Lead the league in scoring? Who cares if you choke in the playoffs? But for every team, including the 29 each season that don’t win the championship, steps are taken during the regular season that lay the foundation for eventual progress. He’s been even better since Murray went down for the season with a torn ACL, averaging 24.4 points per game while hitting 49 percent of his 8.1 3-point attempts per game. Wiggins took 4.4 midrange attempts per game in his last full season in Minnesota, and is down to 2.8 per game this season – one reason for his improved efficiency.
In addition to his ability to finish in transition and defensive versatility, Mann shot 42 percent from the 3-point line this season, up from 35 percent last season.