The father of four — who is also the legal guardian of nephew Dahveon Morris, 18 — says that when it comes to Zaire’s goals, he is a hands-on dad. Every now and then it gets to me but I just focus on my main goals and the hard work pays off so you just have to look at the bigger picture." It’s still has got a ways to go but that’s been his biggest growth is figuring out how to use that size once he gets ten feet and in to his advantage. Keep pushing. I would just go out and play when it was just fun. They give tremendous support. When I was a little kid, I’d always tell myself ‘why aren’t I ranked? That’s funny. As he talks, Ziaire has  a rubber blue wristband on it with the "DaneStrong" on it. They were strict. They’re both great guys but we just wanted it more and were willing to do whatever it takes to beat them. Ziaire Williams with the buzzer beater! He’s not one of those kids that I can see looking ahead or looking forward. That’s personally what I prefer to do but sometimes I can be on the post if I have a smaller defender on me or if I have a bigger person guarding me I can be at the point guard or the wing so I guess ‘versatile’ is one way to describe me if you could only use one word. He was very good but he never had the grades. Arizona went 11-8-4 in division action and 17-12-4 at home in the 2019-20 season. He’s very much bought into trying to win league this year. Thankfully during the initial recruiting stages, Robert Icart, BTI Director, assisted us as a family. The rankings to me honestly don’t mean anything. Anne and Tony Joseph Director of Basketball Jerod Haase writes Ziaire a letter every day of the year, and Williams mentioned recently he has shoeboxes full of letters from Coach Haase. There is no question Ziaire's biggest asset in keeping perspective as the whirlwind of college basketball recruiting is the relationship he has with his parents. He really can just turn and shoot over the top of guys from ten feet in. It’s kind of weird. The dean of the school, Mr. Dill, he’s the head baseball coach, and they’ve had Giancarlo Stanton, and a bunch of really good players. The boys talked all week leading up the our rematch about ‘avenging’ the loss. I’d probably be a first baseman. 5 and No. You can follow him on Twitter at @RJ_Abeytia and follow The Bootleg @TheBootleg for up to the moment Cardinal news and analysis. They had Chauncey Billups, Tayshaun Prince, all of them, and for some reason that’s like the most earliest, most vivid memory I have and I remember seeing LeBron and being like ‘Wow, what in the world?’ and being a big fan of him. They sacrificed a lot for me. When I was a little kid, I’d always tell myself ‘why aren’t I ranked? Zaire Wade has decided to suit up for Brewster Academy next season. Watching him play leaves no doubt that the on-court teachings have gotten through as well. It's free and a great way to get all the latest Stanford Cardinal information right into your inbox! We end this look at Ziaire by leaving with Fields-Williams' favorite memory of her son, the one that marks the very first beginning. As Williams-Fields says, "I may sound a little biased as Ziaire is my son, but he’s pretty darn awesome! ", Asked about what those friends would say about him off the court, Ziaire says "That I'm funny, and if I wasn’t 6’9” you wouldn’t guess that I play basketball. The game consists of all the top players from the two countries. They’re both great guys but we just wanted it more and were willing to do whatever it takes to beat them. ", This school is amazing. "My mom and dad, they raised me great. I would say one sport if I could be good at it,  I would say baseball. ", Ziaire also focused in on hoops so early, he does have a curiosity about how he'd fare in other sports, one in particular. He is born to parents Ziaire William and Marquita Fields-Williams who both served in the military. He actually had scholarships but he never had the grades which is why he’s really hard on me about grades. I’m glad I don’t get nervous, I just get really locked into the game. The thing I love about this school is that no one really cares that I’m somewhat of a decent basketball player. I really don’t care. Ziaire Williams (born September 12, 2001) is an American college basketball player for the Stanford Cardinal of the Pac-12 Conference. The other player tried to bully Ziaire and talk trash to him. He always makes fun of me and tells me to be the first baseman, so I guess that’s what I would be." Ziaire genuinely loves people, is a very respectful young man, and carries himself in a mature manner. However, due to his amazing athletic career, he is growing to be a powerful player in the field of basketball and will be collecting offers and endorsement which will certainly make him of some worthy amount soon