“Almost sent him to the Lakers” Fans give EPIC reactions as Zion Williamson nearly ENDS Myles Turner at the rim during Pacers vs Pelicans
Myles Turner and Zion Williamson
Zion Williamson has made his way back to the NBA headlines as he is back with the New Orleans Pelicans and is shocking the basketball world with his greats. Last season was nothing but full of criticism for the young center. But now he’s back and stronger shutting all his critics down with impressive performances. Zion Williamson was always confident and in the recent match-up against the Indiana Pacers, he even reminded that to the league by going up against Myles Turner.
Myles Turner is one of the best shot-blockers in the league. Even the veteran centers and forwards in the game don’t risk jumping with him, especially for a dunk. But our guy, Zion Williamson is a different beast as in their recent battle he went up in the air and tried to end him with a MONSTROUS dunk. But unfortunately, he missed and we lost a great highlight.
Recently, the Indiana Pacers hosted the Zion Williamson led New Orleans Pelicans at Grainbridge Fieldhouse. It was a closely contested and head-to-head match-up. The Pelicans fought their way till the end but they were missing on the finishing skills and ended up losing the game at 129-122. The game gave the basketball world many highlights but still, the talking point is the viral dunk attempt of Zion Williamson on Turner.
In the game, Myles Turner did the most damage and while getting the dub he registered his 1000th career block. He dropped 37 points and got 12 boards. He was backed by Buddy Hield and Tyrese Haliburton as both dropped 20 points each. The Pelicans also showed some team efforts as Zion Williamson got 26 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists. While Brandon Ingram contributed with 29 Points, 2 assists and 6 rebounds.
Zion Williamson is already set to be great as LeBron James said recently. And, he is already showing some glimpses of the potential he holds. As against the Indiana Pacers, he was dunking and dominating the paint with his deep bag. He even flushed an alley-oop from midcourt. His unreal gameplay has everyone stunned but fans aren’t just able to move on from what he tried to do against Myles Turner.
Fans react to Zion Williamson trying to gift Myles Turner a poster
Zion Williamson with around ten minutes and thirty-six seconds remaining for the third quarter to end. Rushed towards the rim while being guarded by Myles Turner. One step into the paint and he was already up in the air with Turner and ready to slam the ball straight on his head. But unfortunately, Zion missed but got the whistle due to the contact from one of the best shot-blockers in business.
There are thousands of reactions to offer for the viral clip of Zion Williamson trying to end Myles Turner by dunking on him. Fans reacting to it are out with their memes and trolls for everyone involved. But they are appreciating and praising the efforts of Zion Williamson as he almost got his rival on the poster. Find some of the many such reactions posted by fans on social media platforms here below: