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SportZion Williamson announces he's entering 2019 NBA Draft

01:40  16 april  2019
01:40  16 april  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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The biggest name in college basketball is entering the 2019 NBA Draft.

Duke star Zion Williamson declared for the draft Monday through a video post on Instagram.

"I just want to say thank you. Thank you for making this season a dream for me," Williamson said in his announcement. "I want to thank God, Coach K (Krzyzewski), the assistant coaches, my family, my teammates and all the friends I've made at Duke.

"Thank you for making this year the best year of my life. I don't think I can put it into words how special this year was. The brotherhood was incredible. Just being out there in Cameron (Indoor Stadium). Everything about this team is special, and learning from Coach K was special. He taught me so much about the game of basketball in one year that it made me sit back and go 'wow.'"

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He’ll eventually have to address NBA teams’ concerns about his jump shot. Watching Barrett, Cam Reddish and Zion Williamson share one ball at Should he enter the draft next year, a first-round slot will be within reach. He ’ s not a stiff athleticially and boasts the skill level to spend time at all five

Williamson went on to acknowledge the support of his mother, who he said was one of the most influential forces in his collegiate success.

Williamson is one of the most decorated players men's college basketball has ever seen. He racked up plenty of accolades after his freshman season with the Blue Devils, taking home ACC Player of the Year, ACC Rookie of the Year, the Naismith Award and the Wooden Award, among others.

The 6-7 forward averaged 22.6 points, 8.9 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 2.1 steals and 1.8 blocks for Duke in 2018-19. He is widely considered to be the top prospect in the 2019 NBA Draft class.

Williamson will almost certainly be selected with the No. 1 pick in the draft.

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