Zion Williamson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jalen Rose Has High Hopes From Zion Williamson For 2022-23 NBA Season

    Fadeaway World "Zion Williamson is perhaps one of the most hyped players in recent memory. Drafted by the New Orleans Pelicans back in 2019 with the 1st pick of the draft, many thought that the Pelicans were primed to succeed. With players like Brandon Ingram alongside him, the Pels' future..." June 23

  • Zion Williamson looking ripped in new photos, video

    Larry Brown Sports "There have been a lot of rumors surrounding Zion Williamson suggesting that the New Orleans Pelicans forward is overweight and out of shape. Williamson’s weight is frequently a subject of ridicule for the big man. But Williamson no longer appears to be the least bit out of shape. Far..." June 22

  • Would A Zion Williamson, Karl-Anthony Towns Swap Make Sense For Both Teams?

    NBA Analysis "Is there a more enigmatic player in the NBA than Zion Williamson? When he entered the league, he was widely expected to revolutionize it. It might be fair to say we’ve never seen a player with his exact combination of size, power, and vertical leap. On the occasions..." June 13

  • Zion Williamson: “I Do Want To Be Here”

    Larry Brown Sports "Zion Williamson made a telling remark Saturday about his possible future with the New Orleans Pelicans. Williamson spoke to the media at a basketball camp in New Orleans, and offered an encouraging comment about his future with the Pelicans. " June 11

  • Young fan’s priceless reaction to Zion Williamson throwing down windmill dunk in street clothes

    Clutch Points "Despite his extended absence from the New Orleans Pelicans’ active roster, Zion Williamson has kept himself busy. He kept the media’s attention throughout the season showcasing the fruits of his labor, ie his jaw-dropping dunks amid his injury..." June 11

  • Pelicans' Zion Williamson Deserves Max Contract, GM David Griffin Says

    Bleacher Report "New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president David Griffin believes it's clear that Zion Williamson deserves a max contract. Griffin discussed Williamson's potential contract extension on Thursday's episode of The Ryen Russillo Podcast. "It's not a..." June 10

  • What deal should Pelicans offer Zion Williamson? Have we seen the last of ‘Point Zion’?

    The Athletic "With the NBA Finals winding down, the offseason is on the verge of heating up in the next few weeks. Most NBA teams are patiently waiting for their chance to make a splash move once the 2021-22 postseason officially ends. The Pelicans are one team to keep an eye on..." June 10

  • Shaquille O'Neal Says Zion Williamson Should Join Lakers After Pelicans 'Embarrassed' Him

    Fadeaway World "Zion Williamson has been absent from the NBA court since last season after picking a foot injury. He was expected to return in the early stages of this campaign, but his comeback was delayed every month until it was completely discarded by the New Orleans Pelicans.  The young..." June 07

  • Charles Barkley Speaks On Zion Williamson's Contract Extension And Weight

    Fadeaway World "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,..." May 31

  • New Orleans Pelicans unwilling to offer Zion Williamson guaranteed five-year max contract

    Sportsnaut "When the New Orleans Pelicans were faced with the decision to trade their superstar Anthony Davis, the bad vibes were quickly smoothed over by landing Zion Williamson with the first selection in the 2019 NBA Draft. Now after their new face of the franchise has played just 85 games..." May 27

  • How will Zion Williamson fit with the new-look Pelicans?

    The Athletic "Zion Williamson’s long road to recovery is finally complete. On Thursday, the Pelicans announced that their star forward has been cleared to participate in all basketball activities without restrictions. After missing the entire 2021-22 season, Williamson is expected..." May 27

  • Pelicans' Zion Williamson Cleared in Return to Play Progression Amid Injury Rehab

    Bleacher Report "The New Orleans Pelicans announced Thursday that star Zion Williamson "has been cleared in his return to play progression without any restrictions." The team said a checkup on his right foot "showed continued..." May 26

  • 3 reasons Pelicans are contenders with Zion Williamson’s return

    Clutch Points "On Thursday, it was announced that New Orleans Pelicans superstar Zion Williamson is officially cleared to return to the floor. This is obviously a huge step in the right direction after Williamson missed the whole 2021-22 season with a nagging foot injury. While his..." May 26

