Spurs’ Victor Wembanyama Wins 2023-24 NBA Rookie of the Year
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by Dan Girolamo
3w ago
San Antonio Spurs center Victor Wembanyama is the 2023–2024 NBA Rookie of the Year. Wembanyama capped off an excellent rookie campaign by becoming the sixth unanimous Rookie of the Year in NBA history. Spurs’ Victor Wembanyama Wins 2023-24 NBA Rookie of the Year The 2023-24 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year is… Victor Wembanyama!#NBAAwards | #KiaROY | @Kia pic.twitter.com/tgxkaeA1bS — NBA (@NBA) May 6, 2024 Wembanyama received all 99 first-place votes from a media panel, becoming the first unanimous Kia NBA Rookie of the Year since Karl-Anthony Towns in the 2015-16 season. Other unanimous NBA Rooki ..read more
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Relive Victor Wembanyama’s Historic Performance Vs. Thunder
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by Dan Girolamo
3M ago
Victor Wembanyama, take a bow. The Spurs rookie center was sensational in San Antonio’s 132-118 win against Oklahoma City. Relive Wembanyama’s historic performance below. Relive Victor Wembanyama’s Historic Performance Victor Wembanyama becomes the first player in NBA history to record 25+ points, 10+ rebounds, 5+ assists, 5+ blocks, and 5+ 3PM in a game 28 PTS 13 REB 7 AST 5 BLK 5 3PM W pic.twitter.com/xNKwwOpNmS — NBA (@NBA) March 1, 2024 If last night was a sign of what’s to come, it’s a matter of when, not if, Wembanyama becomes the NBA’s best player. The French phenom became the ..read more
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NBA Fans Watch Joel Embiid Score 70 points, Set Philadelphia 76ers’ Single-Game Scoring Record, Debate New Rule Affecting MVP Candidacy
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by Jeff Hawkins
4M ago
Philadelphia 76ers center Joe Embiid performed like a future NBA MVP, scoring 70 points during a 133-123 victory over the San Antonio Spurs at Wells Fargo Center on Monday night. Embiid established a new franchise single-game scoring record, snapping Wilt Chamberlain’s previous mark of 68 points. Leading the Eastern Conference’s No. 3-ranked squad, Embiid is averaging 36.1 points per game and 11.6 rebounds for the 76ers (29-13).  The 29-year-old also paces the league in scoring and ranks fifth in rebounds. Among his NBA peers, Embiid is competing like the league’s top player.  H ..read more
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Spurs Could Potentially Bring Back Dejounte Murray
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by Mathew Huff
4M ago
Dejounte Murray has emerged in recent NBA trade rumors. The Hawks star point guard has is now eligible to be traded after signing a four-year, $120 million extension this offseason. Atlanta is in NBA no-man’s land right now. Even with the dynamic duo of Dejounte Murray and Trae Young manning their backcourt. They are not exactly bad enough to land a quality draft pick, but they are also not a top-tier team in the Eastern Conference. Now, it is time for the team to make some tough decisions and some of those could include their best players. “We’re still waiting to see exactly how his market s ..read more
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Spurs’ Victor Wembanyama To Skip California Classic, Will Play In Las Vegas Summer League
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by Dan Girolamo
11M ago
The San Antonio Spurs announced Victor Wembanyama will skip the California Classic in Sacramento, but will join the team in Las Vegas for the NBA Summer League. The Spurs say No. 1 pick Victor Wembanyama will not be traveling to Sacramento with the summer league team for two games but will join the team in Las Vegas. The Spurs’ first summer league game in Las Vegas will be July 7 against the Charlotte Hornets. — Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpears) June 28, 2023 Victor Wembanyama Will Play For San Antonio Spurs In Las Vegas Summer League Wembanyama will miss the Spurs’ two games in the California C ..read more
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Spurs’ Victor Wembanyama Will Not Play For France In FIBA World Cup
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by Dan Girolamo
1y ago
Victor Wembanyama, the recent No. 1 overall draft pick by the San Antonio Spurs, will not play for France this summer in the FIBA World Cup. Wembanyama will instead prepare for the upcoming season with the Spurs. Wembanyama is expected to play for France next summer at the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris. Victor Wembanyama Will Not Play For France In FIBA World Cup Victor Wembanyama reverses decision and will not play for France in World Cup to focus on rookie season with Spurs & 2024 Olympics: https://t.co/Lv7OjSasMF — Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) June 26, 2023 Originally, Wembanyama ..read more
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Yankees manager Aaron Boone impressed by projected number one NBA pick Victor Wembanyama
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by Jeremy Freeborn
1y ago
The 2023 NBA Draft will take place on Thursday night from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. It its widely expected that the San Antonio Spurs will select 19-year-old 7’4″ power forward and center Victor Wembanyama of Le Chesnay, France. Prior to the NBA Draft, Wembanyama was honoured at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, where he threw the opening first pitch between the New York Yankees and Seattle Mariners. The Yankees came through with a 3-1 win to snap a four game losing streak. However, the biggest story of this game was not the ceremonial first pitch which did not go so well, but a thro ..read more
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Five NBA players poised for a breakout season
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by Alan Draper
1y ago
With all the craziness of July behind us and rosters being pretty much set for the upcoming year, it is time to focus on the 2018-2019 season. The NBA is currently enriched with premier young talent, but here are five players who are poised to take the next step forward in their careers: Brandon Ingram, Los Angeles Lakers The fact that the Lakers did not want to include Ingram in a potential Leonard trade speaks volumes about what their front office thinks of the 20-year-old forward. What makes Ingram scary is that he has only scratched the surface in terms of his playing ability. He averaged ..read more
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Rudy Gay takes shot at Raptors over DeRozan
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by Alan Draper
1y ago
The current Spur and former Raptors’ forward is currently on the outside looking in, and has his choice words for how the Raptors handled DeMar DeRozan this offseason. In an interview with the Hartford Courant, Gay takes a shot at Toronto, and praises San Antonio at the same time. “The best part about San Antonio, they do right by you,” said Gay. “They do right by their players, do right by their staff. That doesn’t happen much in the NBA, to be honest with you. It doesn’t happen much. “On one side, there was [Leonard] that was trying to get out, get to a bigger market, and they wer ..read more
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Report: Magic could be a partner in a three-team trade for Leonard, Lonzo Ball
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by Alan Draper
1y ago
A lot of times during the NBA offseason, blockbuster trades can require more than two partners to get done for various reasons. Like the Dwight Howard trade in 2012 for instance, which took four teams to complete which ended up being a disaster for Los Angeles. Now, the Lakers could be looking for a third partner to acquire Kawhi Leonard, and that might be the Orlando Magic. https://twitter.com/jasonrmcintyre/status/1012335301593722880 Orlando currently has no point guard with a roster that is constructed to be big man oriented on offense with Isaac and Mo Bamba now coming into the fold. The s ..read more
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