Aaron Wiggins is an American professional basketball player who will be seen playing in the jersey of Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA. He has maintained a two-way contract with the Oklahoma City Blue and also played college basketball for the Maryland Terrapins.
Aaron Wiggins was brought up while playing basketball and football. Throughout his childhood, he was an admired person who used to play piano and trombone and also acted in plays and danced. Overall, he was an active personality who was passionate about his life’s aim and always wanted to become a successful person. He first started playing basketball for Grimsley High School in Greensboro, North Carolina.
After which, he got transferred to Wesleyan Christian Academy in High Point, North Carolina. As a senior, he ranked at NCISAA Class 3A All-State Selection. He was the team member of Team Charlotte who played in the circuit of Amateur Athletic Union. He was a four-star recruit who used to compete for Maryland and drew the attention of Maryland’s coaching staff while they visited Wesleyan to watch the performance of his teammates.
Aaron Wiggins Career
Wiggins started his freshman career as a starter but later affirmed to coach Mark Turgeon that was comfortable while coming off the bench. He started playing as a freshman for Maryland where he played most of his minutes among his teammate’s reserves. Aaron helped the team to earn the high season of 15 points while losing to Michigan and Michigan State. He complete the season while gaining the average points of 8.3 and rebound of 3.3 in 23.5 minutes per game. On 23rd February 2020, he was ranked with the season high ranking with 20 points while recording six three-pointers with 79-79 loss to Ohio State.
As a sophomore, he has scored around 10.4 points with 4.9 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game. He was later named as Big Ten Sixth Man of the year. In the final game of his junior season, he rushed for a career-high ranking of 27 points with a 96-77 loss to Alabama in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. On 9th April 2021, he was declared NBA draft of 2021 while marinating college eligibility. He later decided to remain in the draft leaving his college career aside.
Aaron was drafted in the second round of NBA Draft 2021 with the 55th kick by the Oklahoma City Thunder. On 15th August 2021, he made a contract with Thunder. Currently, he splits his time between the Thunder and NBA G League affiliate, the Oklahoma City Blue.
Aaron Wiggins Biography
|Real Name||Aaron Daniel Wiggins|
|Birth Date||2 January 1999|
|Age (as of 2021)||22 Years|
|Birth Place||North Carolina, United States|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 4” – in Centimeters – 193 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 86 kg – in Pounds – 190 lbs|
|Shoe Size||14 (U.S.)|
Aaron Wiggins Family
|Brother||Andrew Wiggins, Mitchell Wiggins, Nick Wiggins|
|School||Grimsley High School|
|College||Wesleyan Christian Academy, University of Maryland|
Aaron has maintained a confidential life. He seems to be secretive in terms of revealing his details related to his girlfriend and past love affairs. He seems to have no girlfriend as of now neither he has provided any hint related to his love life. The young talented man has maintained a love life secret and is believed to be single.
Aaron Wiggins Net Worth
Wigging first made it public that he was drafted by NBA Draft 2021 meanwhile he has maintained his eligibility for his college career but later he presumed to pursue his NBA career only. He is supposed to be earning in millions where an NBA player earns an average of $7 million. As of 2021, Aaron’s net worth is under review.
- As a junior, he has majored with almost 14.5 points and 5.8 rebounds with 2.5 assists per game, due to this particular performance, he was honored with the All-Big Ten Honorable mention.
- Aaron Wiggins is the son of Tim Wiggins and Serena Wiggins. He was brought up with other four siblings named Shekinah, Joshua, Zacchaeus, and Imani.
- He was inclined to play basketball since childhood and was desperate about the particular game from a young age.