“Already More Muscle”: Victor Wembanyama Transformation Video Goes Viral Among NBA Fans

Published 09/10/2023, 11:55 PM EDT

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The 2023-24 NBA season is merely a month away. But the players and coaching staff are already working hard to better prepare themselves for the challenges they’ll be facing during the 82-game-long NBA schedule. While players are working hard, fans are eagerly waiting to see their favorite athletes take the league by storm. And one such player is none other than the San Antonio Spurs’ latest draft pick.

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Victor Wembanyama has had the most hype surrounding him for a draft prospect in more than a decade. While many had some doubts about Wemby, his latest transformation video may end up putting their minds at ease while also impressing fans.

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Victor Wembanyama was already branded as a Unicorn and a generational talent, someone who comes once in a lifetime. And it seemed as if the entire league wanted to draft Wemby in order to build their franchise around him.

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But it was the San Antonio Spurs who lucked out and got draft rights to pick him first overall. There were a few teams and executives that were not happy with the Spurs winning the lottery pick. 

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But at the same time, many were relieved that Wembanyama went to an organization such as the Spurs. The San Antonio Spurs are well-known for player development along with their veteran head coach Gregg Popovich.

Many made the argument that Wembanyama would flourish the most with the Spurs. And the ones who tried to criticize Wembanyama as being injury-prone just got stunned with a new transformation video.

Victor Wembanyama just posted a video of himself on Instagram showing off his mobility and flexibility at the same time. And not many may have noticed it but Wembanyama also managed to gain weight while doing so.

Fans go berserk over Wembanyama’s video

Victor Wembanyama’s video is going viral as fans could not help but be impressed by his drastic transformation.

One fan posted, “Already more muscle mass than Chet.”

Another fan commented, “He actually put on weight and I don’t think people understand how good yoga will be for someone of his stature.”

Even former NBA player Matt Barnes commented, “That’s impressive for anyone but specially someone your size. Good luck this season bro.”

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Here are a few more comments by fans on Instagram.

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“Mobility and flexability is super important, he knows what’s up!”

“Rookie of the year! I’m calling it.”

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“This is pretty scary ngl.”

Fans were nothing but extremely impressed with the work Wembanyama has been putting in the offseason. If this continues, he could be a scary sight to see in the upcoming season.

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Abhishek Dhariwal is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports with a background in journalism and mass communication. Abhishek uses storytelling along with feedback gathering to curate elegant and exclusive content for ES. His writing covers a wide range of topics, from in-game coverage to off-court activities of NBA stars.
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