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SportFSU coach says Zion Williamson is 'most phenomenal talent' in ACC since Michael Jordan

19:20  12 january  2019
19:20  12 january  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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FSU coach Leonard Hamilton on Zion : “The most phenomenal talent in the ACC since Michael Jordan ." (via @Warchant) Michael Jordan college stats: 17.7 PPG, 5.0 RPG, 1.8 APG, 1.7 Hamilton wasn't saying Williamson will have a better career than Jordan , but as far as hype goes, the 5-star

Zion Williamson (born July 7, 2000) is an American college basketball player for the Duke Blue Devils of the Atlantic Coast Conference ( ACC ).

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Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton is fully aware of the challenges the Seminoles will face when they host Duke on Saturday, particularly with the Blue Devils' star forward Zion Williamson.

Hamilton gave Williamson some high praise leading up to the matchup as he compared the freshman's impact on the ACC to basketball legend Michael Jordan, who played with UNC from 1981-84.

“I think they have a player now that probably is the most phenomenal talent that’s been in the ACC since Michael Jordan,” Hamilton said of Williamson, via the Orlando Sentinel. “I think he brings a dynamic to their team.”

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Bossi wrote that Williamson had more to prove than anyone at the onset of the camp. He crashes the glass with reckless abandon on both ends and shows off both a phenomenal sense of Zion WIlliamson is not easy to categorize. It's unclear what position he will play in the NBA — there's not a

Williamson is a lengthy 6-foot-4 lefty wing who looks a little bit unassuming when he steps onto the floor. Not much needs to be said about his final two years in high school except he generated a lot of YouTube views and every single college wanted him (UNC coach Roy Williams said Zion was

Williamson, 18, has created an enormous amount of buzz in just 14 games with Duke. He has made an immediate impact to start his freshman season, leading the Blue Devils to a 13-1 record while averaging 20.9 points with 9.5 rebounds. Williamson is shooting 67.9 percent from the field.

The No. 1 Blue Devils travel to face No. 13 Florida State on Saturday with tip-off set for 2 p.m. ET.

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FSU coach says Zion Williamson is 'most phenomenal talent' in ACC since Michael Jordan

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