Zion Williamson is in great physical shape!

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Zion Williamson is in great physical shape!

Zion Williamson, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida put himself in dazzling physical shape. With a routine that allowed him to arrive at the end of September in great condition. The routine? Wake up at 5 in the morning and workout.

In the afternoon another training session, until 7 pm, for eight consecutive weeks, with a very strict diet. Jasper Bibbs, strength and conditioning coach of the NBA player, explained: "He is in fantastic physical shape. He has never been a better athlete than he is today.

We focused on weight, on the fat mass of his body, decreasing its values, but at the same time maintaining, and in some cases increasing, his flexibility, physical strength and power. Zion has an incredible ability to change direction without sacrificing speed and this already rare ability only improves when he can better control his body, which is possible today.

I have never seen an NBA player of his size have this kind of speed and explosiveness combined with total control of his body. He is truly a generational talent."

Zion's highlights

Mainly employed as a big forward, left-handed, he is endowed with remarkable explosiveness and excellent body control, making him one of the most spectacular players in the entire basketball scene and one of the best painting scorers in the entire NBA.

He is also an excellent offensive rebounder. He also has a good vision of the game, as well as excellent technique and mastery of the fundamentals. Williamson was also often praised for his attitude on and off the pitch and his work ethic.

After declaring himself eligible for the NBA Draft, he is unsurprisingly selected as the first overall pick by the New Orleans Pelicans. Play his first Summer League game against the New York Knicks, team of his former college partner R.J.

Barrett, scoring 11 points and 3 rebounds in 9 minutes, only to be forced out due to a bruised knee. As a precaution, the Louisiana team decides to stop Williamson for the rest of the Summer League. On July 24, 2019 he signs the richest contract ever for a rookie with Air Jordan, beating the previous record of Lebron James.

After having played an excellent preseason, Williamson is forced to undergo surgery for a torn meniscus, being forced to miss the first three months of the regular season. Williamson then made his debut on January 22 against the San Antonio Spurs, scoring 22 points with 7 rebounds and 3 assists in 18 minutes of play.

He ends the season with 22.5 points, 6.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game per game, with 58.3% from the field, being included in the first All-Rookie team and finishing in third place in the race for the prize. of Rookie of the Year.

At the start of the season Williamson becomes the fastest player since Shaquille O'Neal (1992) to score 1 000 career points, succeeding in just 44 games. He is then called up for the Rising Stars Challenge and as a reserve for his first All Star Game, becoming the fourth youngest player ever to participate in the game of the stars.

On April 10 he equals Shaquille O'Neal's record for most consecutive games (25) with at least 20 points scored and 50% from the field. He ends the season with 27 points, 7.2 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game per game, shooting 61.1% from the field and establishing himself as one of the best players in the entire league.