Chosen One

Andrew Wiggins: Will he be the saviour?

With Andrew Wiggins introduced to the Minnesota Timberwolves fans on Tuesday, the talk can now shift to how the Canadian No. 1 pick will do with his new NBA club. Will he lead the Timberwolves to the NBA title or will he be a bust? We ask you.

Plenty of pressure on No. 1 pick to become franchise player

Canadians Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett begin a new chapter as members of the Minnesota Timberwolves. 1:45

With Andrew Wiggins introduced to the Minnesota Timberwolves fans on Tuesday, the talk can now shift to how the Canadian No. 1 pick will do with his new NBA club.

CBCSports.ca basketball contributor John Chick wrote that both Wiggins and Anthony Bennett, both of Toronto, will use their new beginnings to prove the doubters wrong.

As many know by now, Wiggins has all the talent in the world to become a star in the NBA.

This video displays his immense athleticism.


Still, his critics will point out that he doesn’t show the determination to be a franchise player on a nightly basis.

So you be the judge.

Wiggins celebrates his arrival by riding the giant slide.

There’s no doubt Wiggins was deliberately left off LeBron James’ letter after King James chose Cleveland.

Yet Canada’s phenom doesn’t seem to care.

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