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SportDuke: No evidence of improper benefits to Zion Williamson

20:00  07 september  2019
20:00  07 september  2019 Source:   ap.org

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Duke said it found no proof that Williamson , the 2019 ACC Player of the Year as a freshman and the No. 1 pick by the New Orleans Pelicans in June's NBA draft, received improper benefits that would have "The documents and the hard evidence do not lie. Zion Williamson was paid to attend Duke .

Duke said it found no proof that Williamson , the 2019 ACC Player of the Year as a freshman and the No. 1 pick by the New Orleans Pelicans in June's NBA draft, received improper benefits that would have "The documents and the hard evidence do not lie. Zion Williamson was paid to attend Duke .

DURHAM, N.C. — Duke says an investigation has found no evidence that former basketball star Zion Williamson received improper benefits.

Duke: No evidence of improper benefits to Zion Williamson© Provided by The Associated Press FILE - In this July 10, 2019 file photo, Zion Williamson, of the Duke University Basketball team, arrives at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Duke says an investigation has found no evidence that Williamson received improper benefits. School spokesman Michael Schoenfeld said in a statement Saturday, Sept. 7, that a "thorough and objective" probe led by investigators outside the athletic department found "no evidence to support any allegation" that would have jeopardized Williamson's eligibility. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

School spokesman Michael Schoenfeld said in a statement Saturday that a "thorough and objective" probe led by investigators outside the athletic department found "no evidence to support any allegation" that would have jeopardized Williamson's eligibility.

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Zion Lateef Williamson (born July 6, 2000) is an American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Duke said it found no proof that Williamson , the 2019 ACC Player of the Year as a freshman and the No. 1 pick by the New Orleans Pelicans in June's NBA draft, received improper benefits that would have "The documents and the hard evidence do not lie. Zion Williamson was paid to attend Duke .

Duke athletic director Kevin White said in April that the school would investigate after lawyer Michael Avenatti accused Nike of paying Williamson's mother to convince him to attend a college affiliated with the shoe company.

Avenatti said in a statement that he "never heard from anyone associated with Duke" about the investigation and repeated his claim that Williamson was paid to attend the school.

"The documents and the hard evidence do not lie," he said.

Williamson was taken first overall by the New Orleans Pelicans in the NBA draft after earning Associated Press player of the year honors as a freshman at Duke.

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