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Could Zion Williamson And RJ Barrett Remain Teammates In The NBA?

Well there’s a slim chance...

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NCAA Basketball: ACC Conference Tournament-Florida State vs Duke
Mar 16, 2019; Charlotte, NC, USA; Duke Blue Devils forward RJ Barrett (5) hugs forward Zion Williamson (1) after defeating the Florida State Seminoles in the ACC conference tournament at Spectrum Center.
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Is it possible that the amazing chemistry that Zion Williamson and RJ Barrett showed at Duke could continue in the NBA?

Yes, but the odds aren’t necessarily high. Here’s the basics of what would have to happen. From the link below: “Before we get further into the possibilities of Barrett and Morant in New York, a dose of reality: the Knicks are highly motivated to trade for New Orleans’ Anthony Davis, according to people who’ve talked to members of the front office, and will have to include the third pick in any trade offer.“

New York is still very interested in Anthony Davis. As part of any deal that might be struck, the Knicks would obviously have to give up the #3 pick, which might send Barrett down to New Orleans.

Of course this would mean that Memphis would have to oblige and pick Ja Morant #2 as the eventual replacement for Mike Conley.

A lot of pieces would have to fall in place but yes, it could happen. And wouldn't that be amazing for both?

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