WIGGINS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WIGGINS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Self: Wiggins wants to be traded to Minnesota http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58281489-77/wiggins-self-minnesota-traded.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58281489-77/wiggins-self-minnesota-traded.html.csp">Self: Wiggins wants to be traded to Minnesota</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE SKRETTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T17:49:18.919-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 05:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Overland Park, Kan. • Andrew Wiggins told Kansas coach Bill Self that he wants to be traded from Cleveland to Minnesota because the No. 1 overall pick believes it will be better for his long-term future. Wiggins joined his former coach as a guest instructor at Self’s basketball camp in suburban Kansas City on Sunday. And while Wiggins declined to speak to the few reporters at Shawnee Mission West High School, Self said the rookie wants to carve out his own legacy in the NBA. “When all this trade...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582814892014-08-12T17:49:18.919-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T17:49:18.919-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58281489@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:49:18 MDT Cavs sign Wiggins, who can’t be traded for 30 days http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221392-77/wiggins-love-cleveland-cavs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221392-77/wiggins-love-cleveland-cavs.html.csp">Cavs sign Wiggins, who can’t be traded for 30 days</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T22:45:05.59-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cleveland • Andrew Wiggins has an NBA home. Maybe a temporary one. The Cavaliers signed the No. 1 overall draft pick Thursday, a deal that prevents Wiggins from being traded for 30 days. Wiggins has been linked to a possible blockbuster trade with Minnesota for All-Star forward Kevin Love. But any deal now involving Wiggins can’t be finalized for at least 30 days. The Cavs and Timberwolves have had talks about a trade involving Love for months, long before Cleveland selected Wiggins, the former ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58221392@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:45:05 MDT Trib Talk: NASA honors astronomer Patrick Wiggins http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58207616-231/tribtalk-wiggins-astronomer-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58207616-231/tribtalk-wiggins-astronomer-com.html.csp">Trib Talk: NASA honors astronomer Patrick Wiggins</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T12:33:08.222-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 12:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Patrick Wiggins loves the night sky. After 26 years at the Hansen Planetarium and the past 12 years as a volunteer Solar System Ambassador, Wiggins will receive NASA’s Distinguished Public Service Medal, the same award given to astronomer Carl Sagan, sci-fi writer Robert Heinlein and ‘Star Trek’ creator Gene Roddenberry. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., Wiggins and Tribune astronomy reporter Sheena McFarland join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about Wiggins’ honor, his continuing fascination with the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58207616@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:33:08 MDT AP source: Cavs to sign Andrew Wiggins to contract http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58210813-77/wiggins-sign-andrew-cavs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58210813-77/wiggins-sign-andrew-cavs.html.csp">AP source: Cavs to sign Andrew Wiggins to contract</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T23:20:21.401-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 11:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cleveland • A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cavaliers will sign No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins to a contract, an imminent deal that would prevent any potential trade from being completed for 30 days. Wiggins has been linked to a possible trade with Minnesota for All-Star forward Kevin Love. The person familiar with the talks says he will sign with Cleveland as early as Wednesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the team is...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582108132014-07-22T23:20:21.401-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T23:20:21.401-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210813@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:20:21 MDT NASA honors Utahn for bringing the heavens to Earth http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191134-78/wiggins-nasa-solar-program.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191134-78/wiggins-nasa-solar-program.html.csp">NASA honors Utahn for bringing the heavens to Earth</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sheena McFarland</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T09:26:42.85-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; The tiny Utah town of Kanarraville was about to be overrun with astronomy tourists. The problem? No one in the area knew it. But a call from Patrick Wiggins months before the 2012 annular solar eclipse allowed the Cedar City-Brian Head Tourism Bureau to set up facilities, vendor booths and activities to help deal with the 20,000-strong horde drawn to a place that 350 folks call home. “If not for his heads up, we would have been ill-prepared, but we were able to plan for and e...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58191134@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:26:42 MDT NBA: Trade rumors swirl around Wiggins, Cavaliers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58197628-77/cavaliers-wiggins-love-deal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58197628-77/cavaliers-wiggins-love-deal.html.csp">NBA: Trade rumors swirl around Wiggins, Cavaliers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jon Krawczynski</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T22:57:17.213-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • Andrew Wiggins came to summer league to get an early education on the NBA game, from playing against better competition to learning about what his new coach with the Cleveland Cavaliers will demand of him as a pro. The 19-year-old Canadian also is receiving a crash course in the NBA rumor mill. Since he arrived in Las Vegas and found out LeBron James was coming to Cleveland with him, Wiggins has heard his name brought up in possible trade scenarios as the Cavaliers pursue Minnesota A...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581976282014-07-18T22:57:17.213-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T22:57:17.213-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58197628@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:57:17 MDT Top pick Wiggins’ dad enjoys ‘closure’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58125016-77/wiggins-cavaliers-draft-nba.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58125016-77/wiggins-cavaliers-draft-nba.html.csp">Top pick Wiggins’ dad enjoys ‘closure’</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T23:33:30.146-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As his talented son, Andrew, was presented with his new wine-and-gold Cavaliers jersey, Mitchell Wiggins finally let go of some painful memories. This is it, he thought, his second chance, another shot at an NBA career broken in a haze of cocaine abuse. His son is the No. 1 overall pick, and Mitchell Wiggins is now unburdened by guilt, embarrassment and disappointment. He’s whole again. “It just gives me closure,” said Mitchell Wiggins, who was suspended for two seasons with Houston in the 1980s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581250162014-06-27T23:33:30.146-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-27T23:33:30.146-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58125016@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 23:33:30 MDT Jabari Parker was No. 1 on Jazz’s draft board, Dante Exum was third http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58123191-62/.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58123191-62/.html.csp">Jabari Parker was No. 1 on Jazz’s draft board, Dante Exum was third</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T23:33:31.165-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; &lt;iframe width=”420” height=”315” frameborder=”0” id=”tout_embed” src=”//www.tout.com/embed/touts/paqnpi”&gt;&lt;/iframe&gt; Brooklyn, N.Y. • All season long, pundits and experts had gone back and forth on who would go first. Andrew Wiggins or Jabari Parker? Plenty of teams explored the possibility of trading up Thursday night to grab one of college basketball’s two most intriguing talents. And if the Utah Jazz had been successful in dealing with the Cavs, Parker would have be...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58123191@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 23:33:31 MDT Movie review: ‘Hellion’ digs into life of a troubled teen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58104367-223/hellion-config-data-jacob.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58104367-223/hellion-config-data-jacob.html.csp">Movie review: ‘Hellion’ digs into life of a troubled teen</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T16:07:36.266-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 04:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Writer-director Kat Candler digs deep in “Hellion,” an effective drama of boyhood and manhood, drawing emotional performances from Aaron Paul and newcomer Josh Wiggins. Wiggins plays Jacob, a 13-year-old whose casual vandalism lands him in trouble with the authorities — with little guidance from his father, Hollis (played by Paul), still nursing grief from his wife’s death. After one incident, Jacob’s misbehavior results in his 10-year-old brother, Wes (Deke Garner), getting hauled off by Child ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58104367@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:07:36 MDT NBA Draft: First round analysis and grades http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58120182-77/data-config-analysis-grade.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58120182-77/data-config-analysis-grade.html.csp">NBA Draft: First round analysis and grades</a></h4>