Will Victor Wembanyama Take Over the League Like LeBron? Giannis Hints At Spurs Rookie’s Potential


Victor Wembanyama has quickly become one of the most talked-about players this season. As the No. 1 overall pick, he entered the NBA amidst much hype and has since validated that enthusiasm with his incredible performances, showcasing his skills on both ends of the floor.

In fact, his performance this season has not only grabbed the attention of fans but also his fellow players. Several have been throwing props his way, with Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo being the latest to offer his praises.

Wembanyama has faced a multitude of expectations and comparisons, and Antetokounmpo added to the hype by comparing the San Antonio Spurs rookie to four-time NBA champion LeBron James, even suggesting that the league is Wembanyama’s to take over.

Per San Antonio Express News:


“As long as Victor is healthy, the league is his,” the Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo said of the Spurs rookie star. “LeBron is kind of like that,” Antetokounmpo added. “He’s close to the end of his career. … But we have to deal with this problem now moving forward.”


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