Spurs TV Analyst says it’s remarkable how Victor Wembanyama has adjusted to NBA

Feb 22, 2024, 4:18 PM

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How special is Victor Wembanyama? Sean Elliott is amazed at how well he’s transitioned to the NBA in Year 1.

San Antonio Spurs TV Analyst Sean Elliott joined The Drive Guys Thursday to talk about how the upcoming matchup between the Spurs and the Sacramento Kings. They also discussed the rise of Wembanayama, and how he’s adjusted to the NBA lifestyle. Sean also gives his thoughts on the Kings’ 2023 season and the job of coach Mike Brown.

All that and more on Sactown Sports.

“It’s been pretty remarkable,” Elliot said Thursday. “I mean, how many rookies are coming over at 19 years old, just turned 20 in early January, come over at 19 years old to an entirely different country? He speaks English extremely well and he’s just got a great attitude. He’s the kind of kid that when you talk to him, he’s fearless. He lives in the moment. So, I don’t think he’s really intimidated by coming to a different country, playing at the highest level in the world. He sees it’s more like a challenge. It’s something that he’s embracing.”

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Additional topics discussed include:

  • Sean’s favorite Victor Wembanyama moment so far this season
  • Who are the NBA veterans in Wemby’s life?
  • Is Gregg Popovich his guide through his rookie season?
  • How has Wemby adjusted to moving to the USA?
  • Sean’s thoughts on the perplexing point guard dilemma this season
  • Is Tre Jones part of Wemby’s success at the moment?
  • Why do players have trouble adjusting to playing with Victor Wembanyama?
  • Sean’s thoughts on Mike Brown’s performance in Sacramento
  • What are the Spurs’ keys to success against the Kings?
  • Does San Antonio need to make Victor Wembanyama the focal point of the offense?

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