While the Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James made the leap from high school to the NBA, he has made it known that if he had attended college, he would have gone to Duke University. So, it is not surprising that he was seen enjoying a Blue Devil's basketball game as freshman phenom Zion Williamson took over in a 23-point comeback win against Virginia.
Williamson is undoubtedly No. 1 in 2019 NBA Draft, he must choose to justify himself. With a bright future ahead, some analysts claim that Williamson is in the rest of his freshman season to avoid potential damage.
Williamson has already refused to do so and committed to playing the full year that earned James praise. "His athleticism, as we all see, his ability to jump far beyond the 1
"And then to add to that, he is a great kid. Every time the media has asked him questions, he has always been right and very humble about it. He is humble that he is going to play the game, he love every day, I love everything about him from the outside and look in. He holds the head of his head and it is basketball and is part of something special.
"I think the Duke program right now is special. Not only with him, but with RJ, with Three, and with Cam Reddish. They're going to be around the biggest coach of all time in Coach K. It's an incredible thing for Zion and the rest of these guys. "
Williamson has been spied first, perhaps not missed perspective, since James was heading out of Ohio." I think the comparison test will never stop, but I think it's great for the game. People will always make comparisons – which player reminds you of him, "James said.
" What this guy answers to that guy. I have never stood up in my nose or had anything to say with the comparisons with Zion and Zion to me. I think it's amazing. I think it's great for the game. "
It is high expectations to set a 19-year-old, but James seems to have given his approval stamp, something that can only be positive in Williamson's long-term career.
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