El New Orleans Pelicans Media Day he had an unexpected surprise from both the press and the fans. The star of the Louisiana team, Zion Williamson, He confessed that he will not do the preseason with the rest of his teammates as he is recovering after undergoing surgery during the summer of a fracture in his right foot.
The player, whose weight was once again the subject of debate on social networks after the first images of the new season, still does not have a return date of an injury that no one was aware of until Williamson and his entourage decided to undergo surgery.
According to David Griffin, vice president of operations of the franchise, the player was injured training with his teammates during the Summer League and after undergoing the surgery, meetings with the franchise began to establish a schedule for a recovery that they hope will end on time. to start the regular season.
“It’s always tough, injuries are tough, but they are part of the game,” said new coach Willie Green. “We have been managing this since the Summer League with our medical team, in contact with him. We will have to make adjustments until we can count on him again. “