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2711116, Plus he's 19? 20?
Posted by obsidianchrysalis, Fri Jan-24-20 02:25 AM
His body hasn't fully matured. With a full year of physical growth and NBA-level nutrition and training his body may look much different.

Some athletes are more effective carrying extra fat. Take LeBron. He went on a low-carb diet a few years ago, got really cut and looked sluggish. It wasn't until he gained about 15 pounds that he played at the level he's accustomed to.

His weight isn't going to be as much of an issue as his gait and posture.

Check out this video by Brian Stutterer (he's a YouTuber whose day job seems to be physical therapy. He breaks down his concerns about Zion's injury potential.