PARIS — Victor Wembanyama will likely be aiming for the gold medal with France on the Paris Olympics.
The San Antonio Spurs rookie on Tuesday reaffirmed his dedication to France’s nationwide squad on the Summer time Video games subsequent 12 months in his residence nation.
“Performing effectively on the Olympics can be an important story,” Wembanyama informed French media. “I will be current on the Olympics, and there isn’t any different purpose than gold.”
France got here to the FIBA World Cup because the reigning Olympic silver medalists however did not qualify for the second spherical. Wembanyama didn’t take part in that occasion, because the No. 1 decide within the NBA draft opted as a substitute to organize for his rookie season.
“The World Cup was very disappointing,” Wembanyama mentioned. “However I’ve no judgment to make as I wasn’t there.”