According to ESPN, the game between the Spurs and Dallas Mavericks averaged 2.989 million viewers for the 2023 No. 1 overall draft pick's NBA debut, with a peak of 3.903 million viewers at 10 p.m. ET.
Wembanyama picked up five fouls but ended up playing a little over 23 minutes, recording 15 points, five rebounds, two assists, and one block.
The Mavericks were winners in the end, 126-119.
The NBA also touted some other highlights off the game:
It was the most watched non-Christmas Day Mavericks-Spurs regular-season game on ESPN.
NBA League Pass viewership in France was up 220% compared to the 2022-23 regular-season average.
Wembanyama videos have garnered 214 million video views, the most of any NBA player this season.