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The French prodigy Victor Wembanyama led Metropolitans to a seventh victory in a row with 30 points in a 92-85 win against Nanterre 92.
Future No 1. NBA draft pick shined against his boyhood club with a 9/14 shooting and 9/11 from the free throw line. He also grabbed nine rebounds.
Born in Le Chesnay, Wembanyama joined Nanterre as a 10-year-old boy. He made his professional debut with them, and spent two years before joining Asvel in the summer of 2021, and eventually singing with Metropolitans to play for Vincent Collet.
This time the French phenomenon was followed by Tremont Waters with 21 points and Devante Jones with 12.
Justin Bibbins stood out for the losing side with 21 points, Keith Hornsby added 18, while Jaleel O’Brien and Benjamin Sene added 13 points each.
Nanterre is at the middle of the standings, sitting in the 10th position with a 4-5 score.
LNB Round 9:
Dijon – Lyon-Villerbanne 95-90
Le Mans – JL Bourg 87-90
Pau-Orthez – Gravelines 91-80
Strasbourg – Fos-sur-Mer 80-76
Ada Blois – Cholet 74-79
Le Portel – Nancy 80-84
Roanne – Paris 110-115
Monaco – Limoges 80-84
Metropolitans 92 – Nanterre 92-85
Standings: Metropolitans 7-1, Cholet 7-1, Dijon 7-2, Monaco 7-2, Le Mans 6-3, Limoges 5-4…