On Wednesday (AEST), one NBA team will win the lottery — literally.
Victor Wembanyama, the 7-foot-4 French phenom, is widely considered the best NBA prospect since LeBron James. A generational talent like no other.
“Put simply, we have never seen anything like this before,” former Memphis VP of basketball operations and The Athletic analyst John Hollinger wrote last year.
“Wembanyama is a basketball evolution all his own, a unicorn even among unicorns, the unholy melding of the best traits of Ralph Sampson, Kristaps Porziņģis and Dirk Nowitzki.
“Between the size and length and the off-the-charts skill level, calling Wembanyama a generational prospect feels somewhat like calling fire an important discovery; while true, it still comes across as a massive understatement.”
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