Home / Entertainment / Hollywood / Zion Williamson comes up with a massive close-out block, plus a steal and dunk, in No. 2 Duke’s win over No. 3 Virginia

Zion Williamson comes up with a massive close-out block, plus a steal and dunk, in No. 2 Duke’s win over No. 3 Virginia


Zion Williamson got way up for this block.

It seems every Duke game sees Zion Williamson doing some incredible things, but that was particularly the case Saturday in the No. 2 Blue Devils’ 81-71 road win over the No. 3 Virginia Cavaliers. With less than five minutes left and Duke up 68-61, Williamson came flying out from the key to close down what at first looked like an open three-point attempt for Virginia guard De’Andre Hunter, emphatically rejecting Hunter’s shot into the stands:

Here’s a freeze-frame side angle look at that:

We’ve seen crazy blocks from Williamson before, even ahead of his time at Duke, but this one felt like it was on another level. And unsurprisingly, Twitter went wild for this:

And earlier in this game, Williamson had another nice highlight with a steal and a forceful two-handed dunk:

Williamson finished the day with 18 points, five rebounds, five assists, three steals and three blocks. Not bad, not bad at all.

[CBS Sports on Twitter]

The post Zion Williamson comes up with a massive close-out block, plus a steal and dunk, in No. 2 Duke’s win over No. 3 Virginia appeared first on The Comeback.