Victor Wembanyama is the hottest prospect in the upcoming summer NBA Draft. Victor is a 7-foot-4-teenager playing in France. He is expected to be the No.1 Draft pick in the upcoming draft. Besides, him making headlines for how tall he is and is sure to do well in his rookie season. Victor is represented by none other than Bouna Ndiaye, the famous Frech Agent who also represents several NBA players. Victor can be assured, that his agent will find him the best deals throughout his career.
Bouna Ndiaye is a popular agent and looked up to Michael Jordan’s agent David Falk. When Bouna was young, the Chicago Bulls visited Paris for an exhibition match. In the hope of meeting Jordan or any other Bulls players, Bouna went to the team’s hotel. However, he met with David, who at the time was the best agent any sportsperson could get. The two had a brief talk at the bar.
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Boanu introduced himself as an aspiring sports agent and asked for a few pointers, on how to become one of the greatest agents. “David told me there are two things about the sports agency business. No. 1 — It’s all about relationships. No. 2 — Always tell your player the truth.” Said Bouna. A couple of years later, Bouna is an established sports agent and represents approximately 80 players and coaches in Europe.
Ndiaye represents numerous first-round Draft picks, he also represents Rudy Gobert. He negotiated Gobert’s deal with the Utah Jazz which saw him get a five-year $205 million contract. Ndiaye is representing Victor, who is touted to be a huge talent to step on the biggest stage in basketball.
Which NBA players does Bouna Ndiaye represent?
Besides Ndiaye representing Victor Wembanyama, he is also representing some of the players in the NBA. Rudy Gobert of the Minnesota Timberwolves is the most lucrative deal Ndiaye could construct in the NBA. Nonetheless, earn $158 million from the deal Ndiaye negotiated with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Gobert is one of the star performers for the Wolves this season. Nonetheless, he is sure to take his agency to another level when Victor gets his big break in the summer.
Aside from these two, Ndiaye also represents Evan Fournier who will earn $54 million from the New York Knicks. Nicolas Batum who plays for the Los Angeles Clippers will earn up to $22 million this year. Other athletes like Frank Ntilikin, Sekou Doumbouya, Petr Cornelie, and Olivier Sarr are other players represented by Ndiaye in the NBA.