Zion wasn't in shape for summer league - Jalen Rose | Get Up

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Jalen Rose says Zion Williamson was not ready to perform at his best during the NBA Summer League following Coach K's comments that Zion should not have played at all until the regular season.
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Jul 15, 2019




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Andrew Tataj
Andrew Tataj 2 months ago
zion williamson = oliver miller 2.0
Rome O
Rome O 2 months ago
Zion is the best player in history
Rico Smith
Rico Smith 4 months ago
He’s needs to lose weight and play SF.
Aidantha King
Aidantha King 4 months ago
Fanua 64
Fanua 64 4 months ago
Once Zion gets back in shape he bout to be a monster
Kwyjibo 4 months ago
"he is fat and he can't shoot, but I love this guys game". What a quote
J rsx
J rsx 4 months ago
All I hear is excuses from this big baby rookies today. Soft.
Jason Boyd
Jason Boyd 4 months ago
Zion already showing signs of injury!!!! How in the fuck are u 18 years old and just got done playing in the NCAA tournament!
the77 4 months ago
Jalens Grammar is out of shape! GATT DAMM !!!!!!!!!!!! This mofo speaks in the past in the future from the past! What’s GOOD????
the77 4 months ago
Look, I’m a black man... I respect that Jalen is on this show... equal opportunity blah blah yeah!!!!! but .... HIS ENGLISH IS FVCKING EMBARRASSING!!!!!! WTF
Viewer 4 months ago
Mean this in the most respectful way, honestly. How about a nickname for Zion? Zion 'Earthquake' Williamson?
Lean Mean
Lean Mean 4 months ago
Don't you get in shape AT summer league?
Laker Fan
Laker Fan 4 months ago
All I hear about in this video is dummies talkin about Zion badly for views
Dede Berry
Dede Berry 4 months ago
Ive been playing basketball since I was 12 yrs old. Im 29 now. Ive never heard of a basketball player not playing a exhibition basketball game because he or she is out of shape. I thought these games help you get in some form of basketball shape.
Mon Gi
Mon Gi 4 months ago
Zion is T H I C C and he is injury prone with all that weight and that landing habit when he jumps screams busted knee in 3 seasons. He land all his 300 pounds after jumping 50 inches on the heel. He should land like Bron or Russ. They land and run on their tippytoes so its not straining their knee too much when they run or land. I dont want him to be a bust but shit thats a timebomb. See Derrick Rose for example. He run with his backfoot stomping the ground and landing on his heel as well
Masked Masters
Masked Masters 4 months ago
I do not believe everything that is given on T.V. For what I have seen so far Zion is a fail #1 pick. Pelicans are probably regretting the pick.
Black Santa
Black Santa 4 months ago
He needs to lose weight. Don’t care how athletic you are and neither do your knees. 285 and explosiveness do not go well together.
Agree2Disagree 4 months ago
*He is in shape for an Eating Contest..*
Cold Bizzness
Cold Bizzness 4 months ago
He not in shape but still dunking beasting and playing d like that ??? Did u see when he caught his second wind ..and starting doing his infamous shuffle bounce hop that just exuberates energy and passion for the game never seen before... Zion is clearly head and above shoulders better then the rest u just wait
Jose romero
Jose romero 4 months ago
Zion still got his abilities thoe
Lil BAGDADI 4 months ago
You wanna know how to get in shape to play basketball? You play basketball...
Rey Martinez
Rey Martinez 4 months ago
Dude is just getting out his first year in college and is already out of shape, what a joke, stop making excuses for this kid already
Stadia Stadian
Stadia Stadian 4 months ago
Already a bust 🤣🤣🤣🤣
Ronald Johnson
Ronald Johnson 4 months ago
You gotta give this kid the benefit of the doubt, he hasn't played in three months, so he probably did eat things he shouldn't have ate., but I thing New Orleans is smart enough to get this kid a nutritionist, that makes sure he eats properly, the knicks got Dennis Smith jr. a Nutritionist last year that had to take him food shopping to show him what to eat ,and he was in shape if he wasn't playing basketball, but he wasn't in basketball shape, with Zion his already a big kid, so any thing that's not nutritious is gonna show up,but remember this is a 19yr old kid, not a 29 yr old veteran, he'll be fine, if Charles fat man Barkley had a hall of fame career, this kid should have a shot at doing it, relax its summer
Andy Batko
Andy Batko 4 months ago
Zion can't shoot and is overrated. What an embarrassment. Biggest bust ever.
