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Zion Williamson show cut short after knee-to-knee hit

LAS VEGAS — The buzz began before noon local time Friday, well before the first of 10 games tipped off on the opening day of the Las Vegas Summer League. A hot sun was beating down on the concrete, though it did little to discourage the never-ending line of fans that zigzagged around the Thomas & Mack Center. Most of the sold-out crowd was there for one reason. The Zion Williamson show was in town. In a city that advertises shows of all kinds, this was unlike any other — for reasons nobody expected. The game was postponed in the fourth quarter as the Vegas area was rocked by the effects of a 7.1-magnitude earthquake. In front of a packed house, playing against his former Duke teammate RJ Barrett and the Knicks, Williamson made hi ...