  • 3 Crazy Zion Williamson Trades That We’d Love To See

    NBA Analysis "It feels like questions began surrounding NBA superstar Zion Williamson’s relationship with the New Orleans Pelicans from the moment they drafted him. Somehow, they haven’t stopped since. In some ways, the Pelicans’ success this year did little to silence them. After..." May 23

  • 2 Trade Packages To Send Pelicans’ Zion Williamson To Thunder

    NBA Analysis "The Oklahoma City Thunder do not appear to be in the business of trading for stars. Apparently, they’re much more interested in trying to land one in the NBA Draft. That would explain why general manager Sam Presti has amassed, by far, the most draft capital in the history of..." May 14

  • Best Trade Package Knicks Could Offer Pelicans For Zion Williamson

    NBA Analysis "Zion Williamson has felt bookmarked for the New York Knicks since before he even put on a New Orleans Pelicans uniform. On draft night in the summer of 2019, it just felt like people were anticipating the Knicks to receive the number one pick. It was strange. The Knicks had the..." May 10

  • 2 Trade Packages To Send Zion Williamson To Charlotte Hornets

    NBA Analysis "The New Orleans Pelicans will not be looking to shop Zion Williamson this NBA offseason. In fact, they’d probably rather take any other course of action. Granted, health concerns have kept Williamson off the floor for a large portion of his young NBA career so far. Still, the..." May 08

  • Should The Hornets Make A Blockbuster Trade For Zion Williamson?

    NBA Analysis "The Charlotte Hornets made their first big move of the 2022 NBA offseason when they fired head coach James Borrego. It came as a bit of a surprise as Borrego had signed an extension and the team showed improvement under his watch. Charlotte won 10 more games during the 2021-22 season..." May 06

  • Zion Williamson on potential extension with Pelicans: 'I couldn't sign it fast enough'

    The Athletic "After sitting out for an entire season, one plagued with questions about his injury rehabilitation process, Pelicans star Zion Williamson wants to remain in New Orleans. Asked Friday whether he would sign an extension if offered one, Williamson said: "Of course. I couldn't..." April 29

  • Zion Williamson Could Get $223M Over 5 Years With Extension

    Fadeaway World "Zion Williamson didn't play a single game during the 2021/22 NBA season with the New Orleans Pelicans as he recovered from a foot injury that kept him sidelined for a whole season. Zion has played only 85 games in three seasons in the league, which has already set the alarms for the New..." April 29

  • The New Orleans Pelicans face a big decision on Zion Williamson

    ESPN "The New Orleans Pelicans are on solid footing. You read that right. Yes, it would seem strange to say that about a team that finished below .500, lost in the first round and is dealing with the uncertain future of Zion Williamson. But the Pelicans are built for..." April 29

  • New Orleans Pelicans Have An Impressive Young Core: With Zion Williamson, They Can Be A Contender Next Season

    Fadeaway World "The New Orleans Pelicans are unlikely to make a deep playoff run this year, but that could change very soon. With guys like CJ McCollum and Jonas Valancunas, they have some solid veterans who could use their experience to take NOLA to new heights. More importantly, the Pels..." April 26

  • Zion Williamson Talks About His Jordan For Naruto Collab

    Fadeaway World "Zion Williamson is out of action right now, but he keeps making moves that make fans dream about his return to the court. The New Orleans Pelicans' young star has been inactive since last season, and many rumors about his return have surfaced recently. However, nothing is certain regarding..." April 26

  • Should The Knicks Attempt To Trade For Zion Williamson?

    NBA Analysis "The idea that rising NBA superstar Zion Williamson may want out of New Orleans isn’t only unsettling for Pelicans fans. If he demands a trade over the course of his rookie contract, it could have ramifications for small-market teams indefinitely. That doesn’t mean it..." April 25

  • Zion Williamson Reportedly Beefing With Pelicans Over Injury Status

    Side Action "Is Zion still too hurt to play? Over the last few weeks Zion has been ramping up his play and he has also been with the team at Pelicans games. Zion is even dropping Dunk contest type throw downs before the games. A few weeks back Zion’s stepfather..." April 20

  • 3 Massive Zion Williamson Trades We’d Love To See

    NBA Analysis "If the New Orleans Pelicans trade NBA star Zion Williamson, rest assured it’s because they were forced to do so. While the young phenom has battled injury throughout his career, he’s flashed far too much promise for the organization to cut ties with him willingly. If..." April 17

