Everything is set for Victor Wimpanyama to debut in the NBA Summer League

Everything is set for Victor Wimpanyama to debut in the NBA Summer League

The entire basketball world will be paralyzed on Friday, July 7th Victor Wimpanyama, the French Rhino, appears at the Las Vegas Summer League from the NBA. With tickets sold out to watch the duel between the San Antonio Spurs and the Charlotte Hornets at Thomas & Mack Centrethe first basketball player selected in the last draft is ready to start his journey in the NBA.

Before jumping to the NBA, Wimpanyama, 2.24m and 94kg, played for three teams in France. His journey began at the age of 15 with Nanterre 92, with whom he played in the European Cup in 2019-20 and in 2020-21, in addition to the LNB Pro A for the 2021-22 academic year, Wimpy joined the ranks of Asvel Basket In addition to the French League, he made his debut in the euroleague. The last of the giants from Le Chesnay in France was Boulogne Levallois Metropolitan 92; With them he was named MVP, Defensive Player of the Year, Young Player of the Year, Scoring Champion, Blocking Champion and was part of the LNB’s top quintet.

In his final season with the 92 Mets, Wimpanyama posted averages of 21.6 points, 10.4 rebounds, 3.0 blocked shots and 2.4 assists. Having played 32.3 minutes in 34 regular season games.

The French basketball player refused to represent his country in the upcoming FIBA ​​World Cup Because he aims to lay the foundations of his career in the NBA.

Mpaniyama’s first opponent in the Summer League

he Wimpanyama’s first game in the Las Vegas Summer League will be the Spurs against the Charlotte Hornets. Both franchises have already met in the California Classic and the score is in favor of the Texans 96-77 thanks to stellar performances from Jillian Champagne (30 pts, 8 lbs., 5 pts., 3 pts.) and Dominic Barlow (24 pts. 10 lbs.).

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Now, basketball fans will be able to Enjoy the duel between the first two players selected in the latest versionas Charlotte advanced Brandon Miller with the second overall pick.

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Spurs team in the Las Vegas Summer League

In addition to Wimpanyama, Tottenham will play the Summer League with a roster consisting of Dominic Barlow, Charles Pediako, Malachy Branham, Shondee Brown, Josh Carlton, Julian ChampagneAnd Sir SissokoJustin Gorham, Logan Johnson, Sadiq KabakaJustin Kerr, Janet McCoyand Seth Milner, Eric Stephenson, and Sir Jabari Rice W Blake Wesley.

Among them, Branham, Wesley, Champagne and Barlow had experience in the NBA last season. The five potential players to start will be Gavante McCoy and Blake Wesley at guards, Justin Champagne Wimpanyama at forwards and Dominic Barlow at midfield.

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