Zion Williamson won himself fans across the NBA on Thursday night, giving a simple but powerful message to New Orleans Pelicans fans after going No. 1 overall in the 2019 draft: "Let's dance."

On Friday, the big man revealed that his viral remarks actually stem from one of his biggest inspirations: Thanos.

Yes, that Thanos, the supervillain from the "Avengers" movies.

Asked to explain the origin of his comments to the people of New Orleans, Zion dished out a detailed backstory, complete with major spoilers to "Avengers: Endgame," the record-breaking blockbuster that culminated the Marvel Cinematic Universe back in April.