Who is Zion Williamson?

Zion Williamson is an American competitive basketball player of the NBA (National Basketball Association) for the New Orleans Pelicans. He was born on July 6, 2000, in Salisbury, North Carolina. Zion plays for the power forward and small forward positions. He was born to Lateef Williamson and Sharonda Sampson, with the birth sign Cancer. With the height of 6 feet 8 inches and weight about 129 kg, he has been able to maintain his body fit. Zion holds an American nationality and an Afro-American ethnicity.

Quick Info
Celebrated NameZion Williamson
ProfessionBasketball Player
Birth DateJuly 6, 2000
Birth PlaceSalisbury, North Carolina
Star SignCancer
ParentsFather: Lateef Williamson
Mother: Sharonda Sampson
Height6 feet 8 inches
Weight129 kg
Marital StatusUnmarried

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Early life

Zion, when he was only 5 years, set sighs to be a college basketball star. Just at the age of nine, he woke up at 5 a.m in the morning and went to train. With his mother coaching, he competed in youth leagues and played for the Sumter Falcons on the AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) circuit. Later, he worked with his step-father former college basketball player, so he could improve his skills as a point guard. Zion attended Johnakin Middle School as joined the basketball team. 

The Career of Zion Williamson

Zion, in his high school career, set an average of 36.4 points and 11.4 rebounds. On January 20, 2018, he committed to play for Duke University. Also, he played for the pre-season gave for the Duke Blue Devils Men’s Basketball Team.

For the 2019 NBA draft, he is the first player to be picked. In June 2016, he was a top performer in high school. As a senior, he won his third state title. Moreover, he got select to play for the McDonald’s All-American Game. Also, he competed in the Nike Hoop Summit.

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Zion committed to play basketball for Duke Univerity’s team Blue Devils. At Duke, he joined two best rookies; Cameron Reddish and R.J Barrett. That was the first time a college signed up the top three recruits in a class.

Zion is famous for his vitality and speed though he has a heavyweight. Kevin Durant, an NBA player referred to him as a “once-in-a-generation type athlete”. Also, Roy Wiliams described him as the best player since Michael Jordan. While he was in high school, he had drawn up national attention for his slam dunks. Moreover, he is famous as one of the best high school dunkers.

Net Worth

Along with earning massive popularity, he has been able to earn a good amount of money. As Zion currently plays for the University team, his net worth is not available yet. Besides, the average salary of a player with Duke Blue Devils is $50,000.

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Personal life

Zion is yet single. Besides, he is also not involved in any rumors to be in relationships.