At 18 years old, Zion Williamson is already getting used to being the biggest name in the building.
That was not the case for Wednesday’s Duke-North Carolina showdown at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
A number of big names showed up for game, none bigger than noted basketball fan and former President Barack Obama, who was met by a shrieking swath of Cameron Crazies who greeted him with high fives before the game.
Former President Barack Obama is in the house for UNC-Duke 👀
— Yahoo Sports (@YahooSports) February 21, 2019
Obama wasn’t the only celebrity in the building.
ABC 11’s Mark Armstrong was on the beat Wednesday night in Durham, and also spotted baseball Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr.
He declined the opportunity to admit he was there as a Duke fan.
Ken Griffey Jr here. Asked him if he’s a Duke man or here for “the event”.
“The event.” pic.twitter.com/S8SxfvsiTg
— Mark Armstrong (@ArmstrongABC11) February 21, 2019
Spike Lee was also there, possibly scouting the next New York Knicks lottery pick.
Carolina Panthers Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen was also in the house.
As was former Tar Heel center and national champion Kennedy Meeks.
Actress Hayden Panettiere tweeted from the stands, having apparently snagged one of the high-priced, high-demand tickets for Wednesday’s game.
— Hayden Panettiere (@haydenpanettier) February 21, 2019
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