Zion Williamson Praises Playing Basketball In New York: “I Can’t Lie To You.”
Written by B87FM on April 18, 2021
Younger celebrity Zion Williamson praised New York following the Pelicans’ 112-122 loss to the Knicks, Sunday, saying that it “is perhaps my favourite place to play” apart from New Orleans. Regardless, the feedback have Knicks followers speculating a couple of doable transfer to New York in Williamson’s future.
“I’m glad you requested that,’’ Williamson stated following the sport. “New York is the mecca of basketball. I really like enjoying right here. I performed right here in faculty [at Duke]. That is my first time enjoying within the professionals. This ambiance, whether or not they’re cheering for you or booing you, it’s superb. Outdoors of New Orleans, clearly, this is perhaps my favourite place to play. I can’t misinform you.’’
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Williamson went face to face with Knicks’ ahead Julius Randle, scoring 34 factors in comparison with Randle’s 33.
“He’s a tricky matchup,’’ Randle stated afterward. “We all know he’s athletic. He’s lengthy, nimble on his ft, fast so he will get to lots of balls and offensive rebounds you wouldn’t assume he’d get to. He will get to these balls. He’s a tricky cowl and finishes across the rim properly, too.’’
Williamson is ready to change into a restricted free agent in 2023.