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Stan Van Gundy Says Zion Williamson Will Play As A Point Guard In The Future: "I Think That's Where His Future Is In This Game."

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Zion Williamson is one of the prominent young players in the NBA. As the 1st pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, there were a lot of expectations placed on him. Despite all the attention, Zion Williamson has been flourishing as a member of the New Orleans Pelicans. Williamson is currently averaging 26.8 PPG, 7.1 RPG, and 3.1 APG. Those are amazing statistics for a second-year player, and Zion Williamson looks like he could be a future superstar in this league.

Part of a superstar player's success in the NBA is the position their coach plays them in. The same will be no different for Zion Williamson. Due to his combination of athleticism and strength, Zion Williamson is a unique player who can play any position on the court. However, New Orleans Pelicans coach believes that the best future position for Zion Williamson is at the PG spot handling the ball.

Zion Williamson is a young player who can be molded into anything currently. But coach Stan Van Gundy is on the right track. you want your best player to be handling the ball in most situations, and one of the best ways to make sure that happens is to make them your point guard. Zion Williamson is borderline unguardable inside the paint and has an advantage over most guards. Zion Williamson would also be able to develop his playmaking skills, making him a more complete player. It seems that the Point Zion era has just begun.