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Zion’s Assault On The NBA Continues, To Rave Reviews

Check out what people are saying about the Pelicans’ rising star

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NBA: New Orleans Pelicans at Los Angeles Lakers
 Feb 25, 2020; Los Angeles, California, USA; New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) goes up for a shot between Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis (3) and center JaVale McGee (7) during the first half at Staples Center.
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As you may have noticed, former Duke star Zion Williamson encountered The Los Angeles Lakers with stars Anthony Davis and LeBron James earlier this week. Here are several articles about that clash from the

First, this was written before the game and in anticipation of it.

this piece says the game lived up to the hype the two stars brought.

Here’s another that talks about how Zion is ascendant and up to the task of greatness.

And this one says that he’s not adapting to the NBA. He's forcing the NBA to adapt to him.

So on to other sites.

We’ve talked before about his effect on team chemistry. Here’s another good example of that. And he and Lonzo Ball have developed a rapid symbiosis. Remember the criticism Ball faced in LA?


He’s also impressed Stephen A. Smith. Bonus footage of Jayson Tatum too.

Also worth mentioning: on the broadcast of the Lakers-Pelicans game this week, the announcers said that the Pelicans think that if he continues to play at such a high level, Williamson will get strong Rookie of the Year consideration - even after missing so much of the season.