Zion Williamson expected to attend NBA Predraft Combine with other top prospects
Collegiate sensation Zion Williamson is one of the top draft prospects that has been invited this year’s NBA Draft combine which is set to take place in Chicago, Illinois on May 14-19.
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The Duke University product is expected to go No. 1 in this June’s draft, which means seeing him in the draft combine will give people the idea of how NBA-ready he is.
Some of the other top prospects that also received an invitation for the draft combine are Ja Morant from Murray State, RJ Barrett from Duke, De’Andre Hunter from Virginia, Jarrett Culver from Texas Tech, Cam Reddish from Duke, Darius Garland from Vanderbilt, Jaxson Hayes from Texas, Brandon Clark from Gonzaga and Coby White from North Carolina.
In the draft combine, the invitees will undergo a series of activities, including medical tests, interviews, athletic drills, and five-on-five scrimmages. However, the audience will be limited to NBA coaches, general managers, and scouts only. Representatives from shoe brands might also be there to get a close look at which players deserve to be one of their future endorsers.
The prospects’ behavior and performance during the week-long event will have an impact on their draft stock, meaning some players who might be projected to go late in the first round might see themselves being selected in the top 10 this June if they will be impressive during the combine.
Williamson has yet to confirm his participation in the combine, but he’s expected to show up.