Zion Williamson Left His First Summer League Game With A Knee Injury

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It probably wasn't the picture flawless Summer League debut that Zion Williamson had in mind.

The highly anticipated debut of the No. 1 overall pick last night took place in the Thomas and Mack Center and was cut short due to a couple of reasons.

The summer league games resumed Saturday after the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion were checked for issues and ruled safe by structural engineers, the National Basketball Association announced Saturday.

The cities of Los Angeles and Las Vegas are more than 250 miles apart.

The Washington Mystics were battling the Las Vegas Aces at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.

A powerful natural disaster with a magnitude of 7.1 was recorded in Southern California, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS) and a European quake monitor.

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Officials in San Bernardino County reported homes shifting, foundation cracking and retaining walls coming down. The final seven minutes of Knicks-Pelicans will be finished at a later date, with New Orleans now leading 80-74.

Zion Williamson scored 11 points in nine first-half minutes in his summer league debut against the New York Knicks.

The Knicks' R.J. Barrett was also playing in the game. China previously played in the summer league in 2007.

Secondly, the game was cut short due to the quake that hit the Los Angeles and Las Vegas areas on Friday night.

Other NBA athletes in Las Vegas reacted to the quake on Twitter.

You can see how Williamson needs to work on the jump shot to round out his game. Interestingly enough, this game will be against the New York Knicks who have Williamson's Duke teammate, RJ Barrett. Okpala watched Miami's first four summer games on television and says he's "just trying to stay ready".

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