Zion Williamson sets multiple records in NBA debut

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Zion Williamson was impressive in his season debut with the New Orleans Pelicans and set multiple NBA records.

In only 18 minutes, Williamson posted 22 points (8/11 shooting, 44/4 from deep), seven rebounds and three assists.

This is the most points for a rookie in their debut in franchise history. Moreover, per ESPN Stats & Info, his scoring is the most points scored in under 20 minutes in a player’s debut in the shot-clock era.