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Charlotte Hornets vs New Orleans Pelicans game thread

Charlotte Hornets vs New Orleans Pelicans game thread

This guy won’t be playing. | Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Let’s talk about the game. This game would be way more exciting if Zion Williamson was playing, but he’s out at least another month. Hopefully we’ll get to see him when these teams meet again in April. This is now an open thread!
ClutchPoints Nov 7, 2019
Zion Williamson admits knee surgery ‘hurt at first,’ claims there’s no need to panic after Pelicans’ 1-6 start

Zion Williamson admits knee surgery ‘hurt at first,’ claims there’s no need to panic after Pelicans’ 1-6 start

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson admits the obvious; that his right knee surgery “hurt at first.” Williamson underwent surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus. The No. 1 overall pick is keeping a positive mindset since he knows he’s not going to be out for the entire season. Williamson is also telling Pelicans fans […] The post Zion Williamson admits knee surgery ‘hurt at first,’ claims there’s no need to panic after Pelicans’ 1-6 start appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Nov 7, 2019
Pelicans’ Zion Williamson claims his knee is ‘getting stronger day by day’

Pelicans’ Zion Williamson claims his knee is ‘getting stronger day by day’

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson spoke to local reporters on Thursday for the first time since undergoing right knee surgery. Williamson underwent surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus. The high-flyer says his knee is “getting stronger day by day.” Via Jim Eichenhofer of Pelicans.com: It remains uncertain exactly when that will be, but […] The post Pelicans’ Zion Williamson claims his knee is ‘getting stronger day by day’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Nov 7, 2019
Alvin Gentry says a November return to Pelicans ‘too ambitious’ for Zion Williamson

Alvin Gentry says a November return to Pelicans ‘too ambitious’ for Zion Williamson

New Orleans Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry feels that a November return might be too ambitious for Zion Williamson, according to a report from Scott Kushner of The Times Picayune. Alvin Gentry said it would be too “ambitious” to expect Zion back at the end of the month. — Scott Kushner (@ScottDKushner) November 7, 2019 […] The post Alvin Gentry says a November return to Pelicans ‘too ambitious’ for Zion Williamson appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Nov 6, 2019
Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry says no plan in place yet for Zion Williamson’s return to practice

Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry says no plan in place yet for Zion Williamson’s return to practice

New Orleans Pelicans rookie phenom Zion Williamson may be back around his team in the practice facility, but that doesn’t mean he is actually going to participate. Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry says that there is no plan in place yet for Williamson to return to practice, per Will Guillory of The Athletic, which does […] The post Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry says no plan in place yet for Zion Williamson’s return to practice appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Nov 4, 2019
Glen Davis warns Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson about his weight

Glen Davis warns Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson about his weight

Former NBA player Glen Davis has issued a warning to New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson, noting that the rookie must manage his weight or risk ending his career early like him. “That’s one of the reasons why I stopped playing was because of my weight,” Davis said, per TMZ. “He [Zion Williamson] has to […] The post Glen Davis warns Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson about his weight appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Knicks rookie RJ Barrett appears built for the grind of the NBA

The most refreshing aspect of RJ Barrett is his availability. In today’s NBA world of load management and “precautionary reasons,” availability is hardly a given. It already separates Barrett from Zion Williamson, who hasn’t touched the regular season yet because of a knee injury. Knicks fans probably...
ClutchPoints Nov 1, 2019
Zion Williamson is in ‘tremendous spirits’ during his injury rehab process

Zion Williamson is in ‘tremendous spirits’ during his injury rehab process

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson has yet to make his official NBA regular-season debut due to a torn meniscus in his right knee suffered during the preseason. Despite the setback for the 19-year-old, the Duke product is reportedly in good spirits. Per Shams Charania in The Athletic: Good news for Pelicans and NBA fans […] The post Zion Williamson is in ‘tremendous spirits’ during his injury rehab process appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Nov 1, 2019
Report: Pelicans’ Zion Williamson attacking his rehab with tremendous spirit

