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ClutchPoints Apr 2, 2020
RUMOR: Pelicans’ Zion Williamson could be considered for Team USA, per communications officer

RUMOR: Pelicans’ Zion Williamson could be considered for Team USA, per communications officer

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics delayed, a USA Basketball communications officer said that there’s a possibility that Zion Williamson of the New Orleans Pelicans could be considered for the national team. Back in February, USA Basketball announced the 44 finalists for the national squad which was headlined by LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Kawhi Leonard, Stephen […] The post RUMOR: Pelicans’ Zion Williamson could be considered for Team USA, per communications officer appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Apr 1, 2020
Zion Williamson has Hall of Fame, MVP potential, claims JJ Redick

Zion Williamson has Hall of Fame, MVP potential, claims JJ Redick

No. 1 overall draft pick Zion Williamson has already built a strong fan base in the NBA, but there might not be a bigger fan within his own team than veteran marksman JJ Redick. The New Orleans Pelicans sniper went on ESPN’s Get Up on Tuesday, lauding Williamson’s potential and expressing optimism for what he’s […] The post Zion Williamson has Hall of Fame, MVP potential, claims JJ Redick appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Apr 1, 2020
The 5 worst NBA draft classes in league history, ranked

The 5 worst NBA draft classes in league history, ranked

The past few NBA Draft classes have produced some of the best talents in the league today. Just last summer, the New Orleans Pelicans selected Zion Williamson first overall, and many consider him to be a generational talent that has the makings of the league’s next big superstar. As we all know, drafts have not […] The post The 5 worst NBA draft classes in league history, ranked appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Mar 30, 2020
Zion Williamson historic scoring mark beats Giannis Antetokounmpo, Shaquille O’Neal

Zion Williamson historic scoring mark beats Giannis Antetokounmpo, Shaquille O’Neal

Despite only playing in 19 games in this 2019-20 season, Zion Williamson has brought his game to heights unlike any other in the modern era. The New Orleans Pelicans rookie standout is averaging a monstrous 20.9 points per game in the paint per 36 minutes, a figure much higher than reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo (20.4) […] The post Zion Williamson historic scoring mark beats Giannis Antetokounmpo, Shaquille O’Neal appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Hoops Habit Mar 29, 2020

New Orleans Pelicans: Does Zion have a chance at Rookie of the Year?

The argument for Zion Williamson for Rookie of the Year has been ever-present since his return to the New Orleans Pelicans in late January. Zion Williamson and Ja Morant will be compared to each other for the rest of their careers, whether they like it or not. In the NBA and other professional sporting leagues […] New Orleans Pelicans: Does Zion have a chance at Rookie of the Year? - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Posting and Toasting Mar 28, 2020
Video Game Preview: Knicks @ Bulls, 3/28/2020

Video Game Preview: Knicks @ Bulls, 3/28/2020

Sega Genesis Baba After an absolutely gut wrenching loss to the Pelicans last night, the Knicks (0-7) get right back at it, this time in Chicago. Yesterday was hilarious. Alex had me on the ropes, he just couldn’t seal the deal. I turned up the pressure, threw Zion Williamson at the center and came back from a double digit deficit to win by one point after a couple untimely turnovers and well... take a look. Watch Posting and Toasting from thealexwolfe on www.twitch.tv Thanks to everyone for joining the stream and Shwinny and James for joining the broadcast. What happens tonight when...
Posting and Toasting Mar 27, 2020
(Video)Game Thread: Knicks @ Pelicans - 3/27/20

(Video)Game Thread: Knicks @ Pelicans - 3/27/20

Gotta get the Knicks a win somehow Things are getting bad for our digital Knicks. They’re now 0-6 since the rona took over, and Stingy has played as them for five of those six contests. So tonight I’m trying to come to the rescue for our beloved Knicks against Zion Williamson and the Pelicans. My goal is to not let Zion pull off 5000 dunks. Which, honestly, I’m not positive that Stingy even knows how to use the dunk button in this game, so I’m not too worried. I also kinda want to try to get Knox some minutes at the 4 tonight. Watch live video from thealexwolfe on...
ClutchPoints Mar 27, 2020
Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson is a ‘monster,’ claims Dwyane Wade

Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson is a ‘monster,’ claims Dwyane Wade

