The NBA has been in very good hands for the past several years.
There has been an influx of young superstars joining established mainstays like LeBron James, Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant, while scoring has gone from over 100 points per game in the 2014-15 season to 114.7 points per game this season.
Next season, Victor Wembanyama, who has been tabbed as a generational talent, will enter the league, and he is expected to be drafted by the San Antonio Spurs, a team that has some history of keeping star big men. .
After losing to his French team, the Metropolitans 92, in the LNB Pro A Championship Series, he will now seriously turn his attention to transitioning to the NBA.
Monaco will defeat the Metropolitans 92 in Game 3 of the LNB Pro A championship series to claim the French league title.
The next time we’ll see Victor Wanbanyama will be a week from today, when he’ll be the top pick in the NBA Draft by the Spurs. wenbanyama had 22 points in today’s game
— Tim Bontemps (@TimBontemps) June 15, 2023
Vembanayama is a huge rim protector and a very good rebounder, but it is his offensive ability that gets people excited.
Although his offensive game is still a work in progress, he has ball handling skills and a fluidity that is unheard of for someone as strong as he is.
In 34 games this season, he averaged 21.6 points, 10.4 rebounds and 3.0 blocked shots while shooting 47.0 percent from the field and 82.8 percent from the free-throw line.
Some people are concerned that they currently have a very thin frame, but they may have a while to fill out.
The Spurs won five NBA championships with Hall-of-Famer Tim Duncan in the middle, and just before Duncan arrived in 1997, David Robinson, who played his last six years with Duncan, was their dominant center.
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