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Andrew Wiggins Reveals Andre Iguodala’s Secret Message to Counter Coach Kerr’s Jayson Tatum Strategy in the 2022 NBA Finals

Andrew Wiggins Reveals Andre Iguodala’s Secret Message to Counter Coach Kerr’s Jayson Tatum Strategy in the 2022 NBA Finals

Andrew Wiggins has proven to be an excellent wing player for the Golden State Warriors. The 29-year-old has proven this on several occasions. However, the most memorable of them was in the 2022 NBA Finals. The screen he set on Jayson Tatum on June 17 had stopped the Celtics forward to just 13 points in that game. This was a big factor as the Warriors won this game and clinched the title for the 2021-22 season. One of the highlights of this evening’s game was former NBA All-Star and swingman Andre Iguodala giving Wiggins some serious advice during the game. Recently, the Warriors forward appeared on a YouTube podcast called ‘SPORTSNET’, revealing the truth behind the legendary meme.

When the podcast co-host asked Wiggins what Iguodala said to him during the game, the former responded: “He just said don’t change easily. I think he was just telling me to fight for all these screens because I’m locking out. I do my thing on defense. Notably, Wiggins made it difficult for Jayson Tatum to breathe during that NBA Finals. However, there was a reason why Iguodala intervened. Interestingly, Steve Kerr wanted Wiggins to continue lighting up Tatum, likely with fellow GSW Draymond Green.

But it was Wiggins who put the pressure on the Celtics in the Finals. If another player had switched places for scouting, the pressure bubble could have burst for the Celtics. Observing the whole situation, Wiggins revealed that Iguodala added: ” Do not change. I don’t care what anyone says. Just stay with them because you are the person who can stop this guy (Tatum). Ironically, for such righteous advice, a meme went viral of Iguodala’s video with the caption that he is advising Wiggins on how to land Steph Curry’s MVP award.

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The Jayson Tatum of 2022: An unstoppable force that Andrew Wiggins stopped!

Jayson Tatum, from the 2021-22 season, was an absolute monster on the court. Playing in about 24 games in the playoffs, the Celtics forward averaged 25.6 points, 6.7 rebounds and 6.1 assists. Tatum was a nightmare for opposing defenses as he played in a record number of playoff games that year. Even this year, he hasn’t played in that many playoff games. However, the momentum he had gained early on was ended in the final by Andrew Wiggins.

Tatum was only able to average 21.5 points in the Finals series against the Golden State Warriors. However, he managed to maintain 6.8 rebounds and 7 assists in the six games he played. He was stopped in defense several times. However, he did his best to create scoring opportunities for his team through Jaylen Brown. Brown was the leading scorer in this series, averaging 23.5 points.

Well, Jayson has evolved immensely after this finale and has surpassed himself in every aspect. This year, during the Playoff Finals, the Celtics forward averaged 40.5 points in the 14 games he played. Now the last barrier his team can overcome is the Dallas Mavericks. Who is your favorite pick for the NBA title? Let us know in the comments and watch for what Shaq’s ex-agent Leonard Armato shared about marketing genius in the following video.