2023 potential Prime 2 picks within the NBA draft, Victor Wembanyama and Scoot Henderson, matched up towards one another within the G League Ignite vs. Metropolitans 92 exhibition recreation in entrance of 200 scouts in Nevada.
Each up-and-coming gamers placed on a present in what got here to be a 122-115 win for Henderson’s G League Ignite. Scoot Henderson completed the sport with 28 factors, 5 rebounds, and 9 assists, whereas Victor Wembanyama dropped a game-high 37 factors, to go together with 4 rebounds and 5 blocks.
As anticipated, NBA Twitter exploded in regards to the two tremendous youngsters.
The tanking within the last weeks of this season goes to be one thing.
— Chris Mannix (@SIChrisMannix) October 5, 2022
Wembanyama and Scoot have been so superb that I too have determined to tank this season.
— Howard Beck (@HowardBeck) October 5, 2022
What number of groups going to flat out tank this 12 months? Undoubtedly just a few are going to do no matter they’ll to have a crack at Victor W
— Eric Pincus (@EricPincus) October 5, 2022
Scoot a very nice comfort prize
— Eric Pincus (@EricPincus) October 5, 2022
I’ve seen all I have to see.
1. Victor Wembanyama
2. Scoot Henderson
3-14: It’s best to have tanked tougher and/or hoped for higher lottery luck.
— Keith Smith (@KeithSmithNBA) October 5, 2022
The tanking within the NBA shall be wonderful to look at this season. The DNPs in April will rival my all-time favourite, once I was masking the Bullets:
G Jeff Malone
DNP-Contact lens irritation
— David Aldridge (@davidaldridgedc) October 5, 2022
Victor Wembanyama completed 7-of-11 on threes.
A 7’4 dude placing up a Steph Curry line from 3.
— Joe Viray (@JoeVirayNBA) October 5, 2022
Victor Wembanyama and Scoot Henderson have greater than surpassed the hype. I am PUMPED and JACKED
— Kevin O’Connor (@KevinOConnorNBA) October 5, 2022
Scoot is already higher than a number of NBA start line guards I can consider on the prime of my head.
— Salman Ali (@SalmanAliNBA) October 5, 2022
I wouldn’t play one other second this season if I had been Victor
— James L. Edwards III (@JLEdwardsIII) October 5, 2022
Wembanyama finishes with 7 three-pointers and 5 blocks, one thing that is solely occurred as soon as in NBA historical past
— Jonathan Wasserman (@NBADraftWass) October 5, 2022
Each infrequently in sports activities you attend an occasion that you simply bear in mind for the remainder of your life. This Victor Wembanyama recreation is a type of memorable moments.
— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpears) October 5, 2022
Scoot vs. Vic has been each single factor that we may have wished and extra. It is superb.
Critically, each single factor. A late recreation showdown with these dudes each dominating. This fully lived as much as each single little bit of hype possible.
— Sam Vecenie (@Sam_Vecenie) October 5, 2022
Watching Victor Wembanyama on ESPN2. I noticed Kareem Abdul Jabbar twice in highschool (The Lewis Alcindor.) He was excellent and also you knew he can be nice, however this child is much extra superior. Possibly inferior to a rebounder as younger Kareem, however that is it.
— NetsDaily (@NetsDaily) October 5, 2022
take the groups that need to tank for wembanyama and have their gms compete in an impractical jokers sort actuality present for him
— jason concepcion (@netw3rk) October 5, 2022
I pray that Victor Wembanyama has an extended and wholesome NBA profession.
— WarriorsMuse (@WarriorsMuse) October 5, 2022
Groups are about to punt away a 82 recreation season only for a 14% likelihood at Victor Wembanyama
— ᵂᴵᴸᴸ (@BiasedHouston) October 5, 2022
2023-24 opening evening for the Thunder is gonna be wild with the debuts of Chet Holmgren and Victor Wembanyama
— Clemente Almanza (@CAlmanza1007) October 5, 2022
I’ve seen sufficient. Victor Wembanyama will rule the world sometime. Shouldn’t be that good of a shooter at 7’3” and 18 years outdated.
— Shane Younger (@YoungNBA) October 5, 2022
my goodness wembanyama that is unimaginable
— Andy Larsen (@andyblarsen) October 5, 2022
Wembanyama reminding me of first time i noticed Smailagic
— sam esfandiari (@samesfandiari) October 5, 2022
Joel Embiid. Rudy Gobert. Victor Wembanyama.
Could be loopy to see them in a lineup for the French Nationwide Group. 🤯
— SLAM (@SLAMonline) October 5, 2022
Sources: Utah has determined to lose all 82 video games.
— Invoice Simmons (@BillSimmons) October 5, 2022
Folks aren’t speaking about the truth that the 2023 NBA draft shall be an all-time nice identify draft.
Victor Wembanyama. Scoot Henderson. Amen Thompson. Ausar Thompson. Kel’el Ware. Dariq Whitehead. Gradey Dick. Terquavion Smith. Sidy Cissoko. Nice NBA name-generator names.
— Omari Sankofa II (@omarisankofa) October 5, 2022