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  • • Could Zion propel Pelicans into playoffs? The Lakers hope not
    The New Orleans Pelicans were rocked by two seismic events this season. One was the knee injury suffered by rookie Zion Williamson in his first game of Summer League, which was followed by an actual earthquake that shut down the game. The second came in Zion's debut in January, when he exploded for 17 straight points in a comeback effort against the Spurs that was only derailed when Williamson was...2020
  • • Lakers vs. Pelicans: How to watch LeBron James-Zion Williamson matchup online, live stream info, TV channel
    The Pelicans' dynamic rookie and LeBron James face off for the first time in their careers...2020
  • • Similarities between Zion Williamson and LeBron James go well beyond fame, athleticism and early success
    As Zion and LeBron prepare to face each other for the first time Tuesday night, the parallels are too obvious to avoid...2020
  • Watch Zion Willimson score 28 points, lead Pelicans to win against Warriors
    • Watch Zion Willimson score 28 points, lead Pelicans to win against Warriors
    Zion Williamson had 28 points and seven rebounds, and Jrue Holiday scored 11 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter....2020
  • • Watch: Insane sequence shows why Zion Williamson is so unstoppable
    Zion Williamson is a rookie with little experience under his belt, but what he is doing on the court for the New Orleans Pelicans already is just astonishing. On Sunday as the Pelicans battled the Golden State Warriors, Williamson showed off his rare abilities in a dominant sequence that illustrates to perfection why he’s so unstoppable. At the line for a free throw, Zion grabbed the rebound off h...2020
  • • Watch: Zion Williamson almost drops defender with fake, drains three
    Poor Alen Smailagic. He just had no chance. Once Zion Williamson hit him with the jab step, all he could do was not fall on his butt during Sunday’s game in San Francisco. Check out the move Zion put on Smailagic before pouring in a three during the first quarter. As usual, Zion is just having his way out there, pulling off highlight-reel-worthy plays on a regular basis. This rookie is just so muc...2020
  • • Zion Williamson reportedly weighs over 300 pounds
    Zion Williamson is a very big guy. In fact, he may be even bigger than we think he is. In Monday’s episode of “The Bill Simmons Podcast,” Bill Simmons and guest Ryen Russillo were discussing the advantages a one-game NBA playoff could offer, including letting teams like the New Orleans Pelicans compete with the Los Angeles Lakers due to Zion Williamson’s talent. It was during this discussion that ...2020
  • • NBA Winners and Losers: Zion Williamson, Jayson Tatum continue to climb; Sixers' season takes another turn
    Two of the NBA's youngest stars are putting up tremendous numbers in February...2020
  • Zion Williamson rips ball away from rebounder, drops defender with move, dunks a lot
    • Zion Williamson rips ball away from rebounder, drops defender with move, dunks a lot
    Zion Williamson is must-watch television already....2020
  • Watch Zion Williamson score 25, lead Pelicans to crucial win vs. Trail Blazers
    • Watch Zion Williamson score 25, lead Pelicans to crucial win vs. Trail Blazers
    Zion Williamson had 25 points for his seventh straight game with at least 20 points....2020

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Zion Williamson injury and suspension

  • • Could Zion propel Pelicans into playoffs? The Lakers hope not
    The New Orleans Pelicans were rocked by two seismic events this season. One was the knee injury suffered by rookie Zion Williamson in his first game of Summer League, which was followed by an actual earthquake that shut down the game. The second came in Zion's debut in January, when he exploded for 17 straight points in a comeback effort against the Spurs that was only derailed when Williamson was...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
  • • Pelicans’ Zion Williamson joins Michael Jordan on exclusive list
    New Orleans Pelicans star rookie Zion Williamson is something else. We knew the dude was an elite talent at Duke. And while an injury derailed the first half of his initial NBA season, Williamson is more than making up for it. The No. 1 pick dropped 23 points in the first three quarters Thursday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder. It’s the eighth time in his first 10 NBA games that Mt. Zion h...2020
  • • Watch: Zion Williamson with filthiest block of the season
    New Orleans Pelicans star rookie Zion Williamson just continues to make ridiculous play after ridiculous play. Since he returned from a knee injury, it’s been primarily on the offensive end of the court. Just don’t tell that to Oklahoma City Thunder forward Abdel Nader, who was on the receiving end of one of the most disrespectful plays of the season. Check out Williamson swat a Nader lay-up attem...2020
  • • Carmelo Anthony: Zion Williamson incomparable 'to anybody that I've seen'
    Zion Williamson’s rookie season was unfortunately short-circuited due to injury, but the budding New Orleans superstar is certainly making up for lost time since making his NBA regular-season debut on Jan. 22. Not only is Williamson living up to the tremendous hype reserved only for generational talents, but he’s arguably exceeding it. The outstanding weekslong run on the NBA stage from Williamson...2020
  • • Zion 'ready to go' for Pelicans' game vs. Blazers
    Zion Williamson says he's "ready to go" for Tuesday's game against Portland after missing the Pelicans' previous contest with an ankle injury....2020
  • • Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram are both out vs. Pacers
    The New Orleans Pelicans will be without star Zion Williamson for Saturday’s game against the Indiana Pacers with a left ankle sprain. Williamson, who entered Saturday as a game-time decision, will be sidelined as he now deals with an ankle sprain and a sprained toe. The Pelicans will also be without All-Star forward Brandon Ingram after he sprained his right ankle in Thursday’s game. New Orleans ...2020
  • • Zion, Ingram miss win vs. Pacers with injuries
    Pelicans forwards Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram missed Saturday's win over the Pacers because of ankle injuries....2020
  • • Pelicans' Zion, Ingram game-time decisions
    Pelicans forwards Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram are game-time decisions with ankle injuries for Saturday's matchup against Indiana....2020
  • • Pelicans' Zion, Ingram ruled out vs. Pacers
    Pelicans forwards Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram were ruled out with ankle injuries for Saturday's matchup against Indiana....2020

