Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins confirms his comeback ahead of the NBA playoffs. Wiggins missed more than 30 games this season due to injury and Personal reasons.
The Warriors in a press meet Confirmed Andrew Wiggins’s return against the Sacramento Kings in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. Andrew Wiggins will not start the game and is expected to come off the bench to play 20-25 minutes in the series opener against the Kings.
The situation is similar to Steph Curry’s return to the playoffs. Steph Curry played off the bench in the first game and gradually his playing time increased as the series went on. Steph started the fifth game of the series.
The plan for Wiggins’ on-court return looks the same. The team expects him to get back to his shooting form before he returns to the starting lineup.
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr on Wednesday said “We’ve been trying to get to this point for a long time.” “We’ve had an interesting season, to say the least. But now that we are here, and we’ve got both Andrew Wiggins and Gary, it changes the dynamic of our team athletically. And just the puzzle and how it fits together. So it’s great to at least have a shot. To be where we are and have a chance, this is all we wanted.”
Steve Kerr further added ” Andrew Wiggins doesn’t seem to ever fall out of shape” and “never seems to get tired.”
The Warriors have one of the best starting lineups in the league. The on-court lineup for the Warriors looks deadly ahead of the playoffs with the return of Andrew Wiggins and the athleticism & Versatility of Gary Payton II making them title contenders. The Warrior’s first game against the Sacramento Kings is scheduled on 16th April.
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