Andrew Wiggins wanted to ‘prove everyone wrong’

My daughter should be able to say that her dad is a champion “, Let it go Andrew Wiggins following his immense Game 5. Today, the three-year-old girl who woke him up one afternoon last January to tell him that he was an All-Star, she can tell: her dad is an NBA champion.

It’s amazing to have my family here to experience all of this with me. My daughter does not remember, she is only three years old. But these are memories for a lifetime. I’m very grateful for that “, Shows the Warriors winger with the big smile of a child.

as klay thompson, you probably have more reasons than others to smile. The one whose status in the league was questioned, after his mixed tenure with the Wolves, and at the Warriors, where he was thought to be in transit before possibly being traded again, like D’Angelo Russell. We also wonder about the possible hierarchy within the team with the return of Klay Thompson.

They made me feel at home and made me realize that I was going to be part of “, he informs however, sending those who still doubt it: “ There is nothing soft about me. His NBA Finals proved it. Behind a real Stephen Curry, the winger finished second on the team in scoring (18 points on 45% shooting), best rebounder (nearly 9) and blocker (1.5)!

Challenged daily by Curry, Thompson, Green, Iguodala…

Not bad for a first experience in this field and for a player who has been able to question so much in the past.

I put in a lot of work and time to get here, and the end result is becoming a champion. There is no such thing. Draymond, Klay, Steph, Andre, all the veterans, they challenged me every day, every time I stepped on the court. it’s motivating. They’re future Hall of Famers. Every time they tell me to do something, I just want to accept the challenge, prove it to them and earn their respect. »

In view of the statements of each other in recent weeks, there is no doubt that they have earned that respect for a long time. When asked about his feelings about the negative comments that have punctuated his career in the past, he evokes in response a “ feeling that I can’t describe. This material is motivating. It put fire in my eyes, I wanted to prove everyone wrong. I am now an NBA champion. Everyone will always have something to say, but now when they have something to say, they will have to say that I am a champion too. »

Andrew Wiggins Percentage bounces
Season Crew GM Minimum Shots 3 points LF Off Def Soon P.S party in you bp Connecticut Points
2014-15 MIN 82 36 43.7 31.0 76.0 1.6 2.9 4.6 2.1 23 1.1 2.2 0.6 16.9
2015-16 MIN 81 35 45.9 30.0 76.1 1.3 23 3.6 2.0 2.0 1.0 23 0.6 20.7
2016-17 MIN 82 37 45.2 35.6 76.0 1.2 2.8 4.0 23 2.2 1.0 23 0.4 23.6
2017-18 MIN 82 36 43.8 33.1 64.3 1.0 3.4 4.4 2.0 2.0 1.1 1.7 0.6 17.7
2018-19 MIN 73 35 41.2 33.9 69.9 1.1 3.7 4.8 2.5 2.1 1.0 1.9 0.7 18.1
2019-20* All the teams 54 3. 4 44.7 33.2 70.9 1.2 3.9 5.1 3.7 2.4 0.8 2.4 1.0 21.8
2019-20* MIN 42 35 44.4 33.1 72.0 1.1 4.1 5.2 3.7 2.4 0.7 2.6 0.9 22.4
2019-20* SAINT 12 3. 4 45.7 33.9 67.2 1.5 3.1 4.6 3.6 2.2 1.3 2.1 1.4 19.4
2020-21 SAINT 71 33 47.7 38.0 71.4 1.2 3.7 4.9 2.4 2.2 0.9 1.8 1.0 18.6
2021-22 SAINT 73 32 46.6 39.3 63.4 1.2 3.3 4.5 2.2 2.2 1.0 1.5 0.7 17.2
Total 598 35 44.8 35.0 72.3 1.2 3.2 4.4 23 2.2 1.0 2.0 0.7 19.3

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