New Orleans Pelicans select Zion Williamson for No. 1 pick in NBA Draft

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(AP) -- New Orleans Pelicans select Duke forward Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft.

The Duke freshman was projected to go first overall to the New Orleans Pelicans.

The 6-foot-7, 285-pound forward was the biggest star the college level has seen in years, filling highlight reels with thunderous dunks and incomparable athleticism while becoming The Associated Press national player of the year.

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