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OT: Andrew Wiggins signs five-year, $148M extension

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OT: Andrew Wiggins signs five-year, $148M extension 

Post#1 » by EchelonNYK » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:21 pm

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Re: OT: Andrew Wiggins signs five-year, $148M extension 

Post#2 » by god shammgod » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:24 pm

i guess they had to do it. but somehow i just don't see him as ever being worth it.
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Re: OT: Andrew Wiggins signs five-year, $148M extension 

Post#3 » by GONYK » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:24 pm

What the f*ck was he waiting for?
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Re: OT: Andrew Wiggins signs five-year, $148M extension 

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Re: OT: Andrew Wiggins signs five-year, $148M extension 

Post#5 » by god shammgod » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:26 pm

GONYK wrote:What the f*ck was he waiting for?


i wondered that when this story first broke....maybe he really doesn't like living there
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Re: OT: Andrew Wiggins signs five-year, $148M extension 

Post#6 » by Billy Goat » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:26 pm

oof. brutal.
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Re: OT: Andrew Wiggins signs five-year, $148M extension 

Post#7 » by thebuzzardman » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:26 pm

I guess if you are going to be capped out, might as well be with young players who are decent.

Not sure if Minny is capped out due to bird rights etc. I'd think even with Towns on a rookie deal they have to be close. But the team is fairly set and it's not like they don't have players other teams might want if for some reason the pieces don't quite mesh (which I think will)
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Re: OT: Andrew Wiggins signs five-year, $148M extension 

Post#8 » by Mecca » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:29 pm

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Re: OT: Andrew Wiggins signs five-year, $148M extension 

Post#9 » by moocow007 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:31 pm

Not a fan of Wiggins. I think he's a ball stopper. But that seems to be the market so...
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Re: OT: Andrew Wiggins signs five-year, $148M extension 

Post#10 » by NYKnickerbocker » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:36 pm

wiggins is looking a lot like a rudy gay, which isn't bad but nowhere near his draft hype, he's not even melo lvl. still got time tho
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Re: OT: Andrew Wiggins signs five-year, $148M extension 

Post#11 » by Spree2Houston » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:36 pm

GONYK wrote:What the f*ck was he waiting for?


It had something to do with his former agent and compensating him. He basically had the agent negotiate the contract for him and fired him before signing it.
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Re: OT: Andrew Wiggins signs five-year, $148M extension 

Post#12 » by Greenie » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:38 pm

You guys still don’t get the market.
Players are expensive.
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Re: OT: Andrew Wiggins signs five-year, $148M extension 

Post#13 » by Greenie » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:39 pm

NYKnickerbocker wrote:wiggins is looking a lot like a rudy gay, which isn't bad but nowhere near his draft hype, he's not even melo lvl. still got time tho

Few players get to Melo(prime) level.
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Re: OT: Andrew Wiggins signs five-year, $148M extension 

Post#14 » by Capn'O » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:42 pm

I'd rather roll the dice on Embiid, who would be worth this deal healthy, than Wiggins who won't.


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Re: OT: Andrew Wiggins signs five-year, $148M extension 

Post#15 » by Greenie » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:46 pm

Capn'O wrote:I'd rather roll the dice on Embiid, who would be worth this deal healthy, than Wiggins who won't.


Hoffa be like :o :o :o

He is worth his deal though.
It’s 2017. Not 2000.
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Re: OT: Andrew Wiggins signs five-year, $148M extension 

Post#16 » by GONYK » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:49 pm

Capn'O wrote:I'd rather roll the dice on Embiid, who would be worth this deal healthy, than Wiggins who won't.


Hoffa be like :o :o :o


31 games :lol:

Not laughing at your logic. Just think that Embiid got paid for less than 800 mins, and everyone involved knows that he will probably never be healthy.
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Re: OT: Andrew Wiggins signs five-year, $148M extension 

Post#17 » by Knickstape1214 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:53 pm

Greenie wrote:
Capn'O wrote:I'd rather roll the dice on Embiid, who would be worth this deal healthy, than Wiggins who won't.


Hoffa be like :o :o :o

He is worth his deal though.
It’s 2017. Not 2000.


Wiggins is worth the deal? :-?
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Re: OT: Andrew Wiggins signs five-year, $148M extension 

Post#18 » by Capn'O » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:55 pm

Greenie wrote:
Capn'O wrote:I'd rather roll the dice on Embiid, who would be worth this deal healthy, than Wiggins who won't.


Hoffa be like :o :o :o

He is worth his deal though.
It’s 2017. Not 2000.


Some of these deals are better than others. CJ makes less, for example. I get that they kind of had to do it in this cap environment. When things inevitably settle down in a few years, I think they're gonna regret it though.
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Re: OT: Andrew Wiggins signs five-year, $148M extension 

Post#19 » by ChaosHamster » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:56 pm

Wiggins is def not worth it right now. But he still has a lot of potential. Amazing tools. + durability, that's important. :D
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Re: OT: Andrew Wiggins signs five-year, $148M extension 

Post#20 » by King of Canada » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:57 pm

Really, what else are they gonna spend it on?

Also - he was waiting for Kevin Love and Lebron to get his thank you delivery from 1-800 Flowers for making sure he didn't wind up in Cleveland. That place is going to be awful next year.
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