Yesterday evening, Zion Williamson played his first game of pre-season under the jersey of the New Orleans Pelicans. In the Face of the Hawks, he offered a small demonstration of power.
In the Face of the Atlanta Hawks, Zion Williamson was the player most used by Alvin Gentry. The first Pick in 2019, finished with 16 points (6 of 13, including 0 of 2 three-points), 7 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals. He allows to his followers to impose quietly 133 to 109.
Well into his legs, the sensation was able to enjoy the audience of a few big dunks ! However, banderillas far including Jrue Holiday, who have fallen in love with the Hawks.
“I don’t think that dunk alone would have allowed me to be in the NBA. It had to be a good basketball player to get there. […] This is no longer the high school or college now, you have to be strong when you climb the circle. This is what I did and I was able to finish. ”