The Rising Stars Challenge of the night saw Ja Morant and Zion Williamson teaming up on the same team. And it didn’t drag on, with a midfield alley-oop!
Number 1 and number 2 of the Draft associated in the same team? This was made possible by the Rising Stars Challenge, which allowed us to see Zion Williamson and Ja Morant at work in the same colors.
Already teammates in the AAU when they were teenagers, the two men did not waste time to find their automatisms. From the first quarter, the leader of the Grizzlies put the colossus of the Pelicans in orbit for a basket that history will remember as their first set in the NBA:
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JA FOR ZION 👀 pic.twitter.com/Yja9gYlh0G
– Let’s talk NBA (@ParlonsNBA) February 15, 2020
And because it’s better from another angle, enjoy this even more aerial camera:
JA ➡️ ZION !!
– NBA (@NBA) February 15, 2020
Zion and Ja, it’s a rolling business. Take advantage, it is not often that we will see the two men teaming up … for now at least.