Zion Williamson has been one of the most polarizing players to follow this offseason, with a new story about him and his new-found team, the New Orleans Pelicans, coming out virtually everyday. With all the hype surrounding the young star, you would think he might come out of the gates slowly, adjusting himself to the pace of an NBA game, but that certainly was not the case. Zion showed the basketball world just a taste of his talent during the Pelicans’ first preaseson game of the season, finishing with 16 points, 7 rebounds, 4 steals, and 3 assists against a youthful Atlanta Hawks squad. Check out some of Zion’s best plays from his first NBA game!
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