at the Accor Arena in Bercy, all the spotlights are on Victor Wembanyama


Martin Lange

The Accor Arena in Bercy is preparing to receive the stars of the tricolor basket this Thursday evening. Among them, the seed of champion Victor Wembanyama, the object of all attention. The 19-year-old will play in the All-Star Game. A last meeting before playing in the NBA?

The All-Star Game, as it is called in the United States, is held this Thursday. The concept ? The best French players in the championship face the best foreigners. A sporting event to be found at the Accor Arena in Paris-Bercy. And this year, the French basketball prodigy Victor Wembanyama is attracting all eyes.

Even among the best French basketball players, we only see him and his 2m21: Victor Wembanyama is the best scorer, best blocker and best rebounder in the French championship. All these titles before his 19th birthday.

The young man is playing his very first All-Star Game this Thursday … But always with the same relaxation. “I’m going to try to have fun, play a good game,” he told Europe 1. “I really want to win, so I’m going to warm up well, I’m going to make passes and it’s going well. happen.”

Visibility for Victor Wembanyama

Spectators will be more than 15,000 this Thursday evening in the stands of Bercy to admire the jewel of the French basket. A match that will also be broadcast in the United States, on the NBA platform. An incredible enthusiasm that delights the actors of the hexagonal basket. “It’s very good what is happening for the French basket”, greets Giovanni Oniangue, teammate of Victor Wembanyama. “It brings back a lot of visibility. It also allows you to watch the championship and also see how it evolves from year to year.”

For the public, it is also one of the last opportunities to enjoy Victor Wembanyama. In the spring of 2023, the young man should fly to the United States and the NBA draft. On the same ad as the first choice: a great first for the tricolor basket.

Europe 1

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