Zion Williamson leaves backboard tilted with thunderous dunks at NBA Rising Star Challenge The star rookie threw down several highlight reel slams in the Rising Stars Challenge that left the crowd in awe and the backboard in need of repairs.
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Zion Williamson tantalizes in debut, but Pelicans will wait to fully unleash him Zion Williamson posted 17 of his 22 points in just over three minutes in fourth quarter. He played 22 minutes total as Pelicans handle him with care.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 23, 2020
Zion Williamson puts on show with fourth-quarter barrage, but Pelicans fall to Spurs in NBA debut After a quiet three-plus quarters, Zion Williamson erupted for 17 points in a three-minute span in the fourth during his NBA debut for the Pelicans.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 23, 2020
Pelicans' Williamson to make debut after rehab New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson discusses his long rehab from knee surgery just before the regular season begins. (Jan. 21)
USATODAY.com - Published on January 22, 2020 Zion Williamson says he wanted to 'punch a wall or kick chairs' during recovery The 2019 No. 1 draft pick finally will make his NBA debut Wednesday with the New Orleans Pelicans. His lengthy rehab from knee surgery tested him.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 21, 2020
Zion Williamson era finally here, but what type of player will Pelicans see? Will Zion Williamson live up to the hype or will his size — and the way he throws his weight around — doom him to an injury-prone NBA career?
USATODAY.com - Published on January 17, 2020
Pelicans' Zion Williamson expected to play Jan. 22 against Spurs in career opener The most awaited rookie to play an NBA game since LeBron James in 2003 is expected to make his career debut at home against San Antonio.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 15, 2020
New Orleans Pelicans vice president on Zion Williamson's return: 'When he's ready, he's going to play' Zion Williamson has returned to full practice with the Pelicans, but there is still no timetable for his return.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 4, 2020 With Zion Williamson sidelined, here are five players who could steal NBA Rookie of the Year Here's a look at five rookies who could win NBA Rookie of the Year, taking advantage of Zion Williamson's injury-plagued start to the NBA season.
USATODAY.com - Published on October 23, 2019
Pelicans' Zion Williamson out six-to-eight weeks after undergoing knee surgery New Orleans drafted Zion Williamson No. 1 overall in June. He suffered a right knee injury last week and had surgery to address a torn meniscus.
USATODAY.com - Published on October 21, 2019
Zion Williamson out 6-8 weeks after meniscus surgery Williamson will miss 6-8 weeks after undergoing arthroscopic surgery Monday to address a torn right lateral meniscus CBS News - Published on October 21, 2019
New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson expected to miss start of season No. 1 overall pick Zion Williamson is expected to be sidelined for the start of the NBA regular season.
USATODAY.com - Published on October 18, 2019
Duke investigation finds no evidence Nike paid Zion Williamson The school's athletic department found "no evidence to support any allegation" that would have jeopardized Williamson's eligibility CBS News - Published on September 7, 2019 NBA rookies say Zion Williamson will win Rookie of the Year, but Cam Reddish will have better career NBA rookies say Zion Williamson will win Rookie of the Year, but they think Cam Reddish will have a better career, according to league survey.
USATODAY.com - Published on August 20, 2019
Zion Williamson showed up to Saints training camp to challenge Drew Brees The chances of seeing Zion Williamson playing actual football alongside Drew Brees and the Saints are zero. But he still looked good throwing passes.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 30, 2019 Zion Williamson dabbles in football fun with Saints Saints coach Sean Payton says Zion Williamson's athleticism and physical stature would make the Pelicans rookie and top NBA draft choice an intriguing prospect at a handful of positions on an NFL.. USATODAY.com - Published on July 30, 2019
Zion Williamson inks deal with Nike's Jordan brand "I feel incredibly blessed to be a part of the Jordan Brand family," Williamson said in a statement CBS News - Published on July 23, 2019 Also reported by • USATODAY.com Zion Williamson signs with Jordan Brand in first major deal as NBA player Terms of the deal - expected to be among the most lucrative for an NBA rookie - were not made available. Williamson made the reveal on Instagram.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 23, 2019
Zion Williamson through the years Flip through the gallery to see Zion Williamson through the years, from his high school days to the beginning of his NBA career.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 23, 2019 E'Twaun Moore Q&A: 'I didn’t know we were going to get all of that back for Anthony Davis' E'Twaun Moore discusses the New Orleans Pelicans’ wild summer, Anthony Davis’ exit, the Zion Williamson era, 2019-20 expectations and more.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 20, 2019
Charles Barkley: Zion Williamson isn't fat but 'can't play at that weight' Basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley added his opinion to a group of pundits who've addressed rookie Zion Williamson's weight.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 17, 2019 Mike Krzyzewski: Zion Williamson not in 'playing shape,' should've skipped summer league Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski said former Blue Devils star Zion Williamson should've skipped the NBA summer league because he's not in shape.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 15, 2019
The best dunk you'll see this year just happened in NBA summer league, and it wasn't Zion In an NBA summer league game, rookie Jaxson Hayes caught a wraparound pass on a pick-and-roll and ferociously posterized journeyman Mychal Mulder.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 9, 2019 Zion Williamson impresses in abbreviated debut at NBA Summer League Zion Williamson put on an impressive display before leaving the Pelicans' game against the Knicks for precautionary reasons after a knee-to-knee hit.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 6, 2019
From Tom Brady to Bartolo Colon, here's 13 athletes we'd love to see in Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest From Tom Brady to Ronda Rousey and Zion Williamson, here's 13 athletes we would love to see take part in the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 4, 2019 Drew Brees gives signed jersey to Zion Williamson with personal message The New Orleans Pelicans gave a jolt to the city last week when they drafted Zion Williamson with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.
USATODAY.com - Published on June 25, 2019
Six reasons Zion Williamson, New Orleans Pelicans will be NBA's most exciting show Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball will attract plenty of NBA attention as the New Orleans Pelicans' rebuilding effort takes shape.
USATODAY.com - Published on June 21, 2019 Four reasons No. 1 NBA draft pick Zion Williamson won't win Rookie of the Year The New Orleans Pelicans have said they are building their team around Zion Williamson, but that comes with added pressure to perform.
USATODAY.com - Published on June 21, 2019
NBA draft: New Orleans Pelicans take Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick Zion Williamson won several national accolades as a freshman at Duke and his game - which includes size, skill, strength, speed and acumen - is rare.
USATODAY.com - Published on June 21, 2019 Zion Williamson selected by New Orleans Pelicans The Duke phenom is headed to New Orleans CBS News - Published on June 20, 2019
NBA draft: Legend of Zion Williamson grows with incredible story from HS coach In case you needed a reminder of how otherworldly Zion Williamson is, his high school basketball coach has a story for you.
USATODAY.com - Published on June 20, 2019 Marketing firm files its own lawsuit against Williamson, CAA A sports marketing company has filed a lawsuit against former Duke star Zion Williamson and the agency now representing him
USATODAY.com - Published on June 20, 2019
NBA Draft profile: Zion Williamson is not the next LeBron SportsPulse: Zion Williamson has been the talk of this NBA draft. But this isn’t the next LeBron James we’re talking about. In fact, this is a player the NBA has never seen before.
USATODAY.com - Published on June 19, 2019 Zion Williamson sues marketing company, alleges state law violation The former Duke star is suing to terminate his contract with Prime Sports Marketing LLC, saying the agency violated North Carolina's sports agent law.
USATODAY.com - Published on June 13, 2019