The rivalry that Draymond Green started with Wimpanyama
Victor Wembanyama He continues to impress in his NBA debut. The French prodigy is receiving praise from teammates and rivals and was the latest to give in to his abilities Draymond, Greenone of the villains in the league. The Warriors forward was full of praise for the Spurs player, but for his defensive skills.
“I have feelings for Wimpy and the Thompson twins. These guys give me so much “It’s difficult to continue being part of defensive teams.”He praised the green who was appointed Best defender in the NBA in 2017He was part of the best defensive five on four occasions and the second best five on a further four occasions.
Wimbanyama in particular is showing that he is an elite defender in his first games in the NBA. He leaves opponents he defends at 20% on field goals. With them It is 2.24 meters high and 2.44 meters wide It is intimidation of the first degree. Is it Fourth best player with 2.4 international caps on average Thanks to his movement and quick feet, he can handle competitions with small and fast players.
The controversial Warriors player, 33, highlighted the defensive attitude some rookies bring to the NBA: “I’m happy to see them. I’m happy to see young guys coming into this league and taking on the challenge of defending. Many people come and the only thing that matters to them is registration“How can I hit my goal?”, which is a very wrong mentality. “It’s good to see these guys coming in with a different mentality.”
Amazing 2023 rookie class
Green had very good words for The group of rookies that took the NBA by storm. “It’s an amazing class. When you look at them, they don’t look like beginners.”. Even both of us [Brandin Podziemski y Trayce Jackson-Davis]“I put them in the game and they don’t make the mistakes that rookies make,” he said. Four-time NBA champion.
You can join those mentioned by Green Chet Holmgren, Derek Lively II And some others who make this litter that is taking its first steps in the NBA are considered One of the best in recent years. With time, Who knows if it could be among the best ever.