Minnesota Timberwolves sign brother of star Andrew Wiggins
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Minnesota Timberwolves sign brother of star Andrew Wiggins
Thursday September 17th, 2015

Nick Wiggins, the older brother of Minnesota Timberwolves second-year small forward Andrew Wiggins, has signed a non-guaranteed summer contract with the Timberwolves, reports Eric Pincus of

Wiggins played two seasons at Wichita State after transferring from Wabash Valley in 2012. He played in 36 games as a senior in 2013–14, averaging 5.1 points and 2.3 rebounds per game. 

After going undrafted in the 2014 NBA Draft, Wiggins signed a summer contract with the Sacramento Kings before eventually signing to play in Germany. Wiggins played only 11 games overseas before signing with the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League, where he averaged 9.8 points and 2 rebounds a game.

Andrew Wiggins, who played his college basketball at Kansas, is expected to be a centerpiece of the Timberwolves roster this season. 

GOLLIVER: Andrew Wiggins’s potential | Wiggins at No. 91 in SI’s Top 100

The Timberwolves have also signed 29-year-old center Kleon Penn to a training camp deal. Penn currently plays professional basketball in Puerto Rico. 


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