NBA exec compares Victor Wembanyama to Anthony Davis

Since the Draft and during the Las Vegas Summer League, Victor Wembanyama and the san antonio spurs They have been the most relevant in the NBA due to the potential that the French forward has to be one of the best basketball players of the next decade.

With 19 years and four seasons of experience in professional French basketballWembanyama has his own style of play and an NBA executive says that He bears a strong resemblance to one of the members of the last champion Los Angeles Lakers team.

An assistant general manager of an Eastern Conference team testified under confidentiality to Fox Sports that Wembanyama is more similar to Anthony Davis than Kevin Durant.

“Wemby is where I expected it to be. His offensive game is more similar to Anthony Davis than Kevin Durant currently And I don’t know if the people who only saw highlights knew it, ”said the executive. “Defensively, his ability is already very good and that’s where he brings the most value in his first year.”

The Le Chesnay giant posted averages of 21.6 points, 10.4 rebounds, 3.0 blocked shots and 2.4 assists in 32.1 minutes after playing 34 games last season with the 92 Mets.

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This is how Victor Wembanyama played in the Las Vegas Summer League

The Spurs decided that the best thing for Wembanyama’s future in his first NBA season was to play just two games in the Las Vegas Summer League.

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Wemby’s long-awaited debut in the summer league took place in a victory of the Spurs over the Charlotte Hornets by a score of 76-68. Despite the victory, the first player selected in the 2023 Draft looked disoriented and he only added nine points after making 2 of 13 shots and four free throws. Likewise, he added eight rebounds, five blocks and three assists.

In his second game, against the Portland Trail Blazers, andThe Frenchman had 27 points, 12 rebounds, three blocked shots and a steal in 26:57 minutes. Unfortunately, the final result did not favor San Antonio since they were defeated 85-80.

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