The New Orleans Pelicans have been the actual deal since getting Zion Williamson again and wholesome, and the 2019 No. 1 general decide is greater than dwelling as much as his draft standing.

Williamson went 11-of-16 and scored 24 factors within the Pelicans’ 116-104 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday evening. The 24-point recreation marked Williamson’s 10th straight 20-plus-point recreation, which is an NBA file for a youngster. The earlier file was 9 straight 20-plus level video games by a teen, held by Carmelo Anthony.

True to his humble nature, Williamson wasn’t celebrating the file he set, through NOLA.com:

“I believe y’all and the world and the media are extra comfortable for me than myself. Actually, I don’t assume a lot of it. I simply wish to get the win. My stepdad taught me rising me up that if the staff has success, particular person success will observe.”

Williamson is averaging 23.three factors, 7.1 rebounds and a couple of.three assists per recreation this season. The Pelicans are 8-5 in video games he has performed and are two video games behind the Grizzlies for the ultimate playoff spot within the West.