Tony Parker expressed his congratulations to him as well.
French basketball prodigy, Victor Wembanyama, expressed his excitement after the San Antonio Spurs won the Draft Lottery with the No. 1 pick in the 2023 Draft to select him. In an interview with CBS, Wembanyama acknowledged the special connection between France and the Spurs, citing Tony Parker and Boris Diaw as examples. He also shared that he had a feeling about the outcome and had recorded himself talking about it on the way to practice. Tony Parker, who played for the Spurs for 17 seasons and owns ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne, congratulated Wembanyama on his selection.