Zion Williamson throws down insane dunk from the free throw line

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17-year-old Zion Williamson threw down an insane dunk from the free throw line, adding to the already crazy hype surrounding the Duke recruit. (Getty Images)
17-year-old Zion Williamson threw down an insane dunk from the free throw line, adding to the already crazy hype surrounding the Duke recruit. (Getty Images)

Zion Williamson is already turning heads in the basketball world, and he hasn’t even kicked off his collegiate career.

Williamson will join coach Mike Krzyzewski and the Blue Devils this fall. The 6-foot-6 forward out of Spartanburg Day School in South Carolina is the No. 2 overall recruit in ESPN’s Top 100 list — behind only R.J. Barrett, another Duke commit.

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And after watching this video that surfaced of Williamson throwing down a dunk from the free throw line — yes, the free throw line — on Thursday, it’s easy to see why there is so much hype surrounding this 17-year-old.

And, to make the dunk even more impressive, Williamson weighs 270 pounds. It’s not easy to throw down a Michael Jordan-esque dunk in the first place, let alone for a man of Williamson’s size.

If you weren’t excited to watch the Blue Devils this season, you should be now. Williamson’s college career — based on that video alone — is bound to be an entertaining one to follow.

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