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Zion Williamson Asked If He'll Participate In NBA Dunk Contest

Zion Williamson speaking to the media.

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA - APRIL 05: Zion Williamson of the Duke Blue Devils speaks during a press conference after being awarded the AP Player of the Year award prior to the 2019 NCAA men's Final Four at U.S. Bank Stadium on April 5, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

In just over 24 hours, former Duke Blue Devils superstar Zion Williamson will become the No. 1 overall pick by the New Orleans Pelicans.

It's a foregone conclusion at this point that Williamson will be the No. 1 pick, while teammates R.J. Barrett and Cam Reddish will likely go in the top-10 as well.

Ahead of the draft on Thursday night, Zion met with media to talk about his future in the league.

The one question reporters couldn't wait to ask was whether or not Williamson plans to compete in the NBA's dunk contest during All-Star weekend.

Zion kept the reporters on their toes, first saying "it's looking like I won't do it, to be honest." He followed that up with, "when it comes around I might do it," per Adam Zagoria.

Williamson is obviously playing coy about the idea of participating in the dunk contest, but every basketball fan in the world wants to see it.

The NBA itself likely wants Zion on the dunk contest as well - he's great for ratings.

First, he'll settle for becoming the No. 1 draft pick in the 2019 NBA draft and starting his professional career with the Pelicans.

The NBA draft kicks off on Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.