The excitement surrounding the Minnesota Timberwolves is palpable. After adding Tom Thibodeau as head coach, big things are expected of the franchise that boasts the previous two Rookie of the Year winners. The recipient of the 2014 edition, Andrew Wiggins, has been working hard on his game throughout the summer and showcased his incredible athleticism on his Instagram page.
With the hashtag #CrazyExplosive, the shooting guard attacked the rim before exploding off the floor and producing an incredible 720 spin dunk. He may have missed on the finish, but that doesn't take away from the impressive hops he possesses. Watch the video by scrolling down the page.
It should come as no surprise; the 21-year-old swingman has shown no fear in attacking the basket during his first two years as a pro. Alongside two-time Slam Dunk Contest winner Zach LaVine, the Timberwolves sure have an exciting duo on their hands.
Having finished 13th in the Western Conference during a season that was rocked by the passing of their head coach just days before the first game, a vast improvement is anticipated.
Following a year out of head coaching, Thibs will be raring to go and will be relishing the chance to get his hands on such a young, exciting talent pool. The playoffs are well within reach and the Timberwolves will have it in their sights as a minimum expectation.
Their surprising win over the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena towards the end of last season was a glimpse into what they can produce. They need to do that on a more consistent basis.