Cleveland Cavaliers choose Andrew Wiggins with No. 1 pick in 2014 NBA Draft

NEW YORK, New York - The Cleveland Cavaliers selected Andrew Wiggins with the first overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.

Wiggins is the sixth player in Cavaliers history to be picked number one over all. Wiggins joins Anthony Bennett, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Brad Daughtery, and Austin Carr in Cavs history to be selected number one overall in the NBA draft.

WATCH ABOVE: Sports Director Andy Baskin spoke with Wiggins exclusively after he was drafted by the Cavs.

Wiggins is also the third Canadian born player to join the Cavs. He will join Tristan Thompson and Anthony Bennett all three are from the Greater Toronto area.

He played one season at guard for the University of Kansas.  He's considered one of the top college basketball players  while he averaged  17.1 points per game, 5.9 rebounds per game and made 34.1 percent of his three-pointers in his freshman year at Kansas.

He is the son of former NBA player Mitchell Wiggins and former Olympic track and field sprinter Marita Payne-Wiggins, a Canadian.

 


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