1. Unmatched skill set
Even the best prospects usually enter the NBA with one elite skill and the ability to develop a few others. They are an exceptional scorer but must improve their jumper and defense to become a superstar. Others have the defense down but need to unlock their offense game. Victor Wembanyama will be a force on both ends of the floor from day one with the upside to be the league’s best player.
The 7’3 big man averaged 4.0 blocks per game in his two summer league contests and will be an elite rim protector and rebounder from day one. There will be rookie moments, and Wemby will get dunked on, but expect him to be among the league leaders in blocks per game right away.
On the offensive end, he can score, handle the ball, make plays, and hit his free throws. Wembanyama must improve his jumper, but that will come with time in the NBA. He will quickly transform into an elite scorer that averages four assists per game, and nobody will know how to defend him.
Victor Wembanyama deserves all the hype. He is an all-time great prospect with the potential to be an inner circle Hall of Famer. Call it hyperbole and bet against him at your own risk. Wemby is special, and the San Antonio Spurs are the perfect organization to maximize his potential.