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  • • Zion: Time to get body 'where it needs to be'
    With his weight and condition a topic inside the NBA bubble, Zion Williamson says he will use the offseason to improve his game and his body....2020
  • • Zion Williamson responds to critics saying he’s overweight
    New Orleans Pelicans forward and 2019-20 NBA Rookie of the Year finalist Zion Williamson isn’t bothered by the criticisms against his body weight. In an interview with Pelicans insider Will Guillory, the ROY hopeful dismissed these “fat-shaming” comments. “Everybody is entitled to their own opinion,” Zion Williamson said. “I’m just going to stick to the […] The post Z...2020
  • • Zion to miss rookie season finale with sore knee
    Rookie Zion Williamson has a sore right knee and will miss the Pelicans' season finale against the Magic on Thursday. He will finish the season having averaged 22.5 points in 24 games....2020
  • • Reggie Miller reveals what Zion Williamson must do in offseason to get better
    NBA Hall of Famer Reggie Miller believes New Orleans Pelicans rookie star Zion Williamson needs to lose around 30 pounds. Miller is the latest pundit who claims Williamson is too heavy. Reggie Miller on Zion Williamson: “He needs to lose 30 pounds. He’s way too heavy.” — Stefan Bondy (@SBondyNYDN) August 12, 2020 It may […] The post Reggie Miller reveals what Zion Williamson must do in...2020
  • Zion Williamson, New Orleans eliminated from playoff chase; Kings, too
    • Zion Williamson, New Orleans eliminated from playoff chase; Kings, too
    The Pelicans had the hype coming in but their offense let them down....2020
  • • Zion Williamson to sit on Tuesday for eliminated Pelicans
    New Orleans was mathematically eliminated from playoff contention following Sunday's results, so there is little reason to risk the long-term health of Williamson or any other potential future cornerstones....2020
  • • Zion, Holiday, Ingram out for Pelicans Tuesday
    Pelicans starters Zion Williamson (right knee soreness) Jrue Holiday (right elbow contusion) and Brandon Ingram (right knee soreness) are all out for Tuesday's game against the Kings....2020
  • • Pelicans, on brink, call sluggish start unacceptable
    With New Orleans on the brink of elimination, coach Alvin Gentry said he had no explanation why his team didn't come out with the intensity he wanted. Zion Williamson called it unacceptable....2020
  • • Zion Williamson criticizes Pelicans’ unacceptable performance vs. Spurs
    New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson criticized the team’s performance in Sunday’s loss to the San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs raced out to a 17-point lead at the end of the first half, and Williamson said the slow start was “not acceptable.” Zion also noted that the lack of energy in the first two quarters […] The post Zion Williamson criticizes Pelicans’ u...2020
  • • Zion Williamson returning to Pelicans lineup in crucial game vs. Spurs
    New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson will play against the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday in a must-win game for the Big Easy franchise. Williamson sat out Friday’s game versus the Washington Wizards to rest. With no injuries listed on the Pelicans' day-before report, all indications are that Zion Williamson will play in New Orleans' […] The post Zion Williamson returning t...2020

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Zion Williamson injury and suspension

