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Duke Star Zion Williamson Drops 25 Points As Jay-Z Sits Courtside

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Duke freshman Zion Williamson absolutely dominated Pittsburgh in a Tuesday night win.

It wasn’t just any regular night as the freshman phenom dropped 25 points. He did it as Jay-Z sat courtside and soaked up all the hype around Zion.

Zion absolutely shredded Pitt, which shouldn’t come as a surprise to anybody. All the young man does is put up huge numbers. (RELATED: Duke Basketball Star Zion Williamson Throws Down 360 Dunk Against Clemson)

“That was like a dream come true. To me, he’s the GOAT … When he walks in, with his squad, you look over and you’re like, ‘Oh my God, that’s him,'” Zion told the media after the game when discussing the legendary rapper being at the game, according to ESPN.

There’s a really strong chance that Jay-Z wasn’t just at the game by chance. He owns a sports agency, and I’d bet a lot of money he’s looking to make a strong run at Zion when the hottest commodity in college basketball goes pro.

 

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Still, I think it’s safe to say that a lot of people would crumble under the pressure of Jay-Z watching courtside.

Clearly, the stage isn’t too big for Zion. He’ll go and ball out no matter who is watching him play.

Listen to me right now. Williamson is going to be a star in the NBA. I’m so confident that it’s hard for me to even put it into words. You can take that guarantee to the bank.

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