To be here today with the Pelicans having the 9th seed and in the play after the debacle that was Zion Williamson vs David Griffin to Zion's stepdad running amok like Godzilla to starting the season 7-20 going into December to all of the injuries, it's a blessing we are where we are today. And the biggest factor with the Pelicans being in the hunt for the playoffs is CJ McCollum.
Well look at this, the national media has finally had enough of Zion Williamson's nonsense. Today former Pelican and teammate of Williamson, JJ Redick called him out over his unprofessionalism shown this season on ESPN's First Take.
Finally, we get an update from the Pelicans themselves on Zion Williamson and his foot; however, it is in the form of a tweet but I digress. Zion Williamson received a biological injection in his foot to stimulate the healing in his foot.
Zion has been seen around New Orleans, and I'm here to tell you HE ISN'T OVERWEIGHT. Zion has been seen around New Orleans at high school basketball games, AAU basketball games, and in local stores. From all the pictures that have been released, we can clearly see that Zion isn't overweight and even looks better than he did at media day.
Zion was supposed to be ready for opening day and we are 7 games into the season and no Zion. Well during halftime of the Pelicans Suns game on TNT, Charles Barkley gave Zion Williamson some hard truths he needed to hear.
The New Orleans Pelicans start the offseason roster moves off with a bang! The Pelicans traded Eric Bledsoe, Steven Adams, the 10th & 40th picks in the 2021 draft, and a protected 2022 first-round pick from the Lakers, for Jonas Valanciunas and the 17th and 51st picks of the 2021 Draft.
The New Orleans Saints and the New Orleans Pelicans are teaming up with the NFL Foundation to donate $500,000 to relief efforts for the victims of Hurricane Laura in Louisiana. Hurricane Laura was the most powerful storm to hit Louisiana in 100 years.