Warriors Trade Rumors: Top 3 Destinations For Andrew Wiggins

It was a humiliating season for Golden State Warriors, both in their Play-In flameout and the disappointing performances from the likes of Klay Thompson and Andrew Wiggins. We've already discussed three good fits for the free agent Thompson if he leaves The Bay, now it's time to discuss the possible departure of Wiggins. 

He just completed the first season of a four-year, $109 million extension, but came up short in providing value for that contract, as all of his per-game averages dropped considerably over recent seasons. He averaged 13.2 points, a career-low after averaging over 19 points per game coming into the year. His three-point shooting, which was above 38% in each of the last three seasons, dropped to 35.8% this year. His rebounding and assists numbers were down as well. 

But there are some teams who have interest in adding the former NBA champion, who's still just 28 years old. Let's have a look at 3 potential destinations in an Andrew Wiggins trade.

Dallas Mavericks

As the February 8th trade deadline approached, rumors surfaced that the Mavericks were engaged with the Warriors on a potential Wiggins trade. The Mavs still need to add some potentially impactful talent around Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving to try to take some of the burden off that dynamic duo. If Wiggins can return to his All-Star form, it could be a nice add for Dallas.

New Orleans Pelicans 

If the Pels aren't able to go on a semi-deep run in this year's playoffs (and a loss Friday night to the Sacramento Kings would send them home before the playoffs even begin), it will likely be time to shake things up in The Big Easy. But how easy will that be? Bringing in the high-upside talent of a Wiggins could juice things up for the Pelicans. 

Toronto Raptors

After acquiring Toronto-born RJ Barrett and then Kelly Olynyk in trades this season, adding a third kid from The Six could be in Masai Ujiri's plans. Wiggins would certainly add a dynamic wing presence that the Raptors could use, certainly if they're not intending to bring back free agent Gary Trent Jr. The big question is would the Raptors want to take on that hefty contract?

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