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Spurs Win Victor Wembanyama 2023 NBA Draft Lottery

The San Antonio Spurs picked up an enormous victory on Tuesday …. and they aren’t in the playoffs.

The Spurs won the first selection in the 2023 NBA Draft via the league’s lottery process.

Spurs Win Victor Wembanyama 2023 NBA Draft Lottery
Metropolitans 92 French power forward Victor Wembanyama | Jeff pachoud / afp

That means almost certainly — certainly? — they will select 7-foot-4 French phenom Victor Wembanyama.

— San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) May 17, 2023

The official order for the 2023 first round of lottery teams:

The last time San Antonio had the first overall pick was in 1997 when it selected future Hall of Famer Tim Duncan. That choice came 10 years after the Spurs made David Robinson out of the Naval Academy the first choice in the draft.

Both players became the foundation for a Spurs run of multiple championships.

 

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