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Multiple sources are reporting that Minnesota Timberwolves small forward Andrew Wiggins will be named NBA Rookie of the Year on Thursday. Per the

Wiggins led all rookies per game in points, minutes, field goals and free throws while becoming the only Wolves player to appear in all 82 games. Wiggins, the former first-overall pick by Cleveland who was acquired in the Kevin Love trade in August, won the first four Western Conference rookie of the month awards of the season, scored in double figures in 69 of 82 games, had 20 or more points 31 times and scored at least 30 four times. At one point during the season, when asked about the rookie of the year discussion, Wolves president of basketball operations and coach Flip Saunders said, flatly, “There’s no discussion.”
The official announcement will be made Thursday.
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