  • • Zion, Holiday, Ingram out for Pelicans Tuesday
    Pelicans starters Zion Williamson (right knee soreness) Jrue Holiday (right elbow contusion) and Brandon Ingram (right knee soreness) are all out for Tuesday's game against the Kings....2020
  • • Zion Williamson returning to Pelicans lineup in crucial game vs. Spurs
    New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson will play against the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday in a must-win game for the Big Easy franchise. Williamson sat out Friday’s game versus the Washington Wizards to rest. With no injuries listed on the Pelicans' day-before report, all indications are that Zion Williamson will play in New Orleans' […] The post Zion Williamson returning t...2020
  • • Pelicans’ Zion Williamson makes eye-opening admission about initial return from knee injury
    New Orleans Pelicans rookie sensation Zion Williamson went viral before the NBA restart when a photo of him looking like Bane hit the internet. Williamson appeared to be in great shape, with suggestions being thrown around that he lost 25 pounds of fat and gained 10 pounds of muscle. Williamson’s weight has long been a […] The post Pelicans’ Zion Williamson makes eye-opening admi...2020
  • • Sports injury doctor reveals his major concerns about Pelicans’ Zion Williamson
    Sports injury doctor Dr. Brian Sutterer is concerned by what he’s seeing from New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson in Orlando, Florida. In an interview with Ethan Strauss of The Athletic, Dr. Sutterer says Williamson’s “athleticism and conditioning have regressed substantially.” “He’s in a race against his own body,” Dr. Sutterer said about Zion Williamson. […]...2020
  • • Sports injury doctor: Zion Williamson is 'in a race against his own body'
    While Zion has still proven to be a force on the court, some fans have said that Williamson is not playing with the same explosiveness he had in college and earlier in the season....2020
  • • Zion Williamson to play in short bursts in Pelicans’ bubble opener
    This is not unlike the situation when Williamson made his season debut in January. He was returning from a knee injury and got eased back, playing just 18 minutes in his first game back....2020
  • • NBA world goes crazy over Zion Williamson’s Bane look
    A recent glimpse into the New Orleans Pelicans’ ramp-up workouts showed a masked Zion Williamson, who would soon receive the Batman treatment in the comments: Built for this 💪 pic.twitter.com/xdB0OMex35 — New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) July 2, 2020 Looking fit and ready to hit the weight room, images of Bane from the Batman series soon […] The post NBA world goes crazy over...2020
  • • Timeline of Zion Williamson’s injuries over his basketball career
    It seems like the sky’s the limit when it comes to Zion Williamson’s future. When you see him soaring through the air with unlimited hang time, it feels like maybe even the sky isn’t high enough. The only thing that could possibly keep him grounded might just be is health. Zion Williamson is a force […] The post Timeline of Zion Williamson’s injuries over his basketba...2020
  • • Zion Williamson’s 5 greatest moments from his Duke career
    Zion Williamson had a short stay with the Duke Blue Devils. Not only did he spend just a single year with the Blue Devils, but the campaign was marred with injuries, causing him to miss out on a good chunk of the season. Nevertheless, this was more than enough to secure him the first overall […] The post Zion Williamson’s 5 greatest moments from his Duke career appeared first on Clutch...2020
  • • Report: Pelicans’ Zion Williamson is ready to ‘shock’ the world
    One of the biggest downsides of the NBA hiatus is that it pushed pause on New Orleans Pelicans phenom Zion Williamson’s electric rookie season after it had already been delayed once due to injury. With so much uncertainty due to the coronavirus pandemic, it seemed like Williamson’s debut campaign may even be cut short altogether. […] The post Report: Pelicans’ Zion Williams...2020

