Victor Wembanyama prolific in Metropolitans loss to NBA G-League Ignite

They were waiting for him with impatience, answered the person present. Victor Wembanyama (18), tipped as the No. 1 pick in the next NBA draft, impressed with 37 points during his team’s friendly loss to Metropolitans Boulogne-Levallois against the G-League Ignite (122-115) on Tuesday night in Henderson. (Nevada).

The young French prodigy, the author of mainly seven baskets behind the arc and five blocks, showed his enormous potential especially in the second half. He scored 17 points in the third quarter, and 11 in the last. However, it was not enough, as the G-League Ignite, a young pick who will likely also be part of the next draft and under the watch of several veterans, won against player Vincent Collet. Of those young people, the Frenchman Sidy Cissoko (18), who was in the starting five, returned the statistics with 7 points (2/9), 4 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 blocks.

The meeting took place in front of more than 200 representatives of the North American League who came to see Victor Wembanya and were not disappointed. He will have another chance to observe the phenomenon on Thursday during the second meeting against the same opponent.

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