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How to watch New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson's debut

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New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson is set to make his NBA debut after missing the first 44 games of the season with a knee injury.

The No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft will take the court for the first time in a big game against the San Antonio Spurs as both teams are fighting for the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference.

MORE: Who will take eighth place in the West?

So where can you watch this highly anticipated debut?

Where to watch Zion Williamson's debut

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Date: Wednesday, Jan. 22

Time: 9:30 p.m. ET

Where to watch in Canada: NBA League Pass

Where to watch in U.S.: ESPN

Zion Williamson's debut should be appointment television. The 20-year-old rookie dominated in the preseason to the tune of 23.3 points, 6.5 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.5 steals in 27.3 minutes per game while shooting a ridiculous 71.4% from the field.

MORE ZION: Get ready for Zion's debut | How will Zion's debut compare to Jordan and LeBron's? | What did Zion say ahead of his debut?

The Pelicans (17-27) are 3.5 games back from the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference, but have won 10 of their last 14 games, getting hot at the right time just before their superstar forward makes his return.

You won't want to miss this.

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