  • Charles Barkley could not help but take shot at Zion Williamson

    Larry Brown Sports "Charles Barkley couldn’t help himself from taking a shot at Zion Williamson on Friday night. TNT televised the play-in game between the New Orleans Pelicans and LA Clippers. Brandon Ingram scored 30 points while leading the Pelicans to a 105-101 win over the Clippers for the 8th..." April 16

  • 2 Trade Packages To Send Zion Williamson To New York Knicks

    NBA Analysis "Zion Williamson to the New York Knicks has always felt preordained since before he stepped foot on an NBA court. When the lottery order was announced in 2019, Knicks fans nearly rioted. Somehow, it felt as if the lottery odds wouldn’t apply to them. The rest is history. The..." April 14

  • CJ McCollum's second act: Leading Zion Williamson and the young New Orleans Pelicans

    ESPN "ON THE FINAL night of the All-Star break, New Orleans Pelicans guard CJ McCollum, forward Brandon Ingram and coach Willie Green went out for a small, private dinner at FLINT by Baltaire in Phoenix. The Pelicans had gone 1-4 since the Feb. 8..." April 13

  • Zion Williamson 'Looked Good' During 5-on-5 Pelicans Scrimmage

    Bleacher Report "Zion Williamson participated in a five-on-five scrimmage with the New Orleans Pelicans last week and reportedly "looked good," Shams Charania of The Athletic reported on The Pat McAfee Show. Despite the success, the team will still remain cautious as he works his way..." April 12

  • NBA All-Under-25 Team: Luka Doncic, Ja Morant, Jayson Tatum are easy inclusions — what about Zion Williamson?

    The Athletic "This season was a boon for the young and the talented in the NBA. The 2021 draft class is already a sparkling jewel for the league and might produce a handful of future stars. Ja Morant has emerged as one of the NBA’s best players, Jayson Tatum seems to have made the leap, and..." April 12

  • Zion Williamson's Stepdad Expects Pelicans Star to Return from Foot Injury This Year

    Bleacher Report "The stepfather of New Orleans Pelicans star Zion Williamson hasn't thrown in the towel on the 2021 All-Star playing this season. Lee Anderson said Tuesday on The Jordy Culotta Show that he expects Williamson to step onto the court with the Pelicans pushing for a spot in..." April 05

  • Should Pelicans Consider Trading Zion Williamson In The Offseason?

    NBA Analysis "One of the teams that people are going to keep an eye on this offseason in the NBA is the New Orleans Pelicans. What they decide to do with Zion Williamson will change the landscape of the league. Williamson has missed the entire 2021-22 season because of a fracture in his foot. He is..." March 26

  • Zion Williamson Rumored to Be Traded This Summer Following Pastor’s Comments

    Sporting News "On March 6 at 8 a.m., several hundred congregants filed into Fifth African Baptist Church to hear pastor Dale Sanders give his weekly sermon in what he has called his "church in the hood." Among them was a 6-6 giant sitting near the church’s rear. Sanders had no idea..." March 25

  • Zion Williamson Breaks The Internet After Posting Shirtless Dunking Video On Instagram

    Total Pro Sports "Yesterday it was being reported that New Orleans Pelicans star Zion Williamson likely wouldn’t be making an appearance on the hardcourt this season. As you probably know by now, Zion’s been sitting out the entire 2021-22 campaign with a nagging foot injury that’s..." March 23

  • What Would A Zion Williamson Trade To The Hawks Look Like?

    NBA Analysis "One of the biggest storylines that will take over the NBA this offseason is what will the New Orleans Pelicans do with Zion Williamson? Williamson is likely to miss the remainder of the 2021-22 season after undergoing a procedure for a foot fracture last offseason but running into..." March 22

  • Pelicans Zion Williamson’s body conditioning has fans pleased

    Clutch Points "Zion Williamson’s body conditioning has been the subject of mockery the past few months. After all, a lot of unflattering pics of the New Orleans Pelicans star showed him appearing to be not in good shape. To recall, Williamson has been recovering from a foot injury..." March 11

