my Andrew wiggins comparison = Derrick Rose LEVEL type of player
I heard on the radio that a guy who is well known in the nba world say hat Andrew Wiggins is not the next Lebron James and NBa players aren't talking about him the same way they did lebron but that he's like a Derrick Rose type of LEVEL player. I agree with this comparison even though I believe that when Derrick Rose gets back from his injury he'll get closer to Lebron. I know people have said that they're saying that he's the next best player since lebron but still for the people who were calling him the next lebron he'll probably be on the borderline level of lebron. But then again anything can happen and he just might be the next lebron as im a firm believer that anything can happen so who knows but as of right now I see a Derrick Rose type player, although we don't know how much he'll progress after the injury, with maybe 26ppg 5rpg and 4apg or something like that.
i think he will be a very very good player, but people make it seem like hes destined to be the next lebron..which is silly...definite all star tho
imo hes overrated like john wall was overrated. and let me clarify what i mean. people were calling john wall the next GREAT pg. they were calling him a combo of jason kidd, magic johnson, etc etc. you get what im saying. now back in the day i thought john wall wasnt that good, and i definitely didnt think he was as good as people were making him out to be. last year at the end of the eyar he showed flahses which i didnt believe he could do. now, enough of john wall and back to wiggins. i think the same thing about him. hes good, but not as good as some of the things ive heard him being compared to. an all star, yeah maybe. but thats as far as ill go with him. time will tell.
I kind of like the John Wall comparsion, both are freakishly athletic, and pretty raw skill wise going into college but the pieces are there for andrew wiggins to be great, he just has to put them together like John Wall has started to do like at the end of last season. I think wiggins will be a great player and a 5 to 10 time all star but it will take him a couple of years to develop. I think by the time he is going into his 4th year he will have a decent jumpsot as in a 33% from 3 and be pretty good from mid range which will make him an all star probably for the first time in his 4th season and make most years for 10 years after that.
every time I see someone say John Wall is overrated I WILL respond. Wall has not even been in the league that long and is what? Maybe 21 or 22? He has been injured. Let the guy play a few years and make it past 25 before you start saying he is overrated.
as far as Wiggins...same thing. we just dont know. I dont see how you can call him overrated when he hasnt even played a college game yet.
I dont think he is the next Lebron or KD (best players on championship caliber teams). Next Derrick Rose caliber player (best player on contender)? Ehh...dont know about that either. I could see him being a Melo level. Best player on a fringe contender...until he develops, then who knows...sky is the limit.
DRose just won an MVP so he's an MVP-caliber player? People keep trying to over-analyze how good he could be instead of sticking with simple comparisons.
@Steven- I have never heard anybody I consider credible compare John Wall to Magic Johnson.
I'm not calling him a superstar until I see what he does at KU. I mean ppl were saying the same thing about bazz and this site even compared him to kobe at one point which was extremely bold. Not saying he's not gonna be a superstar but let's just wait. I always think of rudy gay when I see this kid.
I don't think he's a better prospect than Kevin Durant was, but I think a case could definitely be made that he's the 3rd best prospect in the past 10 years behind Lebron and KD
Not trying to rain on your parade but not even KD was the 2nd best prospect. Hell, he wasn't even the best prospect of his class.
Greg Oden was seen as the next great big to take over the league, both after high school and college.
@da1spot its been a little while but i remember a few people throwing around magics name. and what i mean by that is, people said, hes got jasons passing, magics IQ (and im not saying thats what people said im just giving an example) etc etc. i didnt mean his ceiling was magics.