Wiggins details relationship with ‘little bro' Poole
Warriors linked Wiggins and Poole.Wiggins spoke to the media on Thursday about his friendship with Poole, who returns to Chase Centre on Friday night for the first time since this summer's trade to the Wizards.
Small sibling "Wiggins informed reporters. He's fun. Though joking, he worked. One of my NBA teammates works hardest. As a youngster and person, he'll succeed in this league.
Wiggins disclosed that even though Poole is no longer a teammate, the two have maintained close communication following the former's exit.
Wiggins said, "I was just texting him the other day, just checking in to see how he was doing and all that, but we always chop it up."
The All-Star forward expressed his excitement for Poole's return to the Bay Area, referencing his own NBA experience playing against his former squad.
Anticipating and playing him "Wiggins. Fun to play your old squad. That was my Timberwolves experience, but it's natural. Excited for that passionate, competitive first game back.
When asked about his favourite memory of the Warriors' 2021-22 NBA season, when Poole was a key player, Wiggins cited the team's cohesiveness and culture.
Team completeness. What linked us "Wiggins commented. The way we supported each other on and off the court was fantastic to be a part of and see.
After a preseason altercation with Draymond Green in October 2022, Wiggins also stated that he was really impressed with Poole's demeanour during his final season with the Warriors.
I think he handled it better than most people, perhaps 99 percent of them," Wiggins said. He seemed to have handled it like a real pro, in my opinion.
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