Victor Wembanyama Rumors
Q. In the championship game, you faced Victor Wembanyama, who’s an incredible shot blocker. As an interior scorer, what is your mentality going into a matchup like that? Kenny Lofton Jr.: Just attack his chest. Just switch it up. Play hard. That guy was a great player. One of the best players I’ve played. But, I mean, it’s like any other person. I play him like I play anybody else.
EuroHoops Scouting: FIBA U19 WC All Tournament Team: Nikola Jovic (Serbia), Chet Holmgren (USA), Zach Edey (Canada), Victor Wembanyama (France), Jaden Ivey (United States). Tournament MVP: Chet Holmgren (USA).
Eurohopes: USA beats France (83-81) and wins the #FIBAU19 with a game to remember by Flag of France Victor Wembanyama (’04): 22 PTS, 8 REB and 8 BLKS. Flag of United States Jaden Ivey (’02) and Kenny Lofton Jr (‘02) combined for 32 PTS while Chet Holmgren (‘02) had 10 PTS and 5 AST in 23 MIN.