enough. I’m glad I don’t get nervous, I just get really locked into the game. Sometimes I need to be more confident in the games, but that’s how I was raised. The five-star prospect out of the 2020 recruiting class, Ziaire Williams took the official visit to Stanford Cardinal on 12 January 2020 according to the reports from Stockrisers reporter Jake Weingarten. ", Sargeant concedes that the attention has impacted Ziaire to a certain extent, but well within the range of understanding considering its intensity. I went to watch his team play last year (his freshman year) because I trained one of his teammates. The rankings to me honestly don’t mean anything. Son of Ziaire and Marquita Williams; is an only child. She's also quick to add the caveat "But let’s not mistake that kindness for weakness! Goalies for the Coyotes recorded four shutouts last season while compiling a .919 save percentage. Stanford under Jerod Haase has made it a priority to not just recruit top talents but individuals of quality character who truly see beyond their own individual glories. ", That’s one thing I wish I would have done when I was little is play different sports. He doesn’t really talk a lot about college. The only child of Ziaire Williams and Marquita Fields-Williams started playing basketball when he was five years old and was training under the guidance of his father until the age of eight. My mom, she’s hard on me about grades as well, but other than my dad there’s no one else (in my family) who really played basketball. "I used to be hardcore and basketball has literally taken over. Ziaire Williams is one of the nation's most sought after high school basketball players and is considered the best small forward in the 2020 class. I don’t remember the last time I played a video game. He was later joined by the five-star recruit B.J. I played 2K and I was a god at it. "I first discovered Ziaire’s competitiveness before I was even his coach. Sometimes I need to be more confident in the games, but that’s how I was raised. Drake, he’s going to USC for football and basketball, locked up Josh Green who’s really good too. He was a consensus five-star recruit and one of the best small forwards in the 2020 class. SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Ziaire Williams picked up the second triple-double in Stanford program history, Jaiden Delaire scored 21 points and the Cardinal defeated Washington 91-75 Thursday night. I don’t like to talk about basketball, really. Ziaire Williams says he’s still considering six schools, in no rush to decide By ADAM ZAGORIA TOMS RIVER, N.J. — Ziaire Williams , the No. Ziaire Williams had Duke involved for a bit. He's a five-star currently ranked as the #19 overall recruit in the '20 class by the 247Sports Composite. And while Z did get animated and emotional, he didn’t talk back to him. At a certain point, it’s natural to wonder if all the attention and hype that comes with being a big-time hoops recruit have gone to the young man’s head, but Williams has remained largely the person he was when he arrived on campus in Sherman Oaks three years ago. Every coach I’ve had, he’s would make sure, do not have me in the post because I’ve always been kind of tall. "That’s one thing I wish I would have done when I was little is play different sports. Also, you can follow The Bootleg on our, to get all the great information inside our Premium Football and Hoops Boards. ", My Dad played in high school. There is of course a trade-off to being in Ziaire's position, and he knows it. It was May 31, 2007, and James' Cleveland Cavaliers were in Detroit to play a pivotal Game 5 against the Detroit Pistons. LeBron James' arrival in Los Angeles has galvanized the city of Los Angeles and resuscitated the fervor for L.A.'s most successful professional sports franchise. Learn about Ziaire Williams and other recruit player profiles on RecruitingNation.com. This team has a highly ranked Sophomore, among some other good players, and when we lost to them in the summer it was a very heated game. Williams boosts Stanford; sets up showdown with Tar Heels Highly touted freshman Ziaire Williams scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds in … The Sierra Canyon roster is stocked with lots of rising stars, including seniors Ziaire Williams and B.J. "Absolutely and that’s what somewhat rose my stock a little bit. ", My friend Tyler Stromsborg, he’s committed to USC, he plays baseball and is in my grade. Roy Williams of North Carolina, Sean Miller of Arizona, and Dana Altman of Oregon are among those heavily recruiting Williams. It was our whole team. ", Asked about what those friends would say about him off the court, Ziaire says "That I'm funny, and if I wasn’t 6’9” you wouldn’t guess that I play basketball. Ziaire Williams is an