New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones was available for a sport between the New York Knicks and New Orleans Pelicans — a sport gained by the Knicks — at MSG on Sunday evening.
After the 122-112 time beyond regulation thriller, Jones determined it was a major alternative to meet up with a former Duke classmate, Zion Williamson, who was the primary general choose within the 2019 NBA draft.
Sadly for Jones, he wasn’t the one one trying to have a second with Williamson. In truth, the 20-year-old energy ahead was swarmed by Knicks followers, a few of whom rushed handed Jones with out hesitation. Others ushered Jones off to the facet, the place he stood sheepishly as New York followers took footage with Williamson.
— Jim Vasil (@JimVasilTV) April 18, 2021
right here is the second I used to be speaking about, the place the quarterback of the New York Giants bought instructed “sir, excuse me, are you able to stand on the facet for a second, I am attempting to take an image of the well-known athlete” https://t.co/PMIkckpffH
— Rodger Sherman (@rodger) April 18, 2021
“New York is the mecca of basketball. I really like enjoying right here. I performed right here in school, and that is my first time enjoying right here within the execs. This environment, whether or not they’re cheering for you, whether or not they’re booing for you, it’s wonderful,” Williamson instructed reporters after the sport. “Actually, I feel exterior of New Orleans clearly, I feel this is likely to be my favourite place to play, exterior of New Orleans. I can’t misinform you.”
And New York clearly loves Williamson, too. Greater than Daniel Jones apparently — at the least for now.