Zion Williamson will make his a lot anticipated return to the Duke Blue Devils’ lineup tonight because the Dukies tackle Syracuse within the quarterfinals the ACC Tournament.
Williamson missed the ultimate 5 video games the common season after struggling a light knee sprain when his Nike PG 2.5s exploded, and a number of other NBA stars suggested him to take the remaining the season f.
However, the projected #1 general choose has ficially been cleared to return, and he is nonetheless hungry for a nationwide championship.
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To put it merely, the 18-year previous phenom simply likes to hoop, so that is what he will do.
Says Zion, “For the folks that assume I ought to simply cease taking part in in faculty and deal with the NBA: thanks, however no thanks.”
In 26 video games this season, Zion is averaging 21.6 factors and eight.eight rebounds. Needless to say, the Blue Devils haven’t been the identical with out him within the lineup. Duke went Three-2 within the 5 video games with out Williamson within the lineup and so they enter the ACC Tournament because the #Three seed.
If they defeat Syracuse tonight (sport airing on ESPN at 9:30pm ET), they will have an opportunity to avenge their two common season losses to UNC within the semifinals. The #2 Tar Heels will tackle the Louisville Cardinals at 7:00, with the winner taking over both Duke or Syracuse.
This time round, it appears to be like like Williamson can be ditching the Nike PG 2.5 in favor the Nike Kyrie four.