Wiggins believes Wiseman will ‘dominate' upon Warriors return


It appears that the Warriors will be adding much-needed size to their starting lineup soon. 

On Tuesday, second-year center James Wiseman began participating in 5-on-5 scrimmages, a big step in his return to the court after sustaining a torn meniscus last season. The 20-year-old played in 39 games last season and has yet to suit up for Golden State this season after undergoing a second cleanup surgery in December. 

Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins joined NBC Sports Bay Area's Grant Liffmann on the latest episode of Dubs Talk, where he expressed plenty of confidence in Wiseman and the impressive work ethic he maintains throughout a difficult start to his career. 

"Obviously he's had his ups and downs already in his career with the injury and stuff, but he's still so young and if you look at him now, he's a tank, man," Wiggins said. "He's a tank, he's been working hard, so I feel like when he comes back he's going to dominate. He has his head on straight, he comes into the facility, to the games with a good attitude, ready to work, ready to get better. The main thing about him is he listens, he wants to get better, he wants to learn. I think the sky is the limit for him also."

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Without Wiseman, the Warriors have turned to Kevon Looney, who has filled in admirably as the starting center. Wiseman, though, offers Golden State much more potential at the five, which should give the team a much-needed boost -- and most importantly, more size. 

In Wiseman's rookie season, the seven-footer showed flashes of exciting potential as the Warriors' big man of the future. If he has since developed into a "tank," as Wiggins says, the sky might truly be the limit for Wiseman. 

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