NBA Draft

Zion Williamson
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June 21, 2019 - 10:51 am
It was a coronation 38 days in the making. Tonight, it became official. Zion Williamson is a New Orleans Pelican.
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Stephen Curry at the NBA Finals.
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June 20, 2019 - 4:37 pm
There is always plenty of pressure for teams when it comes to draft night in the NBA. The right pick can set a franchise up for success for a long time while the wrong pick can disrupt a franchise's plans and set the organization back. The magnitude of those ramifications is only amplified when it...
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Zion Williamson flexes his muscles.
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June 20, 2019 - 4:37 pm
Duke forward Zion Williamson is expected to be the No. 1 overall pick taken by the New Orleans Pelicans in Thursday's NBA Draft. Williamson is a 6-foot-7, 285-pound forward form Salisbury, North Carolina. He began playing AAU basketball when he was just five years old, playing on a team of nine...
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June 19, 2019 - 3:00 pm
Tomorrow's NBA Draft will be a big night for the New Orleans Pelicans, which is expected to follow up its blockbuster trade with the L.A. Lakers by selecting Duke University phenom Zion Williamson with the #1 overall pick. And to celebrate, for one day only, in one location only, Popeyes is...
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Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver guarding Virginia's Deandre Hunter in the NCAA championship game
Streeter Lecka
May 24, 2019 - 9:35 am
The NBA Draft is on June 20 and everyone in the world knows that Zion Williamson is going first overall to the New Orleans Pelicans. In fact, most NBA fans have a pretty good idea how the first three picks will shake out, with the Memphis Grizzlies making it no secret that they would select Murray...
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NBA deputy commissioner Mark Tatum reveals the No. 1 pick for the New Orleans Pelicans during the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery.
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May 15, 2019 - 10:01 am
The New Orleans Pelicans claimed the No. 1 pick in next month's NBA Draft -- also known as first dibs on Duke phenom Zion Williamson -- in a topsy-turvy draft lottery Tuesday night that broke hearts in New York and changed the power dynamics of the league. It was a stroke of incredible fortune for...
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