Saturday, January 29 2022

Wiggins posterizes ex-teammate Towns in terrific first half originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

Perhaps it was due to facing his former team, but Andrew Wiggins played with a little something extra Wednesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves. He got off to a tremendous start, and ultimately didn’t miss a single shot in the first half.

But without a doubt, one basket stood out among the rest.

Midway through the second quarter, Wiggins got the ball in the corner. Instead of launching a wide-open 3-pointer, he drove to the hoop, elevated, and posterized his former teammate, Karl-Anthony Towns.

That’s the kind of aggression the Warriors would love to see more consistently from Wiggins. Though it’s hard to complain with his production in the first half.

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Wiggins set a season-high with 22 points in the first half alone, shooting a perfect 9-for-9 from the field. He sent Golden State into halftime with a 69-54 lead with a lay-in at the buzzer.

A lot went right for the Warriors in the first half on Wednesday night, and Wiggins was at the center of all of it.

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