19-year-old Williamson was asked about working side-by-side with President Obama ... and it was clear even hoop icons get star struck.
“He said I was playing great. I kind of zoned out after that. That’s all I needed to hear, to be honest,” Zion said.
Pelicans’ Zion Williamson on his meeting with President Barack Obama: “He said I was playing great. I kind of zoned out after that. That’s all I needed to hear, to be honest.” pic.twitter.com/EbJMGrw3K0
This isn't the first time Obama and Zion have been in the same building. Last year the former Prez was in the house at Cameron Indoor on Duke's campus when Williamson's Nike shoe blew out during the opening minutes of the Blue Devils vs. Tar Heels game.
But this time ... no one go hurt, but a whole lotta people were helped.