Announced then confirmed by Tony Parker, who does not understand this decision, the departure of Victor Wembanyama from ASVEL to Boulogne-Levallois is now official, says ESPN.
At 18, just crowned with his first title of champion of France, he will thus discover a third team in Betclic Elite, after Nanterre and ASVEL, therefore. Coveted everywhere, whether in France (Paris Basketball), the United States (Ignite Team), Australia or Spain (Barcelona and Real Madrid), the Frenchman finally joined the Metropolitans for a two-year contract. (the first year guaranteed and the second year optional).
With Boulogne-Levallois, Victor Wembanyama will be able to benefit from more playing time and greater responsibilities, under the orders of a certain Vincent Collet, long-time coach of the France team. From 2023, he should then fly to the NBA Draft, where he has been expected in first position for many years now.
In Betclic Elite, the tricolor interior turned this season to 9.4 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.8 against average with ASVEL (over 18 minutes). A daring change collectively, but which should allow him to gain strength individually, before leaving for the United States…