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Zion Williamson trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Watch: Zion Williamson almost drops defender with fake, drains three
    Poor Alen Smailagic. He just had no chance. Once Zion Williamson hit him with the jab step, all he could do was not fall on his butt during Sunday’s game in San Francisco. Check out the move Zion put on Smailagic before pouring in a three during the first quarter. As usual, Zion is just having his way out there, pulling off highlight-reel-worthy plays on a regular basis. This rookie is just so muc...2020
  • • Zion Williamson reportedly weighs over 300 pounds
    Zion Williamson is a very big guy. In fact, he may be even bigger than we think he is. In Monday’s episode of “The Bill Simmons Podcast,” Bill Simmons and guest Ryen Russillo were discussing the advantages a one-game NBA playoff could offer, including letting teams like the New Orleans Pelicans compete with the Los Angeles Lakers due to Zion Williamson’s talent. It was during this discussion that ...2020
  • • From powerhouses to the pitiful: Ranking NBA teams for 2025
    The NBA will look much different in 2025 than it does today. LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Steph Curry, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard and most of the players who dominated the NBA on and off the court during the 2010s will either be retired or near the end of their careers. In five seasons, the league will be ruled by Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luka Doncic, Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and the teams that ar...2020
  • • Pelicans star rookie Zion Williamson dealing with sprained toe
    New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 draft, has made a major impact since missing the first 44 games of the season with a knee injury. The star forward is averaging 19.6 points and eight rebounds on 55 percent shooting in that span. Unfortunately for New Orleans, the injury bug has popped up once again surrounding Williamson. The team added him to its inj...2020
  • • Pelicans' Jrue Holiday likely staying past trade deadline?
    As the hours tick down and trade rumors fly before the NBA trade deadline, New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday remains the top player on the market. As of now, though, the Pelicans star guard appears highly unlikely to be traded. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Pelicans remain content with their star guard remaining with the team past Thursday’s trade deadline. If Holiday is ...2020
  • • Watch: Lonzo Ball feeds Zion Williamson perfectly on sweet alley-oop
    The budding relationship between New Orleans Pelicans teammates Lonzo Ball and Zion Williamson took another big step Friday night. Check out this sweet long-distance alley-oop as Ball feeds Zion perfectly for the highlight-reel-worthy play. Pelicans fans were nervous about Zion after his extended absence before his rookie season ever began. But after recovering from the knee injury that kept him o...2020
  • • 5 NBA teams that could be surprise sellers at the trade deadline
    The NBA trade deadline is quickly approaching with many teams on the fence regarding how they are going to tackle it. For the first time in a half-decade, everything seems up in the air. We could see some teams act as surprise sellers as a way to change their core or build for the future. The Oklahoma City Thunder are in the midst of a surprising campaign. Does this mean general manager Sam Presti...2020
  • • NBA Rookie Rankings: Ja Morant and Zion Williamson continue to pull away from the rest of their draft class
    Morant and Williamson are showing how far ahead they are from the rest of their peers...2020
  • • Watch: Zion Williamson throws down first alley-oop of NBA career
    In his second career game, Zion Williamson threw down the first alley-oop of his young career, scoring the first points of the game Friday night for the New Orleans Pelicans. Early in the first quarter, Williamson finished this gorgeous play with a nice jam. pic.twitter.com/aX4rYLLDs0— ClutchPoints NBA (@ClutchPointsNBA) January 25, 2020 After what Williamson did on Wednesday night in his NBA debu...2020
  • • Giannis Antetokounmpo to Zion Williamson: ‘Don’t rush the process’
    Giannis Antetokounmpo was half a world away when Zion Williamson made his highly anticipated NBA regular-season debut in the New Orleans Pelicans’ showdown with the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night. A day later, the Milwaukee Bucks superstar offered some advice for the Pelicans rookie, who is burdened with the pressure of being the NBA’s next big thing. “Don’t rush the process,” Antetokounmpo ...2020

