Victor Wembanyama, Chet Holmgren Needed Just Six Games to Make Absurd NBA History
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Victor Wembanyama, Chet Holmgren Needed Just Six Games to Make Absurd NBA History

This season, the anticipation surrounding the NBA’s two newest, extraordinarily athletic 7-footers is palpable. Furthermore, the extraordinary achievements of Victor Wembanyama and Chet Holmgren serve to underscore the reason why the level of interest is certain to continue expanding.

The Rookie of the Year candidates for the Thunder and Spurs have not yet accumulated double-digit points in NBA regular-season games, but their on-court performance is remarkable.

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According to OptaStats, Wembanyama and Holmgren have surpassed all previous NBA players with a minimum of ten blocks and ten three-pointers in their first half due to their outstanding play.

The rivalry between Thunder’s Chet Holmgren and Spurs’ Victor Wembanyama on the court should endure for years to come.

Wembanyama accumulated sixteen blocks and ten three-pointers in his first six NBA contests, whereas Holmgren accumulated fourteen blocks and thirteen three-pointers.

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On Monday night, Wembanyama recorded two additional baskets in each category against the Pacers. Similarly, Holmgren contributed three blocks and one three-pointer in his match against the Hawks.

Wembanyama is shooting 46.2% from the field while averaging 19.4 points, 8.4 rebounds, 2.6 blocks, 1.7 assists, and 1.3 steals per game.

Holmgren has demonstrated exceptional consistency in his shooting performance over the past seven games, completing 55.7% of his field goal attempts and an impressive 53.8% from three-point range. Per game, he contributes an average of 1.0 steals, 8.0 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 2.4 blocks, and 17.0 points.

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