Zion Williamson Has Dominant Fourth Quarter in Debut

The Pelicans lost, but the NBA's No. 1 overall pick was impressive.

Steve Geller
January 23, 2020 - 12:18 am

Leave it to the San Antonio Spurs to play the role of party poopers.

They took down the Pelicans 121-117 in the Smoothie King Center on the night of Zion Willamson's first NBA game. The top overall pick in the draft finished with 22 points, seven rebounds and three assists. We knew Zion would be on a minutes restriction playing for the first time since having knee surgery in October. He logged 18 minutes and really came alive on the 4th quarter, scoring 17 while making four straight three pointers:

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