Andrew Wiggins - Semi must-avoid
On the flip side of the coin, Andrew Wiggins represents a different type of veteran that is not necessarily valuable just because he carries the label of NBA champion. This is not to downplay his accomplishments, as his three-and-D abilities were certainly crucial to the Warriors winning in 2022. But in the here and now, he is looking like a shell of the player he once was.
After averaging at least 16.9 points per game for each of the first nine seasons of his professional career, Wiggins has dropped off to putting up just 12.2 a game this season in Golden State. He dealt with some unfortunate issues in his personal life during last season, which may have ultimately contributed to his increasing inconsistency.
Wiggins' fall-off has played a part in the Warriors' decline this season, and they currently sit outside the play-in picture in the Western Conference. Now, there is always the chance he can ultimately return to form, and that is what makes him a still-viable trade target.
But at the current juncture, there is not much reason to believe he will bounce back any time soon. Unless they can get him for cheap, the Bulls would probably do well to hold off here.