2023 NBA draft prospect Victor Wembanyama: How to watch, latest stats, schedule and news

Spurs draft Victor Wembanyama with No. 1 overall pick (1:52)

Victor Wembanyama shakes hands and poses with NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the San Antonio Spurs with the No. 1 overall pick. (1:52)

The San Antonio Spurs won the 2023 NBA draft lottery and selected 7-foot-5 French prospect Victor Wembanyama with the No. 1 pick on June 22.

The 19-year-old that LeBron James dubbed "a generational talent" captivated basketball fans during a two-game exhibition showcase in October against Scoot Henderson's G League Ignite. After he returned to Paris, Wembanyama won the 2022-23 scoring title in the LNB Pro A, leading French club Metropolitans 92 to a playoff berth.

ESPN has you covered with the latest Wembanyama stats, schedule and updates on the most anticipated draft prospect since James.

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Spurs take Wembanyama with No. 1 overall pick in NBA draft

The San Antonio Spurs selected Wembanyama with the No. 1 pick on Thursday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The 7-5 phenom was overcome with emotion when speaking to ESPN's Monica McNutt shortly after the announcement. "It's accomplishing something that I've been dreaming of my whole life," Wembanyama said. "Hearing that sentence from Adam Silver, I've dreamed of it so much, I gotta cry." Full story.

Wembanyama: 'I'm immune' to all the NBA draft hype

The hype surrounding Wembanyama surpasses that for anyone who has entered the NBA since LeBron James. But if there was any concern about the expectations for the 7-foot-5 Frenchman's career getting to him, he quickly dismissed the notion at his pre-draft press conference Wednesday morning. Full story.

Fantasy or reality: Is Wemby next?

In this interactive project, ESPN's Brian Windhorst two sides of Wembanyama. The first side explores the best-case scenario for the hype surrounding the attributes of Wembanyama's game while the other is a more realistic, down-to-earth outcome of what fans should expect when he suits up in an NBA uniform for the first time this fall. Full story.

Wembanyama's Metropolitans 92 season ends with loss

Wembanyama's season with Metropolitans 92 ended Thursday night in Paris with a 92-85 loss to Monaco in Game 3 of LNB Pro A's championship series, paving the way for Wembanyama to be the first pick in the 2023 NBA Draft next week in Brooklyn. Full story.

The man behind keeping Wembanyama healthy

Wembanyama hired a full-time trainer just to work on keeping his body in tip-top shape, and that task has included the 7-foot-5 player to bear crawl on his bare toes to juggling tennis balls. Who is the person responsible for keeping Wemby healthy and on the court? Full story.

Hypothetical trades for the No. 1 pick

We know the San Antonio Spurs aren't actually going to trade the 2023 No. 1 overall pick. But what if a trade offer landed on the desk of Spurs general manager Brian Wright that at least forced the organization to briefly consider it ... before saying no? Full story.

Spurs win lottery, right to draft Wembanyama

San Antonio owns the No. 1 pick in the draft for the third time in franchise history. The two other times, the team selected Tim Duncan in 1997 and David Robinson in 1987. Full story.

A clutch performance to clinch a playoff seed, hanging at a party with Kylian Mbappe and then getting emotional with his mother after learning he was heading to the San Antonio Spurs. Wembanyama had quite a Tuesday night. Full story.

Inside the decade-long plan to bring Wemby to NBA glory

The Spurs won't just be getting Wembanyama's talent, they'll be getting someone with a vision of how he wants his emerging career to unfold. Brian Windhorst and Jonathan Givony travel to Paris, France, to spend time with the projected No. 1 pick and learn about his journey to the top of the draft board. Full story.

What's at stake in Victor Wembanyama sweepstakes

With the NBA draft lottery slated for Tuesday night, there are 14 lottery teams licking their chops at a chance to snag Victor Wembanyama with the No. 1 overall pick in this year's draft. Jonathan Givony and Jeremy Woo break down what's at stake for each team in the quest for the generational talent. Full story.

Wembanyama not attending draft combine

Victor Wembanyama will not attend the NBA draft combine later this month because his team in France, Metropolitans 92, is still progressing through its season in the LNB Pro A -- the highest-tier level in French basketball. Full Story.

Wemby officially declares for NBA draft

Wembanyama, the projected No. 1 pick, officially declared for the 2023 NBA draft on April 21 and has submitted paperwork to the league office, he said on ESPN's "NBA Today." Wembanyama told ESPN in January that "there is no wrong team," when discussing the teams with the highest odds of winning the lottery and presumably selecting him first. Full story.

How Wembanyama could fit on the Spurs

ESPN NBA draft contributor Jeremy Woo takes a hypothetical look at how the presumptive No. 1 pick would look on the Spurs. Full story.

