Victor Wembanyama achieves a historic triple-double, recording 27 points, 14 rebounds, and 10 blocks as the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Toronto Raptors 122-99. This makes him the fifth player in NBA history to achieve at least 25 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 blocks in a single game. Notably, his 10 blocks mark the most by any NBA player since January 2021, surpassing Clint Capela's record. Wembanyama, the 20-year-old rookie and number one pick in the 2023 NBA Draft, expressed the increasing difficulty of blocking shots due to fewer attempts made against him.

By the Numbers
  • Victor Wembanyama's triple-double: 27 points, 14 rebounds, 10 blocks
  • San Antonio Spurs' victory over Toronto Raptors: 122-99
  • Clint Capela's previous record for most blocks by an NBA player since January 2021
State of Play
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves secured a significant 121-100 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.
  • The Denver Nuggets, dealing with injuries, suffered a 112-95 loss at the hands of the Milwaukee Bucks, with Giannis Antetokounmpo's impressive performance of 36 points and 18 rebounds.
  • In a dramatic game, the Philadelphia 76ers ended the Cleveland Cavaliers' winning streak at nine games with a 123-121 win, as Kelly Oubre's 24 points and crucial last-second block shaped the outcome.
Bottom Line

Victor Wembanyama's exceptional triple-double performance, including 10 blocks, cements his name alongside NBA legends, marking a significant milestone in his young career and hinting at a potentially dominant future in the league.