Ex-Kansas basketball star Andrew Wiggins signs contract extension with Minnesota Timberwolves

Former Kansas basketball star Andrew Wiggins is staying put in Minnesota for the foreseeable future.

Wiggins signed a contract extension with the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday, according to the Washington Post’s Tim Bontemps.

According to Bontemps, the extension for the former Jayhawk is presumably a 5-year max deal estimated at $148 million.

Wiggins played one season at Kansas as a freshman during the 2013-14 season before declaring for the 2014 NBA Draft. Wiggins was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers as the No. 1 overall pick, but was traded to Minnesota before the regular season even began.

The Timberwolves begin their 2017-18 campaign with a road game against the San Antonio Spurs on Oct. 18. Tip-off is set for 8:30 p.m. CT.

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