Zion Williamson Contract

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Hailing from Salisbury, North Carolina, Zion Williamson has mesmerized NBA fans around the world with his electrifying athleticism on the court. Back in 2016, Williamson became a social media sensation due to his jaw-dropping dunks and unparalleled athleticism while playing high school ball at Spartanburg Day School.

Following a brilliant high school career, Williamson took his talents to Duke University, where he further solidified his status as a basketball sensation. In his lone season with the Blue Devils, he earned numerous accolades, including ACC Player of the Year, ACC Athlete of the Year, and ACC Rookie of the Year, showcasing his exceptional talent.

In the 2019 NBA Draft, the New Orleans Pelicans recognized Williamson's immense potential and selected him with the first overall pick. Since then, he has emerged as a cornerstone of the Pelicans' franchise. At 6 feet 6 inches and 284 pounds, Williamson possesses a rare combination of size, strength, and agility, making him a nightmare for opposing defenses. His ability to attack the rim with ferocity is unmatched, as he bulldozes his way through defenders to finish plays with authority.

Despite facing challenges with injuries throughout his career, Williamson has remained a force to be reckoned with in the NBA. As Williamson continues to mature and develop his game, the New Orleans Pelicans are hopeful that he will overcome his injury woes and fulfill his potential as one of the most dominant players in the NBA.

NameZion Lateef Williamson
Height6 ft 6 in (2.01 m)
PositionPower Forward
Age23 years
TeamNew Orleans Pelicans
Net worth$30 million

What is Zion Williamson’s Current Contract?

Zion Williamson signed a five-year $193 million rookie max extension deal with clauses that could see him earn up to $231 million if he accumulates certain accolades.

Williamson will get paid a base salary of $34,005,250 in the 2023-24 NBA season. He is slated to earn $36.7 million in the 2024-25 NBA season and $43.8 million in the final year of his deal (2027-28).

Current contract$193 million over five years
Base salary$33,250,000
Cap hit$33,250,000

Zion Williamson’s Contract History

2019-20New Orleans Pelicans$9,757,440
2020-21New Orleans Pelicans$10,245,480
2021-22New Orleans Pelicans$10,733,400
2022-23New Orleans Pelicans$13,534,817
Total Earnings(4 NBA Seasons)$44,271,137

Zion Williamson’s Current and Future Salaries

2022-23New Orleans Pelicans$13,534,817
2023-24New Orleans Pelicans$33,250,000
2024-25New Orleans Pelicans$35,910,000
2025-26New Orleans Pelicans$38,570,000
2026-27New Orleans Pelicans$41,230,000
2027-28New Orleans Pelicans$43,890,000


Q. What is the age of Zion Williamson?

A. Zion Williamson is 23 years old. He was born in Salisbury, North Carolina, United States on July 6, 2000.

Q. What position does Zion Williamson play basketball in?

A. Zion Williamson is a power forward for the Pelicans. To everyone's surprise, Zion also played as a point guard for the Pelicans during the 2023/24 NBA season.

Q. Who are the parents of Zion Williamson?

A. Lateef Williams and Sharonda Sampson are Zion Williamson’s parents. Lee Anderson is his stepfather. All of them are former athletes.

Q. What jersey number does Zion Williamson wear?

A. Zion Williamson wears jersey #1 for the New Orleans Pelicans.

Q. What is Zion Williamson contract?

A. Zion Williams is on a 5 year, $197.23 million rookie max. contract extension with New Orleans Pelicans.