Zion Williamson cleared to play without restrictions
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Zion Williamson has been cleared to play without any restrictions, according to a medical update from the New Orleans Pelicans.
“Recent imaging of Zion Williamson’s right fifth metatarsal showed continued improvement,” the team said in a statement on Thurs., May 26.
There is plenty of passion for Crescent City hoop dreams again as the Brandon Ingram-led Pelicans were the surprise story of the NBA postseason and the foundation of the team, with Zion Williamson returning next season, showing promise of being a strong up-and-comer in the Western Conference.
The squad, under first-year head coach Willie Green, turned their season around after a 1-12 start with no Williamson available and fought their way through two Play-In elimination games to qualify for the postseason, despite having an overall record (36-46) that was under .500.
The Pelicans will look to further strengthen their roster with the eighth overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft.
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