Wembanyama NBA Draft Journey – Highlights, Stats, Games, News
All eyes are on 7-foot-4 French prospect Victor Wembanyama ahead of the 2023 NBA draft next June. The 18-year-old whom LeBron James has dubbed “a generational talent” captivated basketball fans during a two-game showcase in October against Scoot Henderson’s G League Ignite.
With 200 NBA scouts and executives in attendance, Wembanyama showed all his skills – creating his shot on the dribble, executing the fast break, shooting back 3s, finishing over the edge and using his 8ft wingspan to serve as a threat at the rim – cementing his status as basketball’s hottest prospect on Henderson.
Back in France and with no intention of shutting it down early to prepare for the draft, Wembanyama is set to play until at least May with French club Metropolitans 92. ESPN has you covered with the latest stats, schedule and updates from Wembanyama on the most anticipated. draft hope since LeBron James.
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Victor Wembanyama’s Metropolitans 92 games are not televised in the United States. However, you can watch online for free on the NBA app.
The latest news from Victor Wembanyama
Victor Wembanyama led France to a 2-0 record in the FIBA Basketball World Cup qualifying window with another big outing against Bosnia today. 19 points, 4 rebounds, 2 blocks in 24 minutes in a blowout 36-point victory for the projected No. 1 pick. pic.twitter.com/TCpyMhkIGi
—Jonathan Givony (@DraftExpress) November 14, 2022
November 4: Wembanyama wins big numbers
Best game of the season for future choice No. 1 Victor Wembanyama in France with 33 points, 12 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 blocks. Completely outplayed on both sides to help Metropolitans 92 to a sixth straight win and stay in second place. pic.twitter.com/xgHMHLQvXw
—Jonathan Givony (@DraftExpress) November 4, 2022
Wembanyama notched a double-double with 33 points and 12 rebounds, as well as 4 assists and 3 blocks. Whole story.
October 29: Wembanyama scores a double-double in overtime win
👑🦄 VICTOR WEMBANYAMA AGAIN MVP!
— LNB (@LNBofficiel) October 29, 2022
In another spectacular performance, the 7-foot-4 prospect posted 23 points, 10 rebounds and 5 blocks in the Paris-based Metropolitans 92 overtime win on the road over JL Bourg-en-Bresse. Whole story.
October 21: Wembanyama scores 17 home wins
— LNB (@LNBofficiel) October 21, 2022
The Metropolitans 92 dominated ADA Blois, 113-88. Wembanyama had 17 points and 7 rebounds in the home win. Whole story.
October 15: Wembanyama has 24 points in his first game in France
— LNB (@LNBofficiel) October 15, 2022
In the 94-89 overtime win, Wembanyama had 24 points, 9 rebounds and 3 blocks and handed Le Mans their first loss of the season. Whole story.
October 6: Wembanyama: LeBron James praises an “honor” but still has goals to achieve
Wembanyama’s teammates pulled him aside and showed him a video of LeBron James calling the projected No. 1 pick in next summer’s NBA draft a “generational talent.” Whole story.
October 5: Agent says there are no plans to shut down Victor Wembanyama until draft
Wembanyama’s agent insists there are no plans to listen to some team executives who suggest shutting down the projected No. 1 pick until the 2023 NBA draft in June. Whole story.
October 4: Wembanyama plays, Scoot Henderson leads G League Ignite to victory
With Chris Paul and A’ja Wilson on the court, Wembanyama put on a show in a 37-point performance at Dollar Loan Center against G League Ignite and projected No. 2 pick Scoot Henderson. Whole story.