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Wembey started the first quarter well and finished the last quarter well; However, his minutes on the field were reduced to 23 due to foul trouble, and at last he had his best productivity, scoring 9 of the 15 goals he finished the night with.
First match of the official season Victor Vembaniama It turned out to be more complicated than expected and the French power forward was left with the bitter taste of defeat San Antonio Spurs Dallas Mavericks Vs.
Jersey 1 of the Texans, who started the game somewhat slowly at the San Antonio Arena, the eyes and referees of the NBA have been on the French star since his arrival in the United States.
Wembey He started the first quarter well and finished the last well; However, his minutes on the field were reduced to 23 due to foul trouble, and at last he had his best productivity, scoring 9 of the 15 goals he finished the night with.
In the opening quarter and after receiving a huge reception, Wembey He played 7 minutes in which he added 6 points, two boards and 1 assist. Overall he went 2-3 from the field, 2-3 from the arc and never got to the free-kick line.
Second and third quarters are more sensible WembeyAfter adding a third down in the fourth, he quickly got into foul trouble, so coach Gregg Popovich decided to take him off the floor.
In the nine minutes played between the two periods (second and third), the Frenchman went without points, had no rebounds and no assists.
With the Mavs regaining the lead on the scoreboard, Bob put Wembley back on the floor with seven minutes to go, and that’s where hope grew for the Spurs. Vembaniama? He made a pair of dunks, hit a triple and made a field goal to add nine points to the local cause; He also missed a free throw that could have been a three-point game.
Both Spurs and their fans were without another European star, Luka Doncic, who had a couple of games, one defensive and one attacking, to seal the advantage and make Jason Kidd’s team’s prediction for victory a good one. Doncic had a triple-double of 33 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists.
At 19, Wembey has a lot to learn and improve, to adapt to his team and his teammates to adapt with him; However, despite losing his first game, the future looks promising and very attractive for him and San Antonio.