Zion Williamson Injury Conjures Terrifying Memories for Pelicans Fans

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The nightmare has already begun for fans of the New Orleans Pelicans, who will enter the NBA season without Zion Williamson. The first overall draft pick has been sidelined with a right knee injury, and he’ll miss the first several weeks of the regular season. This isn’t the first time that Williamson – already the … Read more

Zion Williamson’s Knee Injury Exposes an Uncomfortable Truth

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It’s indicative of Zion Williamson’s unprecedented physical profile and cross-cultural fame that he suffered a knee injury in February with Barack Obama sitting only a few feet away. Just as inconceivable as a player cutting with so much torque and force that he literally broke through his shoe is a former president taking such keen … Read more

Stephen Curry & Zion Williamson’s Preseason Barn Burners Mean Absolutely Nothing

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Almost all takeaways gleaned from preseason NBA basketball deserve an asterisk. The most common exceptions? Players showing flashes of anticipated improvement, and more instructive as it relates to the regular season, confirming prevailing assumptions. The most productive and eye-popping performances of the preseason so far have come from Zion Williamson and Stephen Curry. The New … Read more

4 Things to Watch Tonight in Zion Williamson’s NBA Debut

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Only so much knowledge can be gleaned from preseason NBA action. But annual outliers to the significance of early-October basketball exist, and New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson is the biggest one in recent memory. Every waking moment of his unofficial introduction to the league will be watched, dissected, and fawned over by analysts and … Read more