Zion Williamson had his greatest scoring night time since December 11 within the New Orleans Pelicans’ 114-113 win over the San Antonio Spurs, however his thoughts was caught on his opponent following the sport.
In the course of the postgame press convention, Williamson mentioned going up towards Spurs rookie Victor Wembanyama and showered him with reward.
Zion Williamson calls Victor Wembanyama a “particular participant”
Vic is a really particular participant. We had been simply speaking about it within the locker room: he is a dude that may get two or three Defensive Participant of the Years and in addition – I do not need to put no restrict on it – however he can get (DPOYS) and MVPs. We’ve not seen nothing like that. We have seen issues shut, however not like that. He is an incredible participant.
Williamson, himself, was thought of a generational kind of expertise going into school after which coming into the NBA. Accidents have severely slowed down his profession trajectory, however he is lastly wholesome and placing collectively a strong season for the 28-21 Pelicans.
Towards Wembanyama, Williamson poured in 33 factors, together with the game-winning basket with just a few seconds left.
He additionally added 8 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal and 1 block. Wemby, on the opposite aspect, dropped a 16/14/7/2/3 line. We might even see these two battles for the following decade and extra.