Zion Williamson medical update

New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson has been cleared to participate in contact drills, beginning with 1-on-1 workouts and progressively working towards full team workouts.

Williamson, who underwent imaging on his fractured right foot on Thursday (Nov. 11), was medically cleared by Dr. Richard Ferkel of Southern California Orthopedic Institute and Dr. Scott Montgomery of Ochsner Health. Williamson will undergo further medical imaging on November 24, which will determine his availability for full team workouts.

The Pelicans are 2-13 so far this season, which is the second worst record in the Western conference, ahead of the 1-3 Houston Rockets.

Their leading scorers so far in 2021-22 are Brandon Ingram at 25.0 points per game in just eight of 15 games played, Jonas Valanciunas at 19.4 ppg, Devonte’ Graham at 15.6 ppg, and Nickeil Alexander-Walker at 15.0 ppg.

Author: Inside Hoops

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