Nearly 18,000 tickets sold for Zion Williamson’s NBA Summer League debut

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The hype surrounding the first pick of this year’s NBA Draft is huge. Zion Williamson is set to make his NBA Summer League debut tonight in front of a sold-out crowd in Las Vegas.

Almost 18,000 tickets were sold for the New Orleans Pelicans game against the New York Knicks. This game will see two former Duke Blue Devils in Williamson and RJ Barrett face each other.

Additionally, more than 1,000 journalists will attend the game as well as 80 player who will not play in the Summer League

The game is set to start at 9:30 PM. The NBA Summer League will last until 15 July.