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A Useful Zion Williamson Comparison

This is better than most that we’ve seen

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NCAA Basketball: Duke at Wake Forest
Jan 8, 2019; Winston-Salem, NC, USA; Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson (1) shoots the ball against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in the second half at Lawrence Joel Coliseum.
Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Everyone has tried to ace the Zion Williamson comparison test but an anonymous NBA scout may have come the closest: he says Zion is like a combination of Larry Johnson and Charles Barkley.

That really is pretty good, but one wonders how Johnson would have dealt with Williamson. He always impressed us as strong but not overly quick or explosive. Barkley was a ton of fun but still a good bit smaller than Williamson.

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