Teen Williamson excites NBA like no rookie since LeBron

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Teen Williamson excites NBA like no rookie since LeBron
Teen Williamson excites NBA like no rookie since LeBron

Washington (AFP) Zion Williamson has excited NBA fans like no rookie since LeBron James, but knee injuries before his debut have also brought worries about the New Orleans Pelicans teen star. An incredible pre-season run saw Williamson average 23.3 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists a game in four games for the Pelicans, sinking a staggering 71 percent of his shots and dominating inside. "He's a monster," New York Knicks coach David Fizdale said. "He's a beast. He's just going to continue to get better and better. We understand that kid is a heck of a player." But the 19-year-old US forward's size -- 6-foot-7 (2.00m) and 285 pounds (129kg) -- combined with his high-leaping heroics as well as

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