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Kansas coach Self says Wiggins wants to be traded to Minnesota to carve out own legacy

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    FILE - In this July 11, 2014, file photo, Andrew Wiggins of the Cleveland Cavaliers prepares to take a free throw against the Milwaukee Bucks at an NBA summer league basketball game in Las Vegas. Two people with knowledge of the deal tell The Associated Press that Minnesota and Cleveland have agreed to a trade that will send All-Star forward Kevin Love to the Cavaliers for Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a future first-round draft pick. The two people spoke Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, on condition of anonymity because no official agreement can be reached until Aug. 23, when Wiggins, this year's No. 1 draft pick, becomes eligible to be traded. (AP Photo/John Locher, File) (The Associated Press)

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    FILE - In this June 27, 2014, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers draft pick Andrew Wiggins smiles during an NBA basketball conference in Independence, Ohio. Two people with knowledge of the deal tell The Associated Press that Minnesota and Cleveland have agreed to a trade that will send All-Star forward Kevin Love to the Cavaliers for Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a future first-round draft pick. The two people spoke Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, on condition of anonymity because no official agreement can be reached until Aug. 23, when Wiggins, this year's No. 1 draft pick, becomes eligible to be traded. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File) (The Associated Press)

Andrew Wiggins told Kansas coach Bill Self that he wants to be traded from Cleveland to Minnesota because the No. 1 overall pick believes it will be better for his long-term future.

Wiggins joined his former coach as a guest instructor at Self's basketball camp in suburban Kansas City on Sunday. And while Wiggins declined to speak to the few reporters at Shawnee Mission West High School, Self said the rookie wants to carve out his own legacy in the NBA.

Earlier this week, The Associated Press and several other outlets reported a deal has been reached to send Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a first-round pick to Minnesota for All-Star forward Kevin Love, who will join LeBron James and Kyrie Irving to form a new "Big 3" in Cleveland.