Zion Williamson has become one of the most covered NBA players in history, before even playing an NBA regular season game.
It all started while Zion was still playing in high school after his unbelievable dunking highlights caught fire on social media, quickly becoming one of the most popular basketball influencers. Today, he can make headlines for doing practically anything that gets recorded, including sneezing or telling a girl she’s cute. Zion receives a ridiculous amount of press everywhere he attends, whether its an AAU game, a summer league workout, or walking out of a grocery store.
But despite every sports reporter and journalist anticipating Zion’s every move to leverage a story, there are many intriguing facts about the young star that have yet to hit the mainstream.
Zion is indeed a phenomenon but are you aware of how hard he worked to get here? Some people would consider his early training habits to be insane…
Soon, you will also learn about his family background, a surprising teammate from his childhood, how Duke was able to recruit him, and what rapper repped his high school jersey while he was still playing at Spartanburg Day School.
Without further ado, here are 15 interesting facts you probably don’t know about Zion Williamson.