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Zion Williamson trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Lou Williams, Kendrick Perkins trade barbs over Magic City trip
    Former NBA big man Kendrick Perkins ripped Los Angeles Clippers shooting guard Lou Williams on ESPN for his Magic City trip incident. Perkins said it’s disturbing that a guy like New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson can act more mature than Williams, who has been in the NBA since 2005. Upon seeing Perkins’ comments about […] The post Lou Williams, Kendrick Perkins trade ba...2020
  • • No timetable for Pelicans' Zion Williamson to return to NBA bubble
    While Williamson averaged 23.6 PPG, 6.8 RPG and 2.2 APG across his first 19 regular-season appearances, New Orleans rushing him back under unique circumstances and amid a global pandemic may not be worth any potential risks....2020
  • • Josh Hart offers bold take about Pelicans if Zion Williamson was healthy all season
    The New Orleans Pelicans are heading into the NBA restart in a virtual tie for the No. 9 seed in the Western Conference. But the Pelicans would have been a mid-level playoff seed if Zion Williamson had been healthy all year, according to Josh Hart. Via Jonathan Abrams of Bleacher Report: “The addition of him […] The post Josh Hart offers bold take about Pelicans if Zion Williamson was ...2020
  • • NBA players worth a 10-year contract: Luka Doncic a no-brainer; Trae Young, Zion Williamson tougher calls
    This couldn't happen under the current CBA, but it's an interesting exercise after Patrick Mahomes got his decade-long deal...2020
  • • Every known Trae Young tattoo on the Hawks star’s body
    Trae Young is one of the few young stars among the ranks of Luka Doncic, Zion Williamson, and Ja Morant, who have made headlines all over the world because of their explosive plays. He was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in the 2018 NBA Draft — and then traded to the Atlanta Hawks. There, the […] The post Every known Trae Young tattoo on the Hawks star’s body appeared first on ClutchPo...2020
  • • Breaking down Zion Williamson’s total salary from his brief NBA career
    Zion Williamson is clearly going to make a lot of money throughout his years in the NBA. But more than likely, he’ll be making the most from his potentially max level NBA contracts down the line. But for now, Zion is signed to his 2019 rookie-scale deal. Since Williamson was the first overall pick, he […] The post Breaking down Zion Williamson’s total salary from his brief NBA ca...2020
  • • Zion Williamson’s net worth in 2020
    It’s just the beginning of Zion Williamson hyped career, but he’s already clearly making bank. He earns not only from his NBA rookie scale contract, which incidentally has him criminally underpaid, but he also earns from his massive endorsement deals and sponsorships. Rookie Contract: Season ’19 / ’20 – $9,757,440 Season ’20 / ’21 – […] The pos...2020
  • • Breaking down Zion Williamson’s NBA contract
    Zion Williamson is going to make a boatload of money throughout his NBA career. He will without a doubt be signing more than one max contract as his NBA journey moves along. But for now, he has to settle for his pro-rated rookie scale contract. Let’s break it down shall we? Zion Williamson was the […] The post Breaking down Zion Williamson’s NBA contract appeared first on ClutchP...2020
  • • Everything you need to know about the Zion Williamson, Duke lawsuit
    While Zion Williamson is a monster on the NBA hardwood, he’s facing another kind of challenge off the court. The legal battle between Williamson and his ex-agent Gina Ford has waged on for over a year now — now known as the Zion Williamson lawsuit drama. The recent news is that Gina Ford of Prime […] The post Everything you need to know about the Zion Williamson, Duke lawsuit app...2020
  • • Zion Williamson’s lawyers rip defendants in lawsuit for ‘salacious and false rumors’
    Attorneys of New Orleans Pelicans rookie forward Zion Williamson countered his former agent’s allegations that he violated NCAA rules while at Duke, deeming the claims as “unsubstantiated conjecture” as they seek relief from a federal judge in a contractual court dispute. Gina Ford, Williamson’s former agent with the Florida-based Prime Sports Marketing, is being charged […] The post Z...2020

