Although he will make his NBA debut in just over a month, Victor Wembanyama He answered questions from the French press before the broadcast of a documentary titled “UN1QUE”, which covers his time with the Mets ’92 and his preparation for the Draft. An original creation broadcast on October 8 (9:00 p.m.) on Canal+ and myCanal.
The number 1 of the last Draft spoke of his “pause” to isolate himself from the press and various requests.
“It was the first time in my life that I really felt some mental fatigue from the events. It was a necessity to be able to continue calmly on a mental level. Yes, it does a lot of good, I took the time to isolate myself a little” He explained.
However, Victor Wembanyama assures that his life in the United States is now very calm and serene. And, above all, he does not feel any special pressure ahead of his big debut in the NBA.
“As for what will happen next, I think it’s best not to know what awaits us. I hope it surprises me and is beautiful”
“What I feel I wouldn’t call pressure, especially in recent months because I make very few appearances and almost no media intervention. For several months everything has been very quiet. From my point of view, there is no pressure. These are simply steps that are part of the life of a basketball player. »
Victor Wembanyama, making sure he is prepared and “has no doubts”, continues to set goals. First in the club, where he hopes to bring San Antonio back to the postseason.
“So, for this first season, it would be a qualification for the playoffs” responds when asked what would be the ideal debut in the NBA. “As for what will happen next, I think it’s best not to know what awaits us. I hope it surprises me and turns out beautiful. »
Having opted not to participate in the 2023 World Cup to better prepare for its debut in the Big League, Wemby followed the disastrous French campaign from afar.
“The World Cup was very disappointing, as it was for everyone. But I have no judgment to make since I wasn’t there. Maybe this is the push we need to ‘perform’ at the Olympics…Of course I will be there for the Olympics and there is no other goal than gold.” concludes.