Zion is finishing the best season of all-time

This post was originally published on March 29, 2019, and until now was only available to TrueHoop subscribers. Subscribe today to get content like this straight to your inbox! By DAVID THORPE Duke’s Zion Williamson is a “highlight-reel player.” Sometimes that’s an insult, because on highlight reels, the misses are edited out. In Zion’s case, they just do less editing. He’s made nearly 7 of every 10 shots he’s taken, and that’s including 3-pointers. Incredibly, he’s made 74.8 percent of his 2-point shots, and if that number sounds impossible, it is. Or was anyway, because no NCAA (or NBA, for that matter) player had ever accomplished that.

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