Kylian Mbappe has made an appearance alongside basketball prodigy Victor Wembanyama at the NBA Draft Lottery. The San Antonio Spurs, hailing from Texas, were granted the coveted No. 1 pick in the Draft Lottery on Tuesday night. It is widely anticipated that the Spurs will select the exceptional talent of Wembanyama, who has been described as an ‘alien’ by basketball legend LeBron James.
Mail Sport reported on Tuesday that French football superstar Kylian Mbappe watched the 7ft 5ins 19-year-old’s final regular season game.
And Paris Saint-Germain forward Mbappe, one of the best players in the world, met up with Wembanyama on the evening of the draft, social media video has revealed.
est présent pour la soirée de la #NBADraftLottery avec @vicw_32 !
À suivre sur beIN SPORTS et via l’app NBA https://t.co/NQE1sWpx7M pic.twitter.com/gTkU51mE40— NBA France (@NBAFRANCE)
May 16, 2023
The official English-speaking Twitter account of Ligue 1, the top division of football in France, posted a picture of the pair posing together happily with the caption: ‘French excellence’.
NBA France’s account then put up a video of the duo meeting on the evening of the Draft Lottery.