Victor Wembanyama, the talented French player who stands at 2.21 meters, expressed his excitement when he found out that the San Antonio Spurs had won the Draft Lottery and would be selecting him with the No. 1 pick in the 2023 Draft.
According to Wembanyama’s statement to CBS, there is a unique bond between France and Spurs due to Tony Parker and Boris Diaw. The 19-year-old basketball player, set to make history with San Antonio, mentioned that almost the entire country of France wanted the Spurs to have the first pick, which made him happy as well.
Wembanyama was well aware of what was about to unfold during the NBA Draft Lottery. Although everyone else was eagerly waiting for the results, he seemed to have predicted it all along. In fact, he even recorded himself stating his foresight while on his way to practice. According to Wembanyama, the universe had communicated these insights to him through dreams and intuition, and he believed that they were always accurate. He did not mean to boast, but he was certain that his premonitions were spot on.
Tony Parker, the owner of ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne, was one of the many people who celebrated the selection of Wembanyama as the No.1 pick in the 2023 Draft. The legendary French point guard, who boasts four NBA rings after playing for the Spurs for 17 seasons, congratulated Wembanyama and expressed his pride in the young player. He even expressed his excitement about the possibility of Wembanyama joining the Spurs.