Zion Williamson Taking Flight & Dropping Defenders During 1st Games Back From Knee Injury
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A week ago, high school phenom Zion Williamson, who just celebrated a 17th birthday (insert your he’s really 21 jokes here), posted a few videos of himself throwing down some dunks with the caption “It’s coming back.” He was referring to his hops since he’s been resting a bruised knee since the Adidas Gauntlet in late April.
This past weekend at Spartanburg Day in his hometown of Spartanburg, Zion showed his knee was feeling just fine as he embarrassed defenders with a collection of show dunks, nasty rejections and man among boys moves. The crazy thing is he actually looks a step slow compared to how he looked before the injury but even at 80% with a knee brace he still looks like a NBA player playing against kids at a basketball camp.
You can enjoy all of the action in the following videos by Elite Mixtapes and Overtime.