Report: Pelicans’ Zion Williamson attacking his rehab with tremendous spirit

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson has been dealing with a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee through the early stages of this season. He was given a six-to-eight week timetable on Oct. 21, which would leave him out of commission until sometime in December. Despite this fact, the former Duke Blue Devil is […] The post Report: Pelicans’ Zion Williamson attacking his rehab with tremendous spirit appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 31, 2019
Brandon Ingram calls Zion Williamson a ‘once-in-a-lifetime player’

Brandon Ingram calls Zion Williamson a ‘once-in-a-lifetime player’

The New Orleans Pelicans are navigating the start of their 2019-20 season without their top overall pick Zion Williamson, one teammate Brandon Ingram was quick to point to as a generational talent in the NBA. “He is a once-in-a-lifetime type of player,” Ingram said of Williamson, according to Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated. “That […] The post Brandon Ingram calls Zion Williamson a ‘once-in-a-lifetime player’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 30, 2019
Hawks’ Vince Carter’s advice to Pelicans’ Zion Williamson: ‘Be yourself’

Hawks’ Vince Carter’s advice to Pelicans’ Zion Williamson: ‘Be yourself’

Atlanta Hawks veteran swingman Vince Carter’s NBA career is older than New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson. Carter is playing in his 22nd NBA season, while Williamson is only 19. The No. 1 overall pick from the 2019 draft is currently out for the Pelicans, as Williamson is recovering from knee surgery. Like Williamson, Carter […] The post Hawks’ Vince Carter’s advice to Pelicans’ Zion Williamson: ‘Be yourself’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Golden State Of Mind Oct 28, 2019
Warriors shock the world, win a game, beat Pelicans 134-123

Warriors shock the world, win a game, beat Pelicans 134-123

Photo by Jeff Haynes/NBAE via Curry led the scoring with 26 points and Green added a triple-double. Do you believe in miracles?! The 2019-2020 Golden State Warriors now know what victory tastes like, after smacking around a severely depleted New Orleans Pelicans squad 134-123. Both teams were the walking wounded, with the Pelicans especially hurt by the absence of Jrue Holiday and Zion Williamson. But hey, a win is a win. Stephen Curry set the tone with 26 points and 11 assists. D’Angelo Russell added 24 points, while Draymond Green racked up a triple-double with 16 points, 17...
ClutchPoints Oct 28, 2019
Pelicans’ Josh Hart on Brandon Ingram: ‘He plays like he has a chip on his shoulder’

Pelicans’ Josh Hart on Brandon Ingram: ‘He plays like he has a chip on his shoulder’

Brandon Ingram has had a scorching hot start to the season, breaking out as one of the New Orleans Pelicans’ biggest highlights of the young season, despite starting it without No. 1 pick Zion Williamson taking the court. Without the top-overall rookie, Ingram has become the team’s leading scorer and the go-to option for the […] The post Pelicans’ Josh Hart on Brandon Ingram: ‘He plays like he has a chip on his shoulder’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Hoops Habit Oct 27, 2019

New Orleans Pelicans: How Zion’s return will affect the Pels

Zion Williamson recently had surgery on a partially torn meniscus. What will happen when he returns to the lineup in New Orleans? With Zion Williamson set to miss six-to-eight weeks to start the season for the New Orleans Pelicans, fans have plenty of reasons to be concerned. While Williamson’s future health is the most prominent […] New Orleans Pelicans: How Zion’s return will affect the Pels - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
The Dream Shake Oct 26, 2019
Houston Rockets vs. New Orleans Pelicans game preview

Houston Rockets vs. New Orleans Pelicans game preview

Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports After a disappointing second half against an Eastern Conference contender, Houston takes on a team trying to get back to the playoffs behind their new youth movement. The Pelicans traded Anthony Davis after a year of turmoil and landed Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, and Josh Hart. Obviously, the big move was winning the lottery and getting Zion Williamson, but the former Duke star is out for a while with a knee injury. Injuries always suck, especially when they happen to players as young and explosive as Williamson. The Pelicans seem determined to take it...

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