January 23 News Three years ago today, Pelicans star Zion completed his
On January 23, 2020, the Pelicans played against the Spurs at home, and No. 1 pick Zion ushered in his first NBA career game.
He started the game for 18 minutes and 18 seconds and scored 22 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists on 8 of 11 shots.
It is worth mentioning that in the 3 minutes and 8 seconds of the fourth quarter, Zion scored 17 points on 6 of 8 shots, with amazing scoring explosiveness.
Although his personal performance was outstanding, the Pelicans eventually lost to the Spurs 117-121.
Zion was selected to the best rookie team in the 2019-20 season, and the second place Morant finally won the best rookie title.