Though 2020-21 can be Kelly Oubre Jr., and Andrew Wiggins first season as teammates for the Golden State Warriors, the duo shares one thing in widespread. Earlier than leaping to the NBA stage, Oubre Jr. and Wiggins every performed for Bil Self on the College of Kansas.
Earlier than getting drafted with the primary general choose in 2014, Wiggins tallied 17.1 factors on 44.8% taking pictures from the sphere with 5.9 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.2 steals throughout his solely season for the Jayhawks.
One 12 months later, Oubre Jr. earned Huge 12 All-Freshman honors whereas averaging 9.3 factors on 44.4% taking pictures from the sphere with 5 rebounds and 1.1 steals per sport.
Regardless of not enjoying collectively in Lawerence, Oubre Jr. stated he shares a reference to Wiggins. Throughout a coaching camp press convention with media, Oubre Jr. spoke about assembly Wiggins at his Kansas faculty go to.
He’s an excellent dude. He’s very low key like myself. We get to attach in being introverts. It’s actually an excellent feeling to lastly have the ability to play with him. Once I went on my go to to Kansas, he was there, clearly. And I received to speak to him and simply ask him some questions to choose his mind. Now that we’re on the identical aspect — we’ve at all times had that bond and that connection that we will simply proceed to observe via with.
When requested about “creating havoc” with Wiggins on the wing in Golden State, Oubre Jr. stated he “can’t wait.”
Havoc. I can’t wait to wreak it with my boy.
Hearken to Oubre Jr.’s full press convention through Warriors SoundCloud.
With out Klay Thompson, Steve Kerr and the Golden State Warriors will seemingly lean on Oubre Jr. and Wiggins to fill the five-time All-Star’s scoring and defensive position.
Throughout Golden State’s preseason coaching camp, Oubre Jr. and Wiggins could have the chance to construct on the chemistry the duo initially created with their Kansas connection.
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