Zion Williamson made his long-awaited NBA debut for the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday. Zion Williamson impressed the home crowd at the Smoothie King Center with his dominant display on the court and some impressive shot selection. Attentive basketball fans noticed an interesting stat on the youngster's debut with regards to his stunning display in the last quarter against San Antonio Spurs.
Zion Williamson: 1 career game, 4 three-pointers— SportsNation (@SportsNation) January 23, 2020
Ben Simmons: 203 career games, 2 three-pointers pic.twitter.com/vlPiX6TCHs
ben simmons: 2 three-point makes in 6,982 minutes— Matt Ellentuck (@mellentuck) January 23, 2020
zion williamson: 4 three-point makes in 18 minutes
Zion Williamson has established himself as a household name after playing just one game in the NBA. Twitteratti were quick to point out that Zion Williamon's three-pointer tally from just one game is better than Ben Simmons' entire career tally for the same stat. Zion Williamson scored 17 straight points in the fourth quarter and hit four three-pointers. Zion Williamson finished with 22 points and 7 rebounds in 18 minutes. Is it too early to claim that Zion Williamson is an NBA MVP for next season?
Jrue on Zion going 4-4 from three— New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) January 23, 2020
"alright boy, you been practicing" 🤣 pic.twitter.com/BbMdbUwOv9
Ben Simmons is the first player in NBA history to have a 30-point triple-double with 5 steals and an 80% shooting percentage in the same game 🔔🔥 pic.twitter.com/IunmMujnF8— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) January 20, 2020