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This 16 Year Old Basketball Player’s Physical Advantage Is Comical

Superhuman Genetics.

As YouTube comment suggest, his opponents must think  “if I just move out the way I won’t be apart of the highlight.”

12/20/16 8:46:36 PM — Columbia, SC, U.S.A — Spartanburg Day Griffins Zion Williamson (12) drives over Gray Collegiate War Eagles forward KeShawn Shields (14) in the first half of their game in the Chick-fil-A Classic Holiday Basketball Tournament. — Photo by Jeff Blake USA TODAY Sports Images, Gannett ORG XMIT: US 135850 Chick-fil-A hoop 12/20/2016 [Via MerlinFTP Drop]

Zion Williams is just 16 years old, yet he towers at 6 ft 7 (2.01 m) and weighs a hefty 210lbs (104 kg). His parents correctly predicted he would tall, he is named after the mountain Zion in the bible. 

His size gives him a huge advantage over the other teenagers he plays against and as a result he has become a high school basketball star.  

Williamson gained national notoriety after a series of mixtapes showcasing his athletic ability, dominating style and flashy dunks went viral. 

As a freshman for the Griffins, Williamson averaged 24.4 points, 9.4 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 3.3 steals and 3.0 blocks and earned all-state and all-region honors.

He is a five-star recruit and is  considered the second best player in 2018 class. Due to his dominance and skill, Williamson has received basketball scholarships from numerous colleges including Micheal Jordan’s Alma mater North Carolina.However, he hasn’t committed to any yet.

We are just glad we never have to face off against this 6 ft 7 beast, but if you want to see people try and fail to guard him, check out the video below. 

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