This Wemby play has NBA executives swooning

The 7-foot-5 generational talent has left the basketball world in shock -- again -- this time with a putback dunk off of his own 3-pointer. Compared to former Fighting Illini star Roger Powell's 2005 dunk, this play has an NBA executive regretting that his team isn't tanking for a chance at drafting Wembanyama. Full story

Preparing for the NBA's Victor Wembanyama revolution

NBA senior writer Brian Windhorst and draft expert Jonathan Givony traveled to Paris in January and wrote about the one-of-a-kind draft prospect, the unique strategy for the French star and a village of people who are preparing the league's next No. 1 pick this June. Full story

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How to watch Victor Wembanyama

Victor Wembanyama's Metropolitans 92 games are not televised on TV in the United States. However, you can watch online for free on the NBA app.

The latest Victor Wembanyama news

June 15: Met 92 loses to Monaco in Finals

Wembanyama's season ended Thursday night in Paris with a 92-85 loss to Monaco in Game 3 of LNB Pro A's championship series. Wembanyama had 22 points, 7 rebounds and 4 blocks in his final game.

June 12: Met 92 falls behind 2-0 in LNB Pro A Finals

Wembanyama put together 19 points and seven rebounds Monday, but it was not enough to stave off Monaco in Game 2 of the LNB Pro A Finals. Metropolitans 92 faces elimination in the best-of-five series on June 15.

June 10: Met 92 loses first Finals game in lopsided fashion

Wembanyama had eight points and seven rebounds in Game 1 of the LNB Pro A Finals as Metropolitans 92 lost to AS Monaco 87-64. Game 2 will take place on June 12.

June 4: Met 92 advances to Finals

Wembanyama tallied 15 points, eight rebounds and five blocks to lead Metropolitans 92 to its first Pro A Finals by defeating the three-time reigning champion ASVEL 71-69. Met 92 will face AS Monaco in the Finals, which begin on June 10.

June 2: Met 92 loses to ASVEL in Game 3

Wembanyama struggled for most of the day with 13 points and his team felt its impact in the 86-59 loss that will force a Game 4 on Sunday. The winner in the best-of-five series advances to the LNB Pro A Finals.

May 30: Met 92 take 2-0 series lead

Wembanyama recorded a double-double 13 points and 10 rebounds for Met 92 in a 86-83 win against ASVEL in the French Pro A semifinals Tuesday.

May 28: Met 92 wins Game 1 of LNB Pro A semifinals

Wembanyama had 19 points and 14 rebounds in Met 92's 75-69 win over ASVEL.

May 25: Met 92 advances to semifinals

Wembanyama had 19 points and nine rebounds as Met 92 defeated Cholet, 81-69, to advance to the LNB Pro A semifinals.

May 23: Met 92 loses at the buzzer

Wembanyama struggled from the field (7-for-16) as Met 92 lost Game 2 to Cholet, 83-80, in the LNB Pro A quarterfinals.

May 21: Wembanyama has double-double in playoff win

In his first game since the NBA lottery, Wembanyama had 22 points and 10 rebounds in Met 92's 93-80 win over Cholet.

May 15: Met 92 clinches second seed in playoffs

In the final game of the regular season, Met 92 defeated Paris, 92-85, behind Wembanyama's 22 points.

May 12: Met 92 loses despite Wembanyama's big game

Cholet defeated Met 92, 69-68, as Wembanyama had 17 points and 15 rebounds in 33 minutes.

May 9: Wembanyama's big quarter leads to win

Wembanyama scored 14 of his 25 points in the first quarter as Metropolitans 92 defeated Nanterre, 82-72.

May 9: Wembanyama not attending draft combine

Victor Wembanyama will not attend the NBA draft combine later this month because his team in France, Metropolitans 92, is still progressing through its season in the LNB Pro A -- the highest-tier level in French basketball.

May 7: Wembanyama perfect from the line in win

Wembanyama had 25 points, 10 rebounds and was 12-for-12 from the free throw line in Met 92's 93-82 win over Bourg.

April 30: Wembanyama leads Met 92 to win

Behind 24 points and 15 rebounds from Wembanyama, Met 92 defeated Gravelines, 80-68.

April 15: Wembanyama's 25 points not enough in loss

Met 92 lost 84-83 to Limoges despite Wembanyama's 25 points and 11 rebounds.

April 8: Wembanyama scores 29 points with 16 rebounds in win

Wembanyama led Metropolitans 92 to a 93-80 victory over Graffenstaden with a 29-point and 16-rebound performance.

April 2: Wembanyama held to single digits in loss

Wembanyama managed only eight points (with 14 rebounds) in an 87-68 defeat to Monaco. However, two of those points came on an emphatic putback off his own missed 3-pointer.

March 28: Wembanyama nets double-double in win

Wembanyama poured in a game-high 26 points with 10 rebounds in an 89-83 win over Le Mans.

March 24: Wembanyama's Met 92 loses by one

Wembanyama had 19 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks in a 78-77 loss to Le Portel.

March 14: Wembanyama's double-double not enough in loss

Wembanyama struggled from the field (2-for-10 from 2) as Met 92 lost to ASVEL, 86-69.

