Victor Wembanyama has signed a three-year contract with ASVEL Villeurbanne.
Wembanyama is widely considered the favorite to be picked first overall in the 2023 NBA draft.
“Victor is a unique player in the world, he’s the greatest prospect in French basketball over the past twenty years,” ASVEL president and former four-time NBA champion Tony Parker said, per the club. “He has everything to make a grat career and has the opportunity to be a future no. 1 pick in the NBA Draft. We’ll do everything to support his development, help his progress and help him achieve this goal.”
Wembanyama spent the last two seasons with Nanterre and had assignments with Pole France in France’s Third Division.