Zion Williamson stats

  • • 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
  • • Pelicans' Zion Williamson scores first NBA bucket in predictable fashion, looks out of sorts early in debut
    Zion Williamson has officially recorded his first stats as an NBA player...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

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  • • Zion Williamson says he nearly returned to Duke instead of turning pro
    Despite a standout freshman season at Duke that put Zion Williamson at the forefront of NBA Draft discussions, he still gave serious consideration to returning to school for his sophomore year. Speaking to his Pelicans teammate JJ Redick on The Ringer’s JJ Redick Podcast, Williamson said his goal was to return to school but after extensive talks with friends and family, he declared for the NBA Dra...2020
  • • Zion Williamson ‘wanted to go back’ to Duke, pass on 2019 NBA Draft
    Zion Williamson was the consensus No. 1 pick heading into the 2019 NBA Draft, but the lure of returning for another season with the Duke Blue Devils almost led him back to the college ranks. Making an appearance this week on New Orleans Pelicans teammate JJ Redick’s podcast, Williamson opened up about the agonizing decision he faced ahead of the draft. “Me, I wanted to go back,” Williamson said on...2020
  • Zion Williamson Announces He’s Signed with Jordan Brand
    • Zion Williamson Announces He’s Signed with Jordan Brand
    Zion Williamson, the number one overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, has taken to Instagram to announce that he’s agreed to sign with the Jordan Brand. “I feel incredibly blessed to be a part of the Jordan Brand family,” Williamson says via Nike. “Since I was a kid, I dreamed of making it to […] The post Zion Williamson Announces He’s Signed with Jordan Brand appeared ...2019
  • Pelicans: Zion Williamson Not ‘Here to Save This Franchise’
    • Pelicans: Zion Williamson Not ‘Here to Save This Franchise’
    Zion Williamson isn’t tasked with saving the basketball franchise in New Orleans, according to Pelicans executive VP of basketball ops David Griffin. Williamson, the top pick in Thursday night’s NBA Draft, is “here to join this family.” The Pels have agreed to trade Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers after he publicly demanded it […] The post Pelicans: Zion Willi...2019
  • • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. sets trading card record
    Vladimir Guerrero made his mark on the trading card market as well as Major League Baseball during his debut weekend. Guerrero, MLB’s No. 1 prospect, was called up by the Toronto Blue Jays and made his big league debut on Friday. He was 1-for-4 with a double in his first game and recorded one hit in each game of Toronto’s three-game series versus the Oakland A’s. On Monday, the baseball world was ...2019
  • • Blue Jays pitcher compares Vladimir Guerrero Jr. to Zion Williamson
    Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s big league debut Friday night was a huge event in Toronto, and one Blue Jays player had an apt comparison for it. Pitcher Marcus Stroman, who started the game and pitched seven scoreless innings, compared it to playing with future NBA phenom Zion Williamson. “It’s like having Zion Williamson on your team; it’s like a once-in-a-lifetime kind of talent,” Stroman said, via ESP...2019
  • • Teammate compares Vladimir Guerrero Jr. to Zion Williamson
    Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s big league debut Friday night was a huge event in Toronto, and one Blue Jays player had an apt comparison for it. Pitcher Marcus Stroman, who started the game and pitched seven scoreless innings, compared it to playing with future NBA phenom Zion Williamson. “It’s like having Zion Williamson on your team; it’s like a once-in-a-lifetime kind of talent,” Stroman said, via ESP...2019

