THE SECOND BECOMING
ANDREW WIGGINS IS IN THE MIDST OF HIS THIRD SEASON, A TIME WHEN MANY NBA PLAYERS COME INTO THEIR OWN. BUT HOW WILL HE DEVELOP UNDER NEW, HARD-NOSED COACH TOM THIBODEAU? THE ANSWER HAS RAMIFICATIONS FOR THE TIMBERWOLVES AND CANADIAN BASKETBALL.
YOU NEVER WANT TO PUT A LID ON A GUY LIKE THAT. YOU WANT TO PUSH HIM BEYOND WHAT HE’S CAPABLE OF DOING.
Igive him a hug every day.”
Minnesota Timberwolves coach and president of basketball operations Tom Thibodeau lets those words hang in the air for a moment, like a thought balloon in some kind of absurd cartoon.
The notion is comical. Thibodeau seems...
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