eMar 13, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas Jayhawks guard Andrew Wiggins (22) shoots a jumpshot during the second half against the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the second round of the Big 12 Conference college basketball tournament at Sprint Center. Kansas won 77-70 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Draft Rumors: Andrew Wiggins unlikely to attend Chicago combine


The NBA Draft Combine is this week in Chicago and teams will be getting one last good look at the draft class as a whole before hunkering down to hammer out draft strategies. But while there will be plenty to look at in Chicago, another notable player has added his list to the names not planning on attending.

According to Boston Globe reporter Baxter Holmes, it’s unlikely that Kansas freshman star Andrew Wiggins attends the combine in Chicago.

Unlike the NFL, the combine is pretty much irrelevant to top picks as there is no way Wiggins will slide out of the top-5 if he skips the combine. The same can be said for Joel Embiid and Jabari Parker, two other players not planning on attending the event.

Wiggins may end up being the No. 1 overall pick and should he have a good combine, he may solidify that status. But no attending hardly hurts him as he’ll have plenty of time for private workouts as well as interviews with teams who already know what he can do on the court.

Tags: 2014 NBA Draft Andrew Wiggins Kansas Jayhawks