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Basketball: Wembanyama, the French phenomenon that panics the NBA


DECRYPTION – Promised for a great future in the United States, which he will join next year, the Boulogne-Levallois player has passed his first test there.

"You ain't heard?"

- which could be translated as: "Haven't you heard of it?"



wonders in one of the popular American basketball magazine



In photo, the infinitely long silhouette of an 18 year old boy, royal blue jersey of Boulogne-Levallois on his frail shoulders.

The United States has been in turmoil since Victor Wembanyama (2.21m) set foot in Las Vegas last Sunday.

His Hauts-de-Seine club has shaken up its schedule for two exhibition games across the Atlantic against the Ignite, a G League team, the NBA reserve championship.

The big basketball league is struggling to hide it: it has invited Wembanyama and, incidentally, the Metropolitans 92.

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"The talent

(of Wembanyama),

we did not discover it last year",

reminds us Christophe Denis, coach (Paris-Levallois, Rouen, Bourg-en-Bresse, today at the Stade Français) and consultant for Canal+ and



But still,

"it's incredible",

again, what he produced on Tuesday against the Ignite 

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Source: lefigaro

All sports articles on 2022-10-05

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