Age: 51 Height: 6' Weight: 285 lbs School: Duke
The New Orleans Pelicans and the New York Knicks each have won three games in a row as they prepare to meet twice in five days, beginning with a Wednesday night matchup in New Orleans. Zion Williamson has averaged 35 points during the Pelicans' three-game streak. In Monday's a 117-110 victory over Sacramento, Williams scored 30 points and Brandon Ingram had 34.
With Lonzo Ball out, Zion Williamson has initiated the Pelicans' offense with great success, scoring 37 and 38 points in his past two games.
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The New Orleans Pelicans have been giving Zion Williamson more opportunities to bring the ball up the court in a bid to spark the team's offense. With starting point guard Lonzo Ball sidelined by a hip injury, the 6-foot-7, 284-pound Williamson was the primary ballhandler during the 35 minutes he played in a 101-94 home victory against the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday. Williamson scored 37 points, tied a career-high with eight assists and added a personal-best 15 rebounds.
Zion Williamson on Friday became the youngest player in league history to have at least 35 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists in an NBA game, doing so in a 101-94 win against the Sixers.