,Although it is only Summer League play, No. 1 pick Andrew Wiggins has already provided Cleveland Cavaliers fans with some highlights. The most impressive one from the three preliminary games that the Cavs played in came against the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. After After faking out two players and making a third miss with a nasty spin move, Wiggins finished with a vicious two-handed slam that got the crowd roaring. The NBA’s Vine account posted the video with the crowd’s reaction:
The Cavaliers defeated the 76ers, 86-77. Andrew Wiggins finished with 4 of 8 shooting from the field, good for 10 points. He also notched three rebounds and stole three passes. Although Wiggins only lit it up on the scoreboard against the Milwaukee Bucks in their first Summer League game, the former Kansas Jayhawk shows that he can contribute to the team in multiple ways. He has been good for two or three highlight plays per game, but he has also shown that he can affect the ways in multiple ways. Defense is one of Andrew Wiggins’ strong suits, and also one of his favorite basketball skills to hone. He mentioned in his introductory press conference that one of his lofty goals for his rookie season is to be named to the NBA All-Defensive team.
76ers center Nerlens Noel has also been provided a highlight reel for Philadelphia fans. On Monday, he added one more to his resumé, blocking Anthony Bennett after the 2013 No. 1 picked tried to fake out the 76ers defense. You can watch Noel swat Bennett below:
Cleveland finished 3-0 in preliminary Summer League play by besting the 76ers on Monday. Cleveland will play on Wednesday after being one of two teams to finish with an undefeated record. If you want to watch Andrew Wiggins provide more highlights and Anthony Bennett show improvement, watching the Cavs play in Las Vegas on Wednesday would be a great idea.