Friday, November 1, 2013
The best 121 days of his life
By Elena Bergeron
KANSAS IS USED to attention. But Andrew Wiggins is a special case. Ever since his mid-May commitment to the Jayhawks, curiosity about the guy NBA franchises are willing to tank for has the school fielding interest from traditional sports rags to fashion mags. Which is why the staff has managed the flow of media, allowing select national reporters to watch the 18-year-old freshman's early-September workouts with the team's other wings, just a few per day.
So out of courtesy to the kid being gawked at, and out of respect for the rules -- KU staff discourages leaking any of the specifics of practice -- let's just say that in one recent skills-focused workout, things looked a little rough.