Stories tagged: Zion Williamson
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 4:35 p.m.
Saints quarterback Drew Brees doesn’t see himself and Pelicans top draft choice Zion Williamson as an odd couple from different generations and different sports. Brees says he sees key parallels …
Tue., July 30, 2019, 8:20 p.m.
The past few weeks have been a blur to Zion Williamson. He was picked No. 1 in the NBA draft by the New Orleans Pelicans.
Mon., July 29, 2019, 6:05 p.m.
Saints coach Sean Payton says Zion Williamson’s athleticism and physical stature would make the Pelicans rookie and top NBA draft choice an intriguing NFL prospect at a handful of positions, …
Fri., June 21, 2019, 5:43 p.m.
Zion Williamson and his family were met with applause as they walked into the New Orleans Pelicans’ headquarters. The practice gym was filled with team employees and executives eager to …
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 10:22 p.m.
The New Orleans Pelicans selected Zion Williamson with the No. 1 pick, going with the Duke force who is considered one of the most exciting prospects in years.
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 10:15 p.m.
The NBA couldn’t have asked for a better draft lead-in than the Anthony Davis blockbuster trade. While the first wave of headlines rightfully belonged to the Los Angeles Lakers, the …
UPDATED: Thu., June 13, 2019, 3:18 p.m.
Former Duke star Zion Williamson is suing to terminate his contract with a sports marketing company. He says the agency violated the state’s sports agent law. A lawsuit filed in …
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 7:46 p.m.
New Orleans has bucked the odds and won the NBA’s draft lottery, and now will have the first chance at choosing Zion Williamson in the June 20 selections. The Pelicans …
Mon., April 15, 2019, 6:23 p.m.
Zion Williamson is leaving Duke after one high-flying season to enter the NBA draft. Virginia’s De’Andre Hunter and Ty Jerome also announced their plans to enter the draft.
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 9:11 a.m.
The 6-foot-7, 285-pound Williamson was the runaway choice, claiming 59 of 64 votes from AP Top 25 voters in ballots submitted before the NCAA Tournament in results released Friday.
Mon., March 25, 2019, 7:48 p.m.
The path to the Final Four will not be easy for Zion Williamson, Luke Maye, De’Andre Hunter and the other top-seeded stars in the NCAA Tournament. For the first time …
UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 10:46 p.m.
NCAA Tournament: Zion Williamson made a layup over 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall in the closing seconds and RJ Barrett’s putback provided the margin of victory as top-seeded Duke held off UCF …
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 9:59 p.m.
Zion Williamson had an explosive NCAA Tournament debut with 25 points to lead top-seeded Duke to an 85-62 win over North Dakota State on Friday night.
UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 7:55 p.m.
Zion Williamson and Duke are the overall No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Blue Devils sit atop the East Region, and their road to Minneapolis could include matchups …
Sat., March 16, 2019, 9:07 p.m.
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Fri., March 15, 2019, 9:01 a.m.
Duke freshman sensation Zion Williamson’s nearly flawless performance in the ACC Tournament had the college basketball world buzzing. Returning from a knee injury wearing a modified pair of Nikes, Williamson’s …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 24, 2019, 9:17 p.m.
There isn’t much Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski hasn’t encountered in a Hall of Fame career featuring more than 1,100 wins and five national championships. The past week offered something new.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 5:36 p.m.
In the fight against NCAA amateurism rules, in the fight against the overall financial hypocrisy of our athlete-breeding system, Zion Williamson doesn’t figure to be the revolutionary soldier.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Nike says it’s investigating why Duke freshman Zion Williamson split a shoe open during a game against rival North Carolina. But the sportswear giant says it’s an “isolated occurrence.”
Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 11:57 p.m.
RJ Barrett scored 26 points, Zion Williamson had 18 and No. 2 Duke used an early barrage of 3-pointers to stun No. 3 Virginia and then held off the Cavaliers, …
Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
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Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 8:36 p.m.
Freshman Zion Williamson had 25 points, 10 rebounds and a spectacular 360-degree dunk, and No. 1 Duke beat Clemson 87-68 on Saturday night in its Atlantic Coast Conference opener.
Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 8:11 p.m.
Zion Williamson had 17 points, 13 rebounds and Duke fans roaring each time he touched the ball before he fouled out, and the second-ranked Blue Devils ended No. 12 Texas …
Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 9:19 p.m.
Zion Williamson scored 25 points, RJ Barrett added 22 and No. 3 Duke routed Indiana 90-69 on Tuesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 10:20 p.m.
How will Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura, Brandon Clarke handle Duke’s Zion Williamson, Cam Reddish? We’ll find out in the Maui Invitational final
Hachimura would be giving away roughly 50 pounds, but he is Gonzaga’s strongest interior player and had success defending 260-pound Jock Landale last season. Clarke is an option, but he’d …
Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
R.J. Barrett scored 20 points, Cam Reddish added 16 and top-ranked Duke remained undefeated at the Maui Invitational with a 90-64 rout over San Diego State.
Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 5 a.m.
Stuff of dreams: Five star-studded individual matchups for Gonzaga we’d like to see at the Maui Invitational
Zion-Rui? Yes please. RJ-Snacks? Second that. Reddish-Clarke? Yup. Perkins-Williams? Yes, sir. Clarke-Jeter? Affirmative.
Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 10:45 p.m.
Zion Williamson had 27 points and 16 rebounds, and No. 4 Duke pulled away to beat Army 94-72 on Sunday at Durham, N.C. Cameron Reddish finished with 25 points and …
Sun., July 16, 2017
Scout.com ranks Zion Williamson as the No. 3 overall player in the class of 2018 – he’s No. 1 overall in the 247Sports rankings – and he’s coming off of …