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Jim Boeheim Says Zion Williamson Is Charles Barkley, But Not As Fat

After his Syracuse Orange stunned Duke in overtime at Cameron Indoor Stadium Monday night, legendary coach Jim Boeheim had plenty of praise for top NBA draft prospect Zion Williamson.

Williamson dropped 35 points in the game, a new career high, but the Blue Devils were without Cam Reddish due to illness and lost Tre Jones to a shoulder injury in the first half. After his team pulled off the upset, Boeheim compared Williamson to a young Charles Barkley, with the exception of being fat.

Barkley responded to it, and called into the Dan Patrick Show:

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