ZION WILLIAMSON

BIRTHDATE: 7/7/00

POSITION: Freshman

HEIGHT: 6'7"

WEIGHT: 285 lbs

SCHOOL/ TEAM: Duke

CLASS: Freshman

STRENGTHS

  • Freak athlete , Explosive leaper with quick second jump and very light on his feet. Rare combination of power, explosiveness and agility

  • Powerful highlight reel finisher but also has a soft touch around the rim. Uses non dunk finishes in traffic

  • High motor, makes effort plays and is always active. Opponents must keep a body on him at all times. Nose for the basketball

  • Excellent rebounder, attacks offensive glass, grabs rebounds out of his area and is always a threat for the putback slam.

  • Very efficient scorer, loves to score on the move and rarely takes bad shots

  • Too big and strong for wings and too quick for bigs. Uses body well and plays physical

  • Attack closeouts and is nearly impossible to defend once he gets a step on the defender

  • Excels in transition. Can start or finish fast breaks with momentum changing dunks

  • Handles the ball well for a man his size, has enough handle to keep defenders off balance. Uses spin moves to get to his spots 

  • Excellent foul generator

  • Often makes plays that look impossible for a person his size

  • Effective post scorer. Uses wide his body and strength to his advantage and has very good footwork.

  • Has an arsenal of drop steps, spin moves, power hops

  • Has potential to be a great defender with his agility, footwork instincts and timing

  • Very good shot blocker whether it's protecting the paint or the man he's guarding

  • Capable passer with a good feel for the game. 

  • Makes quick decisions and is not a ball stopper

WEAKNESSES

  • Jump shot is his biggest glaring weakness

  • Has a tendency to play out of control and drive into traffic