The New Orleans Pelicans will probably have to give up the complete rest of the season on Zion Williamson. Apparently, a comeback of the 21-year-old franchise stars is unlikely in the season end spurt.
This is apparent from a report by Shams Charania (the athletic). According to its info, Williamson makes progress in the offseason 2021 after its midfoot break in the offseason 2021 and after several setbacks, for a comeback this season it will not be enough.
The Big one had broken his right foot last summer and had to be operated. Appointments for a potential comeback had to be moved again and again. In the current season, he has not completed a game for the Pelicans due to the ongoing footproof problems.
Meanwhile, he can probably burden his injured foot and after all completes stationary shooting drills. The time window for a return to the parquet in the final ten regular season games of the Pelicans is too short, according to Charania Williamson still to overcome too many hurdles than that a comeback would be realistic.
After completing a large part of his rehab in Portland, the No.1-pick from 2019 has been a good two weeks back in New Orleans. Teammates and coaches won the impression, Zion was in a “positive mood”. In the past, speculation kept circulating, the actual franchise hopesman could be unhappy and dissatisfied with the Pelicans. In the summer he is entitled to negotiate a premature contract extension.
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In so far 85 inserts since his NBA debut in 2019, Williamson has average 25.7 points and 7.0 rebounds at 60.4 percent from the field. Even without the youngster, the Pelicans fight for participation in the play-in tournament in the current season, with a balance sheet of 30-41, Nola currently occupied rank nine in the Western Conference.