Coined to Tackle Victor Wembanyama, Kyrie Irving and Co’s Latest “Wemby Drill” Comes to Light Despite Jason Kidd’s Coyness

Published 10/22/2023, 2:34 AM EDT

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This preseason was a blast, with major players and rookies putting their best games on display. Not only that, the wins were celebrated by the fans as a regular-season win. Although the senior players hit the headlines with spectacular defense tactics and 3-pointers, rookies made a special name for themselves.

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Victor Wembanyama looks set to change the game of basketball, with even the opposition teams awaiting the first regular-season game. However, there are rumors about the Dallas Mavericks investing a whole new term to handle Victor. Is that true?

Jason Kidd and Victor Wembanyama: Something Cooking?

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If you watched how Wemby overpowered the all-time great Stephen Curry for the jump shot in the Warriors vs. Spurs match, then you will get this. Not only the Warriors but there are a lot of teams that are using dividing strategies to tackle the second-tallest player while he is an obstruction on both ends of the court.

With the approaching first regular season game between the Dallas Mavericks and San Antonio Spurs, all eyes are on Vic. Well, the Mavs have to look out for the Spurs and their highly touted rookie center, and the head coach is already addressing that.

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The head coach of the Mavs said, “He tends to win the jump balls.” He added, “He’s everything that is hyped about a young player.” With Jason Kidd figuring out a way to win the game, he still thinks that the Mavericks will be the team to register an upper hand.

If that’s so, then why are the Mavs investing a whole new term to counter Vic’s game?

Kyrie Irving and Co. Are Preparing a “Wemby Drill”

Well, something is definitely cooking in the Mavs practice session, since we can see the use of extended blocking guards. Not only that, when asked about “I was hearing Wemby Wemby”, Jason Kidd conveniently dogged the question.

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After taking a close look at how Victor blocks the perimeter shots, the team is literally going out of the way to practice rainbow shots. Does the team stand a chance against a 7’4 defensive player who can actually do anything? Well, player development coach God Shammgod did try his best to portray the 7’4 caricature of the spur’s center.

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Tackling Kyrie Irving with his artificial Wemby length seems funny; however, what’s more important is to see whether the ‘Wemby Drill’ worked or not. With the recent revelation made by Paul Pierce, one thing is clear: Wemby has the best of Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry.

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So can Kyrie Irving and Co. handle the best of Durant and Curry? Stay tuned to read it first.

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