Victor Wembanyama is the talk of the NBA and hasn't even played a game. The 2023 prospect has dazzled with clips of his skills plastered all over social media. The 7'4 French superstar will be the first name called at the 2023 NBA Draft this summer. However, Wembanyama's talents already have those within the NBA jealous of missing out on him. For one anonymous exec. tanking for Wembanyama would have been in the best interest of his team.
The only thing we know about this unnamed executive is that he works for a team in the Western Conference. When speaking on the talents of Wembanyama, the anonymous executive didn't hold back. "Honestly, I wish we wouldn't have won so many games this year. We're going to all regret not tanking every game to get this dude." The anonymous statement was reported by ESPN's Jonathan Givony. Just from watching Wemby's highlights, you can see why one would feel this way.
Victor Wembanyama Continues Legend In ASVL
Victor Wembanyama's latest addition to his sizzle reel was an insane feat of talent. Not many players can pull off a putback dunk off their own missed three. Wemby's length isn't a skill that can be taught. However, following your shot is, and Wemby has that down to a science. Yes, the talent I'm the ASVL may not be on par with the NBA. But it's hard to imagine a scenario where Wembanyama doesn't pull something like this off in his next venture.
The time is fastly approaching when we will finally witness Wemby's NBA debut. The kid will most certainly have a target on his back from day one. The pressure on Victor may be something we haven't seen since the debut of LeBron James. While the pressure may be large, Wembanyama seems like he is more than ready for the challenge. Do you believe that Wembanyama is the next big NBA star? Or do you believe he will be doomed from the start? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below. For more on the NBA and the latest in sports, stay right here at HNHH.