Spurs win the Victor Wembanyama lottery

The most highly anticipated and hyped basketball prospect, Victor Wembanyama, will be coming to the NBA in just a few months. Everyone knows he will be the first pick in the 2023 NBA draft, but they have yet to determine which team will get that pick. Fast forward to the draft lottery, and everyone was shocked at who won the Victor Wembanyama – the San Antonio Spurs. Spurs fans from all around the globe went wild as they had the chance to draft the biggest star in this year’s draft class.

Look: Spurs fans’ massive reaction to the Spurs winning the draft lottery for a right to pick Victor Wembanyama

Earlier today, every NBA fanatic, especially Spurs fans, tuned in to the 2023 NBA draft lottery. San Antonio was the worst team in the 2022-2023 season, winning only 20 games out of 82. Their losing record gave them higher chances of landing any of the top four picks. But, surprisingly, the Spurs organization got lucky and got the No. 1 overall pick. This means they can draft Victor Wembanyama in this year’s NBA draft. After the presentation, Spurs fans went wild and highly excited. The city lost its mind after knowing the French superstar would be coming to town. Indeed it’s pandemonium right now in San Antonio.

Meanwhile, Charlotte Hornets got the 2nd pick, while Portland and Houston received the third and fourth picks. The NBA draft will take place next month, June 22, 2023.

Who is Victor Wembanyama?

To those who are just hearing about this young star’s name, here we go. Victor Wembanyama may be a generational talent. As a result, the 19-year-old French basketball star is considered a “unicorn” considering his skillset and abilities. His ceiling is so high that the EuroLeague won’t be enough to measure his full potential; hence, he needs to showcase his God-given talents in the NBA.

Dubbed the best European prospect since Luka Doncic (2018) and probably the most prominent athlete since LeBron James (2003), the stud from France has the traits of the perfect basketball player every team in the NBA is dying for. Written below is everything you need to know about Victor Wembanyama.

Name Victor Wembanyama
Nationality French
Age 19
Height 7 feet and 3 inches (allegedly)
Wingspan 7 feet and 8 inches
Position PF/C

Wemby plays for the Boulogne-Levallois Metropolitans 92 in the LNB Pro A in France. In 33 games during his 2022-23 season campaign with the Mets 92, he averaged an outstanding 21.6 points, 10.5 rebounds, and 3.1 blocks per game. Further, Wembanyama is projected to be the San Antonio Spurs’ first pick in the 2023 NBA draft this June. Fans can’t wait to see the 19-year-old in the NBA and become the cornerstone of the Spurs franchise.

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John Micheal (sometimes called JM or Mike) has been writing various types of professional articles for almost 2 years now. He is an avid sports fan and has been following the NBA since the early 2000s. He also loves playing a lot of video games like DotA 2, Valorant, but MMOs have a special place in JM's heart. Not only is he a huge fan of basketball and video games, he also loves movies and tv shows. He is a huge MARVEL and MCU fan plus he is into a lot of superhero stuff.