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Canada Rising: Andrew Wiggins' ascent

In the latest segment of Canada Rising, NBA sophomore sensation Andrew Wiggins becomes the centre of attention.

Canada's biggest basketball star takes centre stage

Andrew Wiggins is expected to be an integral part of Canada's national basketball program. (Hector Vivas/Getty)

In the latest segment of Canada Rising, NBA sophomore sensation Andrew Wiggins becomes the centre of attention.

Wiggins, originally from Vaughan, Ont., talks about the influence his father, Mitchell, and older brother Nick had on his basketball career as well as the future of Canadian basketball.

No player epitomizes the rise of Canadian basketball more than Andrew Wiggins. At 21, he's already established himself as one of the most exciting players in the NBA, and has been a key contributor for the national team. 1:23

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