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Projecting Zion Williamson's fantasy stats as a rookie with the Pelicans

There is no doubting the raw talent of Zion Williamson, but what should you expect from him as a fantasy basketball asset during his rookie campaign? Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Zion-mania is moving to the NBA, with the New Orleans Pelicans as the likely epicenter after they won the 2019 NBA draft lottery Tuesday. Zion Williamson is one of the great prospects to come out of college in basketball history, and he is certainly at the very top in box-office potential from Day 1. However, the question of interest around these parts is what type of fantasy basketball prospect will Williamson be from Day 1. He put up cartoonish numbers during his freshman season at Duke, but what kind of numbers can we expect from Williamson as a rookie in the NBA?

We've never really seen a player exactly like Williamson. At still only 18 years old, Williamson is