Victor Wembanyama doesn’t seem to be a fan of NBA teams tanking, so they have a better chance at having a lottery pick during the 2023 NBA Draft.

The SLAM 240 cover star is the projected no. 1 overall pick due to his dangerous combination of length, shooting, and guard skill that makes him as unique of a unicorn as a draft prospect can be at 18-years-old with a massive 7’2″ frame to work with.

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When Le Parisen asked the LNB All-Star MVP about his thought process behind NBA teams tanking with the hopes of possibly drafting him with the first pick of the upcoming NBA Draft, Wembanyama seemed wholly unimpressed. He was so unflattered by the idea that he called it “a weird strategy,” and he found it “unreasonable.”

“Tanking? It’s a weird strategy,” Wembanyama said. “I find it unreasonable, and I try not to think about it. I also heard that the NBA considered changing a few rules for me, but that doesn’t concern me.”

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As of Thursday, the four teams with the best odds of winning the lottery are the Detroit Pistons (9-28), Charlotte Hornets (9-26), Houston Rockets (11-23), and San Antonio Spurs (10-24).

Wembanyama’s game has attracted heightened attention after the NBA bought the streaming rights to stream his games with Metro 92 and the French national team this year.

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