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WATCH: There Are Duke Players Everywhere!

Zion Williamson guarding Jabari Parker | Photo: © Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

Last night in Atlanta, GA was the first preseason game for the New Orleans Pelicans and Atlanta Hawks. Not only was it the first preseason game for Zion Williamson, but the game also featured a total of SEVEN former Blue Devils in action, including five for New Orleans.

As former ACC, and current Atlanta Hawks broadcaster, Bob Rathburn said “Man! There are Duke players everywhere!”

Williamson scored the first basket for New Orleans and finished with 16 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists, and 3 steals, along with a highlight dunk. The Pelicans beat the Hawks 133-109

Here are the stats for the other Blue Devils in action as well as full game highlights below:

  • Brandon Ingram – 19 points / 6 rebounds / 1 assist / 1 steal
  • Jahlil Okafor – 11 points / 6 rebounds / 3 assists / 1 steal
  • Frank Jackson – 9 points / 2 rebounds
  • JJ Redick – 7 points / 1 rebound/ 1 assist
  • Cam Reddish – 11 points / 1 rebound / 1 assist
  • Jabari Parker – 10 points / 5 rebounds / 1 assist / 1 steal