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Height: 6'7"
Weight: 285
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Spartanburg, S.C.
High School: Spartanburg Day School


Duke Canada Tour

  • Averaged 29.7 points and was the team’s leading rebounder at 11.3 per game on the Duke Canada Tour in August 2018
  • Also chipped in 10 assists, five blocked shots and was tied for the team lead with seven steals
  • Had a pair of double-doubles with 36 points and 13 rebounds against McGill, and debuted with 29 and 13 against Ryerson
  • Shot .645 (40-62) from the field over Duke’s three exhibition wins in Canada

High School

  • Five-star recruit ranked as the No. 2 overall prospect in the class of 2018 by ESPN
  • Honored as a McDonald’s All-American• Represented Team USA at the Nike Hoop Summit
  • Rated as the No. 5 overall prospect and the No. 3 small forward in the class by
  • Ranked No. 5 overall and the No. 1 power forward in the 2018 recruiting class by
  • Ranked No. 5 overall and the No. 1 power forward in the 2018 24/7 Sports composite list
  • Led Spartanburg Day School to three consecutive South Carolina Class AA state championships
  • Averaged 36.4 points, 11.4 rebounds and 3.5 assists during his high school career
  • Racked up 37 points, 17 rebounds and six blocks in the 2018 state championship game and 51 points in the 2017 edition
  • Named by USA Today to the 2017 and 2018 American Family Insurance All-USA Boys Basketball First Team
  • Led the USA Red Team to the 2017 Adidas Nations Championship


  • Full name is Zion Lateef Williamson
  • Born on July 6, 2000, in Salisbury, S.C.
  • His mother is Sharonda Williamson and stepfather is Lee Anderson
  • Has a brother, Noah
  • His mother ran track at Livingstone College, and his stepfather played basketball at Clemson
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