Considering he is injured now, it was probably wise for Zion to come out.
No need to be hurt and not getting paid.
But, according to Zion himself he wanted to go back.
Williamson explained during an appearance on The JJ Redick Podcast with his Pelicans teammate he knew Blue Devils head coach Mike Krzyzewski wouldn’t let him return, and conversations with his mom, step dad and teammates helped finalize his decision despite his desire to remain in college:
Flip the page to hear Zion speaking on the decision.