Ric Bucher: “This is Lonzo Ball 2.0. We’ve already made him a Hall of Famer! Is he taking the Pelicans to the playoffs?? We’re talking about him like he’s a generational player. He’s a phenomenally athletic talent, but people are way more excited about Zion Williamson, than they are about Luka Doncic. And Luka Doncic was far more prepared to play in the NBA than Zion; and not because of the athleticism, but because of the ability and the skills. Zion doesn’t show me the requisite tool box to say he can come in and do everything."
Listen to NBA insider Ric Bucher Join The Herd and explain to Colin Cowherd why he doesn’t think New Orleans Pelican rookie Zion Williamson will not live up to his esteemed billing coming into the NBA, as the former Duke phenom will come into the pros as arguably the most heralded prospect in sports history.
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