Just touching the backboard is enough to make the average Joe happy.
Zion Williamson has to be careful he doesn't break his nose on it.
A 6-foot-7, 230-pound small forward at Spartanburg Day High School (Spartanburg, South Carolina), Williamson is one of the top prospects in the class of 2018. 247Sports ranks him as the best small forward prospect in the nation.
During a recent AAU game, Williamson elevated into another stratosphere for one of the most vicious blocks you'll ever see:
— Overtime (@overtime) July 13, 2017
Skip to 3:44 for another angle of the block:
Williamson launches so high that he smashes his head off the backboard. Thankfully, he was just fine. Jerry Meyer, Director of Basketball Scouting for 247Sports, had this to say:
Zion Williamson just had freakiest block I've seen in 15 years of scouting. No foul but could have easily been charged w attempted homicide.
— Jerry Meyer (@jerrymeyer247) July 13, 2017
Williamson went on to drop 32 points in a losing effort. He already has offers from programs like Kentucky, Kansas, UNC and Duke. We're sure he'll produce plenty more eye-popping plays during his final year of high school, but in the meantime, checkout his tape:
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