Victor Wembanyama's Metropolitans 92 Swept In French League Finals, Sets Sights On NBA And Olympics

Photo: Instagram/Victor Wembanyama

Victor Wembanyama, the highly anticipated top pick in the upcoming NBA draft, has concluded his French league season as his team, Boulogne-Levallois Metropolitans 92, was swept by Monaco in the finals.

In a thrilling Game 3 of the best-of-five series, Metropolitans 92 held a seven-point lead over Monaco heading into the fourth quarter.

However, Monaco staged a remarkable comeback, outscoring Boulogne-Levallois by 14 points in the final period to claim the title with a 92-85 victory. This triumph marks Monaco's first LNB championship.

Photo: Instagram/Victor Wembanyama

Despite the team's defeat, Wembanyama showcased his remarkable skills, contributing 22 points, seven rebounds, and four blocks during the game.

The 7'4" center even wowed the audience with an effortless reverse alley-oop play, highlighting his exceptional athleticism.

While Wembanyama's stint in the French League has come to an end as he prepares for his NBA journey, he has expressed his intention to represent his home country's national team in the 2024 Olympics, set to be hosted in Paris.

Looking ahead, the San Antonio Spurs hold the coveted No. 1 pick in the 2023 NBA draft, and it is widely anticipated that they will select Wembanyama.

Basketball enthusiasts and fans alike eagerly await the draft scheduled for June 22, where the talented young player is poised to begin his professional career in the NBA.

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Source: Sports Illustrated
 

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