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At 285 pounds, Zion Williamson shows his flying ability

Alec Lewis
Yahoo Sports
Zion Williamson dunks from the free throw line during practice of Duke basketball’s Canada tour. (Getty Images)

Zion Williamson is listed on the Duke website at 285 pounds. Simply put: No 285-pound person should be able to fly.

But Williamson can.

Throughout high school, he sent shockwaves across social media with his dunks. On Tuesday, he did so again, dunking from the free throw line during practice of Duke’s preseason tour in Canada.


Williamson, who is from South Carolina, was ranked the No. 5 player in Rivals.com’s 2018 class. He committed to Duke last October.

The Blue Devils are expected to be one of the best teams in the country this upcoming college basketball season, especially with fellow five-star recruits R.J. Barrett, Cameron Reddish and Tre Jones.

They will also be one of the most exciting — as evident by Williamson’s ability to fly.

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