Zion Williamson and Ja Morant had been waiting for this moment.

Williamson, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 NBA draft by the New Orleans Pelicans, and Morant, the No. 2 overall pick by the Memphis Grizzlies, met at half court following Friday’s contest.

In that moment, the final score, the Pelicans toppled the Grizzlies 139-111, didn’t really matter.

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It was about two friends getting to exchange NBA jerseys for the very first time.

A tradition that has become commonplace among top athletes. 

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