Wembanyama declared participation in the draft.
Victor Wembanyama of Metropolitans 92 appeared on ESPN’s ‘NBA Today’ on the 22nd (hereinafter Korean time) and made his participation in the 2023 NBA draft official.
Wembanyama,메이저사이트 a French national, received a lot of expectations early on because of his overwhelming physical condition of 224cm tall and 244cm wingspan. He was described as the type of player that hadn’t appeared in the NBA until now, but Wem Van Yama was even talked about as the best draftee since LeBron James.
What’s amazing about him is that his enormously tall Wem Banyama has an outside shooting ability and ball handling skills. Despite his large stature, he possesses decent speed. His defensive presence is also significant.
NBA stars also took note of his extraordinary talent. After watching Wemban Yama’s game, LeBron said, “It was like watching an alien,” and Kevin Durant also predicted that “a real shock will come to the NBA.”
Wembanyama, born in 2004, is playing as an ace this season with an average of 21.5 points, 9.9 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 3.1 blocks in Metropolitan 92 in the French first division. With Wem Banyama, who is being discussed as an MVP candidate, his team is running second in the league.
Wembanyama, who is making a big success every day in France, appeared on the air and officially declared his participation in the 2023 NBA draft. This year’s NBA Draft will be held on June 23rd.
Wembanyama said, “I announce my participation in the draft. I’ve felt I wanted to play in the NBA since I was a kid, but it’s gradually becoming a reality. I’m really lucky to have this dream within my reach.”
He added, “I don’t worry about which team I get on. There are no bad teams.”
Although Wembanyama’s talent is outstanding, there are also many eyes that express doubts about whether he will be able to withstand the physical battle while digesting the NBA’s tight schedule. Regarding this, Wembanyama said that they were fully prepared.
“With my personal trainer, I am working harder than ever on my body,” said Wembanyama. “I am ready to overcome all obstacles. So far the process has been smooth. I have not missed a game yet and I am on the court every game for the team. My goal is to help the team by playing in as many games as I can in the NBA.”