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SportDespite an injury and an earthquake during the game, Zion Williamson showed out in debut

18:00  06 july  2019
18:00  06 july  2019 Source:   usatodayhss.com

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Zion Lateef Williamson (born July 6, 2000) is an American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Williamson sits on the bench during a game versus Virginia Tech with an injury suffered from a broken shoe. He walks on the court during a media

Zion Williamson didn’t see many minutes during his first game in a New Orleans Pelicans uniform, but it was all he needed to demonstrate what he brings to the NBA. Playng the New York Knicks and Duke teammate R.J. Barrett on Friday at the NBA Summer League, Williamson posted 11 points on 4-of-9

Despite an injury and an earthquake during the game, Zion Williamson showed out in debut© USA TODAY USA TODAY

It probably wasn't the picture perfect Summer League debut that Zion Williamson had in mind.

Williamson suffered a knee injury that kept him out of the second half of the game. The injury appears to be minor, per NBA.com. And an earthquake, in the fourth quarter of the matchup between the Pelicans and Knicks in Las Vegas, led to the entire game getting canceled.

"We're taking all the necessary precautions now to make sure the tournament can continue," summer league executive director Warren LeGarie told the Ringer and others in a postgame press conference.

All that said, Williamson scored 11 points and three rebounds in just nine minutes of play.

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But rather because an earthquake — a 7.1 quake centered in Ridgecrest, Calif., a city basically However, it had already started to empty out after word began to get around Williamson was not playing The much-hyped debut showdown between No. 1 pick Zion Williamson and No. 3 pick R.J

Zion Williamson made the rim shake, which is what fans wanted. It was a night unlike any other in NBA Summer League history — with a frenzied crowd at the start, disappointment when Williamson 's night was cut short by a knee issue and then confusion when the game was halted by an earthquake . Such.

For Williamson, the biggest play of the game came after the Knicks' Kevin Knox grabbed a rebound in the first quarter. Williamson proceeded to yank the ball away from him, which led to an open lane towards the basket. Then, Williamson slammed it home with both hands as the crowd erupted.

The Knicks' R.J. Barrett was also playing in the game. He had 10 points on 4-18 shooting, to go with five rebounds and an assist.

The game sold out Thomas and Mack Center, which included some notable basketball players in attendance. Anthony Davis and LeBron James were there, according to Forbes. The Pelicans' Jrue Holiday, Lonzo Ball and Josh Hart were also watching the game, per Forbes. LaMelo Ball was there with his brother, Lonzo. Besides basketball players, Floyd Mayweather was seen watching the game.

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People are going to talk about Zion Williamson ‘s NBA Summer League debut for a long time. Not just because he took Kevin Knox‘s lunch money and threw down But rather because an earthquake — a 7.1 quake centered in Ridgecrest, Calif., a city basically halfway between Los Angeles and Las Vegas

LeBron James had a courtside seat for Zion Williamson ’s summer league debut at the Thomas It was as though a basketball red carpet was rolled out in the desert to watch the New Orleans Williamson played only nine minutes before leaving the game after a knee-to-knee collision, but he

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