Tag: Zion Williamson

Duke Upset by Stephen F. Austin, Showing They Can Still Disappoint Without Reddish, Barrett and Zion

by Alex Poletti
Photo by USA Today Sports

If on any other day, someone told you that a group of lumberjacks surprised everyone on Duke’s court, you’d probably wonder how the hell that person got into your apartment and call security. Today, however, that group of Lumberjacks is Stephen F. Austin University, who upset the Blue Devils in overtime to hand Duke its first non-conference loss at home since 2000. This was an incredible showing for the Blue Devils, who proved they could still play down to a lower caliber of competition without Cam Reddish, R.J. Barrett and Zion Williamson.

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Mulling Over Injury, Zion Williamson Admits Attempting Double-Backflip Dunk Over Shark-Infested Waters Not Best Decision

by Alex Poletti

The New Orleans Pelicans received some bad news before the start of the regular season, as rookie Zion Williamson was sidelined with a knee injury that will keep him on the bench for six to eight weeks. Given some time to reflect on the cause of his injury, Williamson admits that attempting a double-backflip dunk over shark-infested waters was not his smartest decision.

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New York Knicks Unveil 2019 Lineup, Featuring Cardboard Cutouts of Kevin Durant, Zion Williamson

by Alex Poletti

After a decidedly difficult offseason, the New York Knicks unveiled their formidable lineup for the 2019-2020 season, which includes first-round draft pick R.J. Barrett and cardboard cutouts of Kevin Durant and Zion Williamson.

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To Show Dedication to New Team, Zion Turns into Real Pelican

by Alex Poletti

After the first pick was announced at Barclays Center in New York, what many fans suspected and analysts guaranteed became a reality: Zion Williamson became a New Orleans Pelican. To quell any doubt that the Duke superstar was unimpressed with the organization that held the first pick, Zion went above and beyond by turning into a real pelican, showing his dedication to his new organization.

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If New Orleans Plays Cards Right, Zion Could Be Pelicans’ Best Trade Candidate Ever

by Alex Poletti

With all the buzz around the NBA draft, one thing remains certain: the Pelicans have the first overall pick. And with that pick, they will draft a generational talent in Zion Williamson.

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Scouting Report: Is Zion Williamson Really Just Three Kids in a Trenchcoat?

by Alex Poletti

With the NBA draft just two months away, The Second String brings a new series where our team of analysts dissect every aspect of a prospect’s game to see if they are really worth a top ten lottery pick. Here, we start with number one:

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