Since the start of the NBA season, media attention has focused a bit on Victor Wambanyama, whose figure prominently talks about a race to lose games that is not the case at the moment. There are apparently no more than three teams that have decided to throw away the season in order to hand themselves the tombstone of the next draft. Although many stopped tanking historical. My wemby, as they call him on the other side of the pond, questions the idea of intentionally losing games. “I don’t see the point in it,” he assured at their meeting Parisian,
In interviews, the French center shows himself with his usual restraint, offering his future in the NBA with extreme mediocrity. He doesn’t react to the onslaught of praise coming from the league’s biggest stars. “They are players I have looked up to and admired all my life, but they never bothered me. [lo que dicen sobre mi], I am more paralyzed by the things that figures like Michael Douglas say, who are recognized in other areas, “says the French. «If a player receives praise, I tell myself that they are people with whom I have to compete and I have to sting. It changes my perspective on flattery.”
Vembanayama talks about his incredible coordination with his body and technical fundamentals, among other topics. “It’s really hard to move a body like mine. As I’ve always played, wanted to play, it takes a lot of work and mindset,” he qualifies. Lastly, Kendra talks about her father as one of the most influential people in her sports life. “Being a professional athlete, I was inspired by the way I face my day-to-day,” he says.
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