5 Things that separate Victor Wembanyama from even the best prospects

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2. Mentality and maturity

Victor Wembanyama is not your average teenager. Beyond being an outstanding basketball player, he carries himself with the maturity and poise of a 30-year-old. Wemby is a deep thinker and ready to handle whatever challenge gets thrown at him.

J.J. Redick asked him about being called “the greatest prospect ever” on The Old Man and Three podcast, and the teenager’s answer shocked the 15-year NBA veteran.

Wembanyama explains that the hype and the pressure do not impact him because he knows who he is and how he wants to live. It is a deep concept that most adults struggle to find. Wemby is truly at peace and enlightened at 19 years old, which is extremely rare.

Fans will hear a mature person that knows exactly what he wants whenever they listen to the 7’3 big man. His drive and dedication take his maturity to another level. Victor Wembanyama wants to be great for himself, and he will reach those goals.

This is a teenager with historic size and athletic ability, who wants to be great, and has already spent years working towards it. That is a unique package, and Wemby has the final necessary piece of the puzzle to make him the best prospect ever.