Zion Williamson

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Zion Williamson
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Williamson in a game with the Pelicans in 2020
No. 1 – New Orleans Pelicans
PositionPower forward
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born (2000-07-06) July 6, 2000 (age 20)
Salisbury, North Carolina
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight284 lb (129 kg)
Career information
High schoolSpartanburg Day School
(Spartanburg, South Carolina)
CollegeDuke University (2018–2019)
NBA draft2019 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1st overall
Selected by the New Orleans Pelicans
Playing career2019–present
Career history
2019–presentNew Orleans Pelicans
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Zion Lateef Williamson (born July 6, 2000) is an American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He plays in the power forward position. He used to play for the Duke University. He gained attention for his slam dunks.

He was drafted by the Pelicans in the 1st pick of the 2019 NBA Draft.

On July 23, 2019, Williamson signed a five-year, $75 million shoe deal with Air Jordan.[1]

  1. Zagoria, Adam (July 23, 2019). "Zion Williamson Signs Multiyear Deal With Jordan Brand". Forbes. Retrieved April 18, 2020.