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Zion Williamson was supposed to be making his highly anticipated NBA debut by sometime next week, if not earlier. The reeling Pelicans could certainly use him. ''I don't have any idea,'' Gentry said.
"He very likely will not be asked to take the pounding of back-to-backs initially." —David Griffin
Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson "likely will not be asked to take the pounding of back-to-backs initially" upon his return to the court, VP of basketball operations David Griffin said Thursday.
The Pelicans are being cautious in Zion Williamson's return from knee surgery, but a source told ESPN's Andrew Lopez that Williamson is doing some on-court work, including light walkthroughs and spot shooting.
Williamson is itching to get on the court, according to his coach