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ClutchPoints 11 hours ago
Jaren Jackson Jr. doesn’t think Zion Williamson can beat Ja Morant for Rookie of the Year

Jaren Jackson Jr. doesn’t think Zion Williamson can beat Ja Morant for Rookie of the Year

Memphis Grizzlies second-year big man Jaren Jackson Jr. doesn’t think New Orleans Pelicans rookie stud Zion Williamson can catch Ja Morant for the Rookie of the Year award. While Williamson has been nothing short of spectacular in his first 11 NBA games, Morant has been putting on a show all season and leading the Grizzlies […] The post Jaren Jackson Jr. doesn’t think Zion Williamson can beat Ja Morant for Rookie of the Year appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Golden State Of Mind 16 hours ago
Preview: Warriors battle Zion for first time as Pelicans visit Chase

Preview: Warriors battle Zion for first time as Pelicans visit Chase

Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/ Can defensive stalwart Draymond Green keep New Orleans’ star rookie from dominating the injured Dubs? The last place Golden State Warriors are set for a clash with a New Orleans Pelicans squad desperately fighting for a playoff berth. The limping Warriors have already won two out of three against the Pelicans this season, but those contests happened before New Orleans unleashed rookie monster Zion Williamson on the league. Williamson has been wreaking havoc and punishing defenders after missing most of the season recovering from knee surgery. But if...
ClutchPoints 21 hours ago
Zion Williamson debuts Thanos-inspired sneakers

Zion Williamson debuts Thanos-inspired sneakers

New Orleans Pelicans star rookie Zion Williamson has gone on record saying that Thanos is his favorite character from the Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame. In their game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night, he rocked Thanos-inspired Jordan XXX4’s. Zion Williamson warms up in a new Jordan XXX4 in Portland! #NBAKicks pic.twitter.com/KMKdCJ2CED — NBA KICKS […] The post Zion Williamson debuts Thanos-inspired sneakers appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 22, 2020
Zion Williamson becomes youngest player to have 7 straight 20+ point games

Zion Williamson becomes youngest player to have 7 straight 20+ point games

In only 11 games played, first overall pick Zion Williamson is proving doubters wrong. The New Orleans Pelicans rookie is only logging around 27 minutes a game, and yet recently made history as the youngest player in the NBA to score 20+ points in seven straight games. The record was previously held by Carmelo Anthony […] The post Zion Williamson becomes youngest player to have 7 straight 20+ point games appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 22, 2020
Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson gets real on the high expectations on him this 2019-20 season

Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson gets real on the high expectations on him this 2019-20 season

Zion Williamson’s natural talent is so transcendent that people often forget that the New Orleans Pelicans rookie is just 19 years old. So much so that the Duke alum is already dealing with lofty and often unfair expectations after playing his first 11 games as a professional. In a clip posted by NBA on ESPN, […] The post Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson gets real on the high expectations on him this 2019-20 season appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 21, 2020
Pelicans’ Zion Williamson admits watching older NBA players to ‘break down their games’

Pelicans’ Zion Williamson admits watching older NBA players to ‘break down their games’

Zion Williamson is not a common rookie by any means. Besides his freakish athleticism, otherworldly strength, a quick second jump, and cat-like reflexes on the glass, the New Orleans Pelicans star is also a student of the game, admitting to have watched tape and highlights of some of the game’s greatest players. The Pelicans rookie […] The post Pelicans’ Zion Williamson admits watching older NBA players to ‘break down their games’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 20, 2020
Zion Williamson reveals the biggest surprise of his rookie season

Zion Williamson reveals the biggest surprise of his rookie season

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson revealed what has been the biggest surprise of his first season in the NBA. Only a week ago, Williamson told the media he expected to make an impact upon making his debut, “but not like this.” He told ESPN’s Rachel Nichols (editor’s note: quote has been tightened for clarity): […] The post Zion Williamson reveals the biggest surprise of his rookie season appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 20, 2020
Pelicans star Zion Williamson more concerned sneaking into playoffs than Rookie of the Year award

Pelicans star Zion Williamson more concerned sneaking into playoffs than Rookie of the Year award

With New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson missing the first 45 games of the season, the Rookie of the Year race was pretty much considered a one-man battle. That one man being Memphis Grizzlies point guard Ja Morant. However, even though Williamson is slowly putting himself back in consideration for the Rookie of the Year […] The post Pelicans star Zion Williamson more concerned sneaking into playoffs than Rookie of the Year award appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 19, 2020
Stephen Jackson doubles down on the biggest flaw of Pelicans’ Zion Williamson

Stephen Jackson doubles down on the biggest flaw of Pelicans’ Zion Williamson

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson is truly unique. At 6-foot-6 and 285 pounds with the ability to leap out the gym, Williamson isn’t quite like anyone we’ve ever seen in the league. You could compare him to NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley who had a similar stature but while Barkley went on to […] The post Stephen Jackson doubles down on the biggest flaw of Pelicans’ Zion Williamson appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 18, 2020
Zion Williamson’s second jump has Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry in awe

Zion Williamson’s second jump has Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry in awe

The second jump of New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson is something head coach Alvin Gentry hasn’t seen before. Williamson is arguably one of the most athletic players to have ever played in the NBA, and Gentry is happy Zion is on the Pelicans and not another team: “His second jump is ridiculous,” Gentry said […] The post Zion Williamson’s second jump has Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry in awe appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Hoops Habit Feb 18, 2020

New Orleans Pelicans: 3 observations about Zion Williamson’s early play

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson is 10 games into his NBA career. Here are three observations with things he can improve moving forward. Zion Williamson is the NBA’s most anticipated star since LeBron James, and while his debut was delayed due too a knee injury, he’s been nothing short of exceptional. The New Orleans […] New Orleans Pelicans: 3 observations about Zion Williamson’s early play - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

RJ Barrett went extremely hard in the Rising Stars Game

CHICAGO — If you trash talk RJ Barrett, he’s going to get his revenge. That’s what happened when the Knicks’ rookie missed a corner three in Saturday’s Rising Stars Game, only to chase down his former Duke teammate, Zion Williamson, and strip him on a fast break immediately after the miss. Barrett...
ClutchPoints Feb 15, 2020
Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson names the 3 NBA legends his mom told him to study

Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson names the 3 NBA legends his mom told him to study

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson says his mother told him to study three players growing up: Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan. All of that film watching has paid off, as it appears Williamson is on his way to dominating the NBA for the next decade or so assuming he stays healthy. Zion […] The post Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson names the 3 NBA legends his mom told him to study appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 15, 2020
Pelicans’ Zion Williamson reacts to busted rim after Rising Stars dunk

Pelicans’ Zion Williamson reacts to busted rim after Rising Stars dunk

The Rising Stars Challenge recently concluded, and first overall pick Zion Williamson did not disappoint. The Pelicans rookie showed out on Friday night at Chicago, Illinois, ending the game with 14 points and noteworthy slams. In fact, the 19-year-old’s performance even left the backboard tilted. When asked subsequently about the temporary equipment damage, Zion replied, […] The post Pelicans’ Zion Williamson reacts to busted rim after Rising Stars dunk appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 14, 2020
VIDEO: Pelicans’ Zion Williamson bends the rim in Rising Stars Game

VIDEO: Pelicans’ Zion Williamson bends the rim in Rising Stars Game

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson is strong folks. In the Rising Stars Game on Friday at the United Center, Williamson bent one of the backboards after a dunk. So Zion literally bent the basket after this powerful dunk

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