In arguably the worst kept secret in draft history, the New Orleans Pelicans selected the 18-year-old as the No. 1 overall pick at NBA Draft 2019.
Having dominated college basketball with Duke, Williamson emerged as the consensus No. 1 pick and having visited the Pelicans in build-up to draft night, it was no surprise to see Adam Silver call his name first at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Williamson declares for NBA draft