San Antonio Spurs rookie Victor Wembanyama achieved an extraordinary sub-30-minute triple-double, scoring 27 points, 14 rebounds, 10 blocks, 5 assists, and 2 steals in a game against the Toronto Raptors. He became the fifth player in NBA history to achieve this feat, joining legendary names like Hakeem Olajuwon and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

By the Numbers
  • 28:59: Wembanyama's historic performance occurred in under 30 minutes, a first in NBA history for achieving 10 blocks and 5 assists within this time frame since 1973-74.
  • 1: Wembanyama's recent triple-double with blocks and multiple made 3-pointers, along with being the first rookie to achieve a triple-double involving blocks, assists, and a game with 10 blocks since 2004.
  • 150: Wembanyama has recorded 152 assists and 153 blocks this season, a milestone last achieved by Pau Gasol in 2001-02. He's also the first rookie with 150 assists, 50 steals, and 150 blocks since Tim Duncan, achieving this in the second fewest career games since 1973-74.
  • 6: Wembanyama's standout performance included blocking six shots in the third quarter, the most by any player in a quarter this season.
  • 71.4%: Wembanyama demonstrated incredible efficiency, achieving a career-best 71.4% field goal percentage in the game.
Bottom Line

Victor Wembanyama's sub-30-minute triple-double with unprecedented stats has firmly established him as a rising star in the NBA, showcasing exceptional skill, efficiency, and a historical impact on the game.