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Sport Duke says incoming freshman jumps higher than Zion Williamson

02:55  20 september  2019
02:55  20 september  2019 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

Duke: No evidence of improper benefits to Zion Williamson

Duke: No evidence of improper benefits to Zion Williamson Duke says an investigation has found no evidence that former basketball star Zion Williamson received improper benefits. 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. (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 Wi

Duke freshman Zion Williamson is a one-of-a-kind athlete. At 285 pounds, Williamson has Of course, anyone who saw any of Williamson 's numerous high -school dunks knew he could jump . Givony said Duke might use him as an undersized center, a move that would jibe with the modern

Zion Williamson . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. American basketball player. Zion Williamson . In high school, he drew national attention for his slam dunks. In his freshman and only season with Duke , Williamson was named ACC Player of the Year

Zion Williamson lit the basketball world on fire last season with his jaw-dropping athleticism and highlight-reel dunks.

Damian Lillard holding a basketball: Duke has another high flier incoming in Cassius Stanley. (Getty)© Provided by Oath Inc. Duke has another high flier incoming in Cassius Stanley. (Getty)

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said then that he did so courtesy of a team-record 45-inch vertical leap.

Apparently that record has fallen.

Duke released video of incoming freshman Cassius Stanley performing a vertical jump drill, claiming that he bested Williamson’s mark.

Duke didn’t release the actual number Stanley recorded. But logic dictates that he jumped at least 46 inches off the ground if all the information released is accurate.

For perspective, here’s Williamson performing the drill last year next to a basketball rim.

Stanley, a 6-5 shooting guard, is a member of Duke’s fourth-ranked incoming recruiting class, joining five-star prospects Matthew Hurt, Vernon Carey Jr. and Wendell Moore.

Stanley is a four-star prospect ranked by Rivals as the No. 39 prospect in the class of 2019.

So while he’s not coming in with quite as much hype as Williamson — and honestly, that’s a ridiculous bar — he appears ready to make some highlights of his own in Durham.

Gilbert Arenas: Duke has paid players $200,000 to play there

Gilbert Arenas: Duke has paid players $200,000 to play there Duke, under Coach K, is thought to be on a higher level of morality when it comes to running a clean program, but Arenas says the school is no different from any other program that is paying players. Arenas’ comment should not come as a surprise. It follows a recent a story about allegations that the highest-profile Duke player of all was paid by Nike to attend the school.

Williamson , the star freshman basketball player, could be jeopardizing his career for the glory of a university, Duke , and a company, Nike, that are A freakish injury to Duke ’s Zion Williamson , college basketball’s best and most prominent player, only seconds into a game on Wednesday night has

• LONGFORM: How Zion Williamson Went Global in the Viral Era. Williamson , a five-star forward, is regarded as the most famous prospect in the class He has drawn hundreds of thousand of views on YouTube clips of his highlights and has more than one million Instagram followers. He'll join a Duke

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Zion Williamson just got a little shorter .
The NBA's new measurement protocol revealed that Zion Williamson is 6-foot-6, an inch shorter than he was listed at Duke.It's a generally accepted rule of thumb that players are shorter than what they've been listed as in college, and debates have been raging about Kevin Durant's actual height since he made it to the league in 2017.

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