Andrew Wiggins turned into a combination of his draft class comparisons on Sunday night at the American Airlines Center. The Canadian basketball also known as Maple Jordan took a wild turn during Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals, helping his team achieve a huge lead in the series. As the finals fast approach, the Golden State Warriors are showing that they have not aged or changed ever since their brief departure from the top.
The Warriors defeated the Dallas Mavericks 109-100 with Stephen Curry leading the pack scoring 31 points along with 11 assists and 5 rebounds. Wiggins had the second-best total with 27 points along with a combined 23 rebounds with Kevon Looney. The Warriors were very efficient in shooting averaging 46.9% from the field, 34.4% from the three-point arc, and 88% from the free-throw line.
Warriors members speak on their Game 3 victory and Andrew Wiggins’ explosion
Steve Kerr has to be on top of his world at the moment. The former coach of the year has had immense success with his big three and is confident that they will pull through to the finals once again this season. “I love the position we’re in. I love the fact that our team came in and got the win tonight. This was the one we felt like we had to get. Coming here up 2-0, you’ve got to take advantage of your momentum.”
Andrew Wiggins had multiple highlights last night but none would compare to the dunk over Luka Doncic of the Mavericks. “Just feeling the energy. That’s the main thing when I see the rim. That’s all I seen. They tried to take it away from me,” said Wiggins. He shot 11 of 20 attempts from the field last night shooting 55% in total while committing 4 fouls.
Andrew Wiggins is upset that they tried to waive his poster dunk
Andrew Wiggins had a lot to prove on joining the Dubs two seasons ago. The player was viewed as a potential bust trade but burst out on the scene himself as an all-star starter selection. He averaged 17.2 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 2.2 assists helping the Warriors to kick start their season in a rather dominant fashion.
Following the Game 3 victory, Wiggins was interviewed by the cast of TNT’s Inside the NBA. Ernie Johnson had asked the player about his killer dunk over Doncic to which he replied in a very disappointing way. “They tried to take that away from me, that’s crazy,” he said. Golden State is looking at a potential four-game sweep Tomorrow night.