Draymond Green Praises Victor Wembanyama’s Defensive Skills

The Warriors power forward, Draymond Green, has praised the Spurs player, but above all for his defensive skills

“Wemby and the Thompson twins are making it much more difficult for me to continue being part of defensive teams,” acknowledged Green, named best defender in the NBA in 2017.

11/10/2023 at 12:06 CET

Victor Wembanyama He is the great sensation of the NBA, already surrendered to the superb qualities of the Frenchman, who garners praise from teammates and rivals. The last one to do so was Draymond, Green, one of the considered bad boys of the League. The power forward of the Warriors He has been full of praise for the Spurs player, but above all for his defensive skills.

“I feel something for Wemby and the twins Thompson. “Those guys are making it much more difficult for me to continue being part of the defensive teams,” he acknowledged. Greenwho was named best defender in the NBA in 2017, was part of the best defensive quintet four times and the second best quintet in four others.

The animal He is showing himself to be an outstanding defender in his first games in the NBA, leaving the rivals he defends at 20% in field goals. At 2.24 meters tall and 2.44 meters wide, his intimidation power is enormous. He is the fourth best stopper With 2.4 ‘caps’ on average and with his mobility and quick feet he can withstand matchups with small and fast players.

Green33, highlighted the defensive attitude with which some of the rookies have come to the NBA: “I am happy to see them. I am happy to see young people come to this League and take on the challenge of defending. Many come and the only thing What they care about is scoring, ‘How can I make my shot?’, and it’s a very wrong mentality. It’s good to see those boys come with a different mentality”.

The power forward of the Warriors He showed his admiration for the group of rookies that have burst into the NBA: “They have incredible class. When you look at them, they don’t look like rookies. Even our two, Brandin Pod Ziemia and Trayce Jackson-Davisyou put them in the game and they don’t make the mistakes that rookies make,” said the four-time NBA champion.

2023-11-10 11:06:07
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