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NBA: Wembanyama, the great 2.20m ‘unicorn’, reveals his plan to succeed in the NBA with only 94 kilos

Victor Wembanyamathe great unicorn of world basketball that impresses the world with its 18 years old, 2.20 meters and 2.31 wingspan... and only 94


Victor Wembanyamathe great unicorn of world basketball that impresses the world with its 18 years old, 2.20 meters and 2.31 wingspan… and only 94 kilos!is the big ffavorite to be number 1 in the 2023 NBA Draft.

“I can’t wait, but I also want to enjoy this last year in France. I know that in the next 15 years I won’t be living here anymore… I really have a good feeling about next year,” said the French Wembanyama in the presentation of the LNB Pro A.

I know that in the next 15 years I will no longer live in France

Victor Wembanyama

What does Victor Wembanyama expect in the Draft and in his jump to the NBA?

The current player of the modest Metropolitans 92 de Paris of the LNB Pro A, a team he joined from ASVEL Basket to prepare his jump to the NBA, has expressed his wishes for his future jump to the NBA.

The frustrating one-on-one of an NBA, surpassed by a 16-year-old boy.

“The most interesting thing is always to find an organization that takes care of the project and the player. Then it is better to be second, third or 20 in the draft if you have a better career later,” Victor Wembanyama explained in BasketNews.com.

The most interesting thing is always to find an organization that takes care of the project and the player. So it’s better to be second, third or 20th in the draft if you have a better career later.

Victor Wembanyama

On the possibility of being number 1 in the 2023 Draft, a position for which he could compete with Scoot Henderson (NBA G League Ignite), Le Chesnay’s admits that “I don’t know if it’s pride, but a part of me that says there shouldn’t be anyone in front of me”.

Victor Wembanyama is not worried about his injury history: “They have not been serious”

Asked about his injury history and the serious injury suffered by rookie Chet Holmgren, a tall and very skinny player like himself, the sought-after Wembanyama made it clear that “that doesn’t concern me.”

“I didn’t have serious injuries, which is reassuring. We know that medical control is the best in the NBA, light years from here. So there is no reason to worry,” explained Wembanyama, who missed the Eurobasket with France because of of a lesion

What matters to me this season is above all to consolidate a place as a possible first option in the Draft. That’s my goal, rather than trying to put on 30 pounds and take risks

Victor Wembanyama

“What matters to me this season is above all to consolidate a place as a possible first option in the Draft. That is my goal, more than trying to put on 15 kilos and take risks,” insisted the French center.