Mitchell Lee Wiggins (born September 28 1959, in Kinston, North Carolina) is a retired American professional Basketball player.

Amateur careerEdit

Wiggins attended North Lenoir High School, located in Kinston, North Carolina. A 6'4" (1.93 m) guard who played collegiately at Truett-McConnell College, Clemson University and Florida State University.

Pro careerEdit

Wiggins was selected by the Indiana Pacers as the 23rd overall pick of the 1983 NBA Draft. Wiggins played in six NBA seasons. He played for the Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets and Philadelphia 76ers.

He played at 1986 NBA Finals. Wiggins' best year as a professional came during the 1989-90 NBA season as a member of the Rockets, appearing in 66 games and averaging 15.5 ppg. In his career, which would be cut short due to repeated drug abuse, Wiggins played in 389 games and scored a total of 3,877 points.

He moved to Europe and had a notable career in the Greek League playing for Milon Nea Smirni BC, Sporting Athens, and Panionios Nea Smirni. He also played for Limoges in France and had a career in the Philippine Basketball Association.

US national teamEdit

He played for the American in the 1982 FIBA World Championship, winning the silver medal.


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