VIDEO: Andrew Wiggins' Sport Science Athletically Compares Him to CP3 and LeBron

Andrew Wiggins’ Sport Science Athletically Compares Him to CP3 and LeBron

In case you’re not sold on Kansas’ Andrew Wiggins, take a look at what ESPN’s Sport Science found out about the 19-year-old Ontario native.

  1. Length – though he is 6’8″, he has a stride of 8′, a full foot longer than Kevin Durant’s (7′).  Allows him to take the ball from outside the 3pt line to the basket in 2 steps.  He tops 20 MPH when he floors it.  This top speed is similar to Chris Paul.
  2. Leaping Ability – 7′ wingspan and 40+ inch vertical allows him to catch the ball more than 2′ above the rim.  This gives him a range of more than 3900 cubic feet.  This is on par with Lebron James and 8% greater than the average NBA center.
  3. Body Control – While airborne he rotates his shoulders 90 degrees in <.20 seconds.  Also, while making minor course changes he can still impart optimal spin (>600 degrees/sec) on the ball.

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