Giannis, Embiid, Porziņģis and Luka, who had rough rookie patches, can relate to Victor Wembanyama

Almost a decade later, asked to name his “vet” during his 2013-14 rookie season —  the veteran player who takes a rookie under his wing, or, in some cases, makes the rookie his gofer — Giannis Antetokounmpo, instead, smiling, names 11.
“Larry Sanders,” Antetokounmpo begins, and with his mellifluous accent, Sanders’ first name comes out “Lahhreee.”
“O.J. Mayo. Caron Butler. Carlos Delfino. Ekpe Udoh. Luke Ridnour. Zaza Pachulia. Ersan Ilyasova. Gary Neal. Miroslav Raduljica. Ramon Sessions. I think it was the end of the old-school NBA. Then,…

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