Zion Williamson’s recovery continues to advance, albeit at a slow pace. On November 1 we knew that his leave would be delayed for at least two more weeks; that time has passed and for now there is no date for his return; In other words, it seems that at least until December we will not be able to see it in action.
The latest news is positive, but not to launch the bells to the flight. New Orleans has announced that its star has been authorized to perform contact exercises and one-on-one training, which is a step forward that will not, however, free him from being examined again on November 24, at which time he will be will run further tests to determine if it can beauthorized for team training. It will be at that moment, when he can train without restrictions, when a date is set for his return.
The truth is that the loss of Zion is destroying the season of the Pelicans. Without having been able to debut this season, the Louisiana franchise accumulates a balance of 2-13, being only surpassed as the worst team of the course by the Houston Rockets (1-13).
Beyond the specific circumstance of the present, it worries just that, that Zion’s physical problems are not specific. Since his landing in the League, he has suffered injuries such as the one that left him to play only 24 games as a rookie. The seasons go by, and the doubts about whether his physique is prepared for the demands of the NBA increase. All this is crossed with reports that ensure that he is not happy in the Pelicans. When the season ends, he will have the possibility of signing an extension, but he could likewise reject such an option to be a restricted free agent in 2022, and even unrestricted in 2023. There are many unknowns surrounding Zion.
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