Zion Williamson returned and immediately threw down jaw-dropping dunks
Zion Williamson is back.
And in a big way.
The Duke freshman returned to action in Thursday night’s ACC quarterfinal game against Syracuse. Williamson, of course, had missed the last five games with a knee injury that he suffered against North Carolina last month when his Nike shoe absolutely blew up.
Many thought he might not want to return to college hoops at all, thinking he should save himself for the NBA. But Zion didn’t want to hear any of that. He’s back now and it didn’t take him long to get back to his dunking ways.
He started off by doing this two minutes into the game:
Welcome back Zion Williamson! (via @CBSSports) pic.twitter.com/NxR7nOM6QZ
— Complex Sports (@ComplexSports) March 15, 2019
And then this:
RJ lobs to Zion are BACK! @DukeMBB pic.twitter.com/1cf4Zr9Lxa
— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 15, 2019
And also this:
Syracuse’s Frank Howard appeared to attempt to trip Zion Williamson early in the first half. pic.twitter.com/aNUUebKMXH
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) March 15, 2019
His first-half numbers weren’t that bad, either:
Zion Williamson in his first half back. Not game, but 𝐡𝐚𝐥𝐟, back:
– 21 points
– 9/9 FG
– 9 rebounds
– 5 steals
– 16 minutes
Absolutely ridiculous. pic.twitter.com/H5avprVozK
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) March 15, 2019
Yup, Zion is back. And college basketball is a lot better for it.
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