The backboard and rim needed to be re-aligned after a two-handed slam from Zion Williamson in the Rising Stars Challenge.
The NBA has never seen a player like New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson, according to the Dallas Mavericks' Luka Doncic.
He was overlooked for the United States' preliminary Tokyo Olympics roster, but Zion Williamson is keen to feature at a future Games.
The Pelicans stormed past the Trail Blazers courtesy of a Zion Williamson performance that saw the rookie break new ground.
Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and Luka Doncic will be among the headline acts in the NBA Rising Stars Challenge.
Ahead of his expected return against the Portland Trail Blazers, Zion Williamson explained his most recent injury absence.
Giannis Antetokounmpo reminded Zion Williamson of what it takes to cut it in the NBA after a brilliant all-round performance.
After the Pelicans failed to get the ball to Zion Williamson for periods in the fourth quarter, Alvin Gentry let his frustration be known.
Luka Doncic and Trae Young will make their All-Star debuts and contest a Rising Stars Game that will include Zion Williamson.
The tragic death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter in a helicopter crash led to a sombre atmosphere in the NBA.