American basketball player who is considered one of the best players in the 2020 class. They started this whole charity movement and they called it DaneStrong and I wear it to remind myself that there’s always somebody going through worse. He always makes fun of me and tells me to be the first baseman, so I guess that’s what I would be." ", Ziaire's BTI AAU team got a big summer win over West Coast Elite, a team featuring Nico Mannion and Josh Green, both five-star recruits headed to Arizona. He doesn’t really talk a lot about college. At small forward, he stands 6 feet 8 inches and weighs 185 pounds. So I’m thankful for that. My whole life, nobody knew about me and I really wouldn’t care. They had (Duke commit) Vernon Carey. Ziaire says of his coach, "He is an X and O coach. "I believe passion kicked in during Ziaire’s freshmen year in high school. Among the biggest differences, Biancardi noted, is that Bronny was more of a role player and complimentary player on a team that had several elite college recruits, including a couple of projected NBA guys, Ziaire Williams and BJ Boston.. I'd like to add something foul but I'll keep it clean. They sacrificed a lot for me. Brandon "BJ" Boston Jr. (born November 28, 2001) is an American college basketball player for the Kentucky Wildcats of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). They started this whole charity movement and they called it DaneStrong and I wear it to remind myself that there’s always somebody going through worse. Ziaire’s intelligent, conscientious, and thankful. He’s grown so much, so quickly that I think he doesn’t realize how long and tall he really is. "During this process, we didn’t want Ziaire to lose sight of his goals. Maybe like a movie, but it could be anything." Ziaire responded by not letting him get a shot off on two consecutive positions (5 second call and a block), and then scored on that same player on his next two chances. Sargeant says of his gifted junior, "He’s really unique, because he really can score from all three levels so depending on where the game is going and what team we’re playing and what matchups we’re using, I try to use him at all three levels, so I’ll have him come off high pick’n’rolls or operating off the elbow, the wing, or the low post. He really can just turn and shoot over the top of guys from ten feet in. James went off for 48 points, nine rebounds, and seven assists in an overtime game that saw him play over 50 minutes. We played ‘em in Vegas and I was so mad. He held him to like 12 points I think and that dude averages like 30. I don’t remember the last time I played a video game. "I haven’t seen any real change from him in the way that he interacts with his teammates or the way he’s valuing his high school experience. Williams scored 12 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and made 10 assists to notch the first triple-double by a Stanford player since Brook Lopez in 2007. I first discovered Ziaire’s competitiveness before I was even his coach. Williams was a huge part of that win, effectively closing out the game with a big three-point play and handling the ball all the way down the stretch. The only relationship he has with another girl is her mother whom he loves very much and is seen sharing a photo of them together in various places. Notre Dame High School's culture and the group of friends Ziaire's cultivated has certainly helped him draw a line between basketball and regular student life. I’m a friendly person. Maturity kicked in, his body was finally settling in. The first time you win. He’s added that element to his game. He's a little crazy and out there but at end of day I'm betting he's a good Dad to those kids. Ziaire was matched up with an upperclassman in that game that is also being recruited at a division 1 level. UNREAL finish. Asked about the transformation, Ziaire laughs but totally acknowledges it. The 6' 2'' is single and is living a single life fully enjoying with his friends and family. Sometimes it gets kind of hard but I see all my friends out having fun at a party or something and I’m at home resting. My earliest memory of his playing was at six years old playing for the local YMCA," she says. It's also clear how much respect and admiration he has for a mother and father who have raised their only child with expectations of hard work on the court and in the classroom and a humble heart at all times. They had Chauncey Billups, Tayshaun Prince, all of them, and for some reason that’s like the most earliest, most vivid memory I have and I remember seeing LeBron and being like ‘Wow, what in the world?’ and being a big fan of him. It was young LeBron. Be grateful for every offer received and treat every offer with the same level of gratitude. But I’d played basketball before that but ever since that moment I fell in love with it and that’s what I wanted to do.". Watching Ziaire work with his teammates at practice or just hanging out with friends at a basketball game, it's clear he's gotten both types of love from his parents. He’s quite a dare devil, always seeking different adventures. USC, UCLA, Virginian, TCU, a lot of places. Lastly, Ziaire is a true friend and has created beautiful brotherhoods through basketball. ", Ziaire's mother, Marquita Fields-Williams, also notes the significant early chapters in the bond between her boy and Dr. Naismith's game. So we just talk about stuff like that. "In terms of staying grounded, Williams says “It’s personally how I was raised. I don’t like when people tell me about the pros. ", Ziaire's BTI AAU team got a big summer win over West Coast Elite, a team featuring Nico Mannion and Josh Green, both five-star recruits headed to Arizona. Oh, and he’s a handsome fella! We played ‘em in Vegas and I was so mad. Dexter O’Connell, he’s committed to Marquette, he did a great job on Nico (Mannion). Just to humble myself and show gratitude and not to take every day for granted because there are people out there struggling and fighting for their lives.”. I really don’t care. ", Ziaire's father, Ziaire (the two have different middle names so there's no 'Jr.' Ziaire's close friend on the Knights' baseball team has also connected to him with a deeper perspective that transcends anything as ultimately trivial as a basketball game. ", There are certainly traits he inherited from both parents in the eyes of Fields-Williams. The Blue Devils made the top seven schools list he put out over the summer. "My Dad played in high school. I would just go out and play when it was just fun. It's appropriate then that a memorable night from James' past captivated a young Williams, who plays for Sherman Oaks (CA) Notre Dame High School in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley. The 6-foot-7 senior small forward is a consensus five-star player that can play for any college of his choosing. It’s kind of weird. ", Notre Dame's system under Sargeant is also tailored to utilize Williams in a variety of ways. His father would tell him to not worry about the “hype” during his younger years. Williams, who scored his previous career high of 32 in the Cougars' win over Cal on Thursday, made 12 of 35 shots, including 8 of 18 from the arc, and 8 of 10 free throws with nine turnovers. "My favorite memory of Ziaire is the day he blessed us with an inestimable amount of joy and happiness, his birth date. He just wanted to focus on shooting. It wasn’t just me. Ziaire responded by not letting him get a shot off on two consecutive positions (5 second call and a block), and then scored on that same player on his next two chances. Ziaire is very sensitive towards others and has a sharp wit. I remember everything, so it was when LeBron scored like 25 points in a row in that playoff game against the Pistons. When I walked into the gym for the game, Ziaire looked particularly focused and not his usual social, smiling self. In a wise act of diplomacy, Williams splits credit for his athleticism. My whole life, nobody knew about me and I really wouldn’t care. Sargeant says of his gifted junior, ", He’s really unique, because he really can score from all three levels so depending on where the game is going and what team we’re playing and what matchups we’re using, I try to use him at all three levels, so I’ll have him come off high pick’n’rolls or operating off the elbow, the wing, or the low post. But I’d played basketball before that but ever since that moment I fell in love with it and that’s what I wanted to do. He’ll internalize the competition, whether it’s going against a really great player or whether it’s a championship game but he tends to rise to the moment when it’s required and that’s been pretty consistent from what I’ve seen of him. He is a Gold Medalist in the FIBA under 19 World cup Men's Basketball in Heraklion, Greece. I’m better than him, him, him,’ and the main thing is really not forgetting where you came from. ", My mom and dad, they raised me great. The first time you find something you're really good at doing. So if you’re going to put a big guy on him, we’ll put you in pick’n’rolls, if you put a smaller guy on him, we’ll put him on the block. I’ve been asked to go to a lot of great high schools around the country and I would never leave this school just because it’s home, really. He's a five-star currently ranked as the #19 overall recruit in the '20 class by the 247Sports Composite. Asked about the transformation, Ziaire laughs but totally acknowledges it. Drake, he’s going to USC for football and basketball, locked up Josh Green who’s really good too. Trailblazers use a 13-0 run to