Miami Heat legend Dwyane Wade only needs one word to describe New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson. During an IG live session with fans on Friday, Wade says the new face of the Pelicans franchise is a “monster.” “Monster,” Dwyane Wade said about Zion Williamson. “Literally like watching him play in the NBA is like […] The post Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson is a ‘monster,’ claims Dwyane Wade appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Mar 27, 2020
David Griffin excited for healthy Pelicans lineup once season resumes

David Griffin excited for healthy Pelicans lineup once season resumes

If ever the 2019-20 season resumes, New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin is excited about his healthy squad. Griffin joined the Pelicans podcast to discuss the latest on the young squad. According to Griffin, the team has learned how to integrate super rookie Zion Williamson into the system. He gave […] The post David Griffin excited for healthy Pelicans lineup once season resumes appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Mar 24, 2020
Move over Zion Williamson; New Orleans has a new Zion in town

Move over Zion Williamson; New Orleans has a new Zion in town

The people in New Orleans may not be able to watch Zion Williamson soar for the New Orleans Pelicans anytime soon, but they can at least get to know another Zion in the mean time. The Audobon Nature Institute named one of their latest newborn African penguin chicks after the Pelicans rookie sensation. The Institute […] The post Move over Zion Williamson; New Orleans has a new Zion in town appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Mar 23, 2020
Penny Hardaway speaks out on Zion Williamson’s ceiling, superstar potential

Penny Hardaway speaks out on Zion Williamson’s ceiling, superstar potential

Former Orlando Magic star point guard and current Memphis Tigers head coach Penny Hardaway says New Orleans Pelicans rookie forward Zion Williamson is going to be a superstar in the NBA very soon. Before the NBA got suspended because of the coronavirus, Williamson was putting up stellar numbers for the Pelicans. After missing the beginning […] The post Penny Hardaway speaks out on Zion Williamson’s ceiling, superstar potential appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Mar 21, 2020
Zion Williamson has given Pelicans a ‘great deal of comfort’ that they are in right hands

Zion Williamson has given Pelicans a ‘great deal of comfort’ that they are in right hands

New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin says rookie Zion Williamson has given the franchise a “great deal of comfort” that the organization is in good hands. Not only is Williamson a force on the court for the Pelicans, but the No. 1 overall pick has already shown he’s going to […] The post Zion Williamson has given Pelicans a ‘great deal of comfort’ that they are in right hands appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Mar 21, 2020
David Griffin speaks out on developing chemistry between Zion Williamson, Lonzo Ball

David Griffin speaks out on developing chemistry between Zion Williamson, Lonzo Ball

New Orleans Pelicans executive David Griffin is excited about the developing chemistry between rookie Zion Williamson and point guard Lonzo Ball. Ball and Williamson have been connecting on a bunch of alley-oops lately and it’s been really fun to watch for Pelicans fans. David Griffin on the developing chemistry between Zion Williamson and Lonzo Ball: […] The post David Griffin speaks out on developing chemistry between Zion Williamson, Lonzo Ball appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Mar 20, 2020
Clippers’ Patrick Beverley reacts to newly surfaced video of high school kid defending Zion Williamson

Clippers’ Patrick Beverley reacts to newly surfaced video of high school kid defending Zion Williamson

To no one’s surprise, Los Angeles Clippers shooting guard Patrick Beverley loves the little kid who tried to guard New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson in high school. Basically everyone on NBA twitter was saying the kid reminded them of Beverley since he had a lot of heart and grit: Yessssir. Love the lil dude […] The post Clippers’ Patrick Beverley reacts to newly surfaced video of high school kid defending Zion Williamson appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Mar 20, 2020
Pelicans believe Zion Williamson would have made them guaranteed playoff team if not for knee surgery

Pelicans believe Zion Williamson would have made them guaranteed playoff team if not for knee surgery

Many within the New Orleans Pelicans organization believe rookie Zion Williamson could’ve made them a guaranteed playoff team if he was healthy the entire season, per Will Guillory of The Athletic. Williamson didn’t make his NBA regular season debut for the Pelicans until Jan. 22, 2020 because of a left knee injury which unfortunately required […] The post Pelicans believe Zion Williamson would have made them guaranteed playoff team if not for knee surgery appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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