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
  • • Pelicans expect Zion debut Jan. 22 vs. Spurs
    The Pelicans expect rookie Zion Williamson to make his debut Jan. 22 against the Spurs....2020
  • • 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 Buy or Sell: Zion Williamson won't play for Pelicans this season; Rookie of the Year belongs to Ja Morant
    Also, will Dinwiddie be an All-Star? Will the Spurs miss the playoffs for the first time in two decades?...2019
  • • NBA Star Index: LeBron James passing Kobe Bryant on career scoring list takes on a whole new meaning
    Also, Zion Williamson is already taking the league by storm...2020
  • • That's Pretty Interesting: How LeBron James, Lakers punish sleeping defenses with hit-ahead pass attack
    Also in the notebook: A simple, but jaw-dropping Zion Williamson move, more!...2020
  • • Rookie phenom Zion Williamson expected to play the Bulls on Thursday Night
    Highly-touted rookie Zion Williamson is expected to play his first regular season game against the...2020
  • • Zion, Young starstruck by Obama at NBA event
    New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson found himself starstruck when he met and spoke with former President Barack Obama at an NBA Cares event in Chicago on Friday....2020
  • • 17-point fourth quarter headlines Zion's debut
    Zion Williamson started slowly and finished strong Wednesday against the San Antonio Spurs, completing his night with 22 points, seven rebounds and three assists in the Pelicans' 121-117 loss....2020
  • • Zion gives Pels 'a taste' in debut, drops 17 in 4th
    Zion Williamson electrified the crowd with a 17-point explosion in the fourth quarter but said it was "very tough" to sit out the final 5:23 of his long-awaited debut Wednesday against the Spurs....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

  • • Could Zion propel Pelicans into playoffs? The Lakers hope not
    2020
  • • Lakers vs. Pelicans: How to watch LeBron James-Zion Williamson matchup online, live stream info, TV channel
    2020
  • • Zion Williamson reportedly weighs over 300 pounds
    2020
  • • Zion Williamson Not Concerned About Winning Rookie of the Year
    Zion Williamson isn’t tripping about his chances of being named NBA Rookie of the Year. The award, largely believed to be headed Ja Morant‘s way this season, would be “nice, but if not, it’s fine,” says Williamson. Zion and the New Orleans Pelicans are solely focused on sneaking into the playoffs. Per The Times-Picayune: “I’m […] The post Zion Williamson Not Con...2020
  • • Zion Williamson eyeing playoff berth, not ROY Award
    2020
  • • Bold predictions for the second half of the NBA season
    The unofficial second half of the NBA season will get going later this week after what has been an event-filled All-Star weekend. There’s a whole heck of a lot still in play with about two months remaining on the slate. Just how bad will the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference be once all is said and done? Will the Philadelphia 76ers retain Brett Brown should the team struggle out of the post-br...2020
  • • Can the Pelicans push their way into the playoffs?
    New Orleans was 6-22 on Dec. 17. Now it has eyes on the 8-seed in the West. As Zion Williamson evolves into a star, the Pelicans still have postseason aspirations....2020
  • • NBA DFS: Zion Williamson and top FanDuel, DraftKings daily Fantasy basketball picks for Feb. 13, 2020
    Mike McClure, a DFS pro with almost $2 million in career earnings, gives optimal lineup advice...2020
  • • Zion Williamson joins LeBron James in exclusive company with dominant performance
    New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson was the most hyped prospect coming into the NBA since LeBron James. On Tuesday night, Zion’s name was mentioned once more with LeBron following a dominant performance against the Portland Trail Blazers. Of course, Zion did more than just throw down incredible alley-oop slams against the Trail Blazers. Portland never had an answer for the 6-foot-6 forward...2020
  • • NBA DFS: Zion Williamson and top FanDuel, DraftKings daily Fantasy basketball picks for Feb. 11, 2020
    Mike McClure, a DFS pro with almost $2 million in career earnings, gives optimal lineup advice...2020

Zion Williamson rumors, scandals

  • • 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
  • • Post Up: Zion Williamson TOOK OVER in his NBA Debut
    Spurs 121 (20-23), Pelicans 117 (17-28) Zion Williamson had the world buzzing as he scored 17 straight points in the fourth quarter, nearly taking down San Antonio by himself. The No. 1 pick finished with 22 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists in just 18 minutes of work in his NBA debut. Pacers 112 (29-16), […] The post Post Up: Zion Williamson TOOK OVER in his NBA Debut appeared first on SLAM....2020
  • • Zion Williamson wanted to return to Duke, bypass 2019 NBA Draft
    Even before he stepped on the court at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, Zion Williamson was projected to be the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft. It was a foregone conclusion that the generational talent would be one-and-done at Duke. Once Williamson declared after a dominating freshman season and was selected first overall by the New Orleans Pelicans, immediate NBA stardom seemed to be o...2020
  • • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. sets trading card record
    2019
  • • Dennis Smith Jr. recruits Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant
    The buzz of New York City this coming summer promises to be the Knicks’ aspirations in free agency. Finishing up a season that will likely see them finish with the NBA’s worst record, the Knicks have been linked to megastars. That includes champions Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant. Meanwhile, likely No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft Zion Williamson has indicated that he’d love to play for the...2019

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