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LeBron James lauds Victor Wembanyama: “He’s already special”

In a thrilling showdown against the San Antonio Spurs, the Los Angeles Lakers emerged victorious with a 123-118 win, propelled by a standout performance from Victor Wembanyama.

Wembanyama, the rising French talent, showcased his diverse skill set with an impressive stat line, recording 27 points, 10 rebounds, eight assists, five blocks, and five steals.

Following the game, Lakers star LeBron James showered praise on Wembanyama, emphasizing the young player’s exceptional abilities.

“I’ve said from the beginning that he’s special,” James remarked in his postgame comments, highlighting Wembanyama’s unique talents and potential.

James expressed confidence in Wembanyama’s growth and development, attributing part of his success to his dedicated coaching staff.

“He has an unbelievable coach that’s going to make sure that he does things the right way, plays the game the right way,” James stated, underscoring the importance of Gregg Popovich’s mentorship in the young player’s journey.

Despite already displaying remarkable skills on the court, James believes that Wembanyama’s journey is just beginning, predicting continued improvement and success in the future.

“He’s already special, but he’s going to continue to get better, better, and better each and every game, each and every year that he steps up on the floor,” James concluded.

With an impressive season average of 20.6 points, 10.1 rebounds, 3.3 blocks, and 3.3 assists per game, Wembanyama continues to solidify his status as one of basketball’s most promising talents.

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