NFL legend Tom Brady has met with Victor Wembanyama, the highly-praised San Antonio Spurs rookie who has been stealing the highlight within the NBA.
Wembanyama, standing at a formidable 7 ft 4 inches, is taken into account essentially the most hyped first decide within the NBA Draft since LeBron James in 2003.
Brady, accompanied by his oldest son Jack, had the prospect to satisfy Wembanyama and their mutual good friend Michael Rubin, the founding father of Fanatics.
The assembly happened earlier than Wembanyama‘s first look at Madison Sq. Backyard in opposition to the New York Knicks.
“Superior to satisfy you, Wembanyama,” Brady wrote to caption his image on Instagram.
“Unimaginable younger man. Normally I would make some joke right here about how I feel I may get 10 and 10 in opposition to you, however let’s be actual… you’d ship my jumper into the membership degree.”
Tom Brady’s joke about Edelman
Brady additionally made a joke on the expense of his former New England Patriots teammate Julian Edelman.
“Is that is the way you felt all these years?” Brady requested, referring to the huge receiver’s brief body.
Brady stands at 6 ft 4 inches and Edelman at 5 ft 10 inches, so the hole between Brady and Wembanyama is definitely bigger than the scale distinction between the quarterback and the huge receiver.
Wembanyama is standing out within the NBA
Wembanyama, who was chosen as the highest decide on this 12 months’s NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs, has been drawing consideration for his distinctive basketball expertise, together with outstanding ball dealing with and three-point taking pictures accuracy, regardless of his towering top.
LeBron James has additionally praised Wembanyama, referring to him as an “alien” as a consequence of his distinctive talents on the court docket.
Wembanyama‘s workforce, the Spurs, presently have a document of 3-4, and he’s averaging 19.4 factors per recreation in seven appearances up to now this season.