Zion Williamson stats

  • Rudy Gobert scores night’s first points, game-winning free-throws lifting Jazz over Pelicans
    • Rudy Gobert scores night’s first points, game-winning free-throws lifting Jazz over Pelicans
    Zion Williamson played 15 minutes and had 13 points, but was not on the court at the end of the season....2020
  • Rudy Gobert scores night’s first points, game-winning free-throws to lift Jazz over Pelicans
    • Rudy Gobert scores night’s first points, game-winning free-throws to lift Jazz over Pelicans
    Zion Williamson played 15 minutes and had 13 points, but was not on the court at the end of the season....2020
  • • Happy birthday Zion: Williamson is already racking up NBA accomplishments
    New Orleans Pelicans star Zion Williamson turns 20 years old on July 6, but his stats as a teenager were spectacular....2020
  • LeBron James scores season-high 40, leads Lakers past Zion Williamson, Pelicans
    • LeBron James scores season-high 40, leads Lakers past Zion Williamson, Pelicans
    LeBron James had 40 points and eight rebounds in his first career meeting with Zion Williamson....2020
  • • Zion Williamson eyeing playoff berth, not ROY Award
    Zion Williamson has put the NBA on notice as the league’s latest generational talent, but the New Orleans Pelicans superstar is keeping his eye on the prize from a team perspective, eschewing a desire for individual awards and accolades. The 19-year-old phenom recently sat down for an interview with Rachel Nichols of ESPN. During the chat, Williamson laid out his goals for his rookie season. Even ...2020
  • Zion Williamson scores 32, but Danilo Gallinari’s hot shooting late gets Thunder win
    • Zion Williamson scores 32, but Danilo Gallinari’s hot shooting late gets Thunder win
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Danilo Gallinari scored 29 points, Chris Paul had 14 points and 12 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New Orleans Pelicans 123-118 on Thursday night. Zion Williamson scored 32 points for New Orleans, his second straight game scoring more than 30. It is Williamson’s sixth straight game scoring at...2020
  • Zion Williamson has big dunk, block, scores 15 but Pelicans still fall to Nuggets
    • Zion Williamson has big dunk, block, scores 15 but Pelicans still fall to Nuggets
    Zion Williamson is still making plays — his first NBA dunk and a dramatic block shot came in his second NBA game — and he is still facing a minutes limit, much to the frustration of fans in the arena. And the Pelicans are still looking for their first win with Zion in the lineup....2020
  • • Zion Williamson set multiple records during NBA debut
    The debut of Zion Williamson went as well as anyone could have hoped for, as the sensational rookie made NBA history with a couple of amazing stats. It didn’t take Zion long to make his impact felt, even if his game was a bit sloppy in the first few minutes. All told, Williamson tallied 22 points on 8-of-11 from the floor, hauled in seven rebounds and dished three assists in 18 minutes of play. Ac...2020

Zion Williamson kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Doris Burke’s savage comment during Pelicans-Grizzlies game
    ESPN reporter Doris Burke somehow stole the show during the New Orleans Pelicans-Memphis Grizzlies game on Monday, a contest that featured NBA rising stars Ja Morant and Zion Williamson. How did Burke do it? She had this epic line during the ESPN telecast: “I do like being right. Ask my ex husband.” GO OFF DORIS […] The post Doris Burke’s savage comment during Pelicans-Grizzlies game a...2020
  • • Zion Williamson addresses leaving Orlando bubble
    New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson left the NBA bubble in Orlando on July 16 to tend to a family emergency. He returned to Disney World last Friday, went through a four-day quarantine and is now cleared to be with with the team. When asked about the situation on Wednesday, Williamson would understandably not provide […] The post Zion Williamson addresses leaving Orlando bubble appea...2020
  • • David Griffin reveals plans for Zion Williamson rejoining Pelicans
    New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin says he expects rookie Zion Williamson to join the team in practice by Wednesday. Williamson returned to Orlando on Friday night after leaving the NBA bubble for eight days because of a family emergency: “In theory, his quarantine would end Tuesday afternoon-ish,” Griffin said on […] The post Dav...2020
  • • Update on Zion Williamson’s status for bubble opening night
    The New Orleans Pelicans will once again take some extreme caution with their prized rookie Zion Williamson following his return inside the bubble at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The 20-year-old Duke product left the Orlando facilities last week to tend to a sensitive family medical emergency. While his return is certainly great news for […] The post Update on Zion Williamson’s st...2020
  • • Zion reenters NBA bubble, will begin quarantine
    Zion Williamson, who initially left the NBA campus on July 16 to tend to a family medical emergency, will now enter the NBA quarantine period before he can rejoin his Pelicans team....2020
  • • Pelicans' Zion Williamson has returned to Orlando bubble after attending to family situation
    Williamson was tested daily after he left...2020
  • • Pelicans’ Zion Williamson has returned to Orlando
    New Orleans Pelicans star rookie power forward Zion Williamson is back in the “bubble.” The first-year big man out of Duke—the first overall selection in the 2019 NBA Draft by New Orleans—had to skedaddle roughly a week ago due to a family emergency, which coincided with the team and the league gearing up for the […] The post Pelicans’ Zion Williamson has returned to Orlando appeared f...2020
  • Report: Rockets guard Austin Rivers leaves bubble for family matter
    • Report: Rockets guard Austin Rivers leaves bubble for family matter
    Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson, Clippers center Montrezl Harrell and Clippers guard Patrick Beverley have all left the bubble for personal emergencies....2020
  • • No timetable for Zion Williamson return to Pelicans yet
    New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson, who departed the NBA campus in Orlando last week to attend to an urgent family matter, has been getting tested daily for COVID-19 while away from the team and continues to produce negative results (reminder: this a good thing. You want “negative” results when being health-tested for a bad … Continue reading "No timetable for Zion Will...2020
  • • Pelicans release update on Zion Williamson after departure from bubble last week
    The New Orleans Pelicans have released a statement on the status of rookie Zion Williamson. Last week, Williamson left the Orlando bubble to tend to a family emergency. Williamson is getting daily COVID-19 tests and continues to test negative. While it’s unclear when he’ll return to the bubble, he plans on coming back at some […] The post Pelicans release update on Zion Williamso...2020

