Victor Wembanyama is a key player for the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA 2023-24 Season. He has played all 18 games for the SA Spurs this season. However, the Spurs rookie was added to the injury report for the first time in his career before playing against the Atlanta Hawks.
Wembanyama is doubtful due to the hip tightness in the next game against the New Orleans Pelicans. Here is the latest injury report of Victor Wembanyama!
Victor Wembanyama is Doubtfull Against the New Orleans Pelicans
Victor Wembanyama has hip tightness, but he was able to make it to the game against the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday. The San Antonio Spurs rookie finished with 21 points, 12 rebounds, and 2 assists against the Hawks, which is excellent.
The head coach of the San Antonio Spurs, Gregg Popovich has revealed the latest injury report of Victor. He said:
“We’re trying to protect [Victor Wembanyama]. He may not play tomorrow [vs. the Pelicans]. We’ll see how he came out of this one.”
"We're trying to protect [Victor Wembanyama]. He may not play tomorrow [vs. the Pelicans]. We'll see how he came out of this one."
Gregg Popovich on Wemby who was listed as questionable before the Spurs' matchup against the Hawks due to hip tightness.
— ClutchPoints (@ClutchPoints) December 1, 2023
Gregg Popovich said that Victor Wembanayam is still doubtful against the New Orleans Pelicans. But he also stated that Wemby may not play tomorrow. The management will see how he comes out on Friday against the New Orleans.
Could We See Victor Wembanyama vs. Zion Williamson Showdown Tonight?
From the San Antonio Spurs, only Victor Wembanyama is uncertain to play against the New Orleans Pelicans. On the other hand, the New Orleans Pelicans are playing with Zion Williamson.
Zion Williamson is playing well in the current season, averaging around 24 points, 5.9 rebounds, and 4.9 assists. Without Wembanyama on the roster, it would be difficult for the SA Spurs to play against the New Orleans Pelicans.
Compared to Williamson, Victor Wembanyama is also doing well. The SA Spurs rookie is averaging around 19.2 points, 9.5 rebounds, and 2.6 assists in the first 17 games of this season.