Thursday, 17 October, 2019

Zion Williamson throws down insane 360 dunk during game

Zion Williamson scores game-high 29 points in win vs. Bulls Zion Williamson drops 29 points as Pelicans beat Bulls (video)
Shannon Reynolds | 13 October, 2019, 07:29

Yes, it's only preseason, but Zion Williamson is confirming what people believed he would be at the professional level.

Coby White #0 of the Chicago Bulls is defended by Frank Jackson #15 of the New Orleans Pelicans during a preseason game at the United Center on October 09, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.

Indeed, Zion didn't disappoint, pulling off an ally oop dunk in the first four minutes of the game on his way to a 29-point effort that helped the Pelicans to a 129-127 win over the hosts on Wednesday. He's 12 of 13 from the field.

Zion has 29 points in 27 minutes pic.twitter.com/vwIcl5dFlA.

The Pelicans, who traded Anthony Davis for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram and Josh Hart this summertime, will seek to run a lot this season.

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In his preseason debut on Monday in Atlanta, Williamson was 6-of-13 from the floor while missing all three of his three-point attempts.

Alvin Gentry and David Griffin have to be feeling pretty good about the player they picked 17th overall in the 2019 NBA Draft.

For Nickeil Alexander-Walker, tonight was a big endorsement for his minutes headed into the 2019-2020 National Basketball Association season. He went 4-of-12 from the field, shooting 3-of-8 from three-point range, finishing 2-of-4 from the free throw stripe, even though he drilled the two biggest looks of the night. Look like a lot of guys who have actually never played together (which they are). 21 points! Can score so easily.

The Western Conference is loaded this season, so making the playoffs will not be an easy task for this young Pelicans squad.

It will get tougher in the regular season, especially when the Pelicans play tougher teams. If they can play up to their potential, though, New Orleans fans should be in store for a thrilling year.

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