Zion Williamson’s stepfather allegedly accepted $400,000 payment before season at Duke

Zion Williamson’s stepfather allegedly accepted $400,000 payment before season at Duke

Payment would attest the NCAA ineligibility of today Pelicans rookie.

The stepfather of Zion Williamson allegedly solicited and accepted a $400,000 payment from a marketing agent in October 2018, per a court motion and sworn affidavit filed by his former marketing representative’s attorneys in federal court on Thursday.

Gina Ford’s attorneys say the affidavit and other exhibits show that Williamson was ineligible when he played for Duke in 18-19 after his stepfather, Lee Anderson, received impermissible benefits from Slavko Duric, a Canadian marketing agent.

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