Zion Williamson showed off how close he is to returning with a between-the-legs dunk

Zion Williamson Dunk. ESPN
  • Former Duke sensation Zion Williamson was the first pick in the 2019 NBA Draft but is yet to play a regular-season game.
  • Williamson injured his knee during a preseason game and later had arthroscopic surgery.
  • The New Orleans Pelicans rookie appears to be close to making his debut by showing off how healthy his knee is.
  • During a shootaround at Madison Square Garden prior to a game against the New York Knicks, Williamson unleashed a between-the-legs dunk.
  • ESPN’s Doris Burke later said Williamson is expected to play in games “soon.”
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Here is the video, via ESPN.

Here is another view. Apparently the dunk comes at a cost for some of the staffers.