March 10: Wembanyama score 14 in Met 92 win

Wembanyama had 14 points, six rebounds and three assists in a 93-87 win over Nancy.

March 7: Wembanyama scores 20 as Met 92's season resumes

Playing for Met 92 for the first time since Feb. 10, Wembanyama had 20 points, nine rebounds and six blocks in a 78-76 win over Pau-Lacq-Orthez.

Feb. 10: Wembanyama finishes just shy of double-double in comeback victory

Wemby recorded 29 points, nine rebounds, four assists and two blocks in Met 92's 93-86 win over JDA Dijon.

Feb. 4: Wembanyama scores 20 in defeat

Wembanyama had 20 points, eight rebounds, six assists and two blocks in Met 92's 78-77 loss to Blois.

Jan. 27: Wembanyama notches double-double in win over Roanne

Wembanyama put up 31 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks in Metropolitans 92's 102-84 loss over Roanne.

Jan. 18: Wembanyama excels in win over Fos-sur-Mer

Wembanyama finished with 11 points, seven rebounds and four blocks en route to an 83-82 win over Fos-sur-Mer for the Metropolitans 92's third straight victory. Full story

Jan. 15: Wembanyama shows off all-around game in win

Wembanyama did a little bit of everything -- knocking down 3s, finding open teammates in traffic, and not even having to leave his feet on a block. Full story

Jan. 9: Wembanyama throws down game-winning putback dunk

Wembanyama came through with a clutch putback dunk with 3.5 seconds left on the clock to defeat his old club 84-83. Full story

Dec. 29: Wembanyama dazzles in LNB All-Star Game

Wembanyama continued to dazzle the basketball world with a huge performance in the LNB All-Star Game. Full story

Dec. 26: Wembanyama puts up double-double in loss

Wembanyama put up a 26-point,18-rebound double-double in his last game of the calendar year, but Metro 92 fell 84-81. Full story

Dec. 17: Wembanyama shines in win over Paris

Wembanyama finished with 11 points, five rebounds and six blocks en route to a 91-71 win, snapping a two-game losing streak. Full story

Dec. 11: Wembanyama puts up double-double for Metro 92

Wembanyama's skills were on display with 27 points, 11 rebounds, three assists and three steals in a loss to Monaco. Full story

Dec. 6: Wembanyama shows versatility in Metro 92's loss

Wembanyama's skills were on display once again as he recorded 15 points, six rebounds and three blocks in a loss. Full story

Dec. 2: Wembanyama's fourth-straight 30-point game in win

Wembanyama finished with 32 points, 10 rebounds, four blocks and three assists in a 96-85 win over Fos-sur-Mer. Full story

Nov. 26: Another 30 points for Wembanyama in win

Wembanyama finished with 30 points, 15 rebounds and three assists in a 92-78 win against Nancy. Full story

Nov. 20: Wembanyama drops 30 again in win

Nov. 14: Wembanyama leads France to blowout win in FIBA World Cup qualifier

Nov. 4: Wembanyama puts up big numbers in win

Wembanyama picked up a double-double with 33 points and 12 rebounds, along with 4 assists and 3 blocks. Full story

Oct. 29: Wembanyama posts double-double in OT win

In another show-stopping performance, the 7-foot-4 prospect posted 23 points, 10 rebounds and 5 blocks in Paris-based Metropolitans 92's overtime victory on the road versus JL Bourg-en-Bresse. Full story

Oct. 21: Wembanyama scores 17 in home victory

Metropolitans 92 dominated ADA Blois, 113-88. Wembanyama had 17 points and 7 rebounds in the home victory. Full story

Oct. 15: Wembanyama has 24 points in first game back in France

In the 94-89 overtime win, Wembanyama had 24 points, 9 rebounds and 3 blocks and gave Le Mans its first loss of the season. Full story

Oct. 6: Wembanyama: LeBron James' praise an 'honor' but still have goals to reach

The Spurs' history of draft excellence ... is Wembanyama next?

Check out some of the Spurs' best draft successes as they look to continue the trend with Victor Wembanyama.

Wembanyama's teammates pulled him aside and showed him a video of LeBron James calling the projected No. 1 pick in next summer's NBA draft "a generational talent." Full story

Oct. 5: Agent says no plan to shut down Victor Wembanyama until draft

Wembanyama's agent insists that there's no plan to listen to some team executives who suggest shutting down the projected No. 1 pick until the 2023 NBA draft in June. Full story

Oct. 4: Wembanyama stars, Scoot Henderson leads G League Ignite to victory

SC Feature presents: 'The Future' - Victor Wembanyama

Take a look into Victor Wembanyama's journey to becoming a global phenom with an opportunity to become the first Frenchman to be drafted No. 1 overall.

With Chris Paul and A'ja Wilson watching courtside, Wembanyama put on a show in a 37-point performance at the Dollar Loan Center against the G League Ignite and Scoot Henderson, the projected No. 2 pick. Full story

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