Anonymous exec doesn’t believe Timberwolves’ Andrew Wiggins is untradeable
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins has yet to have a breakout season in the NBA. Despite being the first overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, his first five years in the league have been severely underwhelming.
He averages 19.4 points per game in his career, yet he’s not being recognized as a top-10 player in his position. Several people have suggested for the Timberwolves to try to trade him, something that’s easier said than done considering that the team still owes him more than $120 million over the next four seasons.
But for one rival executive, trading for Wiggins might not too farfetched. He told RealGM’s Keith Smith that the 24-year-old kid has talent, but there’s something missing in him. The anonymous exec even said that they would trade for Wiggins if they find out how to bring out the superstar in him.
“Is he untradeable? No. There is talent there. You can’t score 20 points per game in the NBA without having talent. And the contract is big, but not ridiculous. That said, there is just something missing in his game. I don’t know what it is. If I did, we’d trade for him and try to fix it.”
Just this month, three players with huge contracts have been traded to another team. Paul George, Russell Westbrook, and Chris Paul. Unfortunately, Wiggins isn’t on the same breath as those guys, yet. If he can figure out how to take his game to the next level, he will definitely become a star in the NBA.
When and how that will happen remains to be seen, but one thing is for sure. there’s still hope for Wiggins.