10 times Victor Wembanyama proved he is a basketball alien

Victor Wembanyama's rookie season was no short of sensational. While we wait for him to hit the floor again, we take a look back at ten times he showed us he was other-worldly.
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4. Wemby does his best Space Jam imitation

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and Victor took that a little too literally in a game against the Boston Celtics. The game was far out of reach at this point, but it still didn't stop Victor from making clips for his highlight reel.

After Malaki Branham stole the ball, got a fast break off, and ran, Wembanyama led the charge with former Spurs Derrick White in his rearview mirror. While his efforts were respectable, White would make a business decision and get out of Wemby's path as Victor would jump from outside the free-throw line for the best possible Space Jam recreation you could get.

Vic would glide with ease to the basket, and if you look at his ball hand, you notice his hand goes underneath the ball before he gets the ball back into position before putting Derrick on the wrong end of every highlight reel for the rest of the season.

This highlight would be ground-breaking for NBA media, as it would become the highest-viewed video ever across all NBA social media platforms, with 153 million views to set the record.