Zion Williamson announces he's signing with Jordan Brand
NBA.com Global on Jul 24, 2019 07:01 AM
FILE - Duke's Zion Williamson smiles during an interview after being selected by the New Orleans Pelicans as the No. 1 pick overall during the NBA basketball draft Thursday, June 20, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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New Orleans Pelicans' Zion Williamson, the No. 1 overall pick in June's NBA Draft, announced via social media that he's signing with Jordan Brand.
Jordan Brand welcomes #1 pick @Zionwilliamson to the family. "He told us he would ‘shock the world,’ and asked us to believe him. We do, " said Michael Jordan. Zion joins Jayson Tatum, Rui Hachimura, WNBA players Asia Durr and Kia Nurse and NFL rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins. pic.twitter.com/bT05oZWxXx— Josh Benedek (@The_real_Jobby) July 23, 2019
By signing with Jordan Brand, Williamson joins an impressive group of NBA players that includes Russell Westbrook, Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and Jimmy Butler.