Watch: Victor Wembanyama's NBA ROY Discuss dark matter and gravitational pull

Basketball: Victor Wembanyama interacted with the Planetarium's interested young students, discussing one of science's most sophisticated topics. 

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Victor Wembanyama set up a spectacular party at the Scobee Education Centre & Planetarium in San Antonio to accept the 2023-24 NBA Rookie of the Year title. However, San Antonio Spurs focus his remarkable brain on the science underlying the existence of dark matter. It all started when Wemby interacted with the Planetarium's interested young students, discussing one of science's most sophisticated topics. 

As per PINKVILLA, Wembenyama stated to reporters what he spoke about with the future geniuses: "Dark matter is a mass that we can't see but know exists because it influences gravitational pulls and the speed of gravitational orbits in every galaxy." 

Furthermore, he went on to highlight the complexities of dark matter, saying: "Its existence inside galaxies is five times greater than conventional matter, therefore it's a major enigma. We cannot see it. We can't see it, but we can see its effects. "This is dark matter. 

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Victor Wembanyama's remarkable performance throughout the 2023-24 regular season won him the coveted honor of the 2023-24 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year. With an amazing exhibition of talent, Wembanyama garnered all 99 first-place votes from a media panel, becoming the first Kia NBA Rookie of the Year since Karl-Anthony Towns in 2015-16. 

Wembanyama, the first French player to win this honor, which has been given yearly since the 1952-53 season, has cemented his position in NBA history. His remarkable qualities have elevated him to the league's elite level, as he becomes the third San Antonio Spurs player to receive this honor, following David Robinson (1989-90) and Tim Duncan (1997-98).

 Victor Wembanyama achievement with San Antonio Spurs

Wembanyama topped all rookies in points (21.4 on average), rebounds (10.6), and blocks (3.6). Additionally, he ranked fourth in assists (3.9) and second in steals (1.2) per game, demonstrating his flexibility on the field.

Wembanyama is noteworthy for being the second rookie in NBA history to lead all players in blocks per game during a season; Manute Bol was the only other rookie to accomplish this feat in 1985–86. His remarkable defensive ability is further demonstrated by the fact that he became the first player in a season to average at least 20.0 points, 10.0 rebounds, and 3.0 blocks in less than 30 minutes a game. 

He is also the only player in NBA history to record at least 1,500 points, 700 rebounds, 250 assists, 250 blocks, and 100 made 3-pointers in a season. These accomplishments made his rookie year the greatest ever. 

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