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Zion Williamson

Zion Williamson

Center, New Orleans Pelicans

Age: 0 Height: 6' Weight: 285 lbs School: Duke

New Orleans Pelicans

Zion Williamson News

Assuming the NBA can resume play July 30 in Florida, Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and Luka Doncic will seek to make their postseason debuts.

A high-stakes meeting between the top two rookies and a Lakers-Clips bout headline the most intriguing seeding games

“I think this team can be really special when we’re all healthy,” Williamson said.

Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson credits his mother’s wisdom with helping him manage life’s unanticipated twists and inevitable assortment of successes and setbacks. It has served the NBA’s top overall draft choice well during a highly unusual debut season that has gone nothing like he imagined, yet still holds plenty of promise. “The last 12 months have been a different experience,” Williamson said Thursday, projecting his typically affable, smiling, easy-going manner during a video conference at the New Orleans Pelicans’ practice headquarters.

Player Role

Backup C

Draft Rankings

Overall

#26

Among Cs

#9