NBA – After Wembanyama’s monster game, a shocked Gregg Popovich exclaimed: “Absolutely crazy”

Gregg Popovich et Victor Wembanyama

Gregg Popovich is logically the first happy with the victory of the Spurs, as well as the crazy performance of Victor Wembanyama.

The coach multiplied the compliments during his press conference.

With 40 points and 20 rebounds, Victor Wembanyama has just had another crazy game for the Spurs, especially with the victory at the end.

It’s been a long time since the Frenchman finished the debate for rookie of the year, while many fans want to see him win the DPOY title, ahead of Rudy Gobert, Bam Adebayo and Anthony Davis.

Gregg Popovich conquered by Wembanyama

No matter, Wemby is having a crazy season, probably one of the best in history for a simple rookie.

The supporters are the first to be shocked, but they are obviously not the only ones. During his press conference, Gregg Popovich said he was impressed by his player’s prowess.

This is what he explains to journalists.

Gregg Popovich on Victor Wembanyama : “When you look at the stats, you can tell yourself that it’s completely crazy.

It shows what he’s going to become when he understands this whole physical aspect that comes at him, constantly, and how to deal with it all.

Fortunately, he’s also an incredibly instinctive passer when he’s willing to do the right thing in that area. He is truly special. »

Words that will please Wembanyama, who continues to progress over the weeks, like Spurs. End of season or not, the franchise has a string of victories and this could be important in the future, especially given the ambitions of this team.

Popovich and his players are convinced: victories will count for the future of the organization.

Popovich : “Of course that’s what we hope. This is how you progress, how you gain maturity, how you gain confidence and how the players feel better.

How players react as a group is arguably more important than individually. »

And despite the Knicks’ comeback this Friday, with the added bonus of an overtime, the Spurs showed strong mentality to maintain their advantage and win this game.

Proof that Wembanyama and his partners continue to grow, to the delight of fans.

Conquered by Victor Wembanyama, even Gregg Popovich sometimes forgets that his player is 20 years old.

Rooke or not, that didn’t stop the Frenchman from terrorizing the Knicks this Friday. What a night for him and the Spurs.

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