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Zion Williamson Dunk Video Going Viral: NBA World Reacts

Pelicans star Zion Williamson in warmups.

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson looks on from the sidelines during a college football game between the Stanford Cardinal and the USC Trojans on September 11, 2021, at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Pelicans star Zion Williamson seems to making some solid strides in his injury recovery.

Ahead of tonight's Play-In matchup against the San Antonio Spurs, the former No. 1 overall pick threw down an incredible 360-windmill dunk with relative ease.

Take a look at the dunk here:

While Zion may look more than ready to take the floor, he'll remain out for tonight's win-or-go-home matchup. Many are frustrated by Williamson's seeming unwillingness to take the court despite being healthy enough to pull off this eye-popping pregame dunk. "These young guys really be healthy and just say nah, Im good on playing lol," one fan wrote. "Looks pretty capable of helping his team to me..." another added. "He’s just biding his time till he gets tf outta there," another suggested. During ESPN's halftime show of tonight's Play-In matchup between the Charlotte Hornets and Atlanta Hawks, Stephen A. Smith said seeing Zion throw down warmup dunks like this makes him "want to throw up."

Zion suffered a broken bone in his foot during a preseason workout back in 2021. He averaged 27.0 points and 7.2 rebounds as an All Star in 2020-21.

Even if the Pelicans are able to progress in this year's Play-In tournament, it's unlikely Zion will return at any point this postseason.