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Happy Birthday Victor Wembanyama! He’s 20 years old tonight, and he’s outgrown the youthful mistake of subverting the head coach and substituting himself into the game after he had already played the 24 minutes he was allotted due to a minutes restriction. Older and wiser now, the young fellow will take a critical role in competing against one of the league’s elite teams, the Milwaukee Bucks led by Giannis Antetokounmpo.
The Spurs will be missing a few of their key players, with Zach Collins still out with an ankle injury and Malaki Branham questionable, also with a bad wheel. The Spurs will counter with Tre Jones in the starting lineup, and Keldon Johnson coming off the bench. Dominick Barlow and Sandro Mamukelashvili will be splitting the backup center duties, and that will be a tough matchup against Brook Lopez and Bobby Portis. The Spurs are going to have to play one of their best games of the season to make it competitive tonight, and you never know when that’s going to happen. Let’s watch and find out.
Victor will wear a propeller beanie while sitting on the bench as punishment for substituting himself into the game without Pop’s permission late in Tuesday’s game against the Grizzlies, unintentionally making propeller beanies cool again.
One final word:
Go Spurs GOOOOOO!!
San Antonio Spurs vs Milwaukee Bucks
January 4, 2024 | 6:30 PM CT
Streaming: TNT Overtime
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