Page updated as of 4/9/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2019 rankings were finalized on 6/19/2019.
Gifted scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Tremendous free throw generator
Very good rebounder
Very good defender that can get steals
Great shot blocker
Still needs to improve his outside shot
Does not often look to take jumpers
Can force the issue too much at times
Sometimes does not block out when going for boards
Can be foul prone
Weight concerns, may be hard to manage body over the long term
May be in between forward positions
Zion Williamson is a tremendously athletic, combo forward that could be the best player to come out of this draft class. He is a great athlete that can make many highlight reel worthy plays due to his strong ability to finish plays above the rim, and he is the most athletic player in this draft class.
He had a dominant showing in the Champions Classic, as he scored 28 points on 11 of 13 shooting and had 7 rebounds in his team’s blowout win over Kentucky. Right now, he is having a terrific freshman season, and he looks be poised to be the frontrunner to be the top pick for the 2019 draft.
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