After playing just two games, 2023 first-overall pick Victor Wembanyama was shut down for the remainder of the NBA’s Summer League. The San Antonio Spurs rookie had an underwhelming debut but bounced back in the next match.
Malaki Branham leads the Spurs to their 4th summer league win No Victor Wembanyama, no problem. The San Antonio Spurs handled the Washington Wizards in their first Las Vegas Summer League game without Wemby, 96-85.
Shutting down Wembanyama at this point will give the Spurs an opportunity to evaluate other young players during the club’s remaining games in Vegas. It will also give the No. 1 overall pick a much-needed break.
Victor Wembanyama is viewed by many as one of the most promising NBA rookies in the past several decades, and Kenny Smith feels the 19-year-old will live up to every bit of the hype that has surrounded him.
The basketball world has been taken by storm by Victor Wembanyama. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2023 NBA Draft to the San Antonio Spurs has captured the attention of basketball fans everywhere with his never before seen combination of size, length and skill.
San Antonio Spurs rookie Victor Wembanyama will sit out the rest of the 2023 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, according to multiple reports. Wembanyama played two games against the Charlotte Hornets and Portland Trail Blazers.
Victor Wembanyama has played two NBA Summer League games after getting drafted first overall by the San Antonio Spurs last month. After a somewhat flat debut, he impressed in his second game scoring 27 points, grabbing 12 rebounds, and blocking three shots.
The San Antonio Spurs dropped the curtain on summer league for No. 1 overall pick Victor Wembanyama. Wembanyama averaged 18 points and 10 rebounds with 4 blocks on 41 percent shooting in two games in Las Vegas.
Victor Wembanyama has taken in plenty of advice from around the NBA as the player who many expect to be the next big thing in the association. The latest came from Carmelo Anthony this weekend at the NBA Summer League.
1. WEMBY SHINES, BUT SPURS LOSE "It's promising to see Wemby play well, especially after Friday's disappointing performance. The French phenom was due and he looked like the player everyone envisioned.
If there's one person who truly understands the game of basketball, it's NBA Hall of Famer and The Logo, Jerry West. West is credited for helping the Lakers acquire Kobe Bryant, helping the Warriors become what they are, and rebuilding the Memphis Grizzlies.
San Antonio Spurs rookie Victor Wembanyama struggled in his Summer League debut on July 7 in Las Vegas. The first overall pick in the 2023 NBA Draft finished with nine points, eight rebounds, three assists and five blocks while going 2-for-13 from the field and 4-for-4 from the free throw line.
It was clear that his offensive game while tantalizing, is still far from a finished product. As he failed to convert on his attempts, the 19-year-old’s confidence seemingly began to wane as the game went on.