There’s something prophetic about Zion Williamson jersey number being #1 at Duke, but it’s probably just a coincidence. That’s because unless something crazy happens between now and June 20th – the date of the NBA Draft, Williamson will be selected #1 overall in the 2019 NBA Draft.
His nightly highlight slams and high-flying swats were what drew fans to the 6’6 forward, but there’s much more to Zion than the Youtube, Instagram and Sportscenter highlight reels that grab all the headlines. Williamson is a bouncing ball of energy. That energy coupled with his basketball IQ makes Zion a menace on the court; pressuring opponents into turnovers, playing the passing lanes, reaching up into the sky to grab rebounds, and helping on help defense that often results in unbelievable blocked shots. There’s a reason Zion Williamson averaged over 2 steals per game and nearly two blocks per game (1.8) while in his Duke Jersey.
His 22 points per game for Duke came on an amazing 68% field goal percentage, but don’t forget that also included a more than respectable 33.8% from three point range.
Who Will Get Zion Williamson — the Knicks, Sun, Cavs, or Bulls?
The only question right now is which team will be lucky enough to select the transcendent basketball prodigy known for his out of this world athleticism, strength and highlight dunks? Whether he’ll end up on the New York Knicks, Phoenix Suns or Cleveland Cavs is up to fate and chance, each one of those NBA franchises have a 14% chance of getting the first pick in the NBA Draft Lottery set for May 14th.
Rounding out the top five franchises with the highest odds of Zion donning their jersey for the 2019-2020 season are the Chicago Bulls with a 12.5% chance and the Atlanta Hawks with a 10.5% chance. These five teams combine for approximately 65% chance to get he #1 pick.
Where to Buy Zion Williamson Duke Jersey?
If you’e looking for his Duke jersey, you can purchase them from the official Duke Basketball Store, Amazon also has a couple options, and College Fan Jersey is another alternative if you want Zion jerseys in a variety of colors and sizes. If you’re interested in representing Zion prior to his Duke days, check out his high school and AAU jersey at zionwilliamsonjerseys.com.