comeback and advance to third state CIF State Open Division title game. We beat them by 20+, and it was at that moment I realized how special Ziaire could be," Sargeant says. I feel accepted. ", For his part, Ziaire tries to maintain a level of detachment from his current status in the college hoops recruiting hierarchy. After a game-winner by Stanford-bound Ziaire Williams, the Blazers made it to the state championship game before the hiatus of sports in North America. He’s truly made parenting challenging yet fun and continues to rack up proud parent moments.". Stanford has built a rock solid, R.J. Abeytia has been contributing to The Bootleg since 2014. ", I love the STEM programs (science, technology, engineering, and math), so that whole field is definitely my favorite. He also played in the McDonald's All-American Game in 2020. I don’t like to talk about basketball, really. Definitely his mother’s child!!" ", Ziaire also focused in on hoops so early, he does have a curiosity about how he'd fare in other sports, one in particular. It was the Cavaliers vs. the Pistons. Terms of Use, Ziaire Williams at the McDonald's All-American Game. ", People have multiple beginnings in their lives. You want a player to play with the kind of confidence that warrants that kind of attention but you also want to have a kid who continues to treat his teammates with respect, to listen to his coaching staff, and he does all those things.". USA Basketball Statistics At shooting guard, he stands 6 feet 7 inches and weighs 185 pounds. I played 2K and I was a god at it. ", Absolutely and that’s what somewhat rose my stock a little bit. The level of support provided from Robert really aided in knowing what to expect and provided insight as to how the recruiting process works." "This school is amazing. “My dad says he had a 40-inch vertical and I’ve seen clips of him. And while Z did get animated and emotional, he didn’t talk back to him. Not a subscriber? Williams was a huge part of that win, effectively closing out the game with a big three-point play and handling the ball all the way down the stretch. This team has a highly ranked Sophomore, among some other good players, and when we lost to them in the summer it was a very heated game. That’s very important to him. I love to hang out with friends and I just can’t do it as much as I used to be able to do it because I’m always playing basketball and practicing. ", Sargeant concedes that the attention has impacted Ziaire to a certain extent, but well within the range of understanding considering its intensity. They’re cool to look at, and you kind of get to see the work you put in on a piece of paper but honestly there are thousands of kids out there who are really good but they don’t have the publicity because maybe they don’t have the money to get in these tournaments. They had (Duke commit) Vernon Carey. Staying grounded has also been a big part of what Fields-Williams wanted to contribute to the process. You want a player to play with the kind of confidence that warrants that kind of attention but you also want to have a kid who continues to treat his teammates with respect, to listen to his coaching staff, and he does all those things.". Getting this kind of attention, it would weigh on any kid but he’s handled it about as well as you’d expect any 16 or 17 year-old to handle it given this kind of rise in the rankings and the offers. But that’s just for me personally. Ziaire William also participated in the McDonald's All-American in 2019 at the Cole Anthony, Oak Hill Acadamy. We try to utilize him as much as we can and in as many different ways as we can to really make him that much harder to guard. I love to hang out with friends and I just can’t do it as much as I used to be able to do it because I’m always playing basketball and practicing. Ziaire was born in Lancaster, California on 12 September 2001 under the star sign Virgo. Really, I mean this as hard as possible, we don’t talk about basketball at all. Maybe like a movie, but it could be anything." So I’m thankful for that. Ziaire alluded to the presence and influence of his parents early on in our chat, and it was not surprising to hear his Mom elaborate on one of the family's core values. I’m better than him, him, him,’ and the main thing is really not forgetting where you came from. I know when we (BTI) played this team from Florida, I forgot their team name (E1T1 United). But that’s just for me personally. Ziaire … His grandparents are up there (Notre Dame’s Wall of Honor inside the gymnasium’s lobby where names like Jamie Dixon are also included), they’ve contributed so much to the school. Really, I mean this as hard as possible, we don’t talk about basketball at all. Very hard workers. That’s very important to him. He went to Princeton