With an injury confining him to the bench for the start of his wildly anticipated NBA debut, the buildup for Zion Williamson’s first game was almost absurd. So his first game had to be a letdown. “Zion had played less than five minutes in each of the first three quarters and had totaled only five points. That rocky performance was a reminder that even with all the hype and anticipation, patience was in order.” It turned out that those fifteen minutes were all the patience Pelican fans would need. The Ringer: Zion Williamson Just Gave Us the Most Exciting Seven Minutes of This NBA Season.

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