Originally Posted by Zalgiris
Kid needs to mature. He's just one promising kid from high school. Lithuania beat USA with kids like Lebron and Wade in 2004 Olympics, and they had a decent backup. Lets say Wiggins becomes what Lebron was in 2004, he's still one guy, who'll be others? T.Thomson? He's ok, but that's it. 50 year old Joel Anthony, D leaguer Routins? I guess Canada couldn't even qualify to Olympics with such roster.
No disrespect, I'm sure there are plenty Canadians that are good and I don't know (like the one in Orlando, but he's not good so...), Wiggins said that because he's country proud, likes to bring hope, but be realistic - he's unrealistic
There are 2-3 Canadians coming into the NBA every year now - and it's accelerating.
Add an NBA roster around Wiggins. Stir in Steve Nash as GM. Lithuania will have a tough time with them.