Eric Gordon (basketball)

Showdown between LaMelo Ball and Zion Williamson in AAU game in Las Vegas draws massive crowd

Showdown between LaMelo Ball and Zion Williamson in AAU game in Las Vegas draws massive crowd

NBA stars, Hall of Fame coaches and thousands of spectators showed up to the biggest attraction in Las Vegas to see two top-10 high school basketball prospects clash on the same court.

Junior point guard LaMelo Ball and the Big Ballers Brand took on senior Zion Williamson and his SC Supreme team in Wednesday’s Adidas Summer Championships game at the Cashman Center in an oversold exhibit hall.

In what was by all accounts a chaotic scene, fans stood six and seven deep to watch. Adidas representatives estimated that between 3,000 to 4,000 spectators were present, with another 1,500 outside. Officials ordered doors blocked and a police barricade was set up outside the arena an...

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