GQ Magazine: “And The #1 Pick in Next Year’s NBA Draft Is…”

As previously reported on the blog, Andrew Wiggins is featured in this month’s GQ Magazine.

Here’s the official release:

In its November issue, GQ catches upwith one of basketball’s most hyped players, Kansas Jayhawk Andrew Wiggins. The six-foot-eight savant addresses all of the talk about himbeing called the “Canadian LeBron” (“Aw, it’s not fair to even say my name in the same sentence as his,” he says), and what his play style brings to the Jayhawks (“I’m not too selfish or unselfish”).

To view the full interview and photo shoot, titled “And The #1 Pick in Next Year’s NBA Draft Is…”, visit GQ.com now.

>Below are a few interview highlights:

 Andrew Wiggins on being compared to LeBron James:

“Aw, it’s not fair to even say my name in the same sentence as his. I haven’t even played one game of college ball”

…on what NBA player he compares himself to:

“I like Kevin Durant’s game! Ain’t nothing he can’t do. Shoot. He has a handle. Plays D. Scores at will. Durant, man! Has that killer instinct.”

… on being a team player:

“Anybody who has ever watched me knows that I get my teammates involved, that I make them better. I’m not too selfish or unselfish.”

Here are some photos:

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Photo Credit: Robert Maxwell / GQ
Outtake from GQ's November issue. Photo credit: Robert Maxwell / GQ.
Outtake from GQ’s November issue. Photo credit: Robert Maxwell / GQ.