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John Wall praises Zion Williamson; Update on recruitment

The king of high school mixtapes likes what he sees from another internet sensation. Plus, a mini update on Zion’s recruitment.

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When John Wall was a high school senior, he sported some of the greatest mixtapes a recruit has ever produced. Rarely has anyone come close to the magic that Wall made on the hardwood before doing the same in Lexington.

Now, Wall is impressed with what he’s seen from dunking internet sensation Zion Williamson. In a recent interview with Ballislife, Wall talked about how amazed he is by Williamson’s ability.

“He’s one of the top two or three most athletic players I’ve ever seen in high school basketball, period. Or in life, period.

“He just does all type of dunks like it’s nothing in-game.

“The best in-game dunker that I’ve seen since Vince Carter, and he does some stuff that [Vince] does in a game without even trying.”

Being compared to Vince Carter while you’re still in high school is pretty incredible.

Wall is considered to have the best high school mixtape ever, but Williamson has certainly given him a run for his money.

You can watch Wall talk about Williamson below. He also gives him advice on how to better his game in high school, where it may just be too easy.

Williamson is a five-star recruit in the 2018 class and one of Kentucky’s top targets in the class. He’s someone that every college program would love to have, but only one will get him. Getting down to that one is still a ways away, being that Williamson hasn’t even set up official visits.

In an interview with Williamson’s stepfather gave the latest update on the recruitment of thE Youtube sensation.

“Just sat down [Monday] to talk about it and we haven’t pinpointed anything as of this minute,” Lee Anderson said. “Some coaches were calling to get some dates in. By Wednesday or Thursday, we should have some idea what’s going to happen first. Zion just told me, ‘Dad, I’m just looking for the best fit for me.’ He doesn’t care about where all the five-star players are going. All Zion wants to find is the best fit where he can go in and do what he has to do.”

Zion is expected to take visits to Kentucky, Duke and Kansas among others. The Wildcats and Jayhawks are viewed as the two frontrunners, but don’t count out Duke or even Zion’s homestate school, South Carolina.

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