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VICTOR WEMBANYAMA

Spurs forward Victor Wembanyama drives to the basket during the first half of the team's win over the New York Knicks on Friday in San Antonio.
BASKETBALL / NBA
Mar 31, 2024
Rookie sensation Wembanyama on upward path as NBA season winds down
Wembanyama became the first rookie in three decades to score 40 points and grab 20 rebounds on Friday.
Lakers forward LeBron James celebrates after a dunk against the Pistons on Tuesday.
BASKETBALL / NBA
Feb 18, 2024
All-Stars say NBA future in good hands once LeBron is gone
James has been the top star in an older generation of talent that also includes Golden State's Stephen Curry and Phoenix's Kevin Durant.
San Antonio Spurs forward Victor Wembanyama reacts after a victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves in San Antonio, Texas, on Saturday.
BASKETBALL / NBA
Jan 31, 2024
Top pick Wembanyama and Magic's Banchero in NBA Rising Stars event
The event, featuring four seven-player teams, will be staged on Feb. 16, two days before the NBA All-Star Game at Indianapolis.
Spurs center Victor Wembanyama dunks during a game against the Grizzlies on Tuesday.
BASKETBALL / NBA
Jan 6, 2024
Victor Wembanyama sets course to become a basketball billionaire unlike any other
Known to fans as "Wemby,” Victor Wembanyama entered the NBA with a level of buzz unlike any player since LeBron James.
The Spurs' Victor Wembanyama shoots over the Mavericks' Grant Williams during their game in San Antonio on Wednesday.
BASKETBALL / NBA
Oct 26, 2023
Victor Wembanyama scores 15 in NBA debut with Spurs
Wembanyama is a 19-year-old phenomenon considered to be the top NBA prospect since LeBron James.
Victor Wembanyama speaks to members of the media a day before his NBA debut on Tuesday in San Antonio, Texas.
BASKETBALL / NBA
Oct 25, 2023
'Butterflies' for Victor Wembanyama ahead of NBA debut
The gifted No. 1 draft pick will be the center of attention across the league on Wednesday when he takes to the court in San Antonio's home opener.
Victor Wembanyama's combination of size and skill has led many to label the Spurs rookie as once-in-a-generation talent.
BASKETBALL / NBA
Oct 23, 2023
Victor Wembanyama set to take center stage when NBA season tips off
Wembanyama will be attempting to lead San Antonio back to the playoffs for the first time since the 2018-19 campaign.
Victor Wembanyama is expected to make his regular-season debut for San Antonio on Oct. 25.
BASKETBALL / NBA
Sep 19, 2023
Victor Wembanyama targeting Spurs playoff berth in first season
San Antonio last played in the postseason in the 2018-19 campaign.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Jul 7, 2023
Police investigate incident involving Victor Wembanyama and Britney Spears
Media reports said that Spears was pushed away by Wembanyama's security, which the singer's husband said was 'violent' and 'out of control.'
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Jun 29, 2023
Victor Wembanyama expected to make NBA Summer League debut in Las Vegas
Prized NBA top draft pick Victor Wembanyama's first appearance in a San Antonio Spurs uniform could come in Las Vegas, after the team announced Wednesday that he won't travel to Summer League games in Sacramento, California.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jun 27, 2023
Victor Wembanyama to skip FIBA World Cup, focus on NBA rookie season
France is the reigning Olympic silver medalist with an eye on winning the World Cup in September.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Jun 25, 2023
Spurs introduce Victor Wembanyama: 'I belong here'
Since being flown in after Thursday's glitzy draft in Brooklyn, the French teen phenom has managed to sample San Antonio's breakfast tacos and start house-hunting.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jun 23, 2023
France's Victor Wembanyama could be coming to Japan for World Cup warmup game
Tokyo Olympics men's basketball silver medalist France and bronze medalist Australia will play an exhibition game in Tokyo on Aug. 20, the Japan Basketball Association said Friday.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Jun 23, 2023
Spurs take French phenom Victor Wembanyama with first pick of NBA draft
Wembanyama comes into the league with buzz that has not been seen since LeBron James was drafted out of high school 20 years ago.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Jun 21, 2023
NBA Draft prodigy Victor Wembanyama set for commercial bonanza
Nike, which already has a deal with the teenage phenom, has hinted at its strategy to make the Frenchman a global superstar.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Jun 20, 2023
Victor Wembanyama arrives in New York for NBA Draft
The 224-centimeter teen prodigy is expected to be selected by the San Antonio Spurs with the top pick in the league's annual allocation of talent.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
May 17, 2023
Spurs win NBA draft lottery, poised for Victor Wembanyama pick
San Antonio, which finished the regular season last in the Western Conference with a 22-60 record, beat out Houston and Detroit for the right to select the French teenager.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
May 16, 2023
French prodigy Victor Wembanyama set to learn team in NBA lottery
The teenager's size — he stands a towering 221 centimeters — and smooth shooting touch have left longtime NBA watchers salivating at his potential.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Oct 25, 2022
Adam Silver stands by NBA’s anti-tanking improvements
The league's current system will be put to the test this year, with red-hot French prospect Victor Wembanyama expected to be the grand prize of the 2023 NBA draft.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Oct 7, 2022
NBA fans get early glimpse at French prodigy Victor Wembanyama
While many have described Wembanyama as a unicorn, NBA superstar LeBron James said he was 'more like an alien.'

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