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June 20, 2019 - 8:28 pm
It was a coronation 38 days in the making. Tonight, it became official. Zion Williamson is a New Orleans Pelican. Amid great pomp and circumstance at the Barclays Center in New York on Thursday night, Williamson was selected with the No. 1 overall pick by the Pelicans in the 2019 NBA Draft. The...
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June 20, 2019 - 12:02 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 - 12:28 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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Zion Williamson of Duke lets out a yell on the court during the 2018-19 season.
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May 15, 2019 - 3:18 pm
( 97.1 The Ticket ) When the New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday night, it appeared presumptive No. 1 pick Zion Williamson expressed a bit of disappointment. One report said Williamson wanted to go to the New York Knicks . If Williamson doesn't want to play in New Orleans, he...
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Duke star Zion Williamson points on the court during the 2019 NCAA Tournament.
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April 16, 2019 - 10:57 am
CHARLOTTE ( WFNZ ) -- Duke freshman Zion Williamson, arguably the most hyped prospect since LeBron James in 2003, has officially declared for the 2019 NBA Draft. He made the announcement Monday on his Instagram page. --Thank you Duke--#thebrotherhood A post shared by Zion Williamson (@zionlw10) on...
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Cassius Winston dribbles out the clock as Michigan State beats Duke to advance to the 2019 Final Four.
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April 01, 2019 - 11:57 am
( 97.1 The Ticket reporting from WASHINGTON) -- Four point seven seconds stood between Michigan State and a trip to the Final Four. The Spartans were up by one on Duke, 68-67, and needed to inbound the ball from the sideline deep in their end of the floor and hopefully run out the clock. Michigan...
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Josh Perkins and Corey Kispert of Gonzaga celebrate during a win over Florida State in the 2019 NCAA Tournament.
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March 30, 2019 - 11:27 am
One more win to make the Final Four in Minneapolis. Three of the four No. 1 seeds are alive, with the exception of North Carolina, knocked off Friday night by Auburn . Two teams apiece from the ACC, SEC and Big Ten reached the quarterfinals. Gonzaga returns again, a superpower in need of a...
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March 29, 2019 - 3:47 pm
ATLANTA ( 92.9 The Game ) --- As we sit here patiently waiting to salivate over who Zion Williamson is going to dunk on next, the age old argument for student-athletes to be paid has come up again. This time it came from the mouth of long-time broadcaster Gus Johnson. 'I don't like these kids out...
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Zion Williamson of Duke, Cassius Winston of Michigan State
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March 28, 2019 - 10:01 am
There's an upside to the calm lack of upsets we witnessed in the first week of the NCAA Tournament: The remaining 16 teams are something very close to the 16 best teams in men's college basketball. And it should make for a confectionary Sweet 16. The East and West regions still boast their top four...
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Duke's R.J. Barrett and Zion Williamson smile after winning the 2019 ACC tournament.
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March 18, 2019 - 4:57 pm
Duke is the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament and the heavy betting favorite. The Blue Devils feature phenom Zion Williamson back from a knee injury and dominating, R.J. Barrett proving why he's a future top-five NBA draft pick and point guard Tre Jones becoming a scarier offensive threat...
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