Former number 1 pick, Andrew Wiggins, has signed a new five-year contract extension worth nearly $150 Million. Today the 22-year-old signed his max deal that will keep him in Minnesota through 2022.
The Timberwolves young core including Karl-Anthony Towns and Jimmy Butler will look to make noise in the western conference this season. Last season Wiggins averaged 23.6 PPG, 4.0 RPGs, and 2.3 APG while playing 37.2 minutes per game. Throughout his three years in the league, Wiggins has taken great strides in improving his 3 point and low post game.
Since being traded to the Timberwolves, Wiggins has shown his loyalty to the franchise even saying, “I hope I am here forever.” Wiggins let the contract sit in front of him for two months before deciding to sign it, but it appears the Canadian is in it for the long haul. His attention will now focus on retaining superstars Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns to build a championship contender.
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