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Andrew Wiggins drops career high 31 on Nuggets in Timberwolves win

Minnesota Timberwolves v Denver Nuggets

DENVER, CO- JANUARY 17: Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Minnesota Timberwolves shoots a free throw against the Denver Nuggets during the game on January 17, 2015 at Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Andrew Wiggins is proving to be more than a raw athlete — he can shoot the rock. He was drafted No. 1 because of that freakish athleticism, but scouts that liked him would say he was coachable and worked hard, which is why some thought he could develop into something special. He’s proving them right. Fast. He’s scored at least 20 points in 10 of the Timberwolves last 13 games.

And that includes the 31 he dropped to lead Minnesota past Denver Saturday night.

Wiggins can get to the rim and was 4-of-4 there (he has a good post up game), but he was also 4-of-5 from three — in his last 15 games he’s shooting 45 percent from beyond the arc. He could develop into an elite shooter, which with his athleticism could make him very dangerous in a few years.

He’s going to be the Rookie of the Year. And that may be just the start.