and we run all the Princeton sets. The first time you lose. Also, you can follow The Bootleg on our Facebook page. He sat down to talk to The Bootleg about the beginnings of his basketball journey, the path his father set for his basketball development, as well as the challenge of just remaining a high school kid while also being one of the most heavily-recruited players in the country. I like to talk about the NBA, but I don’t like to talk about me being in the NBA because...it’s not pressure, but I don’t want my whole life depending on getting into the NBA. The number of scholarship offers doesn’t matter as you can only attend one school! He actually had scholarships but he never had the grades which is why he’s really hard on me about grades. Games like that I get really locked in. ", There are certainly traits he inherited from both parents in the eyes of Fields-Williams. Academically, Williams' interests lie with the science side of the curriculum. The other player tried to bully Ziaire and talk trash to him. Boston, currently ranked No. I have so many friends who say to me ‘Dude, you’re a five-star, why don’t you take pride in that?’ but that’s just not who I am. He’s about the playbooks and making the defenders tired and overthink." "I love the STEM programs (science, technology, engineering, and math), so that whole field is definitely my favorite. It’s like ‘ok, just because you’re ranked now’ I still kind of get frustrated with the ranking system because I feel it’s so biased. "Ziaire has loved playing basketball since age five. They were a good team. His mother served in the Army and Air Force and his father in the Marine Corps. He’s added that element to his game. Everything pans out in high school," she adds. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. He was a consensus five-star recruit and one of the best shooting guards in the 2020 class. Every now and then it gets to me but I just focus on my main goals and the hard work pays off so you just have to look at the bigger picture." she says with some with no shortage of wit herself. That’s my earliest memory, it’s so weird. He also visited North Carolina this year. As recruiting can be overwhelming, my focus was ensuring that he’s managing his time wisely and taking care of business in the classroom prior to taking calls," she says. Other people like it and I’m not downgrading it but it doesn’t really mean too much to me. The older I get, the harder it gets. Mother, Marquita, served in the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force; and father, Ziaire, served in the U.S. Marine Corps. NORWALK, CA - JUNE 03: Ziaire Williams from Notre Dame High School dribbles up the court during the Pangos All-American Camp on June 3, 2018 at … I would say one sport if I could be good at it,  I would say baseball. The five-star prospect will definitely receive a full scholarship and many more benefits from all the colleges. He is at the start of his career and will definitely rise above in the Basketball industry. Today, while playing with Sierra Canyon in … All credit to my Dad, he and I have been training since I was five, six years old and he has never, ever had me in the post. I have a bunch of friends already committed to college, so I get tips from them. Ziaire says of his coach, ", He is an X and O coach. Humility-wise, I’d be lying if I said that it hasn’t affected him a little bit. Other people like it and I’m not downgrading it but it doesn’t really mean too much to me. Every coach I’ve had, he’s would make sure, do not have me in the post because I’ve always been kind of tall. 1 small forward in the Class of 2020, says he’s still considering six schools and is in no rush to make a decision. It wasn’t just me. There was nobody being me," he laughs. And while the team didn’t get a chance to defend the title they had held for He went on to score 31 points on 12-14 shooting from the field ( 3 3’s) and 4-4 from the line. It's gotten old and I'm to the point where I'll just see whose on the roster come October or So his dad was in the MLB, and he has a little brother named Dane who has cancer, though he is cancer-free right now. He was very good but he never had the grades. The staff, the people are amazing. We beat them by 20+, and it was at that moment I realized how special Ziaire could be," Sargeant says. I remember everything, so it was when LeBron scored like 25 points in a row in that playoff game against the Pistons. He went to Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles but during his sophomore season, he missed much of his game because of an injury but later saw success in the summer with his club team BTI select. Certainly one thing that's gone by the wayside is time for video games. 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