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Victor Wembanyama against Bol Bol did not disappoint

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Two of the most unique players in the NBA squared off for the first time when the Suns defeated the Spurs 131-106 last night.

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The 2023 No. 1 overall pick, 7-foot-4 Victor Wembanyama of the Spurs matched up against 7-foot-3 Bol Bol of the Suns.

The two have been compared to each other several times because of their height and playstyle.

Quite frankly, Wembanyama and Bol might be the only two players in the entire world at their height with the guard-like skills they possess.

Wembanyama obviously gets a lot more opportunity to showcase his skills, as he is the No. 1 option on the Spurs, while Bol comes off the bench for Phoenix.

Wemby is averaging 20.7 points on 47% shooting and 10.4 rebounds in 29 minutes per game across 63 contests. On the other hand, Bol has posted averaged of 5.8 points on 62% shooting and 3.4 rebounds in 11.3 minutes per game across 33 contests this season.

Last night, Bol ended up guarding Wembanyama and had some interesting things to say to the officials when he was called for a foul.

Shaquille O’Neal probably loved last night’s matchup, however, as Bol technically had a better game than Wembanyama.

Bol finished with 13 points on 4-of-5 shooting, four rebounds and 0 turnovers in 19 minutes. Wembanyama had 13 points on 5-of-7 shooting, five rebounds, four assists and five turnovers in 21 minutes.

Granted most of Bol’s points came in garbage time while Wembanyama did not play the fourth quarter, as Bol had two highlight 3-pointers in the fourth.

These are arguably two of the most fun players to watch in the NBA and even opposing fans cheer loudly for either coming into the game.

Luckily for fans, these two will square off tomorrow as well in San Antonio, as the Suns (42-29) will look for their fourth straight win against the Spurs (15-56).

Shaq Compares Victor Wembanyama to Bol Bol

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Brendan Mau is a senior writer covering the Phoenix Suns and more for Burn City Sports. You can follow him on X via @Brendan_Mau

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