The Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray says a projected top-3 pick R.J. Barrett will surpass the likely No. 1 pick Zion Williamson:
“Zion has definitely overshadowed RJ because of the hype. But I think RJ is more of a complete player in terms of what you are looking for. Zion is going to sell tickets. But if it was up to me, I would still take RJ.”
Last season, Williamson averaged 22.6 points, 8.9 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 2.1 steals and 1.8 blocks per game. Meanwhile, Barrett averaged 22.6 points, 7.6 rebounds, 0.9 steals and 4.3 assists.