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Zion Williamson Makes Record-Breaking NBA DebutWibbitz - Sports
Zion Williamson Makes Record-Breaking NBA Debut In the most anticipated NBA debut since LeBron James, Zion did not disappoint. The rookie set a new Pelicans record with 22 points in his first game. Williamson scored 17 straight points in the 4th quarter to give New Orleans a 107-106 lead before sitting out the final 5:23 of the game. The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Pelicans 121-117. Zion Williamson, via statement Williamson was 8-of-11 from the field, including 7 rebounds and 3 assists, in just 18 minutes. Alvin Gentry, Pelicans coach, via statement Williamson was the No. 1 pick of the 2019 NBA Draft after playing one season at Duke.