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Zion Williamson Wiki

Zion Lateef Williamson (born 6 July 2000) is an American professional basketball player who plays for the National Basketball Association’s New Orleans Pelicans.

NameZion Williamson
Date of Birth6 July 2000
Age22 years
Place of BirthSalisbury, North Carolina, United States
Profession/OccupationBasketball Player
Girlfriend Tiana White (ex)
Height1.98 m
Net worth$20 million (estimated)

Zion Williamson Background

Zion Williamson (6 July 2000) was born in Salisbury, North Carolina. Williamson played football at the quarterback position and soccer in addition to basketball.

Williamson’s family relocated to Florence, South Carolina, when he was two years old, following the passing of his maternal grandmother.

Zion Williamson Parents

Zion Williamson’s parents are Lateef Williamson and Sharonda Sampson.His mother wed Lee Anderson, a former Clemson collegiate basketball player, after his parents were divorced when he was five years old.

Zion Williamson Education

Zion Williamson played basketball for the Griffins while a student at Spartanburg Day School, a small K–12 private school in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Williamson received All-State and All-Region recognition for his first season, which saw him average 24.4 points, 9.4 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 3.3 steals, and 3.0 blocks.

On November 15, 2016, he played in his first game of the season, beating Cardinal Newman High School with 42 points and 16 rebounds. His highlights caught the attention of NBA player Stephen Curry in the same month. At the Tournament of Champions on November 24, Williamson exploded for 50 points, 10 dunks, 16 rebounds, and 5 blocks against Proviso East High School.

Zion Williamson Career

Zion Williamson was selected first overall by the New Orleans Pelicans on June 20, 2019, in the NBA draft. Williamson formally joined the Pelicans on July 1, 2019.

Williamson tied the record for the longest streak in Pelicans franchise history after scoring at least 20 points in six of his eight games and tying the mark for the seventh-most points among all rookies (fellow rookie Ja Morant had the most with 19) after a 125-119 victory over the Chicago Bulls on February 7.

Williamson became the youngest player in NBA history with 30 points on 90% shooting on February 12, 2021, when he recorded a new career best 36 points in a 143-130 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on 14/15 shooting.

On October 4, 2022, Williamson made his comeback from injury, defeating the Chicago Bulls 129-125. He finished the game with 13 points, four rebounds, one assist, and one steal.

Zion Williamson Girlfriend

Zion Williamson is currently dating Tiana White. They have been romantically associated since their time in high school at Spartanburg Day High School.

Zion Williamson Net worth

Zion Williamson has an estimated net worth of $20 million. He is an American professional basketball player who plays for the National Basketball Association’s New Orleans Pelicans.

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