  • Zion Williamson’s Drip Continues To Get Trashed

    Awesemo "Zion Williamson’s Drip continues to get trashed. . The New Orleans Pelicans star hasn’t played all season long, and at this point in the season, it’s doubtful he’ll be back anytime soon. Rumor has it he’ll start to be with the team starting..." March 10

  • Zion Williamson Cleared to Progress in Foot Injury Rehab; Rejoining Pelicans

    Bleacher Report "New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson is returning to New Orleans after an extended stay in Portland to rehab his foot injury.  According to The Athletic and Stadium's Shams Charania, Williamson has been "cleared to progress in basketball activities." A..." March 05

  • Is Zion Williamson Fat? All About Zion Williamson’s Weight

    Total Pro Sports "Zion Williamson is one of the most popular players in the NBA today. And he’s also one of the most controversial, thanks in large part to Zion Williamson’s weight. There’s no doubt that the New Orleans Pelicans star is an incredible athlete the like of which few have ever..." March 04

  • Grizzlies Can Land Zion Williamson In A Blockbuster Trade For 3 Players And A First-Round Pick

    Fadeaway World "Zion Williamson has been absent from the New Orleans Pelicans this year, as he has been rehabbing a foot injury. There is no doubt that him being away from the team has affected their chances of being competitive this season, though they have definitely looked better lately with the acquisition..." March 03

  • 2 reasons Nets must trade for Zion Williamson this offseason

    Clutch Points "Zion Williamson is the talk of the NBA right now. He still has not featured for the New Orleans Pelicans this year, and there is no timetable for his return. Recently, former teammate JJ Redick labeled him a “detached teammate”. All of this started to fuel some trade..." February 27

  • Zion Williamson gets insulted by Mardi Gras float in New Orleans

    Marca.com "A Mardi Gras parade float depicting an overweight Zion Williamson recently went viral as the New Orleans Pelicans' star has yet to make his season debut due to ongoing injuries. Williamson, who made headlines earlier this motnh after CJ McCollum revealed..." February 27

  • 3 reasons Rockets must trade for Zion Williamson this offseason

    Clutch Points "For the Houston Rockets, their team has been on a free fall ever since they swung a deal to trade Russell Westbrook to the Washington Wizards and shortly after, James Harden was headed to the Brooklyn Nets as well to pair up with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. The Rockets have..." February 26

  • 3 best trade packages Pelicans must demand for Zion Williamson

    Clutch Points "The New Orleans Pelicans’ are waiting patiently to get Zion Williamson back on the court. Their hopes of becoming a good team with Williamson as their leader are becoming grimmer and grimmer. They may have to be brutally honest and realize that it might not work..." February 25

  • What Would A Zion Williamson Trade To The Rockets Look Like?

    NBA Analysis "The New Orleans Pelicans had their hopes set high when they moved up five spots in the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery to be in position to select Zion Williamson with the No. 1 overall pick. Williamson appeared in just 24 games during his rookie campaign and showed off some truly intriguing..." February 25

  • 2 reasons Sixers must trade for Zion Williamson

    Clutch Points "Can Zion Williamson to the Sixers become a reality? Well, with Zion Williamson’s continued displeasure and distance from the organization, it seems inevitable that his time with the New Orleans Pelicans could be coming to an end during the 2022 NBA offseason. One team..." February 25

  • Kendrick Perkins Wants to Move the Pelicans to Seattle or Las Vegas Because of Zion Williamson

    The Big Lead "Zion Williamson has not played a basketball game since May 4, 2021. He has been such a ghost in New Orleans that CJ McCollum hadn't interacted with him more than a week after he joined the team. There hasn't really been an update on Zion since early January as he has..." February 25

  • Zion Williamson abruptly shuts down trade rumors with stern message on future

    Clutch Points "Zion Williamson has yet to play for the New Orleans Pelicans this season due to a lingering foot injury. There have also been countless rumors insinuating that Zion is not happy with the organization, most notably because of a “rift” and “lack of trust”..." February 24

  • 4 Ideal Zion Williamson Trade Scenarios From The New Orleans Pelicans

    Sportsnaut "Things do not appear to be going swimmingly between former No. 1 pick Zion Williamson and his New Orleans Pelicans. Williamson, 21, has missed the entire 2021-22 season thus far with a foot injury. The former Duke star has played in all of 85 regular-season games since New..." February 24