Zion Williamson

July 06, 2019 - 9:37 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Zion Williamson's summer league is over. The New Orleans Pelicans announced Saturday that the No. 1 pick in this year's NBA draft will not play any more at the Summer League in Las Vegas because of a bruised left knee. The team stressed the move is precautionary. "Zion will move...
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July 06, 2019 - 6:38 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Zion Williamson made the rim shake, which is what fans wanted. And then the scoreboard started to shake, which nobody 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...
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July 06, 2019 - 6:31 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An earthquake that struck Southern California on Friday night forced the NBA to cancel the finish of a two Summer League games, including a marquee sold-out matchup between New Orleans and New York, while engineers checked to see if the integrity of the Thomas & Mack Center on...
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July 05, 2019 - 8:23 am
Zion Williamson obviously knows where he's playing next season. Jimmer Fredette has no idea. Such is the beauty of Summer League: There's ballyhooed 18-year-olds like Williamson, journeyman 30-year-olds like Fredette and a whole lot of everything else set to be on display over 95 games through July...
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June 21, 2019 - 8:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Zion Williamson plays with force and ferocity, a Hulk in hightops who looks as though he'd never show a soft side. Draft night proved otherwise. Williamson was the No. 1 pick of the New Orleans Pelicans — a surprise to nobody who watched basketball this past season. But afterward he...
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver at the podium of the 2018 NBA Draft.
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June 19, 2019 - 11:01 am
Even though the 2019-20 NBA title odds have dominated the betting conversation after the Pelicans shipped off Anthony Davis to the Lakers, wagering on the draft provides an enticing way to watch the four-hour event. Duke product Zion Williamson is the obvious favorite to be selected first overall...
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June 19, 2019 - 8:24 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Now that six-time All-Star Anthony Davis' trade request has been honored, it's time for the New Orleans Pelicans to start a new era by drafting the next face of the franchise. Duke star Zion Williamson is widely seen as the top pro prospect to enter any NBA draft since Davis in...
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May 15, 2019 - 7:39 am
Zion Williamson's Journey to Basketball Superstar
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Zion Williamson of Duke flexes and smiles during a game against North Carolina.
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May 14, 2019 - 8:32 am
The 2019 NBA Draft lottery takes place Tuesday night to determine the order of teams picking in June's draft. The prize attached to the bouncing ping pong balls is the No. 1 pick -- and with it, the opportunity to select Duke phenom Zion Williamson. ESPN will air the lottery at 8:30 p.m. ET (the...
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