Ziaire Williams Rumors
The year couldn’t have gone worse for Ziaire Williams during his time at Stanford. He lost several family members to COVID-19. His team was not able to practice or play at their home facility to pandemic-related restrictions. He was essentially living fully in hotels for the first few months of the season and there was no sense of normalcy.
“As a young man, going through all that adversity, those trials and tribulations are only going to make me stronger,” Williams told HoopsHype on the night of the draft. “I was at the bottom but it can only start to go up from here. I didn’t necessarily get everything I wanted but I got everything I needed.”
Joe Mullinax: Ziaire Williams: “I am really excited to be a Memphis Grizzlies, had to keep it a secret” He felt the love from this team from day 1, and he feels like he can be the big wing the team needs offensively and defensively
Joe Mullinax: Ziaire Williams said last night was a lot of different emotions — happy, nervous, anxiousness. He tried to stay calm and keep his trust in God, and control what he can. Said he’s put a lot of work in his game, his body, and mental healthy
Joe Mullinax: Ziaire Williams on who he tries to emulate his game after: Kevin Durant, Jayson Tatum, Ja Morant, and Dillon Brooks. He loves basketball, and he studies up on everyone. Said if he sees a cool move, he tries to add it to his bag