Top Zion Williamson news

  • • Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson adds to early legend by ripping rebound from Giannis Antetokounmpo's hands
    Whether he's breaking vertical leap records or blowing out his shoe, the stories of Zion's athleticism are legendary...2020
  • Zion Williamson pledges to cover salary of New Orleans arena workers for 30 days
    • Zion Williamson pledges to cover salary of New Orleans arena workers for 30 days
    Zion joins a list of teams and players willing to step up and help the less fortunate impacted by the NBA's decision....2020
  • • Judge: Zion must answer Duke eligibility queries
    A judge ruled Zion Williamson will be required to answer interrogatories and requests for admissions from attorneys representing Gina Ford and Prime Sports Marketing, who are suing Williamson for $100 million for beaching their marketing agreement....2020
  • • Zion Williamson A Candidate For He Got Game Sequel
    It’s been over two decades since He Got Game hit theaters and became an instant hoops film classic. Now, as public support for a sequel grows, director Spike Lee is considering Zion Williamson for a role. “We were trying to get a meeting with him before [the coronavirus pandemic],” Lee told Sage Steele during a […] The post Zion Williamson A Candidate For He Got Game Sequel...2020
  • • Zion reenters NBA bubble, will begin quarantine
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  • • Zion Williamson has played four games, and he's already too strong for the NBA
    The NBA has never seen anything like Zion, the Pelicans' No. 1 overall pick...2020
  • • NBA schedule release: Lakers vs. Clippers, Zion Williamson vs. Ja Morant among 10 best matchups in Orlando
    A high-stakes meeting between the top two rookies and a Lakers-Clips bout headline the most intriguing seeding games...2020
  • • Zion named one of 3 NBA 2K21 cover athletes
    After just one season in the NBA, Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson has turned a dream into reality and is one of three athletes on the cover of NBA 2K21....2020
  • • Kobe Bryant honored with 'NBA 2K21' 'Mamba Forever' edition; Zion Williamson, Damian Lillard also on covers
    The 'Mamba Forever' edition will replace the usual 'Legend' edition...2020
  • • Lakers' LeBron James says it's his 'responsibility' to mentor young players and leave league a better place
    LeBron shared words with Zion Williamson after their showdown on Sunday night...2020

Zion Williamson fantasy rankings and news

  • • Zion roundtable: Will he actually become a fantasy star?
    There is no doubting the superhero skills Zion Williamson brings to the hardwood, but what exactly is his short- and long-term fantasy NBA potential? Is he better than Ja Morant? Our experts debate....2020