king_has_no_cloths kul
they are trying to find the next superstar similar to lebron. lebron had the pomp( that whole class) and they were also very talkative. after that nobody really came as good as that class. last great was KYRIE to an extent but he also can get WEIRD. ANTETO is not that kind of guy as he hates media. DAVIS is a shy type too. COUSIN was IMPERTINENT and did not scale. KAWHI is the quietest. STEPH is the closest but he is FRAGILE and not a physically imposing as LBJ is. GREEN Is a SYSTEM SUPERSTAR AND LOUD ONLY IN HIS ENVIRONMENT. KLAY ANOTHER VERY QUITE DUDE. WB had all that but he did not measure up. HARDIN QUIET TOO AND SO IS KD. BEN SIMMONS CANT SHOOT, EMBID IS INJURY PRONE( LATEST GUY WITH CHARISMA) SO THERE ARE NO SUPERSTAR WHO COULD LIKE THE 90'S. these folks are always on social media, so they have no idea about public speaking( back in the days they got plenty of training in it). SO THE MEDIA has to keep looking for the next big guy: WHO LOOKS GOOD, WHO IS A BEAST, WHO IS A LADIES MAN, MEDIA DARLING,DIVA BUT NICE, TALK RIGHT POLITICS, ALSO DROP 50! BASICALLY THEY ARE LOOKING FOR A PERFECT NBA SUPERSTAR STRAIGHT OFF THE BAT. SO THEY HAVE TO KEEP LOOKING. THEY HAVE TO FIND NEXT FACE OFF THE FRANCHISE AKA LIKE JOHN CENA OF NBA! NOT EASY.
king_has_no_cloths kul
was he ever? the kid is as CHUBBY as they come. griffin has a heck of a job to do. he has to get him on a proper diet regime. and also teach him how to shoot. otherwise he is a bubble that is gonna be burst. they hype bestowed is unreal. stop the hoopla and let these kids prove themselves. they also hyped lonzo ball and he did not prove even 25% of the hype. there is a reason why it is at least 19. you have access to money,woman, drugs all combined when you are barely a teenager. MIT grads do not see that kind of money even in their entire life. now last time I checked, we all know the caliber of an MIT to a NBA basketball player( who is mostly a college drop out--which is not bad but bad when you have all this and dont know what to do with it) if you have access to all that is deemed as bad by society at 19! think about it. aka you are thanos, with snap of fingers you can have it all. so they are gonna weane towards DEBAUCHERY!
SteakCity 300
SteakCity 300 4 months ago
Being in shape is hardly and issue of having visible muscles or being aesthetically pleasing. His cardio seems good and he’s moving athletically, let’s stop talking about Zions looks and watch how he performs and moves
bad uy
bad uy 4 months ago
Anthony bennet
bad uy
bad uy 4 months ago
He is fat. He will be prone to injury now that hes in nba playing 82 games jumping up and down. His knees will not be able to take it. He better develop his jump shot.
David Kincade
David Kincade 4 months ago
Who cares....bring on football season
Rebelheir 4 months ago
Out of the league in 6 years
bEASToUTtHEbOX 4 months ago
The NBA soft as hell. Sitting players during summer league?? This is setting bad precedents for young players.
TBG 21
TBG 21 4 months ago
It’s funny how they think Zion will be a star just because he dunked on a bunch of white kids 😂 it’s gonna be fun to see how he does it in the real league with real mean tryna block his shit but fr fr he’s like 90% hype 🤷🏻‍♂️
Wild kid13
Wild kid13 4 months ago
What if Zion is being protected because the pelicans have noticed he's not as good as everyone thinks and have decided to protect him. If you watched his summer league game he played just like he did in duke , but he couldn't be as effective. Zion could be the biggest bust of all time
krist fallon
krist fallon 4 months ago
Zion so FAT he can fill every NBA roster & NEVER leave NOLA!
Xxx Xxx
Xxx Xxx 4 months ago
Jalen is real deal l just live when he talks always smart stay humble we love u
Sean Dolan
Sean Dolan 4 months ago
Zion is chubby, lose 5 kgs and he will be amazing
Krishna Ramani
Krishna Ramani 4 months ago
3:15 "how thick" 😂😂😂
The Joker
The Joker 4 months ago
He’s a bust. NBA version of Jamarcus Russell. Fat boi gonna rob the Pelicans outta money lol.
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