Tony Parker extended his congratulations as well.
Victor Wembanyama, the rising basketball star from France who stands at a towering height of 2.21 meters, expressed his excitement about the San Antonio Spurs winning the Draft Lottery and acquiring the No. 1 pick in the 2023 Draft to select him. Wembanyama acknowledged the special connection between France and the Spurs, owing to Tony Parker and Boris Diaw. He revealed that he had an inkling about the outcome and recorded himself saying it on the way to practice. Tony Parker, who played for the Spurs for 17 seasons and now owns ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne, congratulated Wembanyama on his selection.