Pelicans rookie forward Zion Williamson scored 17 straight points in the fourth quarter and became the first player in NBA history to go 4-4 or better from three in his NBA debut.
SEVENTEEN. STRAIGHT. POINTS.
Zion cannot be stopped in the 4th quarter pic.twitter.com/NCG9fHW4OW
— New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) January 23, 2020
ZION IS TAKING OVER
17 STRAIGHT pic.twitter.com/2EuO0xpJaF
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 23, 2020
17-straight points in a span of 3:29 in 4th QTR
— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) January 23, 2020
Zion Williamson’s 22 points are the most by a Pelicans player in his debut in franchise history. Anthony Davis held the previous record with 21 points. pic.twitter.com/APFNkXZGtI
— ESPN (@espn) January 23, 2020
“I was shocked with how well Zion played in the amount of time that he played. I think the most shocking thing were the 3’s, we never saw this at Duke. It’s hard not to be impressed.” — @ShannonSharpe pic.twitter.com/S0t6Fp83vd
— UNDISPUTED (@undisputed) January 23, 2020
— NBA TV (@NBATV) January 23, 2020
Worth the wait! https://t.co/nJfqAbpBgu
— DWade (@DwyaneWade) January 23, 2020
— Ja Morant (@JaMorant) January 23, 2020
Welcome to the NBA, Zion Williamson.
— Rachel Nichols (@Rachel__Nichols) January 23, 2020
The Woj Pod on site of Zion’s memorable NBA debut, including visits with @ZionWilliamson, Pelicans EVP David Griffin, coach Alvin Gentry. The rehab, the 4th quarter, the decision to end his night, and what’s next: ESPN: https://t.co/TUzMCSAmkZ. Spotify: https://t.co/xKGqG6p2Tm
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) January 23, 2020