Zion Williamson schedule, game

  • • Zion Williamson, New Orleans eliminated from playoff chase; Kings, too
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  • • Zion Williamson to sit on Tuesday for eliminated Pelicans
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  • • Zion Williamson returning to Pelicans lineup in crucial game vs. Spurs
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  • • Zion Williamson won't play Friday night, and the Pelicans have officially waved the white flag on the playoffs
    New Orleans gave up 140 points in a loss to the Kings Thursday night...2020
  • • Pelicans’ Zion Williamson out vs. Wizards
    New Orleans Pelicans rookie sensation Zion Williamson will be held out of Friday night’s matchup against the Washington Wizards for rest, according to the team. It’s the second night of a back-to-back set for the Pelicans, so the team is just taking it easy on Williamson, who is still working his way up in the […] The post Pelicans’ Zion Williamson out vs. Wizards appeared ...2020
  • • Zion Williamson reacts to Pelicans getting blown out again as playoff hopes fade
    New Orleans Pelicans phenom Zion Williamson has spoken out about his team’s miserable time inside the Disney World bubble thus far. With the Pelicans losing in yet another blowout on Thursday against the Sacramento Kings, Williamson was quick to reiterate how he intends to take things one game at a time. According to Zion, he […] The post Zion Williamson reacts to Pelicans getting blow...2020
  • More Zion Williamson, more defense gets Pelicans first bubble win
    • More Zion Williamson, more defense gets Pelicans first bubble win
    This win keeps the Pelicans' playoff dreams alive....2020
  • • Pelicans’ Zion Williamson’s new minutes restricted, revealed
    New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson will have an “incremental increase” in minutes against the Los Angeles Clippers, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Williamson will be playing closer to 20 minutes than 30 minutes a game and he’ll also be ending quarters, instead of starting them, Woj said on ESPN’s “Countdown.” Woj on ESPN’s “Countdown” says Zion will...2020
  • • Zion Williamson’s no look behind-the-back pass on fast break
    New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson hit Lonzo Ball with a beautiful behind-the-back pass against the Utah Jazz on Thursday. Zion's dropping absolute dimes 😱 pic.twitter.com/0Mf8pCkWHX — ClutchPoints (@ClutchPointsApp) July 31, 2020 This is why so many NBA fans want to see the Pelicans in the playoffs. Williamson is already one of the most exciting […] The post Zion William...2020
  • • Report: Why Pelicans star Zion Williamson only played 15 minutes vs. Jazz
    One of the biggest surprises of Thursday’s opening matchup between the New Orleans Pelicans and Utah Jazz was the strict minutes limit imposed on rookie sensation Zion Williamson. The 20-year-old logged just 15 minutes of action for his team and was unable to help his side down the stretch, as the Pelicans suffered a heartbreaking […] The post Report: Why Pelicans star Zion Williamson ...2020

Zion Williamson rumors, scandals

  • • Most shocking NBA Draft Lottery moments ever, ranked
    There are few more exciting moments during the season than the annual NBA Draft Lottery. This becomes especially true when the prize up for grabs is a potentially franchise-altering star such as LeBron James in 2003, Anthony Davis in 2012, and more recently, Zion Williamson in 2019. All three guys were heavily projected as the […] The post Most shocking NBA Draft Lottery moments ever, ranked...2020
  • • LaVar Ball claims Zion Williamson will be useless without Lonzo Ball
    Zion Williamson was undoubtedly one of the most-hyped rookies since LeBron James in 2003. Even while he was still in college playing for Duke, Zion turned heads and drew international media attention. However, according to LaVar Ball, the rookie wouldn’t get as much buzz with the New Orleans Pelicans without his son Lonzo Ball. Specifically, […] The post LaVar Ball claims Zion Williams...2020
  • • NBA Insider Says Zion Williamson May Have Benefited More From Duke Than G League
    When potential future lottery pick Jalen Green opted to sign with the G League’s new NBA development team, speculation was... »...2020
  • • Zion puts finishing stamp on first NBA victory
    Zion Williamson was on the floor when the final buzzer sounded for the first time Sunday night. The moment also marked his first NBA win, in which the rookie scored the Pelicans' final eight points....2020

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