Victor Wembanyama

Updated on 9/26/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 7-4
Weight: 209
Country: France
Professional Team: Metropolitans 92
Classification: International ‘04
Birthdate: 1/4/2004

Projected Draft Range: Top 5


Good low post scorer
Adequate shooter for a big man, has stretch big potential
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate playmaker for his size
Good rebounder
Solid defender
Very good shot blocker
Very good athlete


Needs to improve his outside shot
Can display spotty shot selection
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Can have lapses defensively
Needs to add strength


Victor Wembanyama is an athletic, skilled center that could be the top pick of the 2023 draft.  He is a versatile scorer that excels at making shots from the post, and he also has a reliable mid-range jump shot.  He also is a good rebounder and defender, and he is a terrific shot blocker that can lock down the paint. 

Recently, he signed on to play for the Boulogne-Levallois Metropolitans 92 for the upcoming season. He’ll need to be a more consistent outside shooter in games, but his strong all-around skills could enable him to be a superstar in the NBA.

RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Wikipedia Bio
Eurobasket Profile
ESPN’s Early 2023 Mock Draft
The Bleacher Report’s Article on Wembanyama Signing with Boulogne-Levallois

Games Scouted:
7/11/21 France vs. USA
9/12/21 ASVEL Basket vs. Milano
9/23/22 Metropolitans 92 vs. BCM Gravelines

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