16-year-old SPARTANBURG, SC native SPARTANBURG DAY SCHHOL Senior Forward #12 ZION WILLIAMSON is The FUTURE Of BASKETBALL, and; he covers the new issue of SLAM Magazine!!!
Here are some interview interludes:
On seeing a photo on INSTAGRAM of Rapper DRAKE wearing his jersey number:
“I woke up probably around 8-ish. I had hundreds of messages—group chats, like 50 Snapchat notifications. My phone just blew up. They were all like, go check Instagram, look what Drake just posted. I saw that he had my jersey on, and I sent him an IG message that said, ‘Thanks for showing me so much love—I don’t think you understand how much this means to me. You’re my favorite rapper.’
On the energy that he feels after one of his dunks, and; responding to young children:
On his future aspirations:
“I want to be one of the greatest that’s ever played this game. I want to have a great reputation—nothing bad. Be a Hall of Famer. Try to win at least three NBA Finals, even though that’s probably nearly impossible, or very hard—but I’ma try. And give back to my community.”