Unsurprisingly, Victor Wembanyama will be one of the French concerned by the next NBA Draft, on June 22. The French prodigy strongly tipped to be the number 1 of this lottery officially announced his registration with ESPN this Friday.
As expected, Victor Wembanyama should become the first Frenchman number 1 in the NBA Draft on June 22. For several days, the name of the French phenomenon had been naturally grafted to those of his young compatriots who officially announced their registration. However, nothing was official until Friday and the intervention on ESPN of “Wemby” himself. The Boulogne-Levallois prodigy was thus able to announce himself that he would be knocking on the doors of the Great League next June.
“I am very excited when I tell you that I have decided to go to the NBA Draft”, confirmed, amused, the one for whom basketball fans in the United States do not hesitate to wake up at night to watch the games. “This is great news for me but also for you,” added the Parisian, almost on cloud nine when making this statement. “I don’t realize yet, it’s crazy,” admitted the Metropolitans pivot, in a hurry to make his NBA debut and who immediately had a thought for those close to him, in particular “his coaches and his family “.
San Antonio, Detroit and Houston on pole to host “Wemby”
Wembanyama now officially joins his Mets teammate Bilal Coulibaly but also Rayan Ruppert, Nadir Hifi and Sidy Cissoko on the list of French players who will apply for a place in an NBA franchise during the 2023 Draft. is already certain that he will evolve in the mythical North American championship next season and therefore to realize “his dream since quite young”, but he should moreover be retained as first choice. Called before heading to the United States to be elected MVP of Betclic Elite whether or not he wins the championship title with his team, “Wemby” should land unless surprised in the colors of Detroit, San Antonio or Houston. Charlotte and Portand, to a lesser extent, can also dream of achieving the big blow of this next Draft. But it should be more complicated.