Zion Williamson was the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, and many people consider him to be a superstar in the making. He is a dominant force near the rim, and in his last healthy season, he put up 27.0 PPG, 7.2 RPG, and 3.7 APG while shooting 61.1% from the field.
This offseason, Zion Williamson will be eligible for a rookie-scale max contract extension. However, there have been reports that the New Orleans Pelicans are unwilling to offer him a fully guaranteed 5-year deal:
Brian Windhorst of ESPN: From what I have been told, the Pelicans, at this point, are not willing to offer a full five-year guaranteed deal. And a lot of it is flowing down from ownership.