Another GTA basketball player is establishing himself as one of the top prospects on the planet. And the only other guy in the conversation, Zion Williamson, plays right beside him on the much ballyhooed Duke Blue Devils — the consensus favourite to win the NCAA national title. R. J. Barrett, son of Canadian hoops legend Rowan Barrett, has already helped Canada win gold at the 2017 FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup. Now, Barrett is on course to become a top pick in next year’s NBA draft. Still, it’d be nice if one of our local stars could play at home.
R. J. Barrett off to an incredible start at Duke University