ZionWatch: Catching an oop before the Lakers game

The latest edition of Zion Williamson teasing the league , and especially Pelicans fans, took place tonight at Staples Center before the Lakers and Pelicans game. The Pelicans were out warming up and amongst them was no.1 overall pick Zion Williamson, who has yet to make his NBA debut after having meniscus surgery in November. A ball is tossed near the rim and with the same ease one would walk through a door, Zion leaps up and slams the ball through the hoop. It is thought that Zion will make…

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Zion dunking in warmups

The long-anticipated regular season debut of 2019 no.1 overall pick Zion Williamson could be closer to a reality. Footage via The Athletic’s Will Guillory shows the rookie rising up and throwing one down during warmups. Williamson suffered a meniscus and had surgery October. He was given a six-to-eight recovery window. According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, Williamson is expected to be back on the practice court sooner rather than later. As for Williamson, the No. 1 overall pick is expected to begin contact drills and practices within the next week…

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Zion Williamson out six to eight weeks

Uh-oh. The New Orleans Pelicans announced that Zion Williamson will be our six to eight weeks after suffering a tear in his right lateral meniscus. He did not make the trip to New York for the team’s last preseason game against the New York Knicks for what was termed at the time “knee soreness.” As far as torn things in knees go, the meniscus is the easiest one to come back from. The recovery time is a fraction of an ACL and given his age, he should make a full…

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Zion Williams to miss first few weeks of season with knee issue

Yesterday the New Orleans Pelicans announced that rookie sensation Zion Williamson would not play in the team’s preseason finale today against the New York Knicks due knee soreness. It it believed to not be serious but according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Pelicans are erring on the side of caution and Williamson will miss the first few weeks of the season. While he is expected to make a full recovery, there is slight case for concern. This will mark the second time that a knee issue of some sort will…

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Zion Williamson out for Pelicans preseason finale with knee soreness

The New Orleans Pelicans rookie sensation Zion Williamson will miss the team’s final preseason game Friday against the Knicks. Williamson did not make the trip to New York , remaining in New Orleans for additional evaluation. This is not the first time Zion has tangled with a minor knee issue, while at Duke he missed six games after he suffered a mild right knee sprain following the most publicized shoe malfunction of all-time. His summer league run was limited to eight minutes total after a minor left knee bruise. He…

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Zion Williamson signed with Jordan Brand

One of the most coveted sneaker free agents in recent memory, Zion Williamson, now has a footwear home. The number one pick in this year’s NBA Draft has signed with Jordan Brand. He has been spotted wearing both Puma and Nikes and it was speculated that those were the top candidates vying to add him to their respective roster, so it was somewhat of a surprise that he chose the Jumpman.

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