stephen Curry’s main lieutenant.
“I was just on a losing team”
Finally recognized by the general public for his talents on the boards, more than his only former No. 1 status in the Draft, Andrew Wiggins has appreciated the road ahead since his difficult beginnings, in transit between Cleveland and Minnesota, at a time when LeBron James was operating his big return to Ohio …
“I will never say that I have never been competitive in my career. I was just on a losing team [à Minnesota] », explains it on Yahoo! Sportd. “I score further and I do a little of everything but now, I am in a winning team. So, whatever I do, people appreciate it a little better and that’s what it takes to win. Nobody respects losers and I really feel them. Everyone says he wants to be considered a “winner” but everyone can’t do it. People respect the “winners” and I am happy to be in this situation. »
As is often the case in the NBA, Andrew Wiggins has inherited an etiquette (that of a mollasson player who relies too much on his qualities, athletics and techniques), and it is very difficult to separate!
In any case, to look at, he was still very performing when it came to playing against the Cavs, the franchise that didn’t want him after the Draft. With two consecutive career records, at 33 points 35 points, he was each on a mission against Cleveland.
“I have actually circled the date of their arrival on the calendar. I knew exactly when they were coming, that’s for sure. I was ready. »
“I’ve always been competitive and I always wanted to win”
With 30 points averaging his rookie season, then 27.5 in his second, and finally 32 in his third in his direct duel against the Cavs, whose career record is 35 points at 12/19 on shots (beaten since), Andrew Wiggins had shown his heart of a competitor. By answering them, the speakers are facing the aux autres franchise.
“I wanted to show them what they had missed, to show them that I was better off there. It was my state of mind at the time. It was always fun and enjoyable to play against a team that swapped you. It wasn’t an easy experience to live but it allowed me to stay motivated and competitive. »
Thankfully mocked by Stephen Curry and Draymond Green and the dressmakers after his career record of 16 rebounds, as his previous “career high” surfaced at only 11 shots, Andrew Wiggins can nevertheless keep his smile up to his ears.
The Canadian game, surpassed but reserved, who has never been able to reach the NBA on the tip of the foot is finally being understood, and valued, at its fair value… “I’ve always been competitive and I always wanted to win. It would never have to be questioned » conclut celui qui a fêté sa premiere selilihan ng All-Star.
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