How Zion Williamson Went From Unknown Hooper to Basketball Prodigy In 2 Years

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You’ve all seen him by now.

South Carolina native Zion Williamson has turned into the real-life version of a human highlight reel. The 6-foot-7, 285-pound man-child routinely punishes the rim as if it’s wronged him. In the process, Williamson has become a true internet sensation.

However, this wasn’t always the case. Before becoming a global star, Williamson lived with his mother and stepfather in a small South Carolina city. Before Zion was this larger-than-life figure, his life was much less glamorous…