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Duke's Zion Williamson Declares Himself for NBA Draft

Duke’s Zion Williamson Announces His NBA Draft Decision Zion Williamson Has Declared For The 2019 NBA Draft: Report
Shannon Reynolds | 17 April, 2019, 11:36

To no one's surprise, freshman phenom Zion Williamson is going to the National Basketball Association.

Williamson was named the Oscar Robertson Player of the Year as well, joining Anthony Davis and Kevin Durant as the only freshman to win the award.

Will Duke retire Zion Williamson's No. 1 and hang it in the rafters of Cameron Indoor Stadium?

Per Sports-Reference, Williamson is the third player in its database to post at least 20 points per game and 65 percent shooting from the field, joining Michael Beasley and Blake Griffin. Thank you for making this year the best year of my life.

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Williamson was long thought to be leaving Duke after his freshman season, and once the Blue Devils were eliminated from the NCAA Tournament that speculation grew.

His teammates, RJ Barrett and Cam Reddish, both declared for the NBA Draft earlier this month.

With Williamson officially heading to the pros, the conversation now turns to who will get the No. 1 overall pick.

With the qualifier of 22 points and eight rebounds per game as a freshman while being a first-round NBA Draft prospect, Williamson joins Beasley, Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant. The New York Knicks, Cleveland Cavaliers and Phoenix Suns have the best shot, each with a 14% chance.

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