After a month and 11 games, Zion Williamson is getting "a little bit comfortable" but still learning in the NBA.
The Los Angeles Lakers won again on Friday thanks to their star duo, while Luka Doncic fuelled the Dallas Mavericks.
A spot in the NBA playoffs with the New Orleans Pelicans is more important than the Rookie of the Year award for Zion Williamson.
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.
In the final two games before the All-Star Weekend, the Boston Celtics and Oklahoma City Thunder both celebrated wins on Thursday.
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.
The Philadelphia 76ers stayed hot at home, while the Boston Celtics had their winning streak snapped by the Houston Rockets on Tuesday.