“Not Gon Have the Offensive Impact as Michael Jordan”: Gilbert Arenas Talks About Victor Wembanyama’s All-Time Potential

Victor Wembanyama has lived up to the hype surrounding him before the 2023-24 season started. He is breaking defensive records in his rookie year, leaving NBA fans in awe of his potential. In the recent game against the Denver Nuggets, Wembanyama put up impressive numbers with 23 points, 15 rebounds, 8 assists, and an exceptional 9 blocks. Gilbert Arenas discussed how Wemby’s offense might overshadow his defense on his podcast. Despite the comparisons to defensive legends like Ben Wallace and Rudy Gobert, Wembanyama's defensive stats speak for themselves. He leads the NBA in blocks per game with 3.

5, far ahead of the competition. Wembanyama has already surpassed many NBA players in career blocks with 235 in just 67 games. His rookie shot-blocking numbers put him in an elite group, with legends like Manute Bol and David Robinson. The future looks bright for Wembanyama, as he continues to impress with his defensive prowess on the court.

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