Trench Mob

Zion Williamson 2019-2020 Outlook

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2 hours ago, Trench Mob said:

After monster game after monster game from a 19 year old, it's still complaining. Smh.


I think it's fair to wonder what's happened to his peripheral stats. The dude averaged a combined 4.6 threes/steals/blocks per game in college and is down to 1.3 as a pro... which is part of the reason he's ranked at 172 in 9 cat. Punt FT% and he still has the value of a Brook Lopez or Marcus Smart. Punt FT% and TOs and that gets you to top 40ish value. 
 

He'll be a monster next year but right now two-cat players don't do much for me. 

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Anyone waiting on blocks and increased production needs to realize his vertical was 45" at Duke, and post injury, right now he's at 35". There's still 10+ inches of explosiveness to his game. That. Is. Insane. He will be at 30+ a game next year and the stocks will come. Hes avg 26 a game on 60 from the floor in the past month... been playing in the nba a month! Add in the eventual leg strength and weight loss and.. dear God.

The ft% is killer since hes gonna get there a ton, but theres no player in the nba avg more than 26 a game on 59% from the floor, not even the b2b MVP Giannis. That help in fg% with the volume makes him way more valuable than his rankings show given how rare high volume fg% is. You can pair him with giannis and barely even think about fg% the rest of your draft. Could easily be 1st rounder in punt ft% teams next year. 

Expect him to keep getting better throughout playoffs. He's much better in real life than fantasy, unfortunately. 

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Kudos. Stepping up outside of the court is a huge deal. 
 

Slowly making me a fan of his. Hopefully he will continue to have a good head on the shoulders and not turning into Durant.

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3 hours ago, ginocan said:

Kudos. Stepping up outside of the court is a huge deal. 
 

Slowly making me a fan of his. Hopefully he will continue to have a good head on the shoulders and not turning into Durant.

 

I agree.  When asked about his play in a game, he always recognizes his teammates.  

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