Andrew Wiggins is a 6’8” small forward from Canada. He was tagged as the number one overall recruit for 2013, coming out of Huntington Prep School in West Virginia. He’s considered the difference between a national title and an early-round exit in the NCAA tournament.
Top schools like Kentucky, Florida State and UNC all lusted after the kid — in an appropriate, basketball-oriented way — but Wiggins could only choose one place to
pursue a degree chill for one year before heading to the NBA. He chose perennial powerhouse Kansas. So fans of other programs — who moments before had probably been praying for Wiggins’ presence at their school — turned on the young man.
These courageous keyboard warriors went right up to Wiggins’ virtual face and gave him a piece of their minds. Virtually.
@22wiggins fuck you man.
— Dan Sullivan (@sully1230) May 14, 2013
— Eph. (May 29th) (@Skooley_Ringo) May 14, 2013
I could snap your neck @22wiggins
— Jalen Emmons (@jalen_emmons) May 14, 2013
@22wiggins Burn in hell.
— Kolton Wiebusch (@LeBronSon16) May 14, 2013
@22wiggins you really are a straight bitch you were about to be a legend at UNC I hope Kansas gets put in the NIT
— Orlando Vega (@ovega95) May 14, 2013
@22wiggins you are fucking retarded! I hate you!!! I had a nickname picked out for you and everything:'( now its fuck face
— Trenton Christy (@TrentonChristy) May 14, 2013
Andrew Wiggins, I don’t think you ever had a chance to be the next LeBron but now I hope you fail miserably because you chose Kansas
— Daniel(@dFraz631) May 14, 2013
— BACKUP MIKE (@UK_Mike44) May 14, 2013
Why would Andrew Wiggins pick Kansas over UNC fucking faggot
— Kasian (@kayshawn1_) May 14, 2013
FUCK WIGGINS AND KANSAS.. BITCH ASS NIGGA
— Hood (@JHood270) May 14, 2013
Here’s the best example of the mentality many of these people had:
Cool. Thanks for you opinions, Twitter users. (You look totally insane and hysterical and ridiculous and out of touch and idiotic when you do this, by the way.)
If you’re wondering why people care so much, here’s the dude’s highlight reel:
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