When asked about the possibility of playing alongside Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving in New York next season, Zion Williamson voiced his excitement. However, while this is a tantalizing possibility for fans, the likelihood of it actually happening is slim. With the updated lottery format, the best odds to obtain the No. 1 overall pick will be shared by three teams, rather than the team that finishes with the NBA’s worst record.
Plus, New York would still have to convince two All-Stars two join a team that has been a laughing stock for the better part of the last two decades. While this would be an entertaining trio to watch next season, Paul Pierce thinks fans shouldn’t get their hopes up.
“(New York) is the big city of dreams,” Pierce said, “but it’s not going to happen people. You’re not getting KD, Kyrie and Zion.”