VIDEO: Don't ask Wiggins if he's interested in Slam Dunk contest

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Maybe he doesn't want to steal teammate Zach LaVine's thunder.

Maybe he's acting coy and playing his cards close to his vest.

Maybe he legitimately isn't interested in the midseason aerial extravaganza.

Whatever the reason for Minnesota Timberwolves shooting guard Andrew Wiggins' perceived lack of interest in next month's All-Star Slam Dunk contest, it's probably best you don't ask him about it altogether.

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When asked if he would partake in the annual dunk-off, the sophomore frequent-flyer responded simply with deadpan delivery, "probably not."

OK, then.

Shame, because there are 35 million Canucks itching to see the Toronto native take flight during the Feb. 13 showcase on home soil.