Zion Train

Zion Williamson: The journey

A visit to Spartanburg, South Carolina, the hometown that knew and raised Zion


Zion Williamson is expected to be the top pick in the 2019 NBA draft after one season at Duke. As he enters an NBA city for the next phase of his basketball career, the people in Spartanburg, South Carolina, where he exploded on the high school basketball scene as the star at Spartanburg Day School, remember the place where the Zion Williamson journey began.