Journalist Samuel Ollivier, present on the set from 8 o’clock, looks at current sports news, Wednesday, October 19, with the return of the American basketball league, NBA. An opportunity to take an interest in Victor Wembanyamaa future French NBA star.
The American basketball league, NBA, made a big comeback on the night of Tuesday, October 18 to Wednesday, October 19. On this occasion, journalist Samuel Ollivier, present on the set from 8 o’clock, takes a look at the French players who play in the league: “Ten of them are on the starting line this season. So, there are actually not ten of them, but seven + three, since seven of them have a guaranteed contract, among which the most famous are: Nicolas Batum, Evan Fournier, Rudy Gobert.
The NBA is exported worldwide. In France, the championship match will be played on January 19 in Bercy, Paris. The French player will probably be the talk of the NBA for years to come: Winner Wembanyama18 years. “America is crazy about him. The NBA expects him in 2023 thanks to the principle of the draft”explains the journalist. The Draft is a system that places new NBA recruits on their teams. In this system, the last team is most likely to have the best player for the next season. “Everybody loves him so much that there are teams that are very seriously thinking about taking the season off to have a better chance of bringing him back next season.”explains Samuel Olivier.