Victor Wembanyama is not about that swole life.
Preparing for his NBA debut as the No. 1 overall pick for the San Antonio Spurs, Victor Wembanyama acknowledges that physical training is necessary; however, he is cautious about one aspect.
Despite being 7 foot 5 inches and extremely skinny, he rebuffs the idea of bulking up, focusing instead on strengthening his core to stabilize his body for the league.
“It’s being more stable, more strong, more solid … I don’t need to bulk up; I need to get stronger,” Wembanyama said on ESPN. “I need to get my core solid.”
"Hearing that sentence from Adam Silver, I've dreamed of it so much."
—Victor Wembanyama and his siblings were emotional after he was drafted No. 1 overall pic.twitter.com/YRlkTcMpbl
— ESPN (@espn) June 23, 2023
Wembanyama, who has displayed significant talent while playing for France’s Metropolitans 92, acknowledges concerns about whether his body can withstand the rigor of the NBA, but points to other seemingly less robust players like Kevin Durant who have enjoyed lengthy careers as stars.
If this guy stays healthy expect him to be a Hall of Famer.