A federal judge in North Carolina granted New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson partial judgment on Wednesday in his lawsuit against Gina Ford and Prime Sports Marketing, according to ESPN's Mark Schlabach.

The judge ruled that the deal Williamson signed with the agency in April 2019 after his season at Duke is void because it fails to meet the requirements of North Carolina's Uniform Athlete Agent Act (UAAA).

The UAAA aims to protect student-athletes in the state from signing contracts with disreputable representation. It requires agents to be registered in North Carolina and for all contracts with amateur players to contain - among other things - a warning that their college eligibility will be revoked after signing.