Victor Wembanyama shines in preseason debut as Spurs fall to Chet Holmgren, Thunder

Victor Wembanyama shines in preseason debut as Spurs fall to Chet Holmgren, Thunder

San Antonio Spurs rookie Victor Wembanyama made his preseason debut in a loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday. Here’s what you need to know:

The 2023 No. 1 pick scored 20 points, grabbed five rebounds, blocked one shot and hit two 3-pointers in 19 minutes.
The 19-year-old’s long-awaited debut came against fellow rookie Chet Holmgren, who missed his first season after suffering a Lisfranc injury in the summer of 2022.
Holmgren finished with 21 points, nine rebounds and a block to go with two 3-pointers in 16 minutes as Oklahoma City won 122-121.

Wembanyama’s length is…


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