via ftw.usatoday.com

Zion Williamson is as good at least in part because of the advice he was given by this mother. The New Orleans Pelicans rookie revealed that his mother told him to study three NBA legends growing up.

Namely, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan. Out of those three, MJ was the most important. “When I got to Jordan, she told me to watch full games